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

|VIDEO| How Lloyd Bell's Close Dramatically Highlighted Testimony Central to a $26M Med Mal Verdict

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Sep 20, 2018 9:02:55 AM


Even the most shocking testimony can be lost amid the sheer volume of evidence a jury sees over the course of a long trial. Delivering a powerful closing reminder of pivotal testimony is nearly as important as eliciting the testimony itself. In a 2017 Georgia medical malpractice trial, Lloyd Bell used critical inconsistencies in a key witness’s testimony to build a theme for his closing and deliver an eight-figure verdict. Williams v. St. Francis Hospital, SC14CV882. 

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, Georgia, Williams v. St. Francis Hospital

Med Mal Trial Begins Next Week Against Docs Accused of Role in Return of Woman's Breast Cancer

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Sep 7, 2018 10:20:11 AM

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Atlanta—Trial is slated to begin next week against a pair of physicians accused of negligence that a Georgia woman says furthered the return of her breast cancer. Ross-Stubblefield v. Philips, et al., 15EV002846.

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, Georgia, Ross-Stubblefield v. Phillips, et al.

Hospital Nursing Staff Accused of Fault for Child's Brain Damage, as Med Mal Trial Begins

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jul 19, 2018 8:05:49 AM

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Fort Lauderdale, FL—Attorneys Monday debated whether a nursing staff’s conduct during a perinatal emergency caused a child’s lifelong brain damage, as trial began against the hospital where she was delivered. Mitchell v. South Broward Hospital, CACE 14005044.  

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, Florida, Mitchell v. South Broward Hospital District

Mistrial, After Jurors Declare Deadlock in Case Against Doctor Over Patient's Fatal Heart Attack

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jul 19, 2018 7:34:00 AM

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Lawrenceville, GA—Jurors declared themselves deadlocked Friday over whether a Georgia doctor was responsible for her patient’s ultimately fatal heart attack, sending the case against the physician to mistrial. Herrington v. Tree Lane Inpatient Services, LLC., 16C00703-4.

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, Georgia, Herrington v. Tree Lane Inpatient Services