James Franklin Sergent and Donna K. Sergent vs. Panos Ignatiadis, M.D., and St. Mary's Medical Center Inc.
PA-Richard E. Holtzapfel; J-Spaulding
* James Sergent accuses Ignatiadis of medical negligence after he performed a total laminectomy with foraminotomy on Jan. 28, 2010. He says after the surgery, he experienced severe pain, especially in his lower extremities and feet. Seven days later, Ignatiadis performed surgery to discover a pedicle screw inserted in the first surgery had cracked the bone and penetrated into the nerve. He could not return to work and was determined to be totally disabled. He seeks compensatory damages for his impairment to his ability to twalk, lost wages, emotional distress, medical bills and expenses, pain, suffering, mental anguish, grief and other damages. His wife seeks damages for loss of consortium.
Case number: 12-C-78