Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Jury Awards $30M in Med-Mal Suit, but High-Low Hides Outcome

From Law.com, June 13, 2006

"A Philadelphia jury has awarded $30 million — the largest verdict seen in the 1st Judicial District in years — to the family of a 5-year-old South Jersey boy whose severe cognitive and developmental deficiencies were alleged to have resulted from the misadministration of a blood-clot-busting medication."

"... the actual disposition amount in Keenan v. CHOP is officially under wraps, as the parties reached a confidential high-low agreement shortly after the jury began its five-day-long deliberations." Read in-depth article here.