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Month: July 2023

Lawsuit Alleges Hospital Patient Caught Fire During Medical Procedure

The wife’s Tennessee medical malpractice wrongful death lawsuit alleges that her husband was receiving oxygen through a mask when medical staff used a defibrillator to restore a normal heartbeat…medicalmalpracticelawyers.com, Tennessee Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Alleges Hospital Patient Caught On Fire During Medical Procedure, July 2023

Misdiagnosed With Cancer, Can’t Find A Lawyer

59-year-old Judy Karpinski underwent a biopsy in September 2021 of two small bumps on her shoulder and her back at Bay Dermatology in St. Pete Beach, Florida. The tissue samples from the biopsy were then sent to UF Health for evaluation. Two days before Christmas, Karpinski’s dermatologist called her with the results: UF Health had determined that she had B-cell lymphoma, which is a fast growing cancer that is often treated with chemotherapy…medicalmalpracticelawyers.com, June 2023

Case Dismissed Due To Defective Affidavit Of Merit

On July 21, 2020, the pro se plaintiff (Administratrix of the Estate of Alexandrianna Lowe) filed a New Jersey medical malpractice complaint against JSUMC and Dr. Carson, alleging they were negligent in their care and treatment of Lowe, resulting in her death….medicalmalpracticelawyers.com, New Jersey Appellate Court Affirms Dismissal Of Medical Malpractice Case Due To Defective Affidavit Of Merit, July 2023

AMA Report On Medical Malpractice Statistics In 2020-2022

On average, physicians over the age of 54 were no more or less likely than those 40-54 (reference group) to face claims in the previous 12-month period. However, the fraction of physicians under 40 who were sued recently was a bit lower….medicalmalpracticelawyers.com, AMA Report On Medical Malpractice Statistics In The United States For 2020-2022
JuLY 2023

Docs Misdiagnose Aneurysm and Patient Dies; Must Pay $29M

On the morning of January 13, 2018, Joseph Brown awoke with shortness of breath and upper abdominal pain, which eventually spread to his chest and back. Taken to Salem Hospital’s emergency department (ED), Brown was seen by Steven D. Browell, MD, an emergency medicine specialist…medscape.com, Docs Misdiagnose Aneurysm and Patient Dies; Must Pay $29M, Wayne J. Guglielmo, MA, June 2023

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