Smith Anderson defended a general surgeon in a case of alleged medical negligence arising out of a laparoscopic gall bladder surgery. The trial lasted two weeks in federal court in Wilmington, North Carolina. The jury deliberated for 35 minutes before returning a verdict in favor of our client.
This is the second victory in federal court this month for Smith Anderson. On April 2, Smith Anderson lawyers obtained a defense verdict on behalf of PorterCable Corporation in a product liability trial.