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Man Sues Orthopedist After Epidural Injected Into Patient’s Spinal Cord

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

This medical malpractice lawsuit has been filed in Georgia. According to the plaintiff, he was in a car accident and began to receive treatment for neck and spinal pain. An MRI indicated that he had spinal stenosis, characterized by the narrowing of vertebral openings where the nerve comes through. That led to an impingement… Read More »

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Family Awarded $26 Million For Wrongful Discharge Of 11-Month-Old Girl

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

An Omaha family was awarded $26 million after their daughter suffered permanent brain damage from a preventable seizure. According to the parents, the girl collapsed at daycare and was taken to the emergency room. The doctor recognized that the girl had an obvious seizure disorder and held her for the night to order a… Read More »

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COVID Pandemic Rages On Amid Resurgence Of Elective Procedures

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

Last year, when the CDC began studying COVID-19, Dr. Fauci informed us all that COVID was likely to become a seasonal disease. New research shows that weather patterns do indeed affect the transmission of COVID, but they won’t eliminate it. COVID likes the cold and dislikes the sun. That means it spreads easier in… Read More »

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Medical Device Failure Results In Brain Damage, Jury Verdict

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

A man suffered a severe brain injury when a medical device failed. According to the lawsuit, he was attempting to have a benign tumor removed from his brain, but the laser device broke during the operation. The company that produced the medical device settled with the plaintiff for over $12 million. However, the surgeon… Read More »

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Man Locked Up In Psych Ward For Two Years After Mistaken Identity Files Lawsuit

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

A Honolulu man spent the last two years of his life attempting to convince psychiatrists that not only was he sane, but they had mistaken him for someone else. The psychiatrists, of course, were unconvinced. Eventually, two years and eight months later, someone checked out his story. They were able to determine that they… Read More »

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Doctor Files Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Emergency Medical Provider

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

A Minnesota doctor filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against an emergency medical provider and won to the tune of $25 million, according to recent court documents. According to the lawsuit, the doctor suffered a zipline injury in Mexico. When he was under-impressed by the quality of care he was receiving, he asked for an… Read More »

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Officer Files MedMal Lawsuit Against Army Clinic

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

A non-commissioned army officer who lost his brother to ISIS in Iraq now also has to deal with severe complications that emerged from his wife’s pregnancy. His wife was diagnosed with a recto-vaginal fistula, a condition in which a tear between the rectum and vagina results in septic leakage. The woman reported to the… Read More »

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Arizona Prisons Provide Extralegal Death Sentences Via Medical Malpractice

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

A recent report uncovered gruesome abuses in Arizona prisons. While prisoners don’t necessarily make the best plaintiffs, they are among the most vulnerable populations in the world. Once the state uses the legal process to remove a citizen’s rights, the state takes on the responsibility to care for the prisoner no matter how egregious… Read More »

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California Fertility Clinic Sued After Embryo Mix Up

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

You’ve heard of Wife Swap, but what about embryo swap? While the former is an interesting idea for a reality television program, the latter is a major lawsuit in California. Plaintiffs allege that their embryos were mistakenly mixed up for another couple’s embryos and that each couple raised the other’s child over a few… Read More »

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Cyberattacks: A New Frontier Of Medical Malpractice

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

Recently, a medical malpractice lawsuit has been filed in Alabama over the death of a baby during a ransomware attack. Doctors are increasingly facing risks related to medical malpractice that stem from cyber security issues. The case mentioned above is the first known death related to ransomware and other malware attacks. Another incident in… Read More »

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