An orthopedic surgeon who was suspended by a professional organization after the law firm that hired him as an expert witness used what he claimed was an unfinished expert report during a settlement conference has won a $392,000 verdict against the firm and the organization, a lawyer for the doctor has said.

On April 27, following a 12-day trial and about four hours of deliberations, an eight-member jury unanimously handed down the verdict in favor of plaintiff Dr. Steven Graboff in the courtroom of U.S. District Judge Joel H. Slomsky of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

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