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).

(Unpublished opinion available. Document #77-160525-003Z.)

Dennis Lessard visited William O. Reed Jr., who is board certified in orthopedic surgery and surgery of the upper extremities, complaining of...
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