Defended Emergency Physician in Trial Alleging Failure to Diagnose Upper Extremity Blood Clot
Week-long trial ending with a defense verdict. Represented emergency medicine physician who worked up patient for complaint of arm pain and discharged her home with instructions to see primary care physician or return to ER if gets worse. Plaintiff alleged that Dr. Toon failed to timely diagnose upper extremity blood clot resulting in amputation of left arm.
Andrewline Wilkins v. Dr. Kevin D. Toon, Georgia Emergency Medicine Specialists, P.C., Athens Model Neighborhood Health Center, Inc., Dr. Gail Hurley; (Superior Court of Athens-Clarke County)