Category: Hospital Negligence

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Court Awards $53 Million to Boy Born with Brain Injury after Fetal Distress

Following a month-long medical malpractice trial, a jury recently awarded $53 million to a young boy who suffered a hypoxic brain injury after physicians failed to recognize and treat fetal distress during his delivery. Tragically, cases like this occur all too often. The trajectory of events proceeds something like this: a mother enters the hospital, her […]

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Hospital and Medical Device Manufacturer Facing Lawsuits After Man Dies of Bacterial Infection

Bacterial infections can occur in hospitals for many reasons, including because of errors during surgery, misuse of medical tools, or defective medical devices. For example, a medical device manufacturer and a Pennsylvania hospital are facing multiple lawsuits after two patients contracted a bacterial infection following open-heart surgery, one of whom tragically died as a result. […]

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New Study Cites Medical Error as Third Leading Cause of Death Among Americans

A landmark study, conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, indicates that medical error is now the third-leading cause of death in the United States, resulting in the untimely deaths of 251,000 Americans each and every year. The aforementioned study published in the BMJ, formerly known as the British Medical Journal, investigated medical error, […]

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Woman Files Medical Malpractice Claim After Surgical Error Leaves Her Paralyzed

A woman recently filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against an Iowa hospital after a catastrophic surgical error left her paralyzed, neurologically impaired, and in need of 24-hour care. The aforementioned case began in 2014, when 52-year-old Joyce Bohren sought treatment at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for hearing difficulties. Physicians soon identified two benign tumors, called meningiomas, […]

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Mother Seeks Damages After Delivery Errors Cause Son’s Birth Injury

In a recent medical malpractice case filed in New York, a mother is seeking damages, claiming that the mismanagement of her labor led to a severe birth injury for her son, who sustained significant neurological damage after being deprived of oxygen. This case was filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of […]

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Upcoming Trial in Medical Malpractice Case Involving Young Doctor Who Died of Undiagnosed Blood Clot

The trial is about to begin in a medical malpractice case involving a 26-year-old doctor who died after doctors allegedly failed to diagnose and treat the blood clot that ultimately claimed her life. How do Doctors Diagnose Blood Clots? Typically, blood clots in the brain can be detected through magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and/or computed tomography (CT) […]

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Woman Awarded $5.1 Million After Contracting Hepatitis C from Contaminated Colonoscopy Instruments

In a recent case out of Brooklyn, New York, a woman was awarded $5.1 million in damages after filing a medical malpractice lawsuit against two doctors, specifically a gastroenterologist and an anesthesiologist. The woman claimed to have contracted Hepatitis C as a result of cross-contamination during a routine colonoscopy. This case represents just one of […]

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$10.1 Million Verdict in Hospital Negligence, Delayed Diagnosis Case Involving Young Boy with Meningitis

In a recent medical malpractice case involving delayed diagnosis, a jury awarded a $10.1 million verdict to a mother who brought suit on behalf of her nearly 7-year-old son. The young boy was only 11-months old when he suffered neurological impairment, hearing loss, and development and learning disabilities after emergency room physicians at a Philadelphia hospital failed […]

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U.S. Senate Report Cites FDA, Hospitals, Manufacturers for Inadequate Safety of Medical Devices Linked to “Superbug” Outbreaks

After an extensive investigation, the United States Senate’s Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee recently issued a report implicating medical device manufacturers, hospitals, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the hundreds of illnesses and deaths involving antibiotic-resistant bacteria linked to endoscope medical devices. Multiple endoscope manufacturers have affirmed their commitment to patient safety, […]

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