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$1.8 Million
Medical Malpractice Sarasota, Florida
Parties: Confidential
Florida Injury Attorneys: Florida Attorney Jennifer Gentry Fernandez of the Fernandez Firm.
Age/Sex/Occupation of Plaintiff: 39 / Female / Homemaker
Negligence: Personal 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 l Tampa


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