Kansas Panel Affirms Defense Verdict In Medical Malpractice Action
(May 18, 2016, 12:03 PM EDT) -- TOPEKA, Kan. — A Kansas appellate panel on May 13 found that a trial judge did not commit reversible error in giving the jury mitigation of damages instructions in a medical malpractice case, affirming the verdict in favor of a surgeon (Dennis Lessard v. William O. Reed, Jr., M.D., No. 113,073, Kan. App.; 2016 Kan. App. Unpub. LEXIS 376).