September 2013

Doctor Wins Defense Verdict in Claim of Failure to Diagnose Blindness-Causing Ailment

A plaintiff-patient alleged that an emergency department (ED) physician failed to diagnose giant cell arteritis, resulting in the patient going blind the next day. Tom Joensen served as lead counsel in obtaining a complete defense verdict on behalf of the ED doctor in the medical negligence trial. The jury concluded the ED doctor met the standard of care.

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