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Date: 01-30-2018

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Angela Johnson Musa v. Dr. Carrie Miles and Dr. Joseph Elia

Multnomah County Courthouse - Portland, Oregon

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Judge: Karin Immergut

Court: Circuit Court, Multnomah County, Oregon

Plaintiff's Attorney: Erin Olson and Bill Barton

Defendant's Attorney: John Hart

Description: Portland, OR - Jury Finds In Favor Of Doctor In Medical Malpractice Case

Angela Johnson Musa sued Dr. Carrie Miles and Dr. Joseph Elia on medical malpractice theories claiming that the doctors provided substandard care to her during her pregnancy and post partum with the result that she was not tested for herpes before delivery of her son at Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center in Portland and, as a direct result, her son was infected with the disease. She also claimed that the fact that he was infected was not diagnosed and treated post partum with the result that he suffered brain damage.

Dr. Miles denied wrongdoing.

Outcome: Dr. Joseph Elia settled for an undisclosed sum before trail and the jury returned a defendant's verdict in favor of Dr. Miles.

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