Month: June 2017

Florida Doctor Found Negligent; Deceased Woman’s Family Awarded $949,000
28 jun
Florida Doctor Found Negligent; Deceased Woman’s Family Awarded $949,000

Florida Doctor Found Negligent; Deceased Woman’s Family Awarded $949,000 Jeanne Marks decided to undergo reconstructive surgery on her foot in May 2014. She elected to have the surgery on her forefoot performed at the Delray Medical Center, located in South Florida. Before the operation Brian Coleman, Marks’ doctor, instructed an internal medicine specialist to conduct

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Surgeon Found Negligent for Performing Unneeded Operation; Jury Awards Pennsylvania Woman $625,000
26 jun
Surgeon Found Negligent for Performing Unneeded Operation; Jury Awards Pennsylvania Woman $625,000

Surgeon Found Negligent for Performing Unneeded Operation; Jury Awards Pennsylvania Woman $625,000 In April 2013, Natisha Almeida went to the Doylestown Women’s Health Center, located in Doylestown Pennsylvania, because she was feeling pressure in her pelvis. Based on an ultrasound by radiologist, Dr. Paul Adelizzi, it was determined that Almeida had a mass in her

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Lawsuit Accuses Vermont Hospital of Medical Malpractice
23 jun
Lawsuit Accuses Vermont Hospital of Medical Malpractice

Lawsuit Accuses Vermont Hospital of Medical Malpractice On March 24, 2014, Cynthia Hawthorne experienced an intense pain in her lower abdomen. The agony became so unbearable that she went to the emergency room at the Brattleboro Memorial Hospital to seek treatment. Doctors at the Vermont hospital believed that she was suffering from diverticulitis, which is

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Suspended Washington State Naturopath Physician Allegedly Continues Practice
22 jun
Suspended Washington State Naturopath Physician Allegedly Continues Practice

Suspended Washington State Naturopath Physician Allegedly Continues Practice In October 2012, Brian Hirsh contacted Lucinda Messer, while searching to find an alternative treatment option for his colon cancer. Messer admitted Hirsh in to the Goddess Sanctuary, her former naturopathy retreat that was located in Kirkland, WA. But Hirsh’s estate claims that he entered on false

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NC Court of Appeals Reinstates Negligence Lawsuit Against Duke Surgeon & Hospital
12 jun
NC Court of Appeals Reinstates Negligence Lawsuit Against Duke Surgeon & Hospital

NC Court of Appeals Reinstates Negligence Lawsuit Against Duke Surgeon & Hospital In 2012 Marjorie C. Locklear, then 75 years old, suffered a heart attack. After consulting with Dr. Matthew S. Cummings at the Southeastern Medical Center of Lumberton, she opted for cardiovascular surgery. According to a lawsuit filed on behalf of Locklear, Cummings and

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Family Files Malpractice Lawsuit Against Texas Hospital over Alleged Cover Up
09 jun
Family Files Malpractice Lawsuit Against Texas Hospital over Alleged Cover Up

Family Files Malpractice Lawsuit Against Texas Hospital over Alleged Cover Up Early in 2015 Cris Chapa brought her mother, Manuela Chapa, to the Kindred Hospital located in Sugar Land, Texas. Manuela, then 87, was suffering from pneumonia and her condition was worsening. So the Chapa family was not shocked when they were called in to

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Jury Finds Deceased Orthopedic Surgeon Negligent; Awards Indiana Family $744,000
07 jun
Jury Finds Deceased Orthopedic Surgeon Negligent; Awards Indiana Family $744,000

When Dean and Tracy Dixon attended their son’s wrestling match in January 2012 they were forced to watch as his shoulder was driven into the unforgiving mat. He came up in excruciating pain and could not continue his match. Six days later, the pain had still not subsided, so the Dixons brought their son, then

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Veteran Settles Malpractice Lawsuit Against VA for $750,000
05 jun
Veteran Settles Malpractice Lawsuit Against VA for $750,000

Two years ago, Michael Holmes was told by his doctors at the Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond Virginia that his left carotid artery was blocked and needed to be cleared out. A few months later he underwent the routine vascular surgery, which typically takes around one-hour to complete. But something went terribly

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Professional Athlete Forced into Retirement Because of a Concussion Claims Lawyers Sabotaged Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
02 jun
Professional Athlete Forced into Retirement Because of a Concussion Claims Lawyers Sabotaged Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

Bryan Namoff played for D.C. United, a Major League Soccer club, for nine years. He was a fan favorite and one of the best defenders in the league. But in a September 2009 match against Kansas City, his life changed forever on a routine header. When he went up to head the ball a player

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Children’s Hospital Colorado Found Negligent; Pressey Family Awarded $11.9 Million
02 jun
Children’s Hospital Colorado Found Negligent; Pressey Family Awarded $11.9 Million

Naomi Pressey was born on February 6, 2008 at which time her doctors found a structural problem with her heart that required surgery. She was transferred to Children’s Hospital Colorado for the operation that was scheduled for February 10th. But the routine procedure quickly turned into a tragedy because of the alleged negligence of the

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Two Families File Malpractice Lawsuits Against Washington State Midwife
02 jun
Two Families File Malpractice Lawsuits Against Washington State Midwife

Last month, two separate Washington State families filed malpractice lawsuits against Laura Hamilton, who each had hired as their midwife. According to the lawsuit filed by Kylie Frost and Zachariah Sprague, the alleged negligence of Hamilton led to the death of their child. The second family, Scott and Seng Hamilton, who are distant cousins of

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