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Doc Fails to Order Crucial Tests; Paralyzed Patient Wins $17M

On or about June 4, 2017, Michael Rodgers sustained injuries while riding his motorcycle. Admitted to Charleston Area Medical Center’s (CAMC’s) Level I trauma center, he initially showed no neurologic impairment and was able to feel and move all his extremities…, Doc Fails to Order Crucial Tests; Paralyzed Pt Wins $17M, Wayne J. Guglielmo, MA

Physician Loses Right Leg, Sues Podiatrist

In December 2020, Mario Adajar, MD, 59, sought treatment for his foot calluses and the chronic ulceration of his right foot. Adajar consulted a podiatrist, who has surgical privileges at Wilkes-Barre Commonwealth Hospital. According to his complaint, Adajar made the podiatrist aware that he had type 2 diabetes and had recently undergone a kidney transplant…, Physician Loses Right Leg, Sues Podiatrist, Wayne J. Guglielmo, MA, March 16, 2022

Malpractice Suits Against Family Physicians Declined in 2021

Attorneys who specialize in such lawsuits attributed the decline to the fact that fewer people have received healthcare in person during the COVID-19 pandemic, along with a general sense of gratitude among patients for the sacrifices healthcare workers have made throughout the past 2 years…Malpractice Suits Against Family Physicians Declined in 2021: Survey, Marcus A. Banks, 2022

Med-Mal Claims Not Barred by $2 Million CVS Settlement

The Connecticut Supreme Court upheld the denial of dismissal of a medical malpractice lawsuit against UCONN Health
Center/John Dempsey Hospital after the plaintiff reached a $2 million settlement with CVS Pharmacy in connection with a
man’s death…, Med-Mal Claims Against UCONN Hospital Not Barred by $2 Million CVS Settlement, State Supreme Court Says, Allison Dunn, Mar 2022

No Pleasant Surprise

Judge Amanda Mercier ruled that a trial court has broad discretion to sanction lawyers who surprised opponents with a new expert witness the day before the trial…, Surprise Defense Expert Frowned Upon in Ruling Affirming $6.4M Birth Injury Judgment, Katheryn Hayes Tucker, Mar, 2022

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