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Benjamin Patterson and Jenny Juehring successfully defend local hospital

Ben Patterson and Jenny Juehring successfully defended an OB/GYN physician and local hospital in a medical malpractice lawsuit in which the plaintiff alleged the physician was negligent in leaving behind a retained object during a surgical procedure, causing injuries.  The plaintiff sought $1.6 million in damages at trial.  The 9-day trial ended with the Scott County jury returning a unanimous verdict finding the physician and hospital were not negligent.

Benjamin J. Patterson joined Lane & Waterman in 2006 and practices in the Litigation & Appeals group, focusing primarily on medical malpractice, professional malpractice, commercial litigation, construction law, product liability and mass torts.  He represents clients in both Iowa and Illinois state and federal courts.

Jenny Juehring joined Lane & Waterman in August 2020. Her practice focuses primarily on litigation with focus areas of commercial litigation and employment litigation.  Jenny also assists partners and clients with corporate matters and general employment matters.