Summary Judgment Granted in Pressure Wounds Case for NYC Health System

by | Jul 20, 2021 | Case Results, Medical Malpractice | 0 comments

Senior Partner Laurie A. Annunziato and Senior Associate Amy E. Korn were granted summary judgment by Judge Spodek in Supreme Court, Kings County. This case involved claims of improper treatment resulting in the development of severe pressure-related wounds in an 87-year-old male with stage IV bladder cancer which had metastasized to the lungs. We argued, in part, that plaintiff’s expert was not qualified to render an opinion on the development and management of pressure wounds. Judge Spodek agreed and found that the plaintiff failed to rebut MCB’s prima facie showing that defendant Hospital did not depart from the standard of care.