Defense Verdict in New York

Michael Morris obtained a defense verdict in New York County on June 9, 2023, on behalf of a dermatologist who performed MOHS micrographic surgery on a patient with a cancerous skin lesion on his leg.

Postoperatively a hematoma and infection developed, resulting in hospitalization and several weeks of intravenous antibiotics. The jury found that our client performed the procedure in accordance with good and accepted surgical technique and returned a verdict in favor of our client in 25 minutes.