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Defense Verdict Tossed After Lawyer Brags About Manipulating Jurors

By Palmer | Lopez |

A Florida lawyer was caught on a cell phone call bragging about how he manipulated a jury to return a verdict in favor of the defense in a medical malpractice lawsuit. The plaintiffs contended that the doctor had nicked the victim’s colon resulting in sepsis and death. The family sued, but the defense team… Read More »

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Intrigue Looms Over Case Involving Addicted Surgeon

By Palmer | Lopez |

A medical malpractice lawsuit has been filed against a hospital and a star surgeon who is accused of being addicted to opioids. The surgeon was the subject of a Justice Department investigation involving illegal medical billing, assembly-line medicine, and the dangerous administration of anesthesia. Both the hospital and the doctor have denied the allegations…. Read More »

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Woman Dies After Laparoscopic Surgery Spreads Cancer

By Palmer | Lopez |

Laparoscopic surgery is a minimally-invasive procedure that uses machine-guided tools to perform complex procedures. In this case, a woman was having a mass removed from her uterus. According to the lawsuit, the surgery caused cancer cells to spread to other areas of the body greatly reducing the plaintiff’s lifespan. Her family filed a lawsuit… Read More »

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Tyrod Taylor Sues Chargers’ Doctor For Medical Malpractice

By Palmer | Lopez |

NFL quarterback Tyrod Taylor currently plays for the New York Giants. However, when he was previously playing with the Chargers, a team doctor administered an injection to help him manage a rib cartilage tear. The doctor inadvertently administered the pain medication into his lung causing the lung to collapse. Taylor has since sued the… Read More »

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Hospital Offers To Cover The Bill If Daughter Doesn’t Talk About Father’s Death

By Palmer | Lopez |

Before we get into anything else, your silence is a valuable bargaining chip in negotiations with a negligent doctor or hospital. The doctor and hospital don’t want the negative press of a medical malpractice lawsuit, and they certainly don’t want allegations of negligence to come up when prospective patients search their name online. For… Read More »

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Lawmaker Facing Charges Of Fraud/Medical Malpractice After Stem Cell Treatment

By Palmer | Lopez |

Stem cell treatments are the next frontier of medical science. Doctors hope that, eventually, they will be able to regrow organs from our own tissue. Today, stem cells are sort of like a magic wand. Clinics offering stem cell treatment claim to improve back pain and other common ailments using an unproven technique of… Read More »

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Florida Supreme Court To Rule On Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Against University

By Palmer | Lopez |

Medical malpractice lawsuits against universities and their affiliated hospitals are quite common. In one such case, the University of Florida and Shands Hospital filed a motion to dismiss on the basis that the medical expert provided by the plaintiff was not of the same specialty as the doctor who allegedly contributed negligence. Below, we’ll… Read More »

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$7.5 Million Settlement For Man Who Suffered Brain Bleed At University Hospital

By Palmer | Lopez |

This is another lawsuit emerging from a university hospital. A man was awarded $7.5 million in damages after he suffered life-altering injuries related to a brain bleed. The man must now live the rest of his life in a wheelchair, he can no longer control his bowel or bladder, and he has paralysis on… Read More »

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Police Officer Files Lawsuit Against University Hospital

By Palmer | Lopez |

Are you getting sick of hearing about medical malpractice lawsuits filed against universities? We are too. Nonetheless, the latest notice comes against the Medical University of South Carolina after a police officer suffered an on-the-job injury. According to the report, the police officer was on the shoulder of a road aiding a tow truck… Read More »

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Tragic Error Results In Paralysis, $8M Judgment Against Hospital

By Palmer | Lopez |

A man filed a lawsuit on behalf of his wife after she suffered a life-altering injury during a surgical procedure. Instead of injecting an anesthetic into the woman for the surgery, they accidentally injected her with tranexamic acid which is a medication used to control bleeding directly into her spine. As a result of… Read More »

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