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Family Awarded Settlement in Humira Induced Histoplasmosis Case

The Bismarck Tribune and the Sacramento Bee have reported that Abbott Laboratories, now known as AbbVie, will be paying a $2.24 million settlement to a woman's family after she was diagnosed with ...

First Hip Replacement Lawsuit Against Johnson & Johnson Begins; 10k More to Come

As reported by the Los Angeles Times, Johnson & Johnson is facing its first lawsuit in regards to metal hip implant devices they manufactured that allegedly were not tested properly and produced ...

Meningitis Outbreak Leaves Four Dead

Four patients recently passed away in the United States after receiving spinal injections which have been linked to a rare form of meningitis. 26 people in five states have reported contracting the ...

Delusional Doctor Given Leave from Office

When you have a doctor diagnosing your illnesses, you want to make sure that you can trust that person to give you the optimal care and knowledgeable diagnoses. That’s why one hospital ...

MD Sues "Mob Wives" TV Star, and others, for Defamation

The Courthouse News Service has reported an interesting personal injury lawsuit filed by a plastic surgeon against one of the stars of the TV show "Mob Wives", for defaming him in a set-up ...

One to Three-Year Orthodontic Treatment Plan Grows to Eleven

The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that most patients complete their orthodontic care within one to three years, however, one young man is suing his orthodontist for treating him for ...

The Bowlin Law Firm Now Listed in Personal Injury Lawyer Directory

As a Morristown personal injury law firm, The Bowlin Law Firm has taken the next step in bringing their services to the injured and the families of those who have lost their lives due to the ...

Model's Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Psychiatrist

When Phyllis Harvey died at the age of 59, the newspapers did not list her cause of death in her obituary. Though Phyllis had a known struggle with alcohol, this was never mentioned, and no one ...

Staples Over Chest Instead of Tattoo = Wrong Family Member at Viewing

The Tribune Democrat has reported that the family of a recently deceased man, whose body never left the hospital and another was presented at the viewing, has filed a personal injury lawsuit against ...

Wife Sues Immunization and Customs Enforcement for Husband's Death in Custody

A Mexican citizen that was detained by the U.S. Immunization and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) after a driving violation, allegedly failed to be given the required physical exam and subsequently ...

Hip Replacement Manufacturer Sued for Failed System

As reported in Yahoo News, a man whose implanted hip device suddenly fractured as he dressed for work, resulting in excruciating pain and emergency surgery, has filed a lawsuit naming both Wright ...

Girl's Legal Guardians File Medical Malpractice Suit

Nine years after their granddaughter was born, her legal guardians have decided to file a medical malpractice suit against the hospital where she was delivered. According to the lawsuit, the parents ...

Defective Equipment at Crux of Amputation During Boy's Circumcision

On July 18, 2011, the Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Rex Heeseman said that he would approve a $4.6 million settlement, for a child that was the victim of partial amputation during his circumcision ...

Parents Recieve Large Medical Malpractice Award

Although saddened by their son's diminished mental state, his parents are thrilled to have received the largest monetary award granted in a medical malpractice suit. According to court documents, ...

Dr. Conrad Murray May Be Responsible for Another Patient's Death

While Michael Jackson's death was a terrible surprise for his adoring fans around the world one person was not surprised to hear that Dr. Murray was his doctor at the time. Gerard White has recently ...

Jacksonville Naval Hospital Settles Malpractice Cases for $1 Million

Recently, two separate medical malpractice cases against Jacksonville Naval Hospital have settled. Reports indicate that the cases settled for a total of $1 million. In the first case, the government ...

Family Receives $3 Million for Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

In South Carolina, a family in Horry County was recently awarded $3 million by a jury presiding over their medical malpractice lawsuit. The family lost a 25 year old female family member after she ...

Was Michael Jackson a Victim of Medical Malpractice or Wrongful Death?

Ten months have passed since Michael Jackson’s death, and according to Jackson ’s oldest sister Rebbie, Michael's three children are faring well despite going through some pretty difficult times. She ...

Jury Awards $22 Million in Medical Malpractice Case

A federal jury has awarded over $22 million in a medical malpractice case. The case involved a woman who was left paralyzed from the waist down after problems developed during surgery for a broken ...

Medical Malpractice Case Results in $38 Million Verdict

A case has been settled in Florida where a mother was not given a C-section soon enough and that resulted in a birth injury to the infant. This act of medical negligence can cause injuries such as ...

Identity Mix-Up may be Medical Malpractice Case

A woman was admitted to a hospital when she was having trouble breathing. The mix-up occurred when the family called to find out how she was doing and a hospital employee informed the family that she ...

Woman Sues Over Medical Malpractice for Husband

A man was taken into a hospital for a work-related injury and a large mass was discovered in the area of his left adrenal gland and kidney. Doctors reportedly determined that the tumor was ...

Illinois Considering Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Caps

It may be possible that Illinois voters will be asked in November to allow the General Assembly to adopt caps on medical malpractice awards. Senator Dave Luechtefeld has introduced a constitutional ...

Massachusetts Hospital Facing Medical MalpracticeP

A hospital in Massachusetts is dealing with a medical malpractice review in regards to a motor vehicle accident that claimed the life of a patient. The suit is alleging that the elderly driver’s ...

Medical Malpractice Suit for Wrongfully Pulled Teeth

A developmentally disabled woman had 13 of her 14 teeth pulled without her caregiver’s consent at the University of Colorado dental school. Now, the school is facing a $10 million lawsuit for ...
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