Jury Returns Verdict in Favor of Surgeon and Hospital

Eric G. Johnson, Esq., successfully defended claim against defendant orthopedic surgeon and hospital for alleged negligence in failing to properly treat with open reduction and internal fixation a chainsaw injury to muscle and bone of the forearm, and in allegedly allowing the plaintiff to return to work too soon, resulting in a further and more significant injury to plaintiff. After a 5 day trial, the jury returned a unanimous verdict in favor of the surgeon and hospital.