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$23M Illinois Birth Injury Verdict

On May 1, 2024, an Illinois birth injury medical malpractice jury returned its verdict in the amount of $23,070,000 in favor of now seven-year-old Na’ Jai Johnson, who sustained brain damage and cerebral palsy as a result of the claimed medical negligence of two obstetricians and a nurse at Chicago’s Advocate Trinity Hospital, by the failure to timely perform a Cesarean section delivery…, $23M Illinois Birth Injury Medical Malpractice Verdict, June 2024

Hospital Liable For Independent Contractor ER Doctors Negligence

Cindy died less than 24 hours later. Her estate sought to hold Samaritan liable for the doctors’ alleged negligence under theories of nondelegable duty, inherent function, and agency law principles of delegation.”…, Washington State Supreme Court Holds Hospitals Liable For Independent Contractor ER Doctors Negligence, June 2024

$4.5M For Lost Kidney After Surgery

The Maryland medical malpractice lawsuit alleged that the defendants failed to perform a procedure that would have identified the transected left ureter, and failed to perform testing that would have identified the unintended injury before discharging the woman from the hospital two days after the surgery, despite the woman suffering persistent pain and having nausea with vomiting…, $4.5M Maryland Medical Malpractice Verdict For Lost Kidney After Surgery, June 2024

Lawsuit Fails Because Plaintiff Failed To Follow Expert Rule

Oral Moore sued for damages under the Federal Tort Claims Act for medical malpractice by physicians at the Memphis Healthcare Center of the Department of Veterans Affairs. He sustained floppy glans and a shortening of penile length from a surgical implantation of an inflatable penile prosthesis…, Tennessee Federal Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Fails Because Plaintiff Failed To Follow Expert Rule, May 2024

$31.9M Verdict For Failure To Admit Patient To ICU

In September 2018, 51-year-old Saverio Sasso experienced a burning sensation when urinating, indicating that he had a urinary tract infection, as well as having nausea and fever for which he sought medical evaluation at an urgent care facility. Less than 24 hours later, he went to the emergency department at Cleveland Clinic Florida, complaining of severe back pain…, $31.9M Florida Medical Malpractice Verdict For Failure To Admit Patient To ICU, May 2024

$45.3M Illinois Malpractice Verdict Upheld

After a 10-day trial, an Illinois medical malpractice jury returned a verdict for Butts, awarding $45.3 million in damages. The trial court granted Butts $2.8 million in prejudgment interest…, $45.3M Illinois Medical Malpractice Verdict Upheld, May 2024

$6.2M Jury Verdict For Botched Spinal Surgery

The man had a 30-year history of chronic low back problems after an incident that occurred earlier in his life…, $6.2M Texas Medical Malpractice Jury Verdict For Botched Spinal Surgery, May 2024

$8.2M For Permanent Bowel Injury Due To Delay In Treatment

She was not brought to surgery until her blood pressure suddenly dropped after she had spent approximately 30 hours in the emergency room. Her surgeon found that almost six feet of her bowel was dead and had to be removed…, $8.2M Missouri Medical Malpractice Verdict For Permanent Bowel Injury Due To Delay In Treatment, Apr 2024

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