OVER $1 Billion
In Verdicts & Settlements on behalf of our clients*

LitigationTeam.com Blog

Informed Consent and Malpractice Claim Not Separate in Unique Case

Posted on July 2nd, 2015

In most cases, a claim for medical malpractice and a claim for breach of informed consent need to be pleaded separately. This is because they are separate theories of liability. However, in a recently decided medical malpractice case in Maryland, the plaintiffs introduced evidence of a breach of informed consent, but they had only pleaded [...]

[ read more ]

Tags: ,

Posted in Medical Malpractice | Comments (0)

Maryland Medical Malpractice Suit: Multiple Instances of Negligence

Posted on July 1st, 2015

A Maryland medical malpractice suit filed by the parents of a teenager alleges that multiple instances of medical negligence on the part of several parties resulted in serious damage to their son’s heart, which has already been transplanted once and will need to be transplanted again in the future, as a result of said negligence. [...]

[ read more ]

Tags:

Posted in Medical Malpractice | Comments (0)

California Medical Malpractice Cap Continues Despite Appeal

Posted on June 30th, 2015

California’s much debated medical malpractice cap on noneconomic damages under MICRA recently withstood an appeal by a plaintiff in a medical malpractice case in that state. The appellate court struck down all of the plaintiff’s arguments in upholding the cap. Learn more in our blog. California Medical Malpractice Cap Continues Despite Appeal The Cap The [...]

[ read more ]

Tags: ,

Posted in Medical Malpractice | Comments (0)

$1.5 Million Medical Malpractice Verdict After Tonsillectomy

Posted on June 29th, 2015

While a tonsillectomy is one of the most routine procedures performed by oral surgeons, there are rare instances in which something can go wrong. In the case of a Pennsylvania man who had been suffering from tonsillitis, even this most routine of procedures unfortunately resulted in a complication that has caused him to lose his [...]

[ read more ]

Tags: ,

Posted in Medical Malpractice | Comments (0)

$125K Medical Malpractice Settlement in Case of Amputated Thumb

Posted on June 23rd, 2015

A federal medical malpractice case involving a 7-year old girl has been settled in the amount of $125,000. The girl lost her thumb after receiving treatment at a Navy clinic in 2011, after which circulation in her thumb became impaired, causing tissue death and necessitating amputation of the thumb. The Case On August 12, 2011, [...]

[ read more ]

Tags:

Posted in Medical Malpractice | Comments (0)

$4.5M Dental Malpractice Verdict in Connecticut

Posted on June 22nd, 2015

A woman in Connecticut has been awarded $4.5 million in a dental malpractice case in which she alleged the defendant dentist’s mistake during a root canal procedure left her with constant pain. Learn more about this dental malpractice case in our blog. The Case The now 42-year-old woman had a root canal performed on her [...]

[ read more ]

Tags:

Posted in Medical Malpractice | Comments (0)

$600K Wrongful Death Medical Malpractice Verdict in Maryland

Posted on June 19th, 2015

The estate of a deceased Maryland woman, along with her surviving husband and adult children, have been awarded $600,000 in a wrongful death medical malpractice case in Maryland. The plaintiffs had brought the case against the hospital where the 72-year-old woman had surgery in 2010. They alleged that the hospital was negligent in its failure [...]

[ read more ]

Tags:

Posted in Medical Malpractice | Comments (0)

$100 Million Verdict for Defective Vaginal Mesh in Delaware

Posted on June 18th, 2015

A $100 million verdict was awarded to a woman in Delaware who filed suit against Boston Scientific Corporation, the manufacturer of a defective transvaginal mesh. The woman had been implanted with the vaginal mesh in 2009, and allegedly suffered severe medical conditions as a result. The Case The woman had been experiencing stress urinary incontinence [...]

[ read more ]

Tags:

Posted in Healthcare News | Comments (0)

New Law: Criminal Background Checks for Maryland Medical License

Posted on June 17th, 2015

A new law signed in April by Governor Larry Hogan will require physicians who are applying for a medical license in the state of Maryland to submit to a criminal background check during the application process. The law came about after it was discovered that a Maryland physician who was charged with sexual assault in [...]

[ read more ]

Tags:

Posted in Healthcare News | Comments (0)

Veteran Files Medical Malpractice Suit for Wrong Site Surgery

Posted on June 16th, 2015

A Navy veteran has filed a medical malpractice suit against the VA, in which he alleges that a podiatrist at the Hampton VA Medical Center performed surgery on the wrong bone in his foot. The man alleges that the bone was not fractured, but the podiatrist performed surgery on it anyway, which later forced the [...]

[ read more ]

Tags: ,

Posted in Medical Malpractice | Comments (0)