CG&P has secured a defense verdict on behalf of a nurse practitioner. The plaintiff alleged that the nurse practitioner failed to diagnose the plaintiff with an acute appendicitis which resulted in rupture requiring invasive surgical treatment with residual complications. The case was tried by CG&P partner, Michele R. Levin. The verdict, returned on July 8, 2011, followed a 2-week trial. , NY Supreme Court, Nassau County, Anthony Parga, J.