Jury Issues Verdict Of $15 Million In Medical Malpractice Suit

From the AAJ News Brief for John Badal, President of Liever, Hyman & Potter law firm for Thursday, August 2, 2012

The Denver Business Journal (8/2, Draper, Subscription Publication) reports, “A jury in Colorado Springs has returned a verdict of $15 million in a medical malpractice case filed against Memorial Health System and a local doctor.” The Business Journal notes that this jury award marks “the largest medical malpractice verdict on record in Colorado, according to Jury Verdict Reporter of Colorado, which has records of federal and district cases in the state going back to the mid-1980s.” The case involved 36-year-old Jason Walters, who “became paralyzed from the chest down a few hours after being discharged from Memorial Hospital”

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