Doctor Nailed for Practicing Surgery While Unfit

spine pedicle screwsJohn Murphy had back surgery performed by Dr. Misko, a neurosurgeon. Misko inserted four pedicle screws into his vertebrae. Two of them were grossly misplaced, causing nerve damage with severe and permanent pain.

The doctor’s own staff members then accused him of practicing surgery while suffering from obvious mental deterioration. We settled the case on the day before trial for a confidential amount.