On Friday afternoon a Hinds County medical malpractice trial took one of the weirdest turns imaginable. First, the the non-weird part.

Dr. Paul Bracey treated Patrina Reynolds at the St. D emergency room in 2007.   Dr. Bracey ordered an antibiotic and sent Ms. Reynolds home. Ms. Reynolds ended up getting very sick and going blind.

On October 12, 2011 the Circuit Court of Rankin County, Judge John Emfinger, rendered a verdict and judgment of $333,319.08 against the Mississippi Department of Health. The actual trial was on May 10, 2011.

The case was filed by Mike French on behalf of the wrongful death beneficiaries of Sandra Kay French. Sandra French was