Austintown woman awarded $75,000 in malpractice suit against Poland doctor

On Behalf of | Sep 16, 2021 | Cases & Verdicts

Damages in the jury’s award included $35,000 in non-economic damages, $35,000 in future damages, and $5,000 in economic damages.

All of us at P&N are passionate about fighting for equal justice. When patients trust their physicians to make safe choices for them, we believe physicians should honor the trust that has been placed in them. And when they don’t, they should be held accountable, no matter the size of the potential verdict. I am so happy to report justice was done in this case, and I am beyond proud of our wonderfully strong and brave client for persevering for so long to make her voice heard and stick up for what is right.


Akron attorney Courtney Sutton tells 21 News that the jury returned a unanimous verdict in the case against Dr. Joseph Yurich of Poland.

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