Just Verdicts Podcast with Brendan Lupetin
Episode 20
May 9, 2024

Failure to Diagnose Leads to $19.7 Million Verdict in Pennsylvania with Tom Bosworth

Episode Summary

Fighting for what is right can be difficult. But that fight is worth it when justice is done.

In this episode of Just Verdicts, host Brendan Lupetin is joined by Philadelphia injury attorney Tom Bosworth to discuss the case of Diane Melendez, whose undiagnosed condition caused her to experience extreme pain and lose her job. Tom recalls impeaching Ms. Melendez’s primary care physician, attacking the credibility of defense witnesses, and showing the jury how the defendants’ bad behavior had far-reaching ramifications on Ms. Melendez’s health.

Tune in to hear how Tom’s fight for justice led to a $19.7 million verdict from a Philadelphia jury.

Episode Preview

  • Why Tom Bosworth became a plaintiff’s attorney
  • Advice for people who want to become trial attorneys
  • Background facts of the Melendez case
  • Direct examination of the defendant healthcare provider
  • Attacking credibility in direct and cross examination
  • Establishing the order in which evidence is presented
  • How to determine whether to take a medical malpractice case


Brendan Lupetin

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Tom Bosworth

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