Defended Neurosurgeon in Trial Alleging Improper Post-op Fluid Management
Two-week trial ending with a defense verdict. Plastic surgeon sued his neurosurgeon and hospital for visual loss following 6.5 hour spine surgery. Represented neurosurgeon who performed surgery and managed patient post-operatively. Plaintiff alleged that Dr. Lindley failed to adequately treat anemia and hypotension causing decreased blood flow to optic nerve resulting in development of ischemic optic neuropathy. Plaintiff sought in excess of $8,000,000.00.
2. E. Ronald Finger and Cheryl Finger v. St. Joseph’s/Candler Health System, Inc. d/b/a St. Joseph Hospital, Inc., James G. Lindley, Jr., M.D. and Neurological Institute Of Savannah, P.C.; (State Court of Chatham County)