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Anesthesia Med Mal Suit Revived At Michigan Appeals Court

Law360, New York (May 19, 2017, 7:34 PM EDT) -- An anesthesia company can’t exit a lawsuit alleging it was liable for a man’s shoulder injury after an orthopedic procedure, a Michigan appeals court ruled Thursday, as circumstantial evidence raises the possibility the injury could have been caused by the positioning of the patient under anesthesia.

The Michigan Court of Appeals reversed a lower court’s grant of summary disposition to South Oakland Anesthesia Associates and Dr. Randy J. Fayne, both defendants, along with William Beaumont Hospital, in a suit from Steven Burns, who alleges he suffered...
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