Stacey Carlisle and Tom Dukes obtained a Summary Judgment on May 6, 2020 for an emergency medicine physician in a Flagler County case.
Stacey Carlisle and Tom Dukes obtained a Summary Judgment on May 6, 2020 for an emergency medicine physician in a Flagler County case. The allegations were a delay in diagnosis of sepsis in an elderly woman. The Order granting Summary Judgment confirmed there was no genuine issue of material fact, and the doctor was… Read More »
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… Read More »
The Appellate Court affirmed, per curiam, a defense verdict that Ms. Hall and Mr. Dukes obtained in a 10-day trial in April 2018. The case involved a birth related brachial plexus injury. Ms. Hall and Mr. Dukes represented the delivering obstetrician. The jury found no negligence and the Appellate Court upheld the decision.
On December 2019, Mary Jaye Hall obtained final summary judgment on behalf of her Hospital client. This was a premises liability action in which the plaintiff alleged the Hospital failed to clean a transitory substance from the floor, which caused the plaintiff to fall and injure herself. May Jaye Hall argued the Hospital lacked… Read More »
Tom Dukes lectured on “Admissibility of Package Inserts and Black Box Warnings” at the Florida Bar’s Advanced Medical Practice 2020 program in Tampa on January 31, 2020. His experience comes in part from two recent trials in which product literature was a central issue.
Mary Jaye Hall and Tom Dukes obtained a defense verdict for Health First Medical Group, LLC in an eight-day trial ending in November, 2019. The case involved Gentamicin toxicity in patient with a devastating ankle fracture. The claim was that the trauma team failed to appropriately wean the patient from Gentamicin, which has potential… Read More »
In November, 2019, Attorneys Wil Vancol and Tom Dukes obtained a dismissal of a medical malpractice case against a Defendant Orthopedic Surgeon for Plaintiff’s failure to properly comply with presuit screening rules. The Plaintiff’s presuit screening affidavit was from a plastic surgeon, a different specialty. The Fifth District Court of Appeal found that the… Read More »
Philip Moring and Tom Dukes obtained a defense verdict in a seven-day wrongful death medical malpractice case which ended on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. The claim of negligence, rejected by the jury, was for alleged failure of a general surgeon to operate on postoperative bleeding in timely fashion.
Mary Jaye Hall and Stacey Carlisle were successful in obtaining summary judgment for a neurologist in Brevard County in October 2018. The claim centered upon care rendered to a patient with suspected Moyamoya disease. The court granted final summary judgment in favor of the neurologist, finding no evidence of negligence in his care and… Read More »
In April 2019, Ralph Martinez, Tom Dukes and Mary Jaye Hall were named to the 2019 Orlando’s Best Lawyers for Medical Malpractice Defense. See the list here.