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MedMal15

Pasadena Plastic Surgeon Faces Multiple Counts Of Medical Malpractice

By The Moses Firm |

This is a story more about the failures of state medical boards than the malpractice of a single doctor. The doctor in question is facing four complaints all filed with the California medical board. Her first complaint was dismissed. In fact, the board only investigates 10% of allegations or complaints filed with it. Florida,… Read More »

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Pharmacist

States Nearing Settlement With Opioid Companies

By The Moses Firm |

Before the regular pandemic, the “opioid epidemic” was making major headlines. Pharmaceutical companies were deemed responsible for hooking millions of Americans on prescription painkillers, allowing their product to be funneled to the black market with their knowledge, and misleading both doctors and patients concerning the addictiveness of their pain killers. As it turned out,… Read More »

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MedMal25

Woman Awarded $6.4 Million In Medical Malpractice Verdict

By The Moses Firm |

A woman who is no longer able to walk after delivering a baby won a medical malpractice lawsuit against her neurologist after he failed to spot a chiari malformation. A chiari malformation is a congenital defect in the skull which causes the brain to protrude into the spinal cord. The condition is made worse… Read More »

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Surgery

Family Wins $2.5M After Surgical Malpractice Suit

By The Moses Firm |

The family of a woman who died after being discharged from surgery filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against the hospital involved and won a $2.5 million verdict from the jury. The 68-year-old patient had gone to the hospital to repair a hernia in her upper stomach. The surgery was performed and the woman was… Read More »

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MedMal17

Family Files Wrongful Death After Teen Dies At Folsom County

By The Moses Firm |

A Georgia teen accused of fencing stolen merchandise died in prison due to alleged medical malpractice, according to a new complaint. The parents of the boy alleged that the medical services carrier at the jail ignored repeated signs that the patient was suffering from cardiac problems. The teen was found dead in his jail… Read More »

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MedMal27

40 Women Join Class-Action Against ICE Doctors For Sterilization

By The Moses Firm |

Over 40 women have joined a class-action lawsuit against ICE and Dr. Mehendra Amin who they accuse of performing unnecessary and unwanted medical procedures including hysterectomies on women detained here at the Irwin County Detention Center in Georgia. The lawsuit has been filed here in Georgia on behalf of women who are still in… Read More »

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MedMal16

New Law Would Make It Easier For Doctors To Discuss Mistakes With Patients

By The Moses Firm |

Doctors make mistakes and sometimes those mistakes cost people their lives. While not every mistake amounts to medical malpractice, the fear of medical malpractice lawsuits means that doctors will not be forthcoming about any mistakes they made. In some cases, this could prove fatal if there is a delay in treatment because a second… Read More »

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PlasticSurg2

Several Plastic Surgery Patients Consider Lawsuits Against Surgery Center

By The Moses Firm |

An Atlanta plastic surgery center famous for live-streaming their surgeries is now the target of several personal injury lawsuits. According to several former patients, they endured extreme complications related to Brazilian butt lifts and other procedures. One patient reported that half of her side was missing while another said she had burns on the… Read More »

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MedMal23

Nursing Home Ignored Safety Concerns Allowing 24 Deaths

By The Moses Firm |

An Atlanta nursing home is under investigation after two dozen residents died after the facility was cited for numerous safety lapses. However, COVID liability shields enacted by the governor in the early stages of the pandemic may make it impossible for families to file a lawsuit to hold the facility accountable. Under the new… Read More »

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MedMal13

Fort Drum Soldier Awarded $13.5M For Infarction Misdiagnosis

By The Moses Firm |

A Fort Drum soldier was awarded $13.5 million after his doctors misdiagnosed an infarction (a stroke in the extremities) as tendonitis. As a result of the misdiagnosis, the soldier lost his leg. This is literally the same thing that happened to Dr. Gregory House on the hit TV show House. An infarction misdiagnosis caused… Read More »

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