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.