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Monthly Archives: April 2021

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Bad Gas Diagnosis Leads To Wrongful Death Lawsuit

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

You’d be surprised how many patients are discharged from a hospital with a diagnosis of bad gas only to find out later that they have a heart condition. MichieHamlett successfully resolved a similar case in 2020 in which a doctor discharged a patient from the hospital with discomfort from bloating, offered him medication that… Read More »

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Lawsuit Claims Woman Was Still Alive After Being Pronounced Dead

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

Misdiagnosis is among the most frequent allegations found in medical malpractice lawsuits. However, misdiagnosing a patient with death is not something you hear about very often. Recently, a judge dismissed some (but not all) of the claims related to a 99-year-old woman who was pronounced dead at the hospital. The woman later died, ostensibly,… Read More »

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University of Iowa Settles Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

The State of Iowa recently settled a lawsuit on behalf of the University of Iowa and the physicians who work there for a reported $350,000. Iowa has paid a reported $2.2 million in taxpayer funds to settle complaints this year. Since the lawsuit was filed against a University hospital, the damages were capped by… Read More »

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Family of Slain Trucker Files Lawsuit Against Bridge-Tunnel

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

It’s true that we mostly file lawsuits against negligent trucking companies who employ underskilled drivers that cause serious injuries on the roadways. But we also file lawsuits on behalf of truckers who are injured because of some other danger on the road. In this case, a trucker lost his life after his empty tractor-trailer… Read More »

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