Month: May 2017

$1.7 Million Judgment in 2014 Illinois Malpractice Lawsuit Upheld
24 may
$1.7 Million Judgment in 2014 Illinois Malpractice Lawsuit Upheld

In 2007, Rebecca Gapinski brought her husband, Daniel Gapinski, into OSF St. Francis Medical Center located in Peoria, Illinois for surgery. His doctors had identified a growth in his brain and they needed to evaluate the tissue for cancer. Dr. Neena Gujrati, the attending pathologist who analyzed the specimens, reported that the growth was a

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Syracuse Fertility Clinic Found Negligent for Birth Defect; Family Awarded $7.5 Million
22 may
Syracuse Fertility Clinic Found Negligent for Birth Defect; Family Awarded $7.5 Million

In 2010 Matthew and Danielle Cremisio made the biggest decision of their lives. They wanted to get pregnant, but soon realized that they would need professional assistance to do so. After some research they decided to hire CNY Fertility, a clinic located in Syracuse, NY. Before implantation the couple requested that CNY Fertility run a

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North Dakota Surgeon Found Negligent of Severing Woman’s Major Artery; Chenille Condon Awarded $3.5 Million
19 may
North Dakota Surgeon Found Negligent of Severing Woman’s Major Artery; Chenille Condon Awarded $3.5 Million

In 2012, one week after giving birth to her fourth child, Chenille Condon was called back to the St. Alexius Hospital for a biopsy on her inflamed lymph nodes by Dr. Allen Michael Booth. The lymph nodes, located in the middle of her chest and in-between her lungs, called for a mediastinoscopy. During the procedure

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Florida Doctor & Signet Found Negligent for Misdiagnosing a Woman’s Breast Cancer; Marlande Lazard Awarded $21.6 Million
17 may
Florida Doctor & Signet Found Negligent for Misdiagnosing a Woman’s Breast Cancer; Marlande Lazard Awarded $21.6 Million

After Marlande Lazard moved from Haiti to Miami 26 years ago, she began traveling back to the Caribbean island on medical missions, determined to teach women there how to check themselves for breast cancer. So, four years ago when she felt a lump on her chest, she knew that she needed to go to the

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Malpractice Lawsuit Claims Idaho Doctors Accidentally Removed Patient’s Kidney
15 may
Malpractice Lawsuit Claims Idaho Doctors Accidentally Removed Patient’s Kidney

Last year when Roland N. Smith, 83-years-old, learned that he had a cancerous tumor growing on his right kidney he was relieved to learn that it could be safely removed. By the time Smith arrived at the Idaho Falls hospital for surgery the tumor had grown to the size of a grapefruit. Despite the growth

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Judge Claims Negligence Caused Baby’s Brain Damage; Awards Family $33.8 Million
01 may
Judge Claims Negligence Caused Baby’s Brain Damage; Awards Family $33.8 Million

What was supposed to be the happiest day of Marla Dixon’s life turned into the worst because of the alleged negligence of the on-call OB/GYN, which led to the severe brain damage of her child, Earl Jr. After a two-week trial in federal court, U.S. District Judge Robert Scola found in favor of Dixon and

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Judge Finds PA Doctor Negligent for Infant’s Brain Damage; Awards Family $42 Million
01 may
Judge Finds PA Doctor Negligent for Infant’s Brain Damage; Awards Family $42 Million

Five years ago Christina Lane’s water broke and she was brought into the Keystone Women’s Health Center in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania ready to deliver her baby boy. Early tests showed that the baby was healthy and there were no expectations of complications. But during the delivery at the federally subsidized clinic the alleged negligence of Dr.

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Mob Attacks Hospital in India After Alleged Malpractice Claims Infant’s Life
01 may
Mob Attacks Hospital in India After Alleged Malpractice Claims Infant’s Life

Last week around 30 outraged Kolkata citizens violently attacked a hospital in India after the death of Kuheli Chakraborty, a four-month-old infant. The enraged mob reportedly cracked the glass doors at the entrance of the facility prompting police intervention to break up the protesters. Kuheli’s parents allege that if not for the negligence of doctors

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Paralyzed Woman Awarded Second Largest Medical Malpractice Judgement in Colorado’s History
01 may
Paralyzed Woman Awarded Second Largest Medical Malpractice Judgement in Colorado’s History

In September 2013, Robbin Smith was preparing to travel to what was supposed to be one of the happiest days of her life. It was her son’s wedding that fall. As a chronic pain sufferer, Smith visited the Surgery Center at Lone Tree LLC in Colorado for a consultation, seeking relief. The attending physician recommended

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South Florida Medical Center Found Negligent for Woman’s Fall & Broken Hip
01 may
South Florida Medical Center Found Negligent for Woman’s Fall & Broken Hip

In September 2015, Dolores Moore was brought to the West Boca Medical Center in South Florida where she was found to be suffering from hyponatremia, which is a low sodium level in the blood. Hyponatremia is very common in the United States. There are more than three million cases annually and with treatment the condition

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Ohio Family Sues Over Alleged Negligence that Led to the Death of Michael R. Gillen
01 may
Ohio Family Sues Over Alleged Negligence that Led to the Death of Michael R. Gillen

On a Friday in April 2016, Michael R. Gillen woke up with a fever, a cough, congestion, and an aching body. That night as his symptoms worsened he was brought to the Holzer Clinic, his local medical provider in Ohio. Doctors at the clinic found that he had a temperature of 102.2 and tested him

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