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2014-04-16 23:03:48

The family of a victim who died in a nursing home accident received a settlement of $180,000, announced Medical Malpractice attorney, L. Todd Kelly, a lawyer with the Carlson Law Firm in Austin (The Estate of Wanda Dunham, Deceased v. Senior Care Centers, LLC). Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The family of a victim who died in a nursing home accident received a settlement of $180,000, announced Medical Malpractice attorney, L. Todd Kelly, a lawyer with the Carlson Law Firm in Austin...

2014-04-04 16:23:33

White Memorial And Its Executives Contributed Thousands To Hospital and Insurance Groups Fighting A November Patient Safety Ballot Initiative SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In another case of medical negligence almost too gruesome to believe, a hospital accused of letting a patient freeze to death in the morgue will never be held fully accountable because of a 38-year-old cap on malpractice damages in California. The cap that limits accountability for...

2014-03-13 16:27:41

California Voters Will Have Next Chance To Restore Patients' Rights At Ballot In November SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Californians should have the same right as Floridians to equal protection under the law in cases of medical negligence, said Consumer Watchdog Campaign today after the Florida Supreme Court ruled the state's cap on medical negligence damages is unconstitutional. Signatures will be turned in beginning next week for a ballot measure that...

2014-02-19 23:03:00

As a service to our clients and all physicians nation-wide, Diederich Healthcare has done an analysis of the medical malpractice payouts in 2013 as recorded by the National Practitioner Data Bank. Taking the data from the NPDB’s records, statistics were selected that will be both interesting and timely to doctors and all other medical professionals. Carbondale, IL (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 According to The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services website, the Affordable Care Act...

2014-02-04 23:31:30

LawsuitLegal.com is now accepting medical malpractice case review inquiries, nationwide, offering applicants a no obligation legal review from a top attorney. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 People who have suffered injury in the medical system, either from negligent care, alleged hospital error or doctor mistakes can now get matched with an experienced medical malpractice lawsuit attorney to get their legal options. LawsuitLegal.com is now accepting inquires from people who feel...

2013-10-01 13:48:05

Most of the primary care malpractice claims filed in Massachusetts are related to alleged misdiagnoses, according to study by Gordon D. Schiff, M.D., of the Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, and colleagues. The focus for improving patient safety and malpractice risk is increasingly on outpatient care, according to the study background. Researchers examined the types, causes and outcomes of primary care malpractice claims by studying closed (resolved)...

2013-09-28 23:01:34

The law firm, which serves medical malpractice victims in Illinois, has added a new article to its blog that examines the line between doctors’ caution and negligence when they delay letting patients know that they may have cancer. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 28, 2013 When a doctor waits to tell a patient that they may have cancer, is it caution or negligence? In a new blog article, the Chicago medical malpractice lawyers of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. weigh in on the issue....

2013-09-14 23:04:41

Sexner and Associates secures a 3 million dollar settlement for a client in an medical malpractice lawsuit. 23 years experience have made our firm one of the most knowledgeable Illinois law firms that handle medical malpractice cases. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 In a recent medical malpractice case handled by one of the experienced attorneys affiliated with Mitchell S. Sexner & Associates LLC, the hospital agreed to settle all legal claims against their insured medical...

2013-08-30 08:24:51

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Law Offices of Robert Vaage announced today that a $4.9 million arbitration award has been granted to a San Diego man who suffered a permanent brain injury while he was a patient at Kaiser Zion hospital in 2011. On May 12, 2011, 17-year-old Raymond Palmer was attacked and stabbed multiple times while he was at a trolley stop. He was taken to UCSD Medical Center, where he was stabilized and underwent surgery for the treatment of his...

2013-08-15 12:29:45

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Consumer Watchdog: Fifteen women and mothers whose lives have been devastated by medical negligence wrote to the CEOs of Planned Parenthood today asking them to reverse a position that is devastating to women's health and access to justice in California. The letter asked the CEOs to reverse their position on a proposed ballot measure to change a law that has discriminated against women...