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Some Nurses Not Covered By New Jersey Medical-Malpractice Reform

Guy Gilligan sued Susan Junod, an LPN, and her employer Virtua Surgical Group after his wife died a week after undergoing colon surgery. Gilligan claimed he called Junod repeatedly for advice because his wife was in pain and couldn’t eat, but the nurse told him she had post-operative gas and should take her medications, try to eat and walk around…legalnewsline.com, Some nurses not covered by New Jersey medical-malpractice reform, Daniel Fisher, Nov 2022

​Is It Medical Malpractice or Ordinary Negligence?

In general, claims that are related to the promotion of a patient’s health or a healthcare provider’s professional expertise, skill, or judgment are considered claims of medical malpractice, while claims that are unrelated to these issues are considered claims of ordinary negligence…barrettlaw.com, ​Is it medical malpractice or ordinary negligence?

$77 Million Verdict in Georgia Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Nick was admitted to Metro Atlanta Recovery Residences (MARR). Nick’s doctor had prescribed lithium and Seroquel and Nick was “medically stable” when he was admitted to the facility….enjuris.com, $77 Million Verdict in Georgia Wrongful Death Lawsuit, Sep 2022

COVID Lawsuits Have Arrived: Which Doctors Are At Risk?

Physicians working in acute care settings such as emergency departments and urgent care centers are the primary targets in COVID-related lawsuits involving doctors, say legal analysts. However, other specialties are also being affected. Physicians being sued include some who practiced telemedicine during the pandemic…medscape.com, COVID lawsuits have arrived: Which doctors are at risk? Alicia Gallegos, Oct 2022

Jury Awards $3M Verdict For A Missed Liver Cancer Diagnosis

Lonnie Kersey was a 67-year-old amputee with a history of blood transfusions and abnormal liver function at the time of his death in 2018…..law.com, Jury Awards $3M Med Mal Verdict to Widow of Phila. Man Who Died From Cancer, P.J. D’Annunzio, 2021

Where Are All The Medical Malpractice Claims?

A variety of factors create a cloud of uncertainty around when, if ever, we will see the claims we expected from care provided just before the pandemic, much less claims deriving from care during the pandemic of both COVID-19 and non–COVID-19 patients….medscape.com, Malpractice Claims During COVID-19: More Questions Than Answers, Robert E. White Jr, 2021

Attorney Cites the Pandemic’s Unpredictability to Help Win a Med Mal Defense Verdict

Even with the best conditions and treatment, circumstances—especially those involving medical care and the human body—can sometimes take a turn for the worst. That was the message an attorney for Einstein Medical Center was trying toget across to a Pennsylvania jury as he defended the hospital system against claims that one of its patients received improper post-operative care following a risky procedure to address the patient’s pancreatic cancer…..law.com, ‘We Can’t Control Everything’: This Attorney Used the Pandemic’s Unpredictability to Help Win a MedMal Defense Verdict, Max Mitchell, 2021.

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