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Lawsuit: Princeton BMC doctors amputated man's genitals without prior warning
Wednesday July 23rd 2014, 11:06 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

A Jefferson County man is suing his doctors and a local hospital, alleging that he went in for a circumcision but when he woke up, doctors had amputated his genitals. [News Source]

Wisconsin’s Medical Malpractice Tort Reform: Three Strikes and You’re Out
Tuesday July 22nd 2014, 4:59 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

Imagine how you would feel if you lost a child as a result of medical negligence and could not file a medical negligence lawsuit. This is a “three strikes and you’re out” story. Strike One: On April 5, 1999, Erin Rice sought medical attention for an upset stomach, vomiting, signs of nausea, shortness of breath, and a […] [News Source]

Thousands of Potential of Medical Misdiagnosis Lawsuits Go Unfiled
Tuesday July 22nd 2014, 4:52 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

The vast majority of medical misdiagnosis/failure to diagnose lawsuits are not filed, according to the National Center for Policy Analysis. These potential medical malpractice lawsuits are not brought to the attention of a medical malpractice lawyer, because a vast majority of medical misdiagnosis errors go unreported. About 500 million primary care visits result in an […] [News Source]

Judge says 38 Studios settlement is constitutional
Tuesday July 22nd 2014, 3:11 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

By: Dee DeQuattroEmail: ddequattro@abc6.comTwitter: @deedequattroA proposed settlement deal in the 38 Studios lawsuit is constitutional despite a challenge from other defendants in the case. Judge Silverstein issued the decision on Tuesday saying that a proposed $4.4 million settlement with Antonio Alfonso and his law firm Moses, Alfonso, Ryan Ltd. is constitutional despite a legal challenge ... [News Source]

Wisconsin's medical malpractice 'loophole'
Tuesday July 22nd 2014, 10:36 am Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

Trial lawyers call it a travesty, doctors say it is sensible, but nobody can sue for the wrongful death of a childless adult. [News Source]

Jury awards $100,000 in malpractice case
Monday July 21st 2014, 6:42 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

In a malpractice case in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court, a jury on Friday awarded $100,000 to the family of a woman who died 15 months after a surgical team led by a Wright State Physicians doctor left a sponge in her abdomen. The jury found approximate cause that leaving in a sponge led to an injury to Eugenia A. Snowden, but did not lead to her death. The jury also did not award anything ... [News Source]

Lawsuit: Yellowstone County Jail inmate’s throat cancer went untreated for months
Tuesday July 15th 2014, 12:00 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

A trial date has been set in a lawsuit against the county, sheriff and a doctor alleging that a former Yellowstone County jail inmate’s cancer went undiagnosed for almost a year — leading to a ruptured lump in his throat followed by chemotherapy and radiation treatment for advanced cancer. [News Source]