Saxton & Stump Litigators Secure a Defense Verdict for Local Hospital

Jul 18, 2022 | Defense Verdicts, Healthcare Litigation and Mitigation

We successfully defended a local hospital, which was accused of both vicarious negligence for the conduct of its staff, and corporate negligence for alleged inadequate policies, in a case involving the tragic death of a child who presented to the Emergency Department.  The defense overcame strong expert challenges from the plaintiffs, and called its own experts in nursing, emergency medicine and critical care medicine.  The defense also had to contend with the Court’s decision to utilize an “adverse inference charge” in its jury instructions, which allowed the jury to penalize the hospital for an alleged error in maintaining medical records.  After deliberating just over one hour, the jury found that there was no liability on the part of the providers or the hospital.

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