Medical Device used for back pain causes paralysis and results in judgment of $9,660,000
Represented by Martin Stanley Law Offices the plaintiff after receiving medical treatment resulting in paralysis of her legs as well as other related medical conditions due to medical malpractice. After receiving medical advice to undergo a treatment to mitigate back pain the plaintiff suffered severe bodily injury due to said procedure. After finding in favor of plaintiff the final judgment awarded was $9,660,000 while the original offer from defendants counsel was $100,000. The trial lasted 11 days with jury deliberation of 2 days and a final vote of 11-1.
Verdict of the week – Products Liability – Medical Devices, failure to warn – Medical Malpractice 5/31/2005
McClafferty vs. Radionics/Tyco Healthcare