Month: October 2017

New Jersey Jury Awards Family $6 Million After Hearing 2014 Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
31 oct
New Jersey Jury Awards Family $6 Million After Hearing 2014 Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

Toniquea Rivers was just seven months into her pregnancy when she was rushed to the Saint Francis Medical Center in Trenton, NJ. Rivers’ doctors found that her baby was in distress and scheduled an emergency caesarean section for that day. Her baby boy, Zion Rivers, was successfully delivered on January 27, 2012 by C-section. Soon

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The Law of Medical Malpractice in Montana: A Survey of Basic Considerations
29 oct
The Law of Medical Malpractice in Montana: A Survey of Basic Considerations

The Law of Medical Malpractice in Montana:  A Survey of Basic Considerations Montana medical malpractice law is among the most complex legal practice areas.  The statutes, case law, and regulations governing medical malpractice law in Montana are highly technical.  For instance, there are very strict and complicated filing deadlines that must be followed, or the injured

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Massachusetts Jury Finds Doctor Breached Standard of Care Leading to Woman’s Death; Family Awarded $4,000,000
27 oct
Massachusetts Jury Finds Doctor Breached Standard of Care Leading to Woman’s Death; Family Awarded $4,000,000

At the end of 2007, Marie Gabriel-Gelin found out that she was pregnant with her fourth child. Gabriel-Gelin, 36 at the time, and her doctors at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, MA decided that a cesarean section was the best option for a safe delivery. However, during her pregnancy she became anemic, making a cesarean

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Michigan Jury Finds Detroit Medical Center Negligent; Awards Family $40 Million
25 oct
Michigan Jury Finds Detroit Medical Center Negligent; Awards Family $40 Million

On October 17, 2013, Terrea Holly found herself lightheaded. Her heart was racing and she was unable to catch her breath. As she rushed to the emergency room, run by the Detroit Medical Center (DMC), she tried to take deep breaths and to not panic. To her initial relief, after being seen by a DMC

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Delaware Jury Finds Obstetrician Negligent & Awards Family $3 Million
25 oct
Delaware Jury Finds Obstetrician Negligent & Awards Family $3 Million

On April 9, 2008 Monica Broughton consented to her doctor’s recommendation that they induce labor. Broughton had just learned that she had developed diabetes during her pregnancy.  She had also recently been told that her unborn son’s shoulder was stuck behind her pelvis. She never considered an alternative, especially because, according to the lawsuit, Wong

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Providence Jury Awards $40 Million to Man Who Lost His Leg
23 oct
Providence Jury Awards $40 Million to Man Who Lost His Leg

Peter Sfameni’s health was declining quickly. His lower back was in constant agony, his weight was rapidly declining, and he was always tired. Finally, at the end of 2010, he became so concerned with his condition that he went to the emergency room at the Rhode Island Hospital. Doctors initially believed that Sfameni might be

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22 oct
The Law of Medical Malpractice in Maine: A Survey of Basic Considerations

The Law of Medical Malpractice in Maine:  A Survey of Basic Considerations Maine medical malpractice law is among the most complex legal practice areas.  The statutes, case law, and regulations governing medical malpractice law in Maine are highly technical.  For instance, there are very strict and complicated filing deadlines that must be followed, or the injured

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18 oct
The Law of Medical Malpractice in Iowa: A Survey of Basic Considerations

The Law of Medical Malpractice in Iowa:  A Survey of Basic Considerations Iowa medical malpractice law is among the most complex legal practice areas.  The statutes, case law, and regulations governing medical malpractice law in Iowa are highly technical.  For instance, there are very strict and complicated filing deadlines that must be followed, or the injured

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17 oct
New York State Settles Medical Malpractice Lawsuit; Agrees to Pay Abdusalamov Family $22 Million

New York State Settles Medical Malpractice Lawsuit; Agrees to Pay Abdusalamov Family $22 Million Magomed Abdusalamov, formerly a professional boxer from the Republic of Dagestan, was undefeated entering his last fight on November 2, 2013. The match was held in the Theater at Madison Square Garden, located in midtown Manhattan, before thousands of spectators. The

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