Defended OB-GYN in Trial Alleging Failure to Timely Perform C-Section
Week-long trial ending with a defense verdict. Represented an OB-GYN who delivered a baby by Cesarean section. Plaintiff alleged that defendant physician negligently performed the C-section resulting in hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) causing cerebral palsy and other neurologic deficits. Plaintiff sought in excess of $1 million.
Jontavious Jacquez Burdett, a minor, by and through his Parents and Next Friends Crystal N. Perdue-Burdett and Willie Burdett v. Alvin Lamar Sermons, M.D. Fictitious Defendants Numbers One Through Five (State Court of Fulton County)