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Jim Broening receives an unanimous defense verdict in a wrongful death case - May 2015.
Posted Friday May 15, 2015

Jim Broening represented a physician board certified in internal medicine in a medical wrongful death jury trial.  The decedent, female age 65, was hospitalized by her family physician.  The defendant doctor was called in to evaluate the patient when she was transferred to the ICU and, after initial examination, he sent her for a CT scan.  The decedent coded and died in the scanner.  Plaintiffs alleged hat the Defendant failed to properly assess, stabilize and monitor the decedent before sending her for the CT.  She was survived by one adult son and two daughters.  After an 8 day trial, the jury returned a unanimous defense verdict. 

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