Kentucky Jury Awards $3 Million in Medical Malpractice Case

A Kentucky jury awarded $3 million to a woman in a medical malpractice case against a doctor who it found improperly attaching a hose that helps pump blood and oxygen during relatively routine heart surgery. A hospital co-defendant had already settled with the Plaintiff.

The total verdict was The total verdict was $9,864,175.78 but the jury found the doctor to 31% responsible.