Defense Verdict in Medical Malpractice Case Involving Back Surgery
Lawrence v. Soldevilla and Northwest Neurosurgical Associates, Multnomah County Case No. 1210-13427
Plaintiff alleged that she had back surgery by Defendant Soldevilla who was employed by Defendant Northwest Neurosurgical Associates. She alleged that Defendant operated at the L4-5 level and not the indicated L3-4 level. She also alleged that the surgery was inadequately performed and resulted in permanent nerve damage resulting in an impaired ability to use her left foot and ankle. Defendants denied liability.
Plaintiff’s Counsel – J. William Savage
Defense Counsel – Mark Wagner
Verdict – Defense Verdict
Date – May 16, 2014May 28, 2014