COMMERCIAL BANK & TRUST COMPANY, ET AL. v. CHILDREN'S ANESTHESIOLOGISTS, P.C., ET AL. - Articles

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Posted by: Landry Butler on Oct 25, 2017

Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Sidney W. Gilreath, Cary L. Bauer, and Joshua M. Dennis, Knoxville, Tennessee, for the appellants, Commercial Bank & Trust Company, Legal Guardian of the Estate of Albert P. Mjekiqi, a Disabled Minor; Omer Mjekiqi and Gabriela Mjekiqi, Individually and as Legal Guardians of the Person of Albert P. Mjekiqi; and Volunteer State Health Plan, Inc.

Attorneys 2:

James H. London, Jennifer Pearson Taylor, and J. Spencer Fair, Knoxville, Tennessee, for the appellee, Children’s Anesthesiologists, P.C.

Edward G. White, Wayne A. Kline, and Lyndsey L. Lee, Knoxville, Tennessee, for the appellee, Neurosurgical Associates, P.C.

Judge(s): SWINEY

Commercial Bank & Trust Company, Legal Guardian of the Estate of Albert P. Mjekiqi, a Disabled Minor; Omer Mjekiqi and Gabriela Mjekiqi, Individually and as Legal Guardians of the Person of Albert P. Mjekiqi; and Volunteer State Health Plan, Inc. (collectively “Plaintiffs”) sued Children’s Anesthesiologists, P.C.; Heather D. Phillips, D.O.; Kari L. Clinton; Neurosurgical Associates, P.C.; Lewis W. Harris, M.D.; and East Tennessee Children’s Hospital Association, Inc. d/b/a East Tennessee Children’s Hospital alleging health care liability in connection with surgery performed on Albert P. Mjekiqi (“Albert”) in May of 2011. After a trial, the Circuit Court for Knox County (“the Trial Court”) entered judgment on the jury’s verdict finding no liability on the part of the defendants. Plaintiffs appeal to this Court raising issues with regard to admission of evidence and jury instructions. We discern no error, and we affirm.