Diane Watkins and others successfully defended our clients, a physician and nurse, in a jury trial in which the plaintiff alleged that our clients failed to timely diagnose a stroke.
We successfully argued that the signs and symptoms of decedent’s stroke were not identifiable in advance of the stroke and that decedent’s presentation leading up to the stroke was consistent with a cervical nerve impingement such as cervical radiculopathy.
A Clinton County, Missouri jury found no negligence and awarded our clients a defense verdict.
With one of the leading professional liability practices in the Midwest, Wagstaff & Cartmell represents professionals, like our defendant, who are held to a high standard of care. We provide hospital, doctors, and their healthcare professionals with litigation defense when necessary.