Austin v. Regents (UCDMC) and Feld

Sacramento Superior Court – 23 days, September 1995. Plaintiff alleged negligent treatment, and negligent advice by Regents and their employee resident Feld following a mild myocardial infarction that he suffered in 1995 led him to improvidently suffer a major myocardial infarction shortly after his discharge from UCDMC. Plaintiff suffered a severe disability as a result of this second myocardial infarction, and alleged severe brain damage due to an alleged anoxia that he suffered during the course of that second MI itself. Claimed damages of future loss of wages, need for future care, etc. Plaintiff requested 1MM from the jury. No offer. Defense verdict. No appeal.