Lou La Cava and David Young recently tried a case in Pasco County
Lou La Cava and David Young recently tried a case in Pasco County alleging that their client, an emergency room physician, was negligent in not diagnosing and treating a pulmonary embolism in the emergency room resulting in the death of a 39 year old man. The case was also brought against an internal medicine physician who treated the patient after he was admitted. The case resulted in a mistrial because the jury was unable to reach a decision regarding the claim against the internal medicine physician. The jurors informed the court that they were able to reach a verdict as to only one of the Defendants in the case. After the mistrial was declared the jurors indicated that they had quickly and unanimously determined that the emergency room physician, who was represented by Mr. La Cava and Mr. Young was not negligent and they were prepared to return a verdict finding him not negligent. Due to the inability of the jury to reach a verdict as to the other physician the court declared a mistrial.