Defense Verdict in Med-Mal Back Surgery Case
Murphy v. Roberts, Multnomah County Case No. 15CV14491
Plaintiff Murphy had a long history of health complaints including back pain. In 2012 she saw Defendant Dr. Roberts for a surgical consult. She decided to undergo an L5/S1 laminectomy and fusion. Murphy alleged that Dr. Roberts performed the surgery at the wrong level (L4/L5) and then concealed his error from her. She subsequently sought care from two other surgeons and had two more back surgeries. She requested $100,000 for past medical expenses, $1 Million for past wage losses and loss of future . . .
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