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Monthly Archives: October 2021

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Does the Prosecutor Help Families Hurt by Drunk Drivers? Greg Webb

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Five Women File Class-Action Against Queens Doctor Alleging Sexual Abuse

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

Two of the largest cases of doctors abusing their privilege and trust involve sports teams. The largest lawsuit ever was filed against U.S. Gymnastics involving Dr. Larry Nassar who is now behind bars for the rest of his life. A less sensationalized lawsuit that resulted in one of the largest civil settlements in U.S…. Read More »

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Woman Diagnosed With Syncope Dies Of Heart Attack

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

A woman was admitted to the emergency room complaining of dizziness, headache, heart palpitations, and shortness of breath. The woman was diagnosed with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, a condition that generally resolves itself on its own and is not dangerous unless you fall on something hard or sharp. The next day, the woman was… Read More »

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Do You Know What to Do if You Are Hit by a Uninsured Driver in Virginia?

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Vascular Clinic Targeted For Medical Malpractice, Unnecessary Procedures

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

A popular vascular clinic chain is the target of several medical malpractice lawsuits including allegations that they performed unnecessary procedures to upsell patients on costly surgeries. One woman had to have her leg amputated as a result of their services. Others claimed they woke up during surgery. A local vascular surgeon said that the… Read More »

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Plaintiff’s Children Sue After Surgeon Perforates Bowel Causing Death

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

The estate of a former patient won a $3 million medical malpractice verdict against a highly-respected oncologist who removed a mass from her pelvis. The estate claimed that the surgeon perforated the woman’s bowel which resulted in infection, sepsis, and death. The same doctor has four other complaints against him alleging very much the… Read More »

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Family Files Misdiagnosis Lawsuit After Woman Dies Of Bladder Cancer

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

The family of a woman who died of bladder cancer believes that the woman would still be alive today if she had been diagnosed on time. The patient died on Halloween of 2019. Her diagnosis came in 2018. Her family believes that all the telltale signs of bladder cancer were there well before her… Read More »

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Doctor Goes To Prison After Five Patients OD On Opioids

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

A Tennessee doctor was sentenced to three years in prison after five of his patients OD’d within one year of his intervention. The doctor is accused of distributing a controlled substance without a valid medical reason. Problematically, in several states, if a drug dealer supplies a drug to a patient that overdoses, they can… Read More »

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Doctor Gets 15 Years For Medically Unnecessary Opioid Prescriptions

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

Once the U.S. government became aware of the opioid crisis, the pressure on pharmacists, doctors, and pharmaceutical companies went up. To understand the problem, you have to understand how our system works. Each actor has a fiduciary duty to act in someone’s best interests. If you’re an executive at a major corporation, your duty… Read More »

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Hospital Performs Surgeries On The Wrong Hemisphere Of Three Patients’ Brains

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

You can tag this under: The worst cases of medical malpractice in history. There’s a number of really bad medical malpractice cases to survey when you’re talking about the worst ever. These generally involve a surgeon who is addicted to his own medicine and repeatedly botches procedures until someone realizes he’s high. This one,… Read More »

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