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Lou La Cava, Justine Adamski and Barbara Chapman have been selected among The Top 1% Trial Counsel

Lou La Cava, Justine Adamski and Barbara Chapman have been selected among The Top 1% Trial Counsel for Medical Malpractice Defense 2012 in Florida. The selection is based on peer review and medical malpractice trial performance in the previous 24 months. You can review information regarding this selection at MedicalMalpracticeLawyers.org.

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Kari Jacobson and Jonathan Ficarrotta taught a continuing education

Kari Jacobson and Jonathan Ficarrotta taught a continuing education seminar entitled General Liability, Premises Liability and Auto Claims and Defenses. The seminar included the following topics: update on new/recent case law and statutes in Florida for claims examiners; defense of medical expense claims; and use of biomechanical engineering experts.

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Lou La Cava and Damien Hoffman obtained a defense verdict in a medical malpractice case tried in Citrus County

Lou La Cava and Damien Hoffman obtained a defense verdict in a medical malpractice case tried in Citrus County. The Plaintiff alleged that the defendant surgeon performed an unnecessary above the knee amputation. The amputation was performed due to acute ischemia. The Plaintiff alleged that the surgeon should have performed a bypass procedure instead of the amputation. While the surgeon did consider performing a bypass, he ultimately decided the safer procedure would be the above the knee amputation. After a six day trial the jury returned a verdict finding the doctor was not negligent.