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Hidden FDA Database Reveals Multiple Complaints Against Medical Device Manufacturers

By The Palmer Law Firm, P.A. |

When Dr. Douglas Kwazneski realized that his medical stapler had failed, he wondered if other doctors had experienced the same problem. It seemed likely that they had, although, when he searched through the FDA database there were no complaints concerning the stapler. Of course, that wasn’t strictly true. As it turns out, there were… Read More »

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Legislators Debate Merits of Granny Cams

By The Palmer Law Firm, P.A. |

Right now, legislators are debating whether or not loved ones should be allowed to place nanny cams in their loved one’s nursing home rooms. These so-called “granny cams” are the subject of an ongoing debate between patient’s rights advocates and the nursing industry as a whole. While the nursing industry opposes allowing granny cams… Read More »

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Switched Urine Sample Results in Misdiagnosis Lawsuit

By The Palmer Law Firm, P.A. |

A Navy veteran sued William Jennings Bryan Dorn Veteran’s MedicalCenter for failing to diagnose and promptly treat him after complaining of severe abdominal pains. Medical workers switched a urine sample that the veteran had provided with that of a cocaine addict according to the lawsuit. Doctors told him to stop taking cocaine and released… Read More »

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Doctor Sued After Administering Lethal Dose of Propofol

By The Palmer Law Firm, P.A. |

Propofol is the drug most widely known for causing the overdose that Michael Jackson died of. In a clinical setting, it is used as a hypnotic anesthesia for major surgeries. When a patient cannot be awake for the procedure, propofol is one of the top options for doctors. However, in excessive doses, the drug… Read More »

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Hip Replacement Manufacturer Hit with $7.7M Verdict

By The Palmer Law Firm, P.A. |

In a retrial, following an appellate court’s determination that the jury’s original $9.2 million verdict was “hasty” and “excessive”, Zimmer Biomet was hit with another verdict, this time for $7.7 million. A Los Angeles native sued the company after he alleged that his hip replacement was defective. The company has now paid out more… Read More »

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Medical Errors Led to $6M Settlement for Neil Armstrong’s Death

By The Palmer Law Firm, P.A. |

The family of American hero and astronaut Neil Armstrong were not happy with the quality of care received at an Ohio hospital. According to a Washington Examiner article, the family sued Mercy Health System after Armstrong died in their care. The hospital paid out a $6 million settlement to avoid taking the case to… Read More »

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How to Game the System: Medical Malpractice Edition

By The Palmer Law Firm, P.A. |

One thing that both doctors and medical malpractice attorneys agree with is that the current system is broken. While doctors lament “junk lawsuits” and the high costs of settling medical malpractice claims on their insurance, personal injury attorneys point to ineffective enforcement from state medical boards and other oversight agencies that reprimand doctors who… Read More »

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Couple Gives Birth to Someone Else’s Babies

By The Palmer Law Firm, P.A. |

In a headline that sounds like it’s fit for the tabloids, a couple has filed a lawsuit after giving birth to another couple’s babies. According to the lawsuit, the IVF (In-Vitro-Fertilization) clinic implanted the wrong babies into the mother who was expecting twin girls. Instead, she gave birth to two boys who ostensibly looked… Read More »

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Why Bad Doctors Are Allowed to Continue to Practice Medicine

By The Palmer Law Firm, P.A. |

In an age where police databases hold DNA found at crime scenes that result in arrests years after the crime was committed, you would think that there would be some way for state medical boards to find information on problematic doctors. Well, there is. It’s just not being used effectively. In some cases, you… Read More »

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Plastic Surgeons Settled 290 Malpractice Lawsuits Continue to Practice

By The Palmer Law Firm, P.A. |

Two Jacksonville plastic surgeons who operate out of the same clinic and have settled 290 individual malpractice claims continue to practice medicine in the State of Florida. This information has come to light amid three new cosmetic surgery malpractice claims against them. The father and son team allegedly botched numerous breast implant surgeries leaving… Read More »

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