March 2013

Judgment entered in lawsuit against gynecologist for nearly $315,000

CHARLESTON - A judgment has been entered in a lawsuit against a Charleston gynecologist who a couple claimed was negligent during surgery.

On Aug. 6, a judgment order was filed in Kanawha Circuit Court.

The matter was tried July 15 through 19. The jury returned a verdict in favor of the plaintiff in the amount of $303,741.96, $47,641.96 for past medical expenses for medical care and treatment; $6,100 for lost wages; and $250,000 in non-economic damages.