Morgan & Morgan Must Pay $5M For Bungling Med Mal Case

By Y. Peter Kang (October 30, 2018, 8:51 PM EDT) -- A Florida state jury has awarded $5 million to a couple who accused a Morgan & Morgan PA attorney of botching a medical malpractice suit over brain damage suffered by their baby after his birth.

Following a nearly four-week legal malpractice trial and 16 hours of deliberations over two days, the Sarasota County Circuit Court jury found that Morgan & Morgan attorney Armando Lauritano negligently handled a suit lodged on behalf of Rock and Shawna Pollock accusing Gulf Coast Obstetrics & Gynecology Ltd. and others of causing their son Rock Jr.'s severe brain damage during childbirth, according to the Oct. 17...

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