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Monthly Archives: August 2021

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Former VA Pathologist In Prison Faces Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

Two more medical malpractice lawsuits have been filed against a doctor who is now in prison on charges of involuntary manslaughter. The total is now four lawsuits against the embattled physicians which alleges diagnostic errors led to delays in treatment which, in turn, led to poor medical outcomes. The latest lawsuit alleges that the… Read More »

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Dangerous Drugs And Medical Malpractice

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

There is a complex issue within the scope of medical malpractice that involves the prescribing of dangerous drugs to patients in need. What happens if the drug causes a negative reaction? In some cases, it’s just tough luck. That’s how the cards played out, and there isn’t much you can do about it. In… Read More »

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Veterans Claim Fort Wayne Podiatrist Injured Their Feet

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

More than 100 veterans have stepped (no pun) forward to allege that a Fort Wayne Veterans Affairs physician severely damaged their feet and ankles. They believed that the doctor who had performed surgeries on them botched the operation leading to increased pain, fractured bones, and lacerated tendons. In 2017, dozens of veterans had been… Read More »

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The Most Dangerous Drugs In America

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

Right now, if you asked your average American what the most dangerous drug in America is, they’d likely tell you it’s heroin, opioids, or some other type of opioid-derivative. But that’s not true. In fact, the most dangerous drug in America is easily found on the shelves of every local pharmacy. It’s Acetaminophen, also… Read More »

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If You Had An Unnecessary Procedure Or Test, Is That Medical Malpractice?

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

Have you ever worried about whether your mechanic would diagnose your vehicle with a major problem just to bilk you for as much money as possible. Well, there are several doctors who are now facing extended sentences for doing the same thing, while others are still practicing medicine in the United States. Some are… Read More »

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Federal Judge Orders $9M Verdict In Favor Of Veteran Against VA

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

A federal judge ordered the Veteran’s Administration to pay $9 million to a former Navy Veteran after a botched hernia surgery. The veteran was admitted to the hospital for a laparoscopic hernia and went for surgery to repair the hernia. Following his discharge, however, he began to complain of pain and fever. This time,… Read More »

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MedMal Lawsuit Tossed, But Breach Of Contract Claim Remains

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

A Virginia man filed a lawsuit against a hospice care facility after he claimed his wife suffered an excruciating death because of their malpractice. The victim was a 68-year-old woman with terminal breast cancer. She was admitted to the hospice facility on September 17th but didn’t die until the 25th—8 days later. According to… Read More »

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Corporate Medical Center Pushes Unnecessary Treatments

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

Do you know how people are always worried about their car mechanic finding a problem that isn’t there and then charging them thousands of dollars? Well, now those people have something else to worry about as doctors are doing the same thing. To be sure, any unnecessary treatment or testing is automatically considered medical… Read More »

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WV Supreme Court Decision Could Change Standards In MedMal Lawsuits

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

The facts of the case involve an EMT who was tasked with transporting a patient from one hospital to another. During the delivery, the ambulance encountered inclement weather and sustained a severe accident in which the patient was killed, one EMT was injured, and another EMT sustained severe injuries. The surviving EMT filed a… Read More »

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Former Virginia Doctor Found Guilty Of Health Care Fraud, Medical Malpractice

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

A longtime Virginia OB-GYN has been found guilty of multiple counts of health care fraud by way of ordering unnecessary treatments and surgeries—notably hysterectomies—for women who “didn’t need” them. The FBI, which spearheaded the investigation, claimed that Javaid Perwaiz performed “diagnostic procedures” with broken equipment and scared women into having invasive surgeries, usually by… Read More »

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