Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, PLC is pleased to announce Partners, Russell Skelton and Douglas Cullins, obtained a unanimous defense verdict for a medical malpractice case. This case involved allegations of medical malpractice arising from a spinal reconstruction procedure. The complex surgery was successful and completed without complication. However, Plaintiffs alleged that Defendants were negligent in failing to diagnose a post-procedure infection. Defendants maintained the infection developed in the days following Plaintiff’s discharge from the hospital. Plaintiffs claimed pain and suffering, loss of consortium, lost wages and loss of enjoyment of life as well as medical bills and expenses in excess of $3,000,000. The case was tried in Maricopa County Superior Court before the Honorable Lori Bustamante. After an eight day trial, the jury returned a unanimous defense verdict on November 17, 2016. READ MORE