UPDATE: Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Back in the News

House Panel Backs Lawsuits Over Abortion Injuries

http://news.wgcu.org/post/house-panel-backs-lawsuits-over-abortion-injuriesThe lawsuits would not be handled as more-typical medical malpractice cases, which have requirements that make them more difficult to pursue.

“This bill is about women’s safety,” Grall said before the vote.

“It is about empowering a woman who has been …

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Judge dismisses some claims in lawsuit against former Manitowoc doctor

http://wbay.com/2017/02/23/judge-dismisses-some-claims-in-lawsuit-against-former-manitowoc-doctor/This isn’t just a medical malpractice claim, that he just didn’t blow it with regard to what he was prescribing.

We asserted that there was an extreme monetary benefit for what they were doing,” the plaintiffs’ attorney, Timothy Knurr, said.

Thursday

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Woman who lost hands, feet sues doctor

https://www.fox13news.com/news/local-news/237714756-storyTAMPA, FL
A former intelligence analyst for the department of defense did not expect to be living in a nursing home, being spoon fed her meals and medication.

But living without hands and feet is the new normal for Lisa Maria Carter.

She went in …

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Failure to Diagnose Heart Disease: Medical Malpractice

If you or a family member experienced a heart attack because of a failure to diagnose heart disease, you may have a case for medical malpractice.

Depending on the outcome, you may be able to recover damages for wrongful death and funeral expenses, …

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Ala. SC declines to apply ‘new, greatly expanded’ theory of liability in hospital negligence cases

https://legalnewsline.com/stories/511084729-ala-sc-declines-to-apply-new-greatly-expanded-theory-of-liability-in-hospital-negligence-casesMONTGOMERY, Ala.
The Alabama Supreme Court has sided with a Sheffield-area hospital at the center of a medical malpractice lawsuit, filed after a man died from an aneurysm 20 days after his visit to the facility’s emergency room.

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Lawyer calls Maryland senator’s role in medical malpractice

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/md-politics/lawyer-calls-maryland-senators-role-in-medical-malpractice-case-a-sham/2017/02/22/7faa97ec-f92e-11e6-bf01-d47f8cf9b643_story.htmlA Maryland state senator joined the defense team in a medical malpractice lawsuit last month even though he has limited legal expertise in that area, a move the …

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