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Seely v. Nilas Young, M.D.

Sacramento County Superior Court – 22 Trial days, October-December 2006. Plaintiff alleged improvident recommendation of triple vessel coronary arterial bypass grafting procedure, negligent conduct of the surgery itself, and various improprieties in pos-operative care, leading to sternal osteomyelitis and permanent disability from occupation as long haul trucker. Claimed damages of pain and suffering, past and future wage loss, and future life care services.  Plaintiff requested $2MM. Last offer zero. Defense verdict, two hours of deliberation.