St. Elizabeth Medical Center / Dr. James C. Burt

Represented SEMC in nearly 50 lawsuits alleging injuries from Dr. Burt’s infamous “Love Surgery.” Plaintiffs alleged that SEMC was negligent in its credentialing of Dr. Burt and that it should not have allowed him to do the surgery. Defense verdict for SEMC obtained in the only case tried. Several summary judgments obtained in favor of SEMC. Three of these cases ultimately reached the Ohio Supreme Court.