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Defense Verdict In Patient’s Fatal Post-Op Aspiration Case

On Sept. 30, 2013, Dawn Pugar, 52, underwent hip surgery. The procedure was performed by an orthopedist, Dr. Dale Yakish, assisted by an anesthesiologist, Dr. Brett Anderson…, Doctors Rejected Blame for Patient’s Fatal Post-Op Aspiration

How Did Physicians Miss This Dangerous Abscess?

This case illustrates why physicians need to double- or triple-check test results before making a diagnosis…, Malpractice Case: How Did Physicians Miss This Dangerous Abscess, Jacqueline Ross, PhD, RN; David L. Feldman, MD, MBA

$600,000 Awarded For Paralysis of Face Post Unwanted Facelift

A jury awarded $600,000 to a man who claimed that unwanted cosmetic surgery caused permanent numbness and paralysis of his face. Jerome Jimison underwent plastic surgery on Dec. 12, 2016…, Florida Jury Sides With Patient Who Claimed Unwanted Facelift Caused Permanent Nerve Damage, Melissa Siegel, 2021

Jury Rejects Suit Against Anesthesiologist Over Response to Aspiration Event

On Jan. 30, 2018, plaintiff Jeffrey Fenuccio, 51, underwent a colonoscopy. Before the procedure had begun, a certified registered nurse anesthetist administered an anesthetic. An anesthesiologist, Dr. Robert Statfeld, supervised the nurse. While the colonoscopy was being performed, the nurse administered further doses of the anesthetic. After the colonoscopy had been completed, Fenuccio began to vomit…, Florida Jury Rejects Suit Against Anesthesiologist Over Response to Aspiration Event, Melissa Siegel, 2021

Hospital Staff Fail To Recognize Brain Stroke

On Feb. 14, 2018, Weaver, 75, was transported to Phoenixville Hospital, in Phoenixville after she had fallen andcould not move the left side of her body…, Hospital’s Staff Failed to Recognize Stroke, Plaintiff Alleged, Greg Land, 2021

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