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$1.8 Million Medical Malpractice Sarasota, Florida

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Florida Injury AttorneysFlorida Attorney Jennifer Gentry Fernandez of the Fernandez Firm.

Age/Sex/Occupation of Plaintiff39 / Female / Homemaker

NegligencePersonal injury settlement in excess of defendant’s insurance coverage for a young mother who developed permanent nerve damage, reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), foot drop and lost the use of her leg after negligent surgeon sutured her sciatic nerve during hip surgery.

Editor's Note

At the time of the hip surgery, the negligent doctor and his practice only had $250,000 in medical malpractice insurance coverage. Just prior to trial, the defendant’s insurer paid $1,550,000 over the doctor’s insurance policy limits to settle the case.
Jennifer Fernandez
The Fernandez Firm | Tampa