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Can A Community Health Center Be Sued For Medical Malpractice?

Her family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the clinic, but as part of a community-run program, the defendant is actually the government. That means that the claim is filed under the Federal Tort Claims Act…, Can I Sue A Community Health Center For Medical Malpractice? Feb 2023

$20 Million Verdict For Missed Blood Clot Leading To Amputation

The 43-year-old former construction worker, who had a long history of back pain that radiated down his leg, went to the emergency department at Lowell General Hospital on March 7, 2015 because the discomfort he was experiencing in his left foot felt different this time…, $20 Million Massachusetts Medical Malpractice Verdict For Missed Blood Clot Leading To Amputation, March 2023

A $40 Million Birth Injury Verdict

The Illinois medical malpractice lawsuit alleged that the plaintiff’s mother was 40 weeks pregnant when she arrived at the defendant hospital in May 2003 with complaints of abdominal pain, cramping, and bleeding, all of which can be signs of a placental abruption, which is a medical emergency…, $40 Million Birth Injury Medical Malpractice Verdict, March 2023

$13.5M Verdict After Patient’s Serious Brain Injury

An Ada County resident peered into the family bathroom and discovered that her husband, Carl B. Stiefel, lay on the floor confused and vomiting and complaining of a severe headache…, ED Doc and Group Owe $13.5M After Patient’s Serious Brain Injury, Wayne J. Guglielmo, MA, March 2023

Western PA. Jury Awards Couple $16M Verdict

The verdict included $10 million for wrongful death, $5 million for pain and suffering, and over $1 million for loss of income. The jury found obstetrician Patricia Vigder to be 70% negligent, Paula Youngdahl 25% negligent and Heritage Valley Health System Inc. 5% negligent…, Western Pa. Jury Awards Couple $16M Verdict in Med Mal Case, sAleeza Furman, Mar 2023

Idaho Supreme Court Vacates Med Mal Defense Verdict

In 2018, John Beebe was diagnosed with melanoma cancer in his foot.
After his diagnosis, oncology specialists at North Idaho Day Surgery,
LLC (“NWSH”) recommended a forefoot amputation to remove the melanoma and a sentinel
lymph node biopsy (“SLNB”) to assist the oncologist with staging the cancer. John scheduled both
procedures, which were completed without complications…, March 2023

Doc Never Met Patient Who Died, but Negligence Suit Moves Forward

On July 26, 2017, Blagden arrived at the Graham Hospital emergency department (ED), in Canton, Illinois, complaining of neck pain and an insect bite that had resulted in a swollen elbow. His ED doctor, Matthew McMillin, MD, who worked for Coleman Medical Associates, ordered tests and prescribed an anti-inflammatory pain medication and a muscle relaxant…, Doc Never Met Patient Who Died From Insect Bite, but Negligence Suit Moves Forward, Wayne J. Guglielmo, MA, Feb 2023

$4.3 Million Verdict in Medical Malpractice Suit in Man’s Death

The jury returned the medical malpractice verdict against Athens Heart Center and Dr. Subodh Agrawal after a weeklong trial presided over by Judge Charles Auslander in Athens…, Athens jury returns $4.3 million verdict in medical malpractice suit in man’s death, Wayne Ford, Athens Banner-Herald, Feb 2023

Connecticut Supreme Court Adjusts Prior Decision on Med Mal Claims

The plaintiff, Shane J. Carpenter, filed the lawsuit against dentist Bradley J. Daar and Shoreline Modern Dental after the defendant allegedly failed to diagnose and treat an infection in the plaintiff’s tooth during a root canal…, New Case Law: Connecticut Supreme Court Adjusts Prior Decision on Med Mal Claims, Emily Cousins, February, 2023

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