Missouri Lawyers Weekly has identified a matter defended by Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice Member John Mahon as a 2018 Missouri Top Defense Verdict. With claimed damages of over $1.3 million dollars, J.B. v. Missouri Baptist Hospital Sullivan et al., filed in the Eastern District of Missouri, was a medical malpractice case involving a teenager who suffered a severe bacterial infection after a piece of a broken stick became lodged in his leg. After a five-day trial, an eight-person jury returned a verdict in favor of all defendants. Read more about the case here.
Mahon was previously recognized by Missouri Lawyers Weekly for a Top Defense Verdict/Settlement in 2007, as well as a Top Plaintiff Verdict/Settlement in 2009.