Former Georgia Gov. Roy Barnes and co-counsel Mark Meliski and John Bartholomew of the Barnes Law Group recently secured a $10 million medical malpractice verdict in the State Court of Fulton County against Piedmont Hospital, represented by David Ladner and Alan Payne of Bendin Sumrall & Ladner.
According to Meliski, the jury responded to:
- Plaintiff’s expert witnesses who were effective teachers.
- A defense expert who was evasive on cross-examination.
- An effective closing argument.
- Facts favorable to the plaintiffs.