Marc Erickson and Sarah Ruane successfully defended our client, a neurologist, in a jury trial in Jackson County, Missouri. The plaintiff suffered a stroke while she was in the hospital recovering from cardiac bypass surgery, and there was no argument that the stroke should have been prevented. The primary issues at trial were the timing of the stroke and whether any healthcare provider should have diagnosed and treated it sooner.
Our client was one of several doctors providing post-operative care to the plaintiff. The Jackson County jury returned a defense verdict for all defendants after a two-week trial.
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 doctors, accountants, and other professionals with aggressive litigation when necessary.