Cases - Dismissal Obtained for Practitioner and Professional Corporation in Malpractice Case

Dismissal Obtained for Practitioner and Professional Corporation in Malpractice Case

Resolution Date
09/01/2017

Practice Areas
Malpractice Defense
Health Care Litigation

Description

Doug Smith and Claire Sumner obtained dismissal for a chiropractor and his practice in a malpractice case filed in the State Court of Muscogee County where Plaintiff alleged she suffered a spinal cord injury requiring hospitalization with lasting paralysis following two instances of negligent care and treatment by the chiropractor.  After years of litigation, Doug and Claire filed a motion for summary judgment arguing that Plaintiff had failed to provide sufficient causation testimony linking the alleged negligence to Plaintiff’s injury.

Attorneys Involved
Claire A. Sumner
Douglas W. Smith

CCS Office
Atlanta