March 10, 2022
Clay Edwards and Morgan Blind successfully defended a plastic surgeon against claims for medical battery and fraud in Jefferson Circuit Court. Plaintiff alleged that she only consented to having her breast implants placed in the subglandular position during a breast augmentation procedure performed by Defendant. Plaintiff had a second breast augmentation procedure two months later, and her breast implants were found to be in the submusclar position. Plaintiff argued that the fact the implants were subsequently found to be submuscular proved that Defendant had placed her implants in the submuscular position at the time of his procedure. Edwards and Blind argued that Plaintiff’s implants were placed in the subglandular position at the time of the surgery, and Plaintiff experienced implant migration, a recognized complication of the procedure, between the two breast augmentation surgeries. Plaintiff asked the jury to return a verdict in the amount of $355,025.00. The jury agreed with Edwards and Blind and rendered a unanimous verdict in favor of the Defendant.