Blog Posts in 2010

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Hospital Denying Soft Foods to Patients

A medical malpractice case has found that at John Cochran VA Medical Center patients have been denied soft foods. According to four nurses who disclosed violations that were occurring, patients who ...

One Hospital, Three Surgical Mistakes

One hospital in Boston has had three surgical mistakes occur there since September 2010. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has had situations where the wrong vertebrae was worked on during spinal ...

Medical Malpractice may Occur when Transitioning to Electronic Records

As medical records are being moved over from paper documents to electronic records, there is the possibility that mistakes will be made and medical malpractice will occur in the future. As hospitals ...

New York Not Disciplining Dentists in Malpractice

When a woman in the New York area suffered from a toothache, it was revealed that she just needed to use a toothpaste that relieves pain. However, her dentist reportedly performed an unnecessary root ...

Clinic Accused of Medical Negligence

A clinic in the Bellevue, Washington area has reportedly been accused of medical negligence in a wrongful death lawsuit where a woman died in a liposuction procedure. Aura Javellana reportedly ...

Multiple Prescription Transfers Banned

In order to prevent pharmacy errors, the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy has reportedly ruled that multiple prescription transfers are banned. Many switch pharmacies all the time in order to take ...

Lawsuit Over Wrong Prescription

In the northern New York area, a division of Kinney Drugs is reportedly being sued after providing the incorrect prescription to a nursing home. According to reports, resident Geraldine Burke died as ...

Mother Files Lawsuit in Medical Malpractice Matter

A mother of an inmate in the Trumbull County, California area has reportedly filed a medical malpractice and wrongful death lawsuit in regard to her son dying. Joan Padula reports that her son ...

Woman Dies in Plastic Surgery

A woman in the Beverly Hills, California area has reportedly died after being operated on by plastic surgeon Dr. Ehad Mohamed. The woman was reportedly in his office for liposuction when she suffered ...

Patient Can Pursue Malpractice Over Burn

A patient who suffered a burn to her arm during a hysterectomy is reportedly moving forward with a medical malpractice lawsuit against the hospital and surgeon. The Michigan appeals court reportedly ...

Court Rules in Medical Malpractice Case

A case in Oregon has been ruled on where Sara Burns reportedly died while under medical care. She was at Ashland Community Healthcare Services after attempting to commit suicide by overdosing on ...

Malpractice Case Involves Uncertified Dentist

Margaret Feinberg went to a dentist who she believed was a specialist in cosmetic dentistry. However, after two years of painful surgeries, she stopped going to Gregory Pedro and then learned that he ...

Birth Injury Program May Be Saved

A decision in the Virginia area may save a birth injury program from paying out money in legal fees to lawyers representing healthcare providers. The program was designed as an alternative to medical ...

Botched Spinal Surgery Leads to Medical Malpractice

In the Bellaire, Texas area, a botched spinal surgery has reportedly led to a medical malpractice case. A doctor has been sued after a patient has been left permanently paralyzed and unable to control ...

Medical Malpractice Case Ends in Mistrial

An Arkansas medical malpractice case has ended in mistrial as the doctor in the matter ended up treating an ill juror in the courtroom in front of everybody. During opening statements, the juror ...

Amputee with Medical Malpractice Case

An amputee who suffered blood clots and more reportedly has a possible medical malpractice case. It is being reported that both of her legs could have been saved after a filter was installed in one of ...

Close to $2 Million for Hospital Misdiagnosis

A Millbury couple has won a medical malpractice case against St. Vincent Hospital for nearly $2 million in damages, after a two-week long trial in Worcester Superior Court, as reported in the News ...

Medication Error Results in Death

A nursing home resident in the Auburn, New York area has reportedly been given the incorrect medication which caused the person to die. The medication mistake occurred to about 18 days and now a ...

Medical Malpractice Risks Unchanged

Apparently studies are showing that hospitals continue to have the same medical malpractice risks as they had years ago. Allegedly, medical mistakes by hospitals and doctors happen just as often now ...

Over $250K Due to Tube Left Behind in Baby

As reported by the News Tribune, a West Richland couple will receive a $257,000 medical malpractice settlement from Kadlec Regional Medical Center from an incident that involved their premature baby, ...

What Counts as a Surgical Error

Surgical errors can be some of the most serious forms of medical malpractice as damage can be done to a number of body parts. Often, surgical errors can be prevented. Mistakes that can be made that ...

Over $17 Million Awarded to Brain Injured Police Officer

As reported in the Proviso Herald for Melrose Park, a former Stone Park police officer will receive $16.2 million in a settlement from the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center, and $1.5 ...

Cerebral Palsy Verdict to Stay

An Ohio judge has decided that the verdict on a cerebral palsy case will stand as is. A request for a new trial on the medical malpractice case has been dismissed and the judgment of $13.9 million ...

Failure to Diagnose Breast and Cervical Cancer Cases May Increase

It is being reportedly that while there are effective screening tests, breast cancer and cervical cancer are still diagnosed late. With late screenings and diagnoses, there can be an increase in ...

Woman Sues Over Medical Treatment

A woman has reportedly filed a medical malpractice lawsuit after she went into acute renal failure while at a hospital. Tracey Flowers is suing due to negligence, medical malpractice and gross ...
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