Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes litigation team wins Clay County defense verdict

By September 27, 2019 September 30th, 2019 Client Results

Leawood, Kan. – September 27, 2019 –Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes litigation team obtained a defense verdict in an eight-day medical malpractice trial in Clay County, Missouri.

The case, Piatt v. Rosbrugh et al., was a wrongful death action that arose out of a January 11, 2015, pregnancy labor and delivery at a local hospital. The child was transported to a hospital and died eleven days later on January 22.  Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes’s attorneys Timothy Frets and John Witten represented the delivery nurse at trial. The OB/GYN physician and his employer also were named in the lawsuit and represented by a separate firm.

The plaintiffs alleged the nurse was negligent. The total amount sought was over $5 million. The trial began on August 19 and the verdict was rendered on August 28 in favor of all defendants.

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Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes, P.C. offers sophisticated representation in several subject areas.  The firm’s litigation teams have a national reach with collective career experience in cases in more than 40 states and 8 federal circuits including over 500 bench and jury trials.  For more information, visit www.rousepc.com.

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