News - Medical Malpractice

Jury Verdict Against University of Washington Medical Center Upheld, Ending University's Extended Legal Battle Against Injured Patient

In 2019, a jury rendered a $1.48 million verdict against the State of Washington's University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) for not training its staff on its own safe patient handling policy, resulting in injury to a patient with a disability who was physically lifted onto an examination table. Rather than pay the verdict, the State of Washington chose to appeal the jury's decision, dragging out the arduous process its patient has endured in seeking accountability and compensation for her injuries. read more

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