West Palm Beach, FL—Jurors Friday evening awarded more than $2.5M to the owners and insurer of 21 horses fatally poisoned by a supplement during a 2009 polo championship tourney. Quorum Management v. Franck’s Lab, 2010-CA-009112.
Dr. Richard Mitchell testifies at trial over the death of 21 polo horses who died after being given a compound that contained 100 times the amount of intended Selenium. Plaintiffs, the horses' owners and insurer are seeking more than $4 million from defendants, Franck's Lab, pharmacist Anthony Campbell, and veterinarian James Belden.
West Palm Beach, FL—A veterinarian was not obligated to double-check the ingredients of a prescription supplement that ultimately killed 21 polo horses, a veterinary sports medicine expert told jurors as trial continued in a suit against the compounding pharmacy that produced the supplement and the vet that ordered the prescription. Quorum Management v. Franck's Lab, 2010-CA-009112.