Plaintiff claimed that our physician used an over-sized dilator during an esophageal dilation, a procedure used to improve difficulty swallowing. Plaintiff also claimed the esophageal perforation caused permanent damage to Plaintiff’s ability to swallow solid...
Saxton & Stump Secures Defense Verdict for Internist in Wrongful Death Case of Alleged Failure to Diagnose and Treat a Pulmonary Embolism
Saxton & Stump secured a defense verdict for an internal medicine physician and his practice in a case involving the death of a middle-aged patient. Plaintiff claimed that the internist failed to diagnose and treat a suspected pulmonary embolism on two separate...
Saxton & Stump Trial Attorneys Receive Defense Verdict within 45 minutes in Case Against a Family Medicine Physician
Saxton & Stump secured a defense verdict in a case against a family medicine physician involving the death of a 45-year old from a heart attack while jogging. Plaintiff claimed that our client and his physician assistant failed to recognize that the patient’s...
Saxton & Stump Obtains Defense Verdict in Case Involving Complication During Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
We represented an obstetrician-gynecologist who unknowingly and inadvertently placed a suture in a ureter during a laparoscopic hysterectomy. The injury was not discovered until Plaintiff was seen in the office roughly two weeks later by a different partner....
We represented a rheumatologist who prescribed increasing doses of opioids for 10+ years to treat severe neck and lower back pain not improved by surgery. The patient died unexpectedly in her sleep. Based on a toxicologist’s interpretation of postmortem blood...
Saxton & Stump clinched a defense verdict in a complex thoracic surgery case involving the death of a 63-year-old man. Plaintiff claimed that our thoracic surgery client improperly discharged the patient with a brewing infection in light of an elevated white...
We represented a neurosurgeon and his practice in a case involving a patient who needed brain surgery for removal of an atypical (grade II) meningioma but experienced recurrence of the brain tumor within 14 months of the surgery. Attempts at controlling the...
We represented a hospital and a general surgeon in a 5 -day wrongful death trial involving allegations that the surgeon, anesthesiologist, and anesthetist failed to timely recognize, diagnose, and treat an evolving pericardial effusion and ensuing cardiac...
Saxton & Stump Secures Defense Verdict for Gastroenterologist in a Case Involving a Colonic Perforation
We represented a gastroenterologist in a case involving a colectomy and colostomy necessitated by a colonic perforation following a colonoscopy. The plaintiff had claimed that the physician deviated from the standard of care by performing a colonoscopy that was...
We represented an Emergency Department physician and the nursing team in a case involving an alleged delay in diagnosis of pediatric acute myeloid leukemia in conjunction with their decision to transfer the patient to a children’s hospital. Specifically, Plaintiffs...
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