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Grieving Mother Files Lawsuit After Loss of Newborn Son

By The Palmer Law Firm, P.A. |

A grieving Ohio mother has filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against a ProMedica physician and several facilities after the death of her newborn son. The complaint was filed in late January and names her obstetrician alongside several ProMedica facilities. According to the complaint, the woman and her child were patients of ProMedica and their… Read More »

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Doctors Sued After Lab Test Failed to Report Correct Information

By The Palmer Law Firm, P.A. |

Joseph Elone entered the hospital with a fever of 101.4 degrees and a heart rate around 140 beats per minute. He was both awake and screaming when he was admitted. Tests indicated that Joseph had a heart blockage and an enlarged heart. Before consulting with a cardiologist, the doctors at the Vassar Brothers Medical… Read More »

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Celebrity Psychiatrist Accused of Sexual Exploitation by Patients

By The Palmer Law Firm, P.A. |

Prominent psychiatrist Keith Ablow, who is the author of several fiction and nonfiction books and a regular commentator on Fox News has had his license suspended after several young women, all of whom he was treating for depression, have accused him of having unprofessional sexual relationships with him. Female patients allege that Ablow lured… Read More »

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How to File a Military Medical Malpractice Claim

By The Palmer Law Firm, P.A. |

Active-duty military personnel can now file medical malpractice lawsuits against the V.A. and doctors who are military employees. The Pentagon has set up a committee to review the cases of military personnel and their families. However, the committee isn’t fully functional yet, but those with claims can still jumpstart the process. The bill that… Read More »

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

By The Palmer Law Firm, P.A. |

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 The Palmer Law Firm, P.A. |

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 The Palmer Law Firm, P.A. |

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 The Palmer Law Firm, P.A. |

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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Man Forced into Kidney Transplant Awarded $30 Million

By The Palmer Law Firm, P.A. |

A federal appeals court has upheld a nearly $30 million verdict in favor of a man who was forced to have a kidney transplant after being cared for by a clinic in St. Louis. The plaintiff saw a nurse practitioner after his elevated blood pressure caused him to fail a pre-employment physical. The plaintiff… Read More »

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Trent Williams and His Fallout with the Washington Redskins

By The Palmer Law Firm, P.A. |

For those who follow sports, one of the interesting storylines that has fallen beneath the radar is Trent Williams and his ongoing dispute with the Washington Redskins. While such a topic may never find it’s way into a lawyer’s blog post, this dispute has legal ramifications. Williams accuses the Washington Redskins’ team doctors of… Read More »

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