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Josepher & Batteese, P.A. Obtain Defense Verdict

Ron Josepher and Ted Gale secured a defense verdict for a general surgeon in a medical malpractice case in Hillsborough County. The plaintiff, a male in his late twenties, claimed that the surgeon had improperly placed trocars to secure access when performing a laparoscopic appendectomy, and had caused a nerve injury resulting in permanent testicular […]

Josepher & Batteese, P.A. Obtain Defense Verdict

Ron Josepher and Brendan Rowe secured a defense verdict for an anesthesia and pain management physician in a weeklong trial where it was alleged, he left a foreign body behind during a procedure to remove a morphine pain pump. They were able to convince a jury that it was a reasonable and frequent occurrence that […]

Josepher & Batteese, P.A. Obtain Defense Verdict

Tyler Batteese and Brian Agliano won a defense verdict in a three-week trial in Hillsborough County for an Infectious Disease physician who was sued by a 52-year-old man for allegedly failing to diagnosis an epidural lesion causing him to become paralyzed. The plaintiff’s lawyer argued that his client presented to the hospital with all the […]

Josepher & Batteese, P.A. Obtain Defense Verdict

Tyler Batteese & Brian Agliano won a defense verdict for their internal medicine physician client in a two-week wrongful death trial. The patient died from endocarditis which was alleged should have been diagnosed or at least further investigated based on his presentation to the doctor’s office. The widow claimed he presented due to high fever, […]

Josepher & Batteese, P.A. Obtain a Defense Verdict

Ron Josepher and Brendan Rowe obtained a defense verdict in a two-week trial on behalf of their dentist client. The plaintiff alleged mismanagement of his periodontal disease caused significant dental surgical complications. Numerous dental experts were called by both sides. The defense was able to prevail by showing that the dental care provided was reasonable […]

Josepher & Batteese, P.A. Obtain a Defense Verdict

Ron Josepher and Tyler Batteese obtained a defense verdict in a three-week trial for a family physician who was alleged to have mismanaged a patient’s anticoagulation causing an intracranial hemorrhage, causing a massive stroke and requiring the patient to have brain surgery to remove the clot. In addition to having to defend the doctor’s care […]

Josepher & Batteese, P.A. Obtain a Defense Verdict

Ron Josepher and Brendan Rowe secured a defense verdict for a dermatologist and his practice in a two-week trial. The plaintiff alleged improper care and follow up on a lesion on the patient’s forehead that later was determined to be cancerous and required a very large section of his forehead to be removed leaving behind […]

Josepher & Batteese, P.A. Obtain Defense Verdict

Tyler Batteese and Brian Agliano won a defense verdict for a nurse and the oncology practice she worked for in a two-week trial. The plaintiff alleged that the nurse utilized improper technique in flushing the chemotherapy port of the patient resulting in the port fracturing and a portion of it embolizing into the patient’s heart […]

Josepher & Batteese, P.A. Obtain Defense Verdict

Ron Josepher & Brendan Rowe obtained a defense verdict in a two-week trial for an OB/GYN and her practice in a case where a delivery was complicated by shoulder dystocia leading to a permanent brachial plexus injury to the newborn. Despite the highly sympathetic child the defense was able to get the jury to focus […]

Josepher & Batteese, P.A. Obtain Defense Verdict

Ron Josepher and Ted Gale won a defense verdict for a general pediatrician in a wrongful death medical malpractice case in Hillsborough County. The decedent was a 23-month-old boy. It was alleged that the defendant had failed to appreciate signs of pneumonia during an office encounter with the child. The boy died of a fulminant […]