News Category: Hospital

Nephritis Misdiagnosis
22 mar
Georgia Doctor Found Liable for Medical Malpractice Leaving Patient Paralyzed

Joan Simmons woke up on July 20, 2014 in unbearable pain. She was somehow able to get herself to the emergency room at St. Joseph’s/Chandler Hospital, located in Savannah, Georgia. Simmons, then 58, told the attending emergency room physicians that she had an intense pain coming from her back. According to court records, Simmons was

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Medical Malpractice News
03 jan
Utah Jury Finds North Canyon Care Center Negligent in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit; Awards Family $1.83 Million

On August 11, 2012, Morley Reed Sprague was rushed to the hospital. He was suffering from sepsis, a potentially lethal condition stemming from a severe infection, and a urinary tract infection. Sprague, then 57, had been suffering from MS for nearly two decades and in 2012 he was confined to a wheelchair. After a 12

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Nephritis Misdiagnosis
28 dec
Jury Finds Pennsylvania Nursing Home Liable; Awards Family $1 Million

In April 2014, while under the care of Whitestone Care Center, Edward Arnold allegedly broke several bones in his body and came down with pneumonia. Arnold, 70-years-old at the time, was at the Whitestone nursing home, located in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, for only twenty days. According to a medical malpractice lawsuit, filed on behalf of his

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Pennsylvania Judge Approves $4.5 Million Geisinger Settlement
16 nov
South Carolina Jury Finds Columbia Urological Associates Negligent; Awards Family $10,000,000

In August 2010, Joann Shull Bannister and her husband were told by Dr. Philip Kinder that his team at Columbia Urological Associates were planning on surgically removing a lesion from her left kidney. The Bannisters were relieved when it was determined shortly thereafter that the surgery was unnecessary. According to a medical malpractice lawsuit, filed

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The Law of Medical Malpractice in Mississippi
07 nov
West Virginia Jury Finds Doctor Negligent & Awards Plaintiff Nearly $5.8 Million

Early in 2014, Dominique Adkins underwent an operation to have her thyroid gland removed at a hospital in Charleston, West Virginia. Adkins, 38 at the time, came out of the operation unable to speak and in severe pain. According to a medical malpractice lawsuit, filed in March 2016, her doctor allegedly impaired critical nerves in

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The Law of Medical Malpractice in Mississippi
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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Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Filed Against California Hospital
14 sep
Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Filed Against California Hospital Over Alleged Wrongful Death

Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Filed Against California Hospital Over Alleged Wrongful Death Last summer, Gabriela Rojas journeyed to Queen of the Valley Medical Center, located in Napa County, for what should have been one of the best days of her life. After a long pregnancy, Rojas was excited to finally meet her baby boy. But just

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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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Jackson North Medical Center
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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Brattleboro memorial hospital
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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Kindred Hospital
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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Pintas & Mullins cases
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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Pintas & Mullins cases
11 apr
Jury Finds Woman’s Brain Damage Caused by Doctors’ Negligence; Awards Family $45,822,677

On August 22, 2009, Shannon Trabue’s water broke and she was rushed to the Atlanta Women’s Specialists LLC, a Georgia hospital, to deliver her baby. After the successful cesarean section birth of a little girl, Trabue’s doctors found a spike in her blood pressure. Three days later, still under the care of obstetricians Stanley R.

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