Lou La Cava and Justine Adamski obtained a defense verdict for neurosurgeon
Lou La Cava and Justine Adamski obtained a defense verdict in a case tried in Manatee County. The Plaintiff alleged the defendant neurosurgeon was negligent in utilizing the wrong surgical approach to decompress the thoracic spine in a patient who had multilevel disc disease and bone osteophytes. The defense position was that the approach used was reasonable and appropriate given all of the patient’s presenting symptoms and radiographic findings. After an 8 day trial the jury returned a verdict finding the defendant was not negligent.