News Category: Infection

Plaintiff Awarded $13.75 Million;  Seletha Gartell v. Universal Health Services, Inc., dba Aiken Regional Medical Center
30 mar
Plaintiff Awarded $13.75 Million; Seletha Gartell v. Universal Health Services, Inc., dba Aiken Regional Medical Center

  Earlier this month a jury awarded Seletha Gartell $13.75 million in damages over the alleged negligence of her South Carolinian doctors and nurses from more than four years ago. After being rushed to the emergency room for breathing complications on December 6, 2012, Gartell allegedly waited five hours to see a physician. Her lawyers

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Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Increasing Against New Hampshire Hospital
01 oct
Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Increasing Against New Hampshire Hospital

As many as 24 former patients and one employee of Exeter Hospital in New Hampshire are currently suing or planning to sue the medical treatment facility and its officials for medical malpractice and other charges because they all claim they contracted hepatitis C under the hospital’s care. State officials believe that a greater number of

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Missouri Man Awarded $6.4 Million in Malpractice Suit
01 oct
Missouri Man Awarded $6.4 Million in Malpractice Suit

Last year, The Missouri Supreme Court struck down a legislative cap set on the amount awardable for “pain and suffering” in medical malpractice suits, ruling that the cap violated a patient’s right to a jury trial, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The cap was originally set at $350,000 and was established in 2005. Recently,

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