$1.95M Settlement for Estate of Man Who Died From Prescription Drug Overdose

A doctor’s records, a medical expert who deciphered those records, and past disciplinary action against that doctor all played a role in leading to a $1.95 million settlement for the family of a 29-year-old man who died of a prescription drug overdose……law.com, How Plaintiffs Counsel Secured $1.95M Settlement for Estate of Man Who Died From Prescription Drug Overdose, Robert Storace, 2021

Prior Arbitration Clause Not Binding To Pursue Med Mal Case

No,” wrote Presiding Judge Stephen Dillard in upholding a DeKalb County judge who reached the same conclusion, allowing a medical malpractice action against Emory Healthcare and several doctors to proceed…..law.com, Prior Arbitration Clause Can’t Bind Emory Patient in New Med-Mal Case, Greg Land, 2021

Baby’s Death Due to Placental Injury, Not Medical Negligence

Jimenez, on behalf of her son, sued the owner of the hospital, Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Corp. Jimenez alleged that the defendants failed in their standard of care toward Giovannie. She further alleged that their failure constituted medical malpractice….law.com, Baby’s Death Due to Placental Injury, Not Negligence, 2021

Rare Dual Med Mal and Products Liability Case Gets A Mixed Ruling

The Connecticut Appellate Court has issued a mixed ruling, affirming a $1 million jury verdict for a woman who suffered burns to her left foot and several toes after a heat lamp came in contact with her during an acupuncture treatment. But the court let stand the liability on the products liability side against Health Body World Supply Inc., maker of The Miracle Lamp, which is a heat lamp…law.com, Connecticut Appellate Court Issues Mixed Ruling in Rare Dual MedMal, Products Liability Case, Robert Storace, 2021