Type of Case: Medical malpractice
Court: Newport News Circuit Court
Attorney: John M. Flora, Norfolk
Plaintiff alleged that a primary care physician and a neurologist were negligent in failing to diagnose maxillary sinus cancer before the condition required radical surgery that required the removal of his left palate, cheek and eye. The verdict was reduced to $1.5 million, the cap on medical malpractice verdicts at the time.