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Jim Kjar wins arbitration in multi-million dollar brain injury case

Claimant underwent gastric bypass surgery at defendant facility. He had an extensive history of hypertension and was on multiple medications to manage it. Postoperatively, the defendant physicians lowered the dosages of his antihypertensives. The patient developed a major stroke resulting in significant cognitive impairment. Claimant was represented by Marshall Silberberg, Esq., a noted plaintiff medical malpractice trial lawyer. Claimant asked for over $9 million in damages for lost earnings and future medical care. The arbitrator entered an award in favor of defendants.