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Infection, Treated in Son but Ignored in Father, Results in Quadruple Amputation

Although a man's son was treated in the same hospital of a strain of the same infection and recovered, the father's misdiagnosis resulted in the loss of all four of his limbs and a medical ...

Couple Wins $5 Million Award Due to Radiologist Misreading of CT Scan

As reported by Sea Coast Online, a Rockingham County jury has found a radiologist that failed to properly diagnose a woman's stroke, which caused her undue suffering and lingering injuries, ...

Man Living with HIV Positive Diagnosis for Five Years Files Suit When Proved Otherwise

The Washington Post has reported that a man who believed he was infected with the HIV virus for five years, as a medical clinic technician improperly diagnosed him, recently settled a medical ...

Man That Died During 3-Way Found 40% Responsible, MD to Pay Widow $3 Million

The death of a 31 year-old police officer, immediately following sexual activities with two others, recently became grounds for a medical malpractice suit, as reported by 11 Alive Atlanta and several ...

Misdiagnoses Results in $15 Award

A doctor’s failure to diagnose a breast cancer situation has reportedly resulted in a $15 million medical malpractice award. According to reports, the doctor allegedly missed early signs and ...

Undetected Pulmonary Embolism Led to 46 Year Old Man's Death = Medical Malpractice

A widow has filed a medical malpractice lawsuit naming a health center negligent for their failure in diagnosing her husband’s pulmonary embolisms during an examination, which resulted in his ...

Parents May Sue Over Missed Diagnosis

The parents of a young girl may sue a Minnesota doctor over the fact that her fatal cancer was never diagnosed. According to reports, the doctor failed to diagnose the cancer while it was still ...

$5.2 Million Malpractice Case Upheld

A $5.2 million medical malpractice lawsuit award has reportedly been upheld against a doctor. According to reports, the jury had found the former doctor negligent in a man's death. The patient had ...

Medical Malpractice Case Results in $2.5 Million Award

A medical malpractice case has reportedly resulted in a $2.5 million award by a jury decision. According to reports, the malpractice case involved a failure to diagnose situation that resulted in the ...

Misdiagnosis Lawsuit Filed Over Brain Lesion

A medical malpractice lawsuit has reportedly been filed over a misdiagnosis matter in regard to a brain lesion. According to reports, a woman is claiming her neurologist failed to diagnose excess ...

Failure to Diagnose Leading Cause of Death

It is being reportedly in medical malpractice cases that the failure to diagnose illnesses is the leading cause of death in many matters. According to reports, cancer diagnoses are often not done in ...

Failure to Diagnose Heart Attacks

Medical malpractice lawsuits may often occur as the result of the failure to diagnose heart attacks. According to reports, heart attacks are one of the most difficult things to diagnose. At times, ...

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 Files Lawsuit Over Lack of Diagnosis

A woman in the Bellefonte, Pennsylvania area is reportedly filing a medical malpractice lawsuit claiming that a lack of diagnosis led to paralysis. Judith Meyers claims that the failure to order ...

7 Doctors, One Rehab Unit and A Medical Center all Named in Lawsuit

The Centre Daily Times in Bellefonte, Pa., reported on November 6 that a 70 year-old Centre Hall woman is suing the Mount Nittany Medical Center, HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation and seven ...

Las Vegas Man Files $5 Million Malpractice Suit

A Las Vegas man has filed a $5 million medical malpractice lawsuit against a hospital claiming that doctors failed to diagnose his neck injury before they released him. He was reportedly rushed to the ...

Medical Malpractice and the Cheerleader

Due to the high cost of a young girl's ongoing medical needs, a medical malpractice settlement of $5.5 million is in order for a Redondo Beach, CA, family as reported by the Contra Costa Times. It is ...

Classic Markers Ignored in Young Woman’s Wrongful Death

As reported by the Free Press in Mankato, MN, Rebecca Joecks has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Mankato Clinic for failing to diagnose a brain hemorrhage that killed her daughter, ...

Breast Cancer Detected Too Late

As reported by the Nevada Daily for Winchester, George Leonard Pierce Sr., of Frederick County, is laying blame on a city medical firm for not diagnosing his deceased wife's cancer early enough to ...

Second Trial for Medical Malpractice Case

A second trial is underway for a medical malpractice lawsuit that involves the diagnosis of a woman's skin cancer. The case involves a doctor who the husband of the deceased defendant allegedly failed ...

Hospital, Doctors Sued Over Patient’s Death

Mid-Valley Hospital in Washington, along with three doctors, is being sued for medical malpractice and wrongful death. The estate of Beatrice Wells is alleging that she was misdiagnosed on two ...

Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Goes to Jury

A jury is currently deliberating a medical malpractice claim that was brought forward by the family of a lawyer who died of an apparent heart attack. The family is alleging that the man was ...

Specialist Accused of Failure to Diagnose

A man is alleging that an infectious disease specialist failed to diagnose and treat Endocarditis. His allegations continue that the doctors were negligent in failing to properly and timely order ...

Woman Suing for Negligence

A woman was involved in a motor vehicle accident and is now suing the hospital that treated her as they allegedly failed to diagnose and treat a foreign object that was lodged in or about her eye. The ...

Medical Malpractice Case Settles for $1.4 Million

An infant was injured in a medical malpractice case when the infant suffered from a failure to diagnose a brain tumor resulting in the loss of eyesight. The onset of symptoms started months before, ...
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