Ralph Martinez and David Zika obtained a Defense Verdict on behalf of a podiatrist in a five-day jury trial in September, 2019.
The case involved a patient with a recurring bunion. The claim was that the physician used an improper surgical technique. The Defense retained one of the world experts in bunion surgery and demonstrated to the jury that the doctor’s care was appropriate and in keeping with the leading techniques in podiatric foot surgery. The jury returned a unanimous verdict in favor of the Defense.