Tag - Medical Malpractice

Defense Experts ‘Tipped the Scale’ in Med Mal Case

By Alan Scher Zagier Special to Missouri Lawyers Media A federal judge in southeast Missouri rejected the medical malpractice claims of a 61-year-old man who sued a pair of physicians and the doctors’ employers after developing an infection following spinal fusion surgery. In a 19-page ruling issued June 17, U.S District Judge Carol E. Jackson of the Eastern District of Missouri found that Dr. Bernard Burns and Orthopaedic Associates of Southeast Missouri were not negligent in treating Michael Morgan of Elkville, Ill. [...]