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Dubose v. St. Louis Surgical Consultants, et al.

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Medical malpractice dismissal upheld on appeal. Plaintiff alleged that on or about August 24, 2007, he underwent the placement of an A-V fistula by defendant physician in order to allow vascular access for his kidney dialysis treatments. Subsequent to the fistula placement, Plaintiff claimed he contracted a methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (“MRSA”) infection that ultimately spread to his spine. He generically...
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Szymula v. BP Products North America, Inc.

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Ryan Gavin defended BP Products North America, Inc. in this premises liability arising out of a third party criminal attack. Plaintiff was a patron of a BP gas station in the early morning hours on her way to work. While she was fueling her car, a thief attempted to steal her purse and stabbed the Plaintiff in the course of...
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Phillips v. Bailey

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Ryan Gavin and Mandy Kamykowski won a defense verdict in May, 2014 in favor of an orthopedic surgeon who performed spinal surgery with instrumentation. The plaintiff presented with complaints of back and leg pain associated with lumbar spinal stenosis. The defendant physician implanted X-stop interspinous devices at two levels in the patient’s lumbar spine. A few weeks after the surgery...
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Ernst v. Yassin

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Ryan Gavin and Mandy Kamykowski won a defense verdict in March, 2015 on behalf of a pediatrician who cared for an infant during his first week of life. The child was born with a congenital heart defect known as coarctation of the aorta where a segment of the descending aorta was narrowed. This caused reduced blood flow through the aorta...
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