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Professional Liability

Lynch v. Defendant University Medical Center

07/02/1996
Client:

Defendant University Medical Center

Outcome:

Defense Verdict

Synopsis:

Plaintiff brought a wrongful death claim alleging medical malpractice of defendant’s residents and nurses in treating plaintiff’s decedent during a sickle cell anemia crisis.

Plaintiff claimed the death was caused by over-medication of the patient with Demerol and inadequate monitoring thereafter. The lawsuit was brought on behalf of the surviving husband and two teenage children of the decedent.

Plaintiff sought $3 million. The jury returned a defense verdict.