Pa. Court Backs Doctor’s Trial Win Over Post-Op Care

Law360, Los Angeles (June 14, 2017, 6:02 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania appellate court on Tuesday upheld a jury verdict in favor of a doctor accused of causing a patient’s death by giving bad advice after an endoscopic procedure, ruling that the trial court had acted correctly when ruling on witness testimony for both sides.

James Pellechia hit a dead end in his suit against Dr. Yen Shou Chen over the death of his wife, Kathleen Pellechia, after the appeals court rejected his argument that the trial court’s rulings concerning witnesses in the case merited a...
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