Month: April 2018

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Pennsylvania Jury Finds Doctor Liable for Medical Malpractice; Family Awarded $47 Million

In December 2012, about a month and a half before her due date, Corradina “Corry” Baldacchino was rushed to the Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center located in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. When Baldacchino’s baby girl was born she only weighed three pounds and according to medical records she was bleeding from the back of her head. In 2015,

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Trends In Medical Malpractice To Know About For 2018
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Trends In Medical Malpractice To Know About For 2018

After dropping precipitously from 2003 through 2012, medical malpractice settlements are on the rise again, according to data from Diederich Healthcare. In 2017, roughly $3.9 billion was paid out to victims of medical malpractice. That represents a 2.34 percent increase from 2016. If these trends continue, medical malpractice victims will receive more than $4 billion in

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New Jersey Doctor Found Liable for Medical Malpractice; Jury Awards Woman $24 Million

Seven years ago, Ana Pereira was brought to the emergency room at the Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, New Jersey. Pereira complained of severe pain in her abdomen. The attending physicians diagnosed her with kidney stones and renal colic, which is when urinary stones block part of the urinary tract. According to a medical

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California Doctor Found Negligent for Patient’s Coma; Family Awarded $68 Million

Six years ago, Silvino Perez underwent open heart surgery to bypass a blocked artery. The operation was performed by Dr. Pervaiz Chaudhry at the Community Regional Medical Center in April 2012. Chaudhry, 57, was then associated with the Valley Cardiac Surgery Medical Group located in Fresno, California. According to a medical malpractice lawsuit Chaudhry completed

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23 apr
Jury Finds Massachusetts Doctor Liable for Medical Malpractice; Family Awarded $4.2 Million

During the summer of 2009, Neil Senna went to see his primary care physician for a routine checkup. Dr. Ashok Joshi, Senna’s doctor at the time, was working at the Billerica Medical and Health Center just north of Boston, MA. And according to a medical malpractice lawsuit, filed on behalf of Senna’s estate, Dr. Joshi

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