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Monthly Archives: February 2022

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Medical Battery Against Craig County Student Moves Forward

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

A former female student at a Craig County high school has filed a lawsuit against the school and a former nurse practitioner who is accused of fondling her breast during a physical. The government had moved to dismiss the case against the school, but that motion was denied. The case will be allowed to… Read More »

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VA Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit After Pacemaker Failure

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

A man died of septic shock after a pacemaker installed by the VA hospital began protruding from his chest. His daughters filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against the VA. While the VA denied liability, they settled the suit for $550,000. While that may not seem like a lot, wrongful death lawsuits involving retirees without… Read More »

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TV Judge’s Son Files MedMal Lawsuit After Birth Death Of Wife

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

Women aren’t supposed to die in childbirth, especially in the U.S. where we have supposedly the best medicine in the world. Nonetheless, the U.S. ranks higher in birth fatalities to mothers than any other developed nation on earth. In many of these cases, it is a simple failure to monitor a patient’s blood pressure… Read More »

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MedMal Trial Could Head To SCOTUS

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

Are you allowed to sue a nursing home? Yes. Are you allowed to sue a federally-operated nursing home? Maybe not. The U.S. Supreme Court has been asked to hear a case that was decided on behalf of a plaintiff who alleged that a loved one died in the care of a government-operated nursing home…. Read More »

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New Lawsuit Filed Against Makers Of Macular Degeneration Drug, Beovu

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

A new lawsuit has been filed in Florida concerning the macular degeneration drug, Beovu. According to one plaintiff, the makers of Beovu over-reported the efficacy of the drug and failed to warn consumers about potential side effects. The lawsuit claims that Beovu causes retinal vasculitis, retinal vascular occlusion, and related conditions. The plaintiff claims… Read More »

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