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$16.1M Verdict For Brain Damage After Gallbladder Surgery

It’s a case that’s sent shock waves throughout the legal community: A record-setting 16-million-dollar malpractice verdict — in favor of a man who suffered severe complications after what should have been a routine surgery….newschannel5.com, In a record-setting verdict, $16.1 million was awarded to a man who suffered brain damage after surgery, Nick Beres, Sep 2023

$3M For Delayed Treatment Of Knee Infection Following Surgery

Although the repair surgery was successful, he experienced pain and his knee was red, swollen, and was warm to the touch one week later, on August 15, 2018. His condition continued to worsen over the course of two days…medicalmalpracticelawyers.com, $3M Virginia Medical Malpractice Verdict For Delayed Treatment Of Knee Infection Following Surgery, Sep 2023

$9.7M Verdict For Death From Infected Surgical Wound

The patient, a 41-year-old mother of two teenagers, underwent an outpatient surgical procedure after which she developed an infection in the surgical wound. Days after her follow-up appointment with her surgeon, she began feeling ill…medicalmalpracticelawyers.com, $9.7M Michigan Medical Malpractice Verdict For Death From Infected Surgical Wound, Sep 2023

Clinic Responsible for Misdiagnosing Newborn’s Meningitis, Must Pay Millions

The story of the jury verdict begins in 2013, when the boy, Johnny Galligan, was just 8 days old. Alarmed by the newborn’s crying, lack of appetite, and fever, his parents, Alina and Steve Galligan, brought him to Essentia-Health-Ashland Clinic, located in Memorial Medical Center, in Ashland, Wisconsin…medscape.com, Clinic Responsible for Misdiagnosing Newborn’s Meningitis, Must Pay Millions, May 2023

Lawsuit Alleges Ankle Surgeon Severed Patient’s Nerves During Surgery

The plaintiff alleges in her Illinois medical malpractice complaint that she was suffering from pain and numbness in her ankle at the time she was referred to the defendants. After the defendants diagnosed that she was suffering from a cyst, they performed surgery to remove the cyst on April 15, 2021…medicalmalpracticelawyers.com, Illinois Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Alleges Ankle Surgeon Severed Patient’s Nerves During Surgery, Aug 2023

$7.25M Settlement For Death Due To Undiagnosed Aortic Dissection

The woman had a medical history of a heart valve abnormality that was diagnosed in 2017, which put her at risk for an aortic dissection. On December 1, 2020, at about 12:30 p.m., the woman and her mother went to the hospital with the woman complaining of a sharp and burning pain in her chest and abdominal area, which are classic symptoms of an aortic dissection…medicalmalpracticelawyers.com, $7.25M Pennsylvania Medical Malpractice Settlement For Death Due To Undiagnosed Aortic Dissection In Hospital, August 2023

Surgeon Beats $27 Million Malpractice Case

The case rested on whether a screw that was placed by Boarini during surgery and that was malpositioned by 1 mm caused the “disabling leg pain” claimed by the patient…medscape.com, Surgeon Beats $27 Million Malpractice Case After Contentious Trial, Alicia Gallegos, July 2023

Claim Filed Too Late, Case Dismissed

Walton and Phyllis Cunningham brought their son, Phillip, to Williamson Medical Center on November 14, 2008, for treatment of abdominal discomfort. Phillip died on November 25, 2008, following respiratory complications…medicalmalpracticelawyers.com, Tennessee Supreme Court Rules Medical Malpractice Claim Filed Too Late, August 2023

Physician Not Liable for Child’s Necrotizing Pancreatitis

In 2018, the parents of the then 9-year-old child brought him to Wellstar Paulding Hospital in Hiram, Georgia, because of his severe abdominal pain and distention, among other symptoms. Following their examination, medical personnel at the hospital suspected the child’s symptoms were the result of severe constipation….medscape.com, Physician Not Held Liable for Child’s Necrotizing Pancreatitis, Jury Finds, 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

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