News Category: Negligence

Nephritis Misdiagnosis
20 jul
Washington Jury Finds Harborview Medical Center Liable for Montana Woman’s Paralysis; Family Awarded $25.3 Million

Jerri Woodring-Thueson was an avid mountain biker. She and her husband, Erik Thueson, would take advantage of any free time they had to hit the trails. But that all changed on her last ride in the fall of 2013, when Woodring-Thueson, then 49, suffered from a minor stroke. She was rushed to a hospital in

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Nephritis Misdiagnosis
23 apr
New Jersey Doctor Found Liable for Medical Malpractice; Jury Awards Woman $24 Million

Seven years ago, Ana Pereira was brought to the emergency room at the Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, New Jersey. Pereira complained of severe pain in her abdomen. The attending physicians diagnosed her with kidney stones and renal colic, which is when urinary stones block part of the urinary tract. According to a medical

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Minnesota Jury Finds Nurse Negligent for Wrongful Death
16 nov
Arizona Jury Finds Medical Center Liable For 2013 Malpractice; Family Awarded $12 Million

Esmeralda Tripp, then 42, went to see her doctor for a checkup in September 2013. Tripp was taking a prescribed blood thinner called Coumadin and she had a history of seizures. Her primary physician was concerned that her blood was actually too thin and told Tripp that she needed to go straight to an emergency

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Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Increasing Against New Hampshire Hospital
01 oct
Alabama Man Awarded $5 Million In Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

The son of an Alabama woman who passed away in 2005 from a brain hemorrhage was recently awarded a $5 million judgment after a jury declared that the doctor that had been treating his mother was guilty of negligence. Dr. Frank Gillis had been treating Florine Bryant for atrial fibrillation, which is the most common

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