P.O. BOX 447
CONCORD, NH 03301
Plaintiff’s Attorney: Kenneth C. Brown, Esq. and Jared R.Green, Esq.
Case Title: Anonymous v. Anonymous
County: Anonymous Date of Injury: July 11, 2005
Liability Facts: This case is a medical-malpractice claim arising from the negligent psychiatric treatment of the plaintiff. As a result of the defendant’s negligence, the plaintiff attempted suicide by overdosing on prescription medications that the defendant dispensed to her.
Plaintiff: Sex:F Age at time of injury:51
Plaintiff’s Theory of Liability: The defendant failed to diagnose the plaintiff’s personality disorder, failed to develop a clear treatment goal, failed to obtain a consult from another practitioner or to refer her to someone else when he recognized that his treatment was not helping, failed to perform comprehensive suicide risk assessments, and provided her an enormous amount of prescription medication, including a box containing ten sample packs of Effexor which she subsequently used to attempt suicide.
Defendant’s Theory of Defense: General denial of liability.
Injuries: (Diagnosis/Prognosis/Permanency): The plaintiff attempted suicide by overdosing on prescription medications resulting in severe physical pain and emotional distress and loss of enjoyment of life. She has suffered permanent psychiatric harm that will require ongoing care.
VERDICT/SETTLEMENT: The case settled for a confidential amount after suit but before trial.
Kenneth C. Brown, Esq.
Jared R. Green, Esq.
ABRAMSON, BROWN & DUGAN
1819 Elm Street
Manchester, NH 03104
Counsel for the Plaintiff