Medical Malpractice Claim Against a Pediatric Cardiology

John Parker successfully defended a medical malpractice claim against a pediatric cardiology group who the plaintiff claimed failed to diagnose and properly treat her heart abnormality arising from potential Marfan Syndrome. The Plaintiff became pregnant and successfully delivered a child, but two days later she suffered an aortic dissection, followed by congestive heart failure. She underwent several surgeries but remained at risk for additional future surgeries. The Plaintiff sought over $7,500,000.00 in damages. The jury returned a unanimous verdict in favor of the pediatric cardiology group, as well as two other defendants.