Month: August 2017

Two PA Doctors and Medical Center Settle Malpractice Lawsuit for $3.5 Million
28 aug
Two PA Doctors and Medical Center Settle Malpractice Lawsuit for $3.5 Million

On February 6, 2012, Kristine Coleman felt a sharp pain shoot down her left arm. The sensation lingered and Coleman, then 41, was rushed to the Geisinger Community Medical Center. Coleman told the attending physicians that she was experiencing pain from her left shoulder all the way to her left hand. The medical center staff

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North Carolina Family Files Lawsuit Against Cape Fear Valley Health System
25 aug
North Carolina Family Files Lawsuit Against Cape Fear Valley Health System

North Carolina Family Files Lawsuit Against Cape Fear Valley Health System Less than a year ago, David Edward Bryant, Sr., who was then 67, lost his balance and fell. Bryant, who was awarded the Purple Heart for his service in Vietnam, suffered bruising, but at the time of the fall avoided any major injuries. He

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Jury Finds Colorado Doctor Negligent for Child’s Brain Damage;  Family Awarded $4 Million
23 aug
Jury Finds Colorado Doctor Negligent for Child’s Brain Damage; Family Awarded $4 Million

Jury Finds Colorado Doctor Negligent for Child’s Brain Damage; Family Awarded $4 Million In the fall of 2005, Pamela Rudnicki rushed to the Memorial Hospital, located in Colorado Springs, CO. Rudnicki was nearly nine months pregnant at the time and was approaching her due date when her doctor, Peter Bianco, made the decision to induce

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Washington State Jury Finds Neurosurgeon Negligent
21 aug
Washington State Jury Finds Neurosurgeon Negligent

Washington State Jury Finds Neurosurgeon Negligent; Awards Patient $1.2 Million Emily Daley, now 42-years-old, developed scoliosis when she was a teenager. In the United States over 3 million cases of scoliosis, which is a sideways curvature of the spine, are diagnosed each year. The majority of individuals who have scoliosis learn to deal with the

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Jury Finds Two Florida Doctors Negligent for Stroke;  McCallum Awarded $7.92 Million
16 aug
Jury Finds Two Florida Doctors Negligent for Stroke; McCallum Awarded $7.92 Million

Jury Finds Two Florida Doctors Negligent for Stroke; McCallum Awarded $7.92 Million In May 2013, Graciela McCallum’s doctors decided to take her off a blood thinner called Coumadin. She had been taking the preventative drug for nearly 15 years to prevent blood clots from forming that could cause her to suffer from a stroke. McCallum,

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Pennsylvania Surgeon Found Negligent for the Death of Thomas A. Natale; A Mercer County Jury Awards Family $5.1 Million
16 aug
Pennsylvania Surgeon Found Negligent for the Death of Thomas A. Natale; A Mercer County Jury Awards Family $5.1 Million

Pennsylvania Surgeon Found Negligent for the Death of Thomas A. Natale; A Mercer County Jury Awards Family $5.1 Million Nearly a decade ago, Thomas A. Natale Jr. was standing on the back of a truck at work when he lost his balance and began to fall. Natale tried to brace himself before he hit the

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2013 Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Settled;  Chicago Heights Hospital Pays Family $15 Million
14 aug
2013 Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Settled; Chicago Heights Hospital Pays Family $15 Million

2013 Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Settled; Chicago Heights Six years ago, Nyelle Brown was born in a Chicago Heights hospital. Her delivery was at first a routine one, but after being administered Pitocin—a drug that induces labor and contractions—both child and mother began to experience significant distress. Instead of opting for a cesarean section, the staff,

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Family Files Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Against California Chiropractor
11 aug
Family Files Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Against California Chiropractor

It appeared to be just another day in the life of supermodel Katie May. Another photo shoot and another paycheck. But on January 29, 2016, the shoot ended abruptly when May pinched a nerve during the session. She quickly decided to see chiropractor Eric Marc Swartz for a consultation. Swartz allegedly evaluated her and gave

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Teenage Shooting Victim’s Family Files Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Against Florida Hospital for Negligence in His Death
09 aug
Teenage Shooting Victim’s Family Files Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Against Florida Hospital for Negligence in His Death

Teenage Shooting Victim’s Family Files Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Against Florida Hospital for Negligence in His Death Brian Brown was getting ready to start his freshman year at Merced College in California, where he had received a full scholarship to play football. Before moving from Florida , Brown needed to make some extra cash for living

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Jury Finds Pennsylvania Doctor and Hospital Negligent in 2012 Delivery;  Family Awarded $14.5 Million
07 aug
Jury Finds Pennsylvania Doctor and Hospital Negligent in 2012 Delivery; Family Awarded $14.5 Million

Jury Finds Pennsylvania Doctor and Hospital Negligent in 2012 Delivery; Family Awarded $14.5 Million Five years ago, Nicole Welker went into labor with her first child. She was rushed to the Penn Highlands Clearfield Hospital, located in western Pennsylvania, nervous, but excited to meet her son for the first time. During the delivery the attending

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