The plaintiff accused the client of improperly performing a prostate focal laser ablation to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia, resulting in permanent incontinence. However, the ablation successfully corrected the plaintiff’s condition.
The plaintiff’s expert testified that the urologist improperly directed the laser which caused incontinence in the days to follow the procedure. John and Matthew’s expert cited medical literature that detailed incontinence can result from the laser’s heat energy injuring nearby nerves which is a commonly known complication of the procedure.
The jury ruled in favor of John and Matthew’s client, finding him non-negligent and denying the plaintiff’s requested $3,145,000 in damages.This marks the third medical malpractice multimillion-dollar trial win that the pair have obtained on behalf of their clients since joining the firm in 2022.
In the first trial, the plaintiff accused an internal medicine physician of failing to administer an anti-coagulant medication, allegedly resulting in a patient’s death. The defendant’s experts concluded the patient was treated properly, and the jury ruled in favor of John and Matthew’s client, denying the plaintiff’s requested $1,750,000 in damages.
The second trial involved the plaintiff accusing a plastic surgeon of failing to properly position a patient during a cosmetic surgical procedure, allegedly resulting in a flail foot injury. The defense’s experts claimed that the patient was positioned appropriately and disputed the location of the nerve lesion. The jury ruled in favor of John and Matthew’s client, denying the plaintiff’s requested $7,400,000 in damages.
John centers his practice on civil litigation and medical malpractice. He utilizes his more than 35 years of experience representing clients to bring about as advantageous results as possible on their behalf.
Matthew concentrates his practice on medical malpractice. He employs his extensive civil litigation trial experience to develop strong defenses early on while keeping clients’ best interests his top priority.