Hand surgery mishap forces law student to file suit – awarded $508,000 in damages
Martin Stanley Law Offices represents plaintiff in a medical malpractice suit for law student. After a minor surgery to remove a small mass on the plaintiffs right index finger results in permanent injury. The attending surgeon cut a tendon on the index finger of the plaintiff leaving the finger swollen and deformed. The case was won and the plaintiff was awarded $508,000 as the original offer from defense was $20,000. The trial lasted 8 days, deliberation of 1.5 days and 12-0 vote on contributory negligence.
O’Briens Verdictum Juris 3/26/96
Denoff vs. Markowitz M.D.