GA Appeals Court Throws Out Verdict in Med Mal Trial Over Back-Breaking Fall From Deer Stand

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Sep 28, 2018 2:09:23 PM

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Atlanta—Georgia's Court of Appeals this week threw out a defense verdict in a 2015 medical malpractice trial against a doctor blamed for a hunter’s back-breaking fall from a deer stand. Berryhill v. Daly, STCV1102180. 

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, Georgia, Berryhill v. Daly

Defense Attorney Praises "Amazing Job" Done by Plaintiff: GA Trial Highlight

Posted by Steve Silver on Aug 13, 2015 5:25:02 PM

Defense attorneys in personal injury cases often face the challenge of making sure that the natural jury sympathy for a badly injured plaintiff does not influence the jury’s determination of liability in a hard fought case. Merely informing the jurors that they shouldn’t let sympathy influence their decisions may not be enough, especially in situations in which the defense makes an issue of the plaintiff’s decisions leading up to the injury.

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Topics: Georgia, Berryhill v. Daly

Paralyzed Hunter Claims Cardiologist Failed to Warn about Strenuous Activites Prior to Fall from Deer Stand

Posted by Steve Silver on May 20, 2015 6:18:21 PM

Savannah, GA—Trial continues in Chatham County State Court in the med mal case of a Savannah cardiologist who allegedly failed to properly warn a patient regarding strenuous activities following surgery, which resulted in an accident that left the patient paralyzed from the chest down. Shane Berryhill and Pamela Berryhill v. Dale Daly MD et al. (STCV1102180)

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, Georgia, Berryhill v. Daly