No Physician-Patient Relationship No Malpractice Claim

Jeffrey Fettig, while under the influence of alcohol and prescription drugs, hit a vehicle driven by Thomas Stanley, leading to his death. Janet Stanley, Thomas’s wife, filed a lawsuit against Dr. Floyd Garrett who was a psychiatrist and was treating Jeffrey Fettig for alcoholism….law.com, Janet Lee Graham Stanley et al. v. Floyd P. Garrett et… Continue reading No Physician-Patient Relationship No Malpractice Claim

Woman Sues Doctor For Ignoring Black Box Warning on Prescribed Drug

A 21-year-old woman presented to Dr P, a psychiatrist, for alcohol dependence. Dr P took a history of depression and mood swings for 5 years, anxiety for 3 years, and paranoia for 2 years. The patient got the prescription filled, took the half-tablets over the next week, and then began taking a full tablet before… Continue reading Woman Sues Doctor For Ignoring Black Box Warning on Prescribed Drug

Texas Woman Gets Another Shot At Trial Against Doctor Who Drilled Misplaced Screws Into Her Nerves

In 2016, appellee Lesa Swanson had pain in her lower back and legs and consulted Dr. Anil Kumar Kesani. After there was no improvement in the next 6 months from non-surgical treatment and physiotherapy, Dr. Kesani suggested that she consider surgery. Swanson agreed to undergo a combination of two spinal-fusion surgeries..….law, Mitchell v. Swanson, 2020… Continue reading Texas Woman Gets Another Shot At Trial Against Doctor Who Drilled Misplaced Screws Into Her Nerves

Med Mal Suit Axed Over Double Recovery Revived

The  highest court in Virginia reversed  Tazewell County judge’s dismissal of a suit accusing Drs. Waheed Bhatti, Qasim Rao and Ariel Rodriguez Pimentel of failing to recognize patient Oneida Green’s bowel injury after she was hospitalized for abdominal pain and discharging her without ordering further treatment.….law360, Va. Justices Revive Med Mal Suit Axed For ‘Double… Continue reading Med Mal Suit Axed Over Double Recovery Revived

Unauthorized Penis Surgery Leads To A Multimillion Dollar Award

In 2014, Keith Burchell went to Loma Linda University Medical Center, in Loma Linda, California, to have a small scrotal mass removed for testing. During the procedure, however, Burchell’s surgeon, of Faculty Physicians and Surgeons of the Loma Linda University School of Medicine (FPS), discovered that the mass was more extensive than his presurgical exams… Continue reading Unauthorized Penis Surgery Leads To A Multimillion Dollar Award