Orthopedic Surgeon not Liable for Death
Troy Lundquist and Anastasia Hess successfully tried and defended a medical malpractice claim pending in WinnebagoCounty. They defended an orthopedic surgeon in a case involving the death of a 69-year-old woman after ankle surgery. Plaintiff’s estate alleged that the surgeon failed to prescribe pharmacological anti-coagulation. The jury returned a verdict in favor of the doctor.