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Professional Liability

Plaintiff v. Defendant Hospital

09/01/1995
Client:

Defendant Hospital

Outcome:

Directed Verdict on Liability

Synopsis:

Plaintiff’s decedent, a 30-year-old industrial laborer, sustained severe closed head injuries from a work-related fall from a ladder. He was taken to the hospital for emergency treatment. Decedent later died in the emergency room.

Plaintiff alleged malpractice on the part of the hospital for failure to perform surgery to relieve the subcranial pressure which eventually contributed to the death. The court directed a defense verdict on liability.