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Tag: Endovascular Cases

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…, Docs Misdiagnose Aneurysm and Patient Dies; Must Pay $29M, Wayne J. Guglielmo, MA, June 2023

Lawsuit Alleges 16-Year-Old Died From Hospital Negligence

Sixteen-year-old Samson Fluck complained to his mother that he was experiencing chest pain and was having breathing problems. He was rushed to the hospital by his family where blood work was done and a chest x-ray taken. The family was told that the tests were negative and he was sent home…, Pennsylvania Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Alleges 16-Year-Old Died From Hospital Medical Malpractice, June 2023

$780,000 Settlement For Man Injured While Under Effects Of Anesthesia

The man had a cardiac catheterization at Cochran Veterans Hospital in May 2018. Hours later, he drove his motorcycle off the road and suffered multiple fractures and other serious injuries, including injury to his left leg that nearly required an amputation. He was placed in a medical coma for five days due to the severity of his injuries…, $780,000 Medical Malpractice Settlement For Man Who Was Injured While Under Effects Of Anesthesia, June 2023

A $31.6 Million Birth Injury Verdict

The mother had been given Pitocin, a hormone used to induce labor or to strengthen uterine contractions, during labor at MyMichigan Medical Center-Midland…, $31.6 Million Michigan Medical Malpractice Birth Injury Verdict, May 2023

$30M Award For Deficient Medical Care

The child was brought to the center with symptoms consistent with volvulus, which is a twisting of the intestine that can occur in childhood that causes a blockage that may cut off blood flow…, $30M Medical Malpractice Award Involving Tripler Army Medical Center, Hawaii, May 2023

Future Wages Claim For Infant Who Died From Malpractice Too Speculative

The decedent child was born at the defendant hospital on June 12, 2014. He allegedly had visible vesicles (fluid-filled sacs or blisters) on his skin. The plaintiff alleged that the defendants should have recognized that the vesicles were signs of disseminated herpes simplex virus infection. After the child was discharged from the hospital shortly after birth, the plaintiff returned to the hospital with the child on June 15, 2014. At that time, the child was diagnosed with disseminated herpes and transferred to Children’s Hospital of Michigan. Unfortunately, treatment was unsuccessful and he died on June 28, 2014…, Michigan Appellate Court Holds Future Wages Claim For Infant Who Died From Malpractice Too Speculative, May 2023

$1.36M Verdict For Death Following Colonoscopy

The man’s widow and two adult sons filed their North Carolina medical malpractice wrongful death lawsuit in which they alleged that the CRNA failed to recognize and effectively resolve an airway obstruction. The man was at greater risk for an airway obstruction due to his BMI, obstructive sleep apnea, and his large tongue…, $1.36M North Carolina Medical Malpractice Verdict For Death Following Colonoscopy, May 2023

$4.2M Verdict For Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

The 36-year-old mother of two children went to the ER in February 2017 where she described having headaches that were ten out of ten on a one to ten pain scale, along with neck stiffness. The PA who saw her in the ER ordered a CT scan, which was reported as negative. She was then sent home…, $4.2M Massachusetts Medical Malpractice Verdict For Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, April 2023

Jury Hits Penn Medicine With Record $182.7M Verdict

A Philadelphia jury awarded $182.7 million to a 5-year-old boy with cerebral palsy and brain damage in a birth injury lawsuit against the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania…, Jury Hits Penn Medicine With Record $182.7M Verdict, Aleeza Furman, April 2023

Lawsuit Alleges Medical Center Failed To Treat Patient’s Bacterial Blood Infection

On the evening of August 10, 2021, the man, who had a history of aortic stenosis and aortic valve replacement, went to the emergency room at Southeast Iowa Regional Medical Center (SEIRMC) with complaints of neck pain that he had been experiencing for two days and back spasms (he had had fallen down some steps at this home on July 25, 2021, but had not suffered any fractures)…, Iowa Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Alleges Southeast Iowa Regional Medical Center Failed To Treat Patient’s Bacterial Blood Infection, Apr, 2023

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