June 7, 2006
A Fayette County jury returned a unanimous defense verdict in favor of a local orthopedic surgeon. Plaintiff fractured her wrist and saw the orthopedic surgeon 10 days later. The orthopedic surgeon performed a closed reduction of the wrist fracture. Postoperatively, the Plaintiff developed a distal radius deformity as a result of loss of position of the fracture alignment following the closed reduction. After deliberating less than an hour, the jury returned a unanimous defense verdict in favor of the orthopedic surgeon represented by Christopher O’Bryan.