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Axon & Huntley Obtained Defense Verdict in a Medical Malpractice Case

Will Axon and Todd Huntley recently received a defense verdict in a medical malpractice case tried before Judge Robert Vance in Jefferson County.  Will and Todd represented a surgery center in a case alleging failure to monitor a patient during her recovery period following a lumbar epidural steroid injection.  The plaintiff's expert argued the nurses in the recovery area failed to follow internal policies and procedures resulting in a patient fall, a broken shoulder and permanent motor deficits.  The defense focused on the thoroughness of the post-operative record, the propriety of the instructions given, and the experience of the nurses at the facility.  After four days of trial, the jury returned a defense verdict. 



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