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Doc’s Trial Win Preserved In Case Over Botched Biopsy Death

Law360 (February 14, 2018, 10:20 PM EST) -- A Pennsylvania appellate court declined Wednesday to revive a suit brought by the husband of a deceased patient who blamed a bungled biopsy for his wife’s death, ruling that the trial court judge had decided correctly on several evidence-related questions regarding the trial.

In Walter Thomas’ suit on behalf of his wife, Willa Mae Thomas, against Dr. Nathaniel Evans, who damaged Willa Mae’s artery during a throat and lung biopsy, the trial court judge was right to allow two of Evans’ witnesses to testify, to allow...
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