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Date: 01-14-2011

Case Style: Laquita Hopkins v. Christopher Jordan, M.D.

Case Number: CJ-2009-227

Judge: Daniel L. Owens

Court: District Court, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma

Plaintiff's Attorney: Derek K. Burch, Burch & George, P.C., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Defendant's Attorney: Melissa A. Couch, Edmond, Oklahoma and John Wiggins and Randall L. Sewell, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Description: Laquita Hopkins sued Christopher Jordan, M.D. on a medical negligence (medical malpractice) theory. She claimed that on or about January 10, 2007, she underwent surgery on her right hand at the Midwest City Regional Medical Center after suffering a fall and injury to her right hand. She was referred to Defendant to receive post-operative care and treatment. She claimed that the care that she received fell below the standard of care and as a direct result, she sustained a permanent, painful, progressive and disfiguring injury.

Defendant denied wrongdoing.

Outcome: Defendant's verdict.

Plaintiff's Experts:

Defendant's Experts: Stephen Conner, M.D., Edmond, Oklahoma, orthopedic surgeon and Thomas Lehman, M.D., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, orthopedic surgeon


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