Delayed Treatment Infection Control. Untreated infection led to uterine damage, patient alleged. FACTS & ALLEGATIONS On March 23, 2001, plaintiff was admitted to defendant hospital, where she was to deliver her second child. plaintiff’s first child was born via a Caesarean delivery. This time, plaintiff wanted to attempt a vaginal delivery. Doctors administered a small dose […]

Surgeon Negligent Treatment

2004, February 17

INJURIES/DAMAGES face; scar and/or disfigurement, facial plaintiff claimed that the defendants removed an excessive amount of tissue from his nose, leaving him with a facial scar and disfigurement. Plaintiff claimed that he will need future corrective surgery. The jury rendered a defense verdict. It found that the defendants did not depart from the standard of care.

Negligent Treatment

2003, October 2

INJURIES/DAMAGES hemiparesis; stroke, a mother of three suffered a stroke five weeks after she left the hospital. She sustained permanent left-sided hemiparesis. RESULT The claim against defendant was discontinued prior to the trial; the claim against the hospital was discontinued during the trial. Plaintiff and defendant reached a $125,000 settlement during the trial, and the […]

Delayed Diagnosis

2003, March 6

INJURIES paraparesis Plaintiff remained at defendant hospital until his discharge in May 1995. He was confined to a nursing home for the following year. Plaintiff claimed that the spinal-cord compression caused significant paraparesis of his lower extremities, and that he is confined to a wheelchair. He asked the jury to award $10 million. Plaintiff’ wife, who cares […]

Medical Malpractice

2000, March 30

Medical Malpractice, Failure to Timely Diagnose and Treat Herpes Encephalitis in 16-Month Old Infant Blindness, Cerebral Palsy, and Cognitive Difficulties.