Monday, July 28, 2008

Pittsburgh Med-Mal Jury Finds Hospital Negligent, Awards $0 Damages

This via's The Legal Intelligencer...
"Pittsburgh attorneys are seeking a new trial in a medical malpractice case in which a jury found a hospital negligent in a patient's death but awarded $0 survival damages because the jury said "no amount of damages will adequately punish" the hospital."
According to the article, Med-Mal Jury Says 'No Amount' Will Adequately Punish Hospital,
"After eight days of testimony in the case of Rettger v. UPMC Shadyside, it is the unanimous opinion of the jury that no amount of damages will adequately punish UPMC."
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