Defense verdict â Physiatry/Naturopathic Medicine: Jim Rosenblum won his third trial this year, in Pils v. Advanced Pain Care. Plaintiff claimed that holistic/naturopathic treatment â intravenous micronutrient therapy, also known as a Myerâs Cocktail â for chronic pain and fatigue, was contraindicated and unproven, and resulted in complex regional pain syndrome, in a 45 year-old woman. Judge Stodolink. Bridgeport, Ct.
Defense verdict â Dermatology: Jim Biondo won his 3rd case in a row, in Mettlen. Plaintiffs alleged extensive scarring following procedure to remove tattoo. Plaintiffâs expert was defendantâs colleague from the defendantâs same hospital! Judge DâAndrea. Stamford, Ct.
Defense verdict â General Surgery: Jim Newfield won his 4th case in a row, in Bonomo. Plaintiffâs expert was Dr. Milsom, a leading colorectal surgeon at New York Hospital. Plaintiffs alleged failure to properly treat pelvic abscess, resulting in colostomy and need for other surgery. Plaintiffâs attorney was Steve Jacques (Moore, OâBrien). Judge Adams, Stamford, Ct.
Defense Verdict â Obstetrics: Jim Rosenblum won the McKiernan case, a shoulder dystocia / Erbâs palsy case, after 2-week trial. Plaintiffâs experts were Dr. Rice (Ob/GYN), and Dr. Taff (pediatric neurology). Plaintiffâs atty Kathleen Nastri (Koskoff, Koskoff). Judge David Tobin, Stamford.
Defense Verdict â Gynecology: Jim Rosenblum won the Brazier case after a 3-week trial. Plaintiff â a physician â alleged improper performance of a perforated intestine during a D&C, causing peritonitis and surgery, and a prolonged hospitalization. Plaintiffâs atty: V Amendola, West Haven. Judge Stevens, Waterbury.