Jury Finds in Favor of Pediatrician

Troy Lundquist and Anastasia Hess defended and successfully tried to verdict a case on behalf of a pediatrician in Will County.  The physician was alleged to have failed to timely diagnose and treat a pediatric patient who hade a streptococcal infection. The patient went on to develop rheumatic fever and underwent surgery for mitral valve replacement in her heart. The patient had medical bills in excess of $1 million, and the jury was asked to award over $5 million.  After several hours of deliberation, the jury returned a not guilty verdict in favor of the pediatrician.