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Defense Verdict for Attorney Frederick A. Sewards

Plaintiff’s decedent was a 47-year-old male suffering from super morbid obesity and an umbilical hernia requiring surgical repair.  The patient underwent a planned laparoscopic hernia repair by Defendant surgeon which proceeded without incident in a Columbus, Ohio hospital. The patient … Continue reading

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VOLUNTARY DISMISSAL OF AVIATION CASE PRIOR TO START OF JURY TRIAL

Congratulations to Wayne Waite and Chris Johnson who recently received a dismissal of their clients, MacAir Aviation, and two acrobatic instructor pilots.  MacAir Aviation is a leader in aviation and provides flight training to US Airforce physicians as they become … Continue reading

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Mid-Trial Dismissal for the Win

Congratulations to Brant Poling and Sabrina Sellers who recently received a mid-trial dismissal of their client, a physical medicine physician, in the Trumbull County Court of Common Pleas. The dismissal fell at the close of Plaintiff’s evidence on the sixth … Continue reading

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Defense Verdict for Attorney Frederick Sewards

Plaintiff, a 48 year old male, suffered from chronic debilitating low back pain due to arthritis.  He was referred to a neurosurgeon for evaluation and ultimately taken to surgery for decompression and fusion of his lumbar spine.  Following the procedure, … Continue reading

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Defense Verdict for Attorney Kevin Popham

Plaintiff, a 62 year old female, presented to the emergency department with complaints of chest pain, shortness of breath, nausea and vomiting.  An EKG revealed atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response.  A CT scan revealed a worsening pericardial effusion and … Continue reading

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Another Poling Law Victory

Plaintiff alleged that the failure to timely follow up on complaints of difficulty breathing by a post-operative total thyroidectomy patient led to airway compromise and cardiopulmonary arrest from a developing hematoma resulting in anoxic encephalopathy and death.  The theory of … Continue reading

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POLING LAW WINS BACK to BACK TRIALS

The year is off to a good start, with two verdicts in favor of our doctors.  We are pleased to share that defense verdicts were obtained in Ferguson v. Lowe and Payne v. Emlich.  In Ferguson, the patient alleged that … Continue reading

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Payne v. Emlich – Defense Verdict

Pat Smith and Kevin Popham successfully defended a Gastroenterologist against allegations of medical negligence involving the dislodgment of a Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tube.  Plaintiffs alleged that the failure to timely re-insert the PEG tube or to place a nasogastric tube … Continue reading

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Ferguson v. Lowe – Defense Verdict

Brant Poling and Kevin Popham successfully defended an Obstetrician/ Gynecologist against allegations of medical negligence involving a Laparoscopic-Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy, Bi-Lateral Salpingo Oopherectomy and intra-operative repair of a small area of thinned bladder wall. Plaintiffs alleged that the Defendant’s negligent … Continue reading

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Defense Verdict for Attorneys Poling and Popham in Franklin County

Plaintiffs alleged that our Ob/Gyn client was negligent in the performance of a Laparoscopic-Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy, Bi-Lateral Salpingo Oophorectomy and intra-operative repair of a small area of thinned bladder wall.  Plaintiffs alleged that the Defendant’s negligent failure to properly repair … Continue reading

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