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Tag: Medical Negligence

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

Defense Wins Med-Mal Trial Over Teen’s Death

A’rionne Cheves went to an ER, complaining of fever and chills, and was discharged with a diagnosis of viral syndrome. After 18 hours, she passed away and the autopsy revealed a rare and untreatable pulmonary condition…, Jury Finds for Defense in Med-Mal Trial Over Teen’s Death Shortly After ER Visit, Greg Land, 2021

$9.7M Verdict Awarded Over Botched Brain Surgery

Plaintiff Michael Brassloff was awarded a $9.7 million verdict in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas in lieu of the long-term neurological injuries he suffered due to medical negligence in his brain surgery…, Jury Awards $9.7M Verdict in Case Over Botched Brain Surgery, Aleeza Furman, 2021

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