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Date: 10-16-2008

Case Style: Karla Beatty v. David L. Trent

Case Number: C-2005-50

Judge: Bill D. Welch

Court: District Court, Latimer County, Oklahoma

Plaintiff's Attorney: Tom Cummings, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Defendant's Attorney: Dan Sullivan and Mark Hardin, Pierce Couch Hendrickson Baysinger & Green, L.L.P., Tulsa, Oklahoma

Description: Karla Beatty, age 42, sued Dr. David L. Trent on a medical negligence theory (medical malpractice) claiming that Dr. Trent provided substandard care to her and as a direct result on her vision was permanently impaired. Plaintiff underwent eye surgery in 2003 and developed a post surgery staph infection. She claimed that Dr. Trent negligently prescribed an ineffective antibiotics and, as a direct result, the lsot part of her skull and lost enough of her vision that she is permanently disabled.

The defenses asserted by Dr. Trent are not available.

Outcome: Settled for $300,000.00.

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