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Monthly Archives: January 2022

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Lawsuit Filed After Inmate Dies In Prison

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

We’re hearing about more lawsuits concerning inmates in prison. These lawsuits are filed under a theory of medical malpractice. To understand these lawsuits, you have to understand that the state has a duty of care to ensure that the basic needs of all prisoners are met. This includes medical services. When the state fails… Read More »

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RECALL On Amazon Delivery Vans Defective Shift Caused Crashes And Injuries

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

After receiving several complaints about 2019 Mercedes Sprinter vans, commonly used for Amazon delivery, rolling away after being shifted into Park by the van’s automatic shift feature, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Office of Defects Investigation started investigating the problem behind these rollaway vans. The defective automatic shift feature has caused at least… Read More »

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Kool Smiles Sued Again After Toddler Death

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

We haven’t heard about these guys in a while, but a recent lawsuit filed against the company has identical allegations. This is a serious problem, so we need to provide a little background. Kool Smiles is a franchised dental clinic that provides dental services to children. In the past, they have been sued over… Read More »

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Mother Files Lawsuit Against County, Medical Provider After Inmate Death

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

The mother of a 19-year-old teen who died in county has filed a lawsuit against the county and their health care provider. As we’ve written about before, jails and prisons are quietly outsourcing their medical services to private health care providers who offer fixed rates, reduce costs, and take on liability for the county… Read More »

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Hit By a Texting Driver? | Virginia Car Accident Attorney Explains How to Find Out

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

Texting Driver Caused Car Accident By Greg Webb Click Here to view video

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Surgical Malpractice Results In $4M Verdict For Plaintiff

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

A man who was paralyzed after surgery recently recovered $4 million after a verdict in his favor. The patient ended up paralyzed after he had a small skin lesion removed. According to the lawsuit, the doctor recommended that he go off of his anticoagulant medication prior to the surgery. The man suffered a stroke… Read More »

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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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