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Case Number: CJ-2012-411
Judge: Jefferson D. Sellers
Court: In the District Court in and for Tulsa County, Oklahoma
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Defendant's Attorney: Charles Hughes Moody and Christina Wolfram
Description: Tulsa, OK - Carol Muller and Robert P. Muller sued Southcrest, LLC on medical malpractice theories claiming to have been injured and/or damaged as a direct result of Carol Muller suffering a brain injury post surgery on September 3, 2008.
Plaintiffs claimed that Southcrest's nurses did not follow policies and procedures and the Oklahoma Nursing Act when they transferred Ms. Muller to the med/surg floor without a proper assessment and, as a direct, result she suffered brain
Southcrest denied wrongdoing.
Outcome: THE JURORS ARE CALLED AND SWORN AS TO QUALIFICATIONS. THE JURY IS IMPANELED AND EXAMINED FOR CAUSE. ONE JUROR IS EXCUSED FOR CAUSE. THREE (3) PEREMPTORY CHALLENGES ARE MADE BY THE PLAINTIFF. THREE (3) PEREMPTORY CHALLENGES ARE MADE BY THE DEFENDANT. TWELVE (12) JURORS AND ONE (1) ALTERNATE ARE ACCEPTED AND SWORN TO TRY THE CAUSE.
NO RULE OF SEQUESTRATION. OPENING STATEMENT IS MADE BY THE PLAINTIFF. OPENING STATEMENT MADE BY DEFENDANT. FOURTEEN (14) WITNESSES ARE SWORN. LYNETTE QUETONE, COURT REPORTER, PLAINTIFF PRESENTS EVIDENCE AND RESTS AFTER SIX (6) WITNESSES. PLAINTIFF WITNESSES: ERIC GLUCK, M.D. (DEPOSITION), JANET JESIOLOWSKI, RN (DEPOSITION), TODD COWEN, M.D. (DEPOSITION), EUGENE DICKENS, M.D., ROBERT MULLER PLAINTIFF, MARY MULLER PLAINTIFFS DAUGHTER. GENERAL DEMUR OVERRULED. DEMUR AS TO WRONGFUL DEATH SUSTAINED. DEFENDANT'S PRESENTS EVIDENCE AND RESTS AFTER EIGHT (8) WITNESSES. DEFENDANT WITNESSES: DASHON NGARDU (DEPOSITION), BOBBIE SMITH (DEPOSITION), SHONDA WILSON, LESLIE JANE SHOOP (DEPOSITION), JENNIFER COUVILLN, JOHN DENNIS, DR. JOSE VELA HERNANDEZ (DEPOSITION), KERSEY WINFREE.
THE JURY IS INSTRUCTED AS TO THE LAW, CLOSING ARGUMENTS ARE MADE. THE SWEARING OF THE BAILIFF IS WAIVED AND AT 1:50 PM ON JANUARY 9, 2020, THE JURY RETIRES FOR DELIBERATION IN CUSTODY OF THE BAILIFF. AT 2:25 PM ON JANUARY 9, 2020, THE JURY RETURNS INTO OPEN COURT WITH THEIR VERDICT.
WE, THE JURY, EMPANELED AND SWON IN THE ABOVE ENTITLED CAUSE, DO, UPON OUR OATHS, FIND AS FOLLOWS:
IN FAVOR OF THE DEFENDANT, SOUTHCREST HOSPITAL.
VERDICT FORM SIGNED BY FOREPERSON ONLY.