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Monthly Archives: February 2020

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U.S. Military Members Can Now File Med Mal Claims Against the Government

By Palmer | Lopez |

As President Trump’s defense spending bill awaits his signature, a small provision can impact thousands who have been given ineffective medical attention. The bill overturns what is known as the Feres Doctrine which stemmed from Feres v. United States—a decision that prevented active duty U.S. military from suing the federal government. The new law… Read More »

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Prisoner Scores $11M Verdict

By Palmer | Lopez |

It’s true that prisoners don’t often make good clients. The jury is automatically prone to distrusting them or even believing that they deserve whatever happens to them. Yet prisoners are among the most vulnerable populations when it comes to receiving medical care. Today, it is much more likely that states, in an effort to… Read More »

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$2M Malpractice Verdict Against Assembly Line Upheld

By Palmer | Lopez |

In New York, a judge upheld a $2 million verdict against a Syracuse doctor who was found guilty of injuring one of his patients. Further, the plaintiff in the case alleged that the doctor performed “assembly line medicine.” The practice is so-named because surgeons will operate for ten hours in one day performing the… Read More »

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Boy Suffers Severe Nerve Damage After Accident

By Palmer | Lopez |

A two-year-old boy who injured his arm after a 2002 trampoline accident will spend the rest of his life barely able to make a fist. The boy was taken directly to the hospital where a doctor on a training rotation set the boy’s arm in a cast. However, shortly after the cast was set,… Read More »

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