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  • Kentucky Revamps Medical Malpractice Process

    As it stands in most states across the nation, when a person is injured by a medical professional’s error or negligence, they have the right to file suit for medical malpractice. In Kentucky, the ease of which a person can file a claim is changing. The state recently passed a bill that will create panels […] The post Kentucky Revamps Medical Malpractice Process appeared first on New York Malpracti...

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  • Arkansas Jury Awards $45.6 Million for Toddler

    Over two weeks, a jury heard the case of a toddler who had been injured by a family doctor in Arkansas. After listening to the case, the jury came back with a $45.6 million verdict in favor of the family. According to reports, doctors failed to manage and treat jaundice in the newborn child in […] The post Arkansas Jury Awards $45.6 Million for Toddler appeared first on New York Malpractice & Inju...

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  • Ways to Protect Yourself from Medical Error

    It stands to reason that anyone visiting a doctor’s office or hospital expects to be treated with a certain standard of care. People assume that doctors and nurses know how to perform their jobs competently, and that they will receive accurate diagnosis and proper treatment. Unfortunately, people are harmed by medical professionals with what could […] The post Ways to Protect Yourself from Medical...

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  • New Legislation Aims to Dismiss Admissions as Evidence

    In today’s medical malpractice world, if a doctor apologizes, many patients will accept the apology and move on. If they decide to file a lawsuit, that apology can’t be used against them as evidence, provided the doctor or other medical professional makes no admission of negligence or error. If the doctor does make an admission, […] The post New Legislation Aims to Dismiss Admissions as Evidence a...

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  • Multi-Million Dollar Verdict in Amputee Case

    A South Carolina medical center is on the hook for nearly $14 million after a jury found the hospital and its employees guilty of medical malpractice. According to reports, a woman filed the lawsuit after her legs, left arm and fingers on her right hand were amputated. She alleged that the amputations were due to […] The post Multi-Million Dollar Verdict in Amputee Case appeared first on New York ...

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  • $500,000 Awarded in Medical Malpractice Case

    It is an unfortunate thing when routine medical procedures go wrong, but it does happen. When it does, victims are entitled to compensation. Such is the case in Iowa where a victim was just awarded $500,000 by a judge. According to reports, a woman underwent a routine colonoscopy in 2014. During the procedure, the surgeon […] The post $500,000 Awarded in Medical Malpractice Case appeared first on ...

Bottar Leone, PLLC

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  • Medical Malpractice Case Dismissed Due to Statute of Limitations

    A California appeals court dismissed a claim of medical malpractice. The original filing alleged that a wire was left in a patient’s body. The claim was officially dismissed by the court on January 24, 2017. The dismissal came after a 2-to-1 decision in the Court of Appeal of the State of California 5th Appellate District. […] The post Medical Malpractice Case Dismissed Due to Statute of Limitatio...

  • Man Alleges Medical Malpractice Caused Wife’s Death

    A man in Philadelphia is alleging that his wife’s death was due to medical malpractice. The woman died of a subarachnoid hemorrhage, and her widower has filed suit in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas. According to records, the woman went to Abington Memorial Hospital on August 28, 2016. She complained of being lightheaded […] The post Man Alleges Medical Malpractice Caused Wife’s Deat...

  • Man’s Fall Related to Medical Malpractice, Not Negligence

    A man in South Charleston died just three months after falling at a MedExpress clinic. The man’s widow filed suit for negligence, but a West Virginia Supreme Court ruled that the case was actually that of medical malpractice. According to court documents, the widow of the man filed a lawsuit in Kanawha County, claiming that […] The post Man’s Fall Related to Medical Malpractice, Not Negligence app...

  • Nerve Injury Claim Results in $2 Million Verdict

    It is not unusual for women to elect to have labor induced in order to give birth to their child. This is what occurred in the case of Lajide Lawoyin, a woman in Illinois in 2006. She entered St. Anthony Hospital in December of that year for the elective induction of her labor. Her child […] The post Nerve Injury Claim Results in $2 Million Verdict appeared first on New York Malpractice & Injury L...

  • Jury Awards $2.4 Million in Medical Malpractice Case

    A jury in Broward county determined that a doctor was liable for medical malpractice after failing to adhere to the standard of care in failing to diagnose a patient properly. The family of the deceased man will receive $2.4 million in damages. According to reports, Jerry Pettigrossi went to Northwest Medical Center because he felt […] The post Jury Awards $2.4 Million in Medical Malpractice Case ...

  • Florida Medical Malpractice Verdict Overturned

    In 2015, a doctor was found liable for having not treated meningitis in a patient. Dr. Annabel Torres along with her insurer, The Doctor’s Company, were ordered to compensate William Plummer, a man who had sought relief on two separate occasions for an earache. A Florida appeals court has overturned that verdict. In the original […] The post Florida Medical Malpractice Verdict Overturned appeared ...

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  • Ex-Security Guard Only Wants to Walk Again

    According to an ex-security guard, a misdiagnosis by an emergency room physician left him a quadriplegic. The man is claiming that he is entitled to over $20 million in damages. The case has been filed against Good Samaritan Hospital by Kyrus Rogers. According to the lawsuit, Dr. Brian Harris failed to diagnose and treat the […] The post Ex-Security Guard Only Wants to Walk Again appeared first on...

  • Doctors in Texas Testify Against Neurosurgeon

    The state of Texas began its case against a neurosurgeon it has accused of aggravated assault. Prosecutors brought forth both medical professionals and patients in an effort to prove that neurosurgeon Christopher Duntsch was negligent to the point of having committed crimes. In the second day of proceedings, prosecutors attempted to prove that the surgeon […] The post Doctors in Texas Testify Agai...

  • No New Trial in $53 Million Medical Malpractice Case

    A woman and her son were awarded $53 million in a medical malpractice case. The woman was able to prove that her son was born with cerebral palsy and an intellectual disability due to negligence on the part of an Illinois hospital. A judge upheld most of the award last week. In the original case, […] The post No New Trial in $53 Million Medical Malpractice Case appeared first on New York Malpracti...

  • How to Choose a Pediatrician for Your Child

    When people think of medical malpractice, they often picture adults. The truth is that children can be the victim of medical malpractice just as easily, and the first line of defense is to find a great pediatrician. Finding a pediatrician you can trust for your little one is sometimes easier said than done. This is […] The post How to Choose a Pediatrician for Your Child appeared first on New York...

  • No Damages for Failed Birth Control Procedure

    A Maine woman sued a health center and a birth control device’s manufacturer after the device failed and she became pregnant. A Maine Supreme Judicial Court ruled last week that the woman, Kayla Doherty, could not claim damages. According to reports, Doherty visited a health center supported by federal funds in 2012 to have a […] The post No Damages for Failed Birth Control Procedure appeared firs...

  • Medical Malpractice Case Tossed Out in Washington

    When people file a medical malpractice case, it is because they are seeking compensation for financial damages that resulted because of a medical professional’s error or negligence. Unfortunately, cases are not always completed, as a woman in Washington recently discovered. Michelle Dalen alleged that she fell on ice while cleaning off her car in the […] The post Medical Malpractice Case Tossed Ou...

  • Woman Sues California Hospital for Medical Malpractice

    A man’s death in 2005 is the subject of a lawsuit filed by his family against Alta Bates Summit Medical Center. The man’s daughter is accusing the hospital of medical malpractice in that they misdiagnosed and failed to treat her father appropriately, leading to his death. She is suing the hospital for damages linked to […] The post Woman Sues California Hospital for Medical Malpractice appeared fi...

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  • Toddler Who Suffers With TBI Gets New Wheels

    It’s not often that news of birth injury turns out to have a happy ending and rightly so. A birth injury can result in a lifetime of medical needs and a requirement for care. Even a single positive note in the life of a child dealing with a birth injury is newsworthy, and that was […] The post Toddler Who Suffers With TBI Gets New Wheels appeared first on New York Malpractice & Injury Lawyer Blog.

  • West Virginia Hospital Accused of Improper Care

    A family has filed a lawsuit against Pediatrix Medical Group PC, Charleston Area Medical Center Inc. and James W. Lowery MD, alleging medical malpractice and negligence. According to reports, the West Virginia family went to the hospital seeking treatment for the infant boy. As a result of a lack of proper care, the child suffered […] The post West Virginia Hospital Accused of Improper Care appear...

  • Concord Hospital Sued for Negligence

    Approximately 8 months ago, Molly Banzhoff, 13, died from a brain tumor. Now, her family has filed a lawsuit, naming Concord Hospital, three of its doctors and its affiliates for medical negligence. In the months leading up to her death, Molly received no brain imaging despite complaining of migraines, vision problems, numbness in her tongue […] The post Concord Hospital Sued for Negligence appear...

  • Woman Given Go Ahead to Sue for Wrongful Death Following Miscarriage

    A woman in Helena, Alabama was recently given the go ahead to proceed with a wrongful death claim following a miscarriage. The ruling was handed down from the state’s Supreme Court, overturning a previous ruling by Jefferson County court, which had dismissed the woman’s claim. In Alabama, children are protected from the moment of conception. […] The post Woman Given Go Ahead to Sue for Wrongful De...

  • Woman Sent Bill for Surgery That Caused Complications

    A woman in Las Vegas is claiming that she was sent a bill for a surgery that caused her to be admitted to the hospital. Nicole Balangkura underwent a procedure that was supposed to help her conceive a child. Instead, the procedure caused injury that could prevent that from ever happening, and now she is […] The post Woman Sent Bill for Surgery That Caused Complications appeared first on New York M...

  • Judge Rules Against Florida Plastic Surgeon

    Two women in Miami visited Dr. Osak Omulepu for Brazilian Butt Lifts, and an administrative law judge has ruled that the doctor ultimately committed medical malpractice. Both women were subjected to injury during their procedures. The state was able to prove negligence as it applied to the standard of care the doctor provided to the […] The post Judge Rules Against Florida Plastic Surgeon appeared...

  • Family Given Permission to Sue Psychiatrist

    The Washington Supreme Court recently ruled that the family of a murdered Spokane woman and her son can sue the killer’s psychiatrist. The family says that the doctor in question should have done more to protect the victims in this case. According to police reports, Rebecca Schiering and her 9-year-old son were killed by her […] The post Family Given Permission to Sue Psychiatrist appeared first o...

  • Botched Tonsillectomy May Result in Lawsuit

    The Detroit Medical Center will soon be facing a lawsuit over a botched tonsillectomy. According to reports, the common surgery caused the death of a 9-year old child, and the family of the girl is accusing the hospital of discharging their son too soon. Sonia Gambrell, the mother of Anyialah Greer, is seeking to sue […] The post Botched Tonsillectomy May Result in Lawsuit appeared first on New Yo...

  • Pro Wrestler Claims Pressure to Drop Complaint

    When people are injured at work, they have an assumption that their employer will make good on the injury. Worker’s compensation kicks into gear and medical costs are covered. When people visit a doctor after an injury, they reasonably expect that injury to be taken care of properly. When these things don’t occur, a person […] The post Pro Wrestler Claims Pressure to Drop Complaint appeared first ...

  • No Criminal Charges in Death Due to Medication Error

    Loretta Macpherson passed away on December 3, 2014 after being given the wrong medication at St. Charles Bend. A staff person with the inpatient pharmacy filled an IV bag given to Macpherson with the wrong medication, ultimately killing the 65-year-old woman. A decision was made the the Deschutes County District Attorney’s office to file no […] The post No Criminal Charges in Death Due to Medicati...

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  • Doctor in Scotland Ruled as Being Negligent

    According to a judge in Scotland, Dr. Olubumni Oniya did not follow proper guidelines as she monitored one of her patients almost a decade ago. As a result of her failure to monitor that patient correctly, the woman gave birth to a little girl who was ultimately diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Reports say that the […] The post Doctor in Scotland Ruled as Being Negligent appeared first on New York M...

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  • Trump Trusts Oz, But Should You?

    Donald Trump is in the news frequently these days. From the things he says to the things he does, he is fodder for the evening reports. Recently, he sat down with Dr. Mehmet Oz and discussed his medical reports. Trump seems to trust the celebrity doctor, but should you? Currently, Oz serves as the big […] The post Trump Trusts Oz, But Should You? appeared first on New York Malpractice & Injury Law...

  • $4.2 Million Settlement Reached in Hawaii

    A man went to an emergency room in Hawaii and never walked out. His widow has just reached a $4.2 million settlement with the hospital that had been responsible for his care. According to court reports, Antonio Marrero went to Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center’s emergency room complaining of a sore throat. Doctors determined that […] The post $4.2 Million Settlement Reached in Hawaii appea...

  • UK Woman Gives Birth to Son She Was Told Would be Stillborn

    Imagine being told that your baby was going to be born dead. Many women have gone through this heartbreak and understand just how devastating it is. To be told your baby will be born dead and then to hear a tiny breath after it is delivered is a roller coaster ride that no mom should […] The post UK Woman Gives Birth to Son She Was Told Would be Stillborn appeared first on New York Malpractice & I...

  • Child in Australia Mistakenly Poisoned by Doctor

    Fiona Stanly Hospital in Perth was the scene of a terrible mix-up involving a five-year-old girl. The mistake occurred in February, but the girl’s foster mother is just now speaking up because a second patient was given an incorrect dose of medication in August at the same hospital and died. The girl and her family […] The post Child in Australia Mistakenly Poisoned by Doctor appeared first on New...

  • Are Hospitals in Michigan Using Dirty Tools?

    Reporters from The Detroit News, Joel Kurth and Karen Bouffard, recently conducted an investigation for a series of reports and found that there is a dirty secret alive within the walls of some city hospitals. There seems to be a systematic problem with surgeons using dirty instruments during procedures, putting patients in danger. Thanks to […] The post Are Hospitals in Michigan Using Dirty Tools...

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  • Risks to Infant Increases with Cesarean Sections

    The rate of cesarean birth in the United States has dropped for the first time in decades. Before you get too excited, it’s important to note that the drop was only by 0.1 percent. The rate of cesarean births in our country is still higher than 32 percent of all births, a number that is […] The post Risks to Infant Increases with Cesarean Sections appeared first on New York Malpractice & Injury La...

  • Needle Left in Back of Missouri Woman

    Imagine living with pain. Many of us can’t imagine it. Others of us struggle with it every day of our lives. Now imagine visiting a doctor to seek relief from that pain, only to leave the office worse than when you walked in. That is exactly what happened to a Missouri woman who sought treatment […] The post Needle Left in Back of Missouri Woman appeared first on New York Malpractice & Injury Lawy...

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