La Cava & Jacobson, P.A.

Lou La Cava Obtains A Defense Verdict – Hillsborough County

Lou La Cava obtained a defense verdict in a case tried in Hillsborough County. The Plaintiff alleged the Defendant did not aggressively treat an infection after abdominal hernia surgery with mesh. Plaintiff went on to have his mesh removed resulting in loss of abdominal domain requiring additional surgery. Plaintiff alleged since the surgery he was totally disabled with chronic pain. In defense it was argued that the infection was appropriately treated, but in spite of that the mesh infection could not be cured which is a known complication of the procedure. The jury found no liability on the part of the Defendant.