Senior Counsel Paul Varriale, and Associate Stephane L. Plantin Obtain Summary Judgment in Medical Malpractice Case

Senior Counsel Paul Varriale and Associate Stephane L. Plantin obtained dismissal of a medical malpractice action against a client hospital. Plaintiff alleged the improper performance of a laparoscopic gastric banding procedure, resulting in the development of an incarcerated bowel hernia. As a result of Mr. Varriale and Mr. Plantin’s motion, the court dismissed all claims against Lewis Johs’ hospital client, finding that the hospital’s medical personnel provided care in accordance with accepted medical practice, absent any negligence in the care.


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