Steve Chappelear confirms that a new jury verdict for a medical malpractice suit is the highest yet in Franklin County and second highest in the state in, “Jury Awards $17.8 Million”

A Franklin County jury awarded the family of a Columbus girl over $17.8 million because of a medical mistake that left her requiring round-the-clock care. Steve Chappelear, who has studied jury verdicts for the Columbus Bar Association confirmed this award is above the medical malpractice record of $12 million awarded by Franklin County in 1990.