A lawsuit conducted in Duval County Circuit Court against Memorial Hospital concluded when the jury awarded Clay Chandler and his family $168 million in liability and $10 Million in punitive damages. In addition to the compensation awarded, the jury found that Memorial Hospital committed medical negligence and fraud in the Chandler case. This verdict is one of the largest seen in Northeast Florida and the charge of fraud is a rare occurrence in a civil case.
Partners Tom Edwards and Eric Ragatz are speaking at this year's 14th Annual FLABOTA Convention at the Hammock Beach Resort. Both are speaking Friday morning during the Educational Program held on Friday, July 22, 2011. Tom giving an update on the 2011 Legislative Session Report, Eric will give a presentation on Updates in Trial Practice Case Law.