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AZ witnesses its largest malpractice settlement: $31 million

A jury awarded $31 million after a baby experienced oxygen deprivation during birth. This is the largest medical malpractice award out of Arizona…, Largest malpractice settlement from AZ: $31 million after birth injury, Nov 2023

$38.6M Verdict For Death From Fatal Injury During Heart Transplant Surgery

Trevon lost two-thirds of the blood that was in his body, quickly. He left the operating room on life support, and he remained on life support for six weeks until he passed away on Christmas Day…, $38.6M Georgia Medical Malpractice Verdict For Death Of Son From Fatal Injury During Heart Transplant Surgery, Nov 2023

Dermatologist Not Qualified To Testify To Standard Of Care

On December 11, 2017, plaintiffs filed a New Jersey medical malpractice complaint against Jesse Stawicki, D.O., Robert Wood Johnson Hospital, and Anthony Ricketti, M.D. According to plaintiffs, on December 24, 2015, plaintiff Diane Colletti came to the hospital with “a painful burning rash,” and defendants “observed that [she] was suffering from Stephen-Johnson Syndrome…, New Jersey Appellate Court Affirms Dermatologist Not Qualified To Testify To Standard Of Care Of Internal Medicine Physician In Medical Malpractice Case, Nov 2023

Expert Testimony Not Required To Establish Pain And Suffering

Dr. LaSpisa, an oral surgeon, extracted several of Nicole Thompson’s teeth. She subsequently developed an infection that was not diagnosed or treated for two days. She developed painful cellulitis and was hospitalized for IV antibiotic treatment. She was discharged from the hospital after five days…, Illinois Appellate Court Rules Expert Testimony May Not Be Required To Establish Pain And Suffering In Medical Malpractice Claims, Oct 2023

$16M Jail Health Care Malpractice Verdict

In 2016, the inmate, a 44-year-old married woman with three children, was diagnosed with pneumonia but there was an unnecessary delay in transferring her to a hospital for treatment, which resulted in the woman becoming septic, which resulted in her death in the emergency room…, $16M Jail Health Care Malpractice Verdict, Oct 2023

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