May 24, 2008

Cerebral Palsy Lawsuits No Slam Dunk

This week in Tennessee, The Daily News Journal reported on a medical negligence civil lawsuit where after 24 days of trial, 37 witnesses, a Jury finds no medical negligence in a $40 million lawsuit filed for child who suffers from severe brain damage, cerebral palsy, developmental delay and seizures.
"We are gratified of the jury's decision," said C.J. Gideon, lead attorney who represented Ellington and Murfreesboro Medical Clinic. "It was clearly the right decision. The proof was overwhelming that Dr. Ellington did precisely what she was supposed to do and that she did not injure this child."
Read news article for more details... Also, another article at The Murfreesboro Post...

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