Pa. Court Reinstates Hospital's Med Mal Trial Win

Law360 (September 15, 2020, 6:59 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania appeals panel on Tuesday reinstated a defense verdict in a suit accusing a hospital of causing a 4-year-old's head injury, nullifying its previous ruling that the jury selection process had been unfair because the judge didn't preside over voir dire.

A three-judge Superior Court panel resolved the remaining issues in an appeal lodged by Mendy Trigg challenging an Allegheny County jury's verdict clearing Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC in a suit accusing it of causing her 4-year-old daughter's fall and head injury following brain surgery.

In a May 2018 ruling, the panel had ordered a new trial after...

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