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Carolyn S. Stevens

Carolyn S. Stevens

Partner

UT – Salt Lake City
T: 801.797.1908 | F: 801.384.0554

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Carolyn has more than 25 years of experience defending Utah health care providers against claims of medical malpractice. She regularly advises two of the region’s largest hospital networks on legal and risk management issues.

Carolyn served as Associate Editor of the Journal of Public Law and was a Law Clerk for the Honorable Judith M. Billings of the Utah Court of Appeals from 1992 to 1994.

Practices

  • Favorably defended medical malpractice claims against radiologist and orthopedic surgeon alleging failure to diagnose and treat a rotator cuff injury, resulting in lost range of motion, pain and physical deficit; the jury found no cause of action in favor of our physician clients
  • Favorably defended emergency medicine physician in medical malpractice claim alleging negligent removal of foreign body from a child’s ear and perforating the eardrum, requiring multiple repair surgeries and hearing loss; the jury found no cause of action in favor of our physician client
  • Favorably defended urogynecologist client in medical malpractice lawsuit alleging the medical professional negligently transected the ureter during bladder sling surgery, resulting in pain and suffering and requiring repair procedures; the jury found no cause of action in favor of our physician client
  • Favorable arbitration award for our orthopedic surgeon and professional clinic clients in medical malpractice claim alleging negligent knee replacement resulting in infection, requiring revision and replacement, causing residual injury and deficit; decision was in favor of our doctor and professional medical clinic, unanimously