Judge Made Right Calls In Spinal Injury Trial, Court Says

By Emma Cueto (July 18, 2017, 7:09 PM EDT) -- A Missouri state appellate court declined to revive a patient's suit accusing a medical center of failing to properly treat an abscess that compressed her spine, ruling that a circuit judge had been correct in handling evidence presented at trial and did not make inappropriate comments from the bench.

Lisa Menschik was unable to convince the appellate court that the trial judge was wrong to limit evidence concerning past medical malpractice lawsuits against a witness for the Heartland Regional Medical Center, or that he had made inappropriate comments from the bench. In leaving in place a jury verdict in favor of...

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