“Obstetrics Malpractice: Can Infant Lifetime Care Trust Help?”

A decision by the Baltimore jury last year to award an extraordinary $229.6 million to the family of a baby who suffered brain injury during birth at Johns Hopkins Bayview has rattled Maryland’s health care providers.   There is a lingering fear that the judgment not only sets a dangerous precedent in similar cases but… Continue reading “Obstetrics Malpractice: Can Infant Lifetime Care Trust Help?”

Attorneys Go the Extra Mile…Literally

If ever there was an example of walking the extra mile, this would be it. Middletown-based counsels Meghan Woods and Amado Vargas travelled to Lima, Peru covering a distance of 3,700 miles to meet and protect the interest of their client, shooting victim and quadriplegic Peru native Hernando Pezo who was shot in the neck… Continue reading Attorneys Go the Extra Mile…Literally

“What Medical Evidence? Prove Your Case”

The Suffolk Superior Court judge, while presiding over a medical malpractice case against Boston Children’s Hospital made it clear to the plaintiff’s lawyers that relying on general evidence and saying that “it’s in the medical records, figure it out” was insufficient and made their case thin, devoid of evidence, and short on relevant experts. They… Continue reading “What Medical Evidence? Prove Your Case”

“Expert Witness Now Mandatory in Medical Liability Cases”

“….Supreme Court of Kentucky has ruled that in malpractice cases involving complex medical conditions, such as strokes, the jury must rely on the testimony of expert witnesses, rather than relying on common knowledge to adjudicate their decisions….American Medical Association, Top court: In medical liability cases, expert testimony is a must, Tanya Albert Henry, 2019.“  … Continue reading “Expert Witness Now Mandatory in Medical Liability Cases”