John Bruce secures defense verdict for gastroenterologist

January 31, 2014 - Categories: Firm News

Attorney John Bruce obtained a defense verdict on behalf of a gastroenterologist in Middlesex Superior Court, in a case involving allegations of failure to diagnose mesenteric ischemia. The Plaintiff’s decedent ultimately passed away as a result of complications of the surgery performed as a result of an ischemic bowel. The case involved questions as to whether the treatment provided was appropriate, physician’s responsibility when a patient fails to appear for treatment and testing as instructed, and a physician’s personal liability for the actions of other healthcare providers. After a twelve day trial, the jury found in favor of the defendant gastroenterologist