Defense Verdict in a Bariatric Surgery Case Involving Serious Postoperative Complications

by | Jan 29, 2015 | Case Results, Medical Malpractice | 0 comments

Senior Partner Bruce G. Habian obtained a defense verdict in New York County where plaintiff claimed improper surgery performed in a patient with serious co-morbidities including rheumatoid arthritis. The steroid medication to control the arthritis compromised the postoperative result. Long-term open abdominal wounds, depicted by dramatic photographs and multiple revision operations were presented to the jury. Partner Michael A. Sonkin conducted extensive pre-trial discovery of non-party physician witnesses.