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This is Real Law: Rx for Litigation: New Inpatient Rule May Lead to More Malpractice Suits

Our circumstances are often defined by fateful decisions. Those decisions can be our own, those made by others (with or without our knowledge or consent), or both. That’s particularly true with regard to our personal health. You climb a wonky ladder to adjust a second-story TV antenna, for example...

Florida Jury Awards $8.5 Million To Woman’s Estate For Leg Amputation (Watch The Closing Argument Videos)

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — (Mealey’s) A state court jury Feb. 10 found that a physician and the concierge medical care plan with which he was associated are liable to the estate of a plan member who alleged that a blood clot in her leg went undiagnosed for almost a month, causing her to undergo...

Pennsylvania Jury Awards Nearly $ 2.8 Million In Medical Malpractice Action Brought By Patient Who Required Permanent Tracheostomy Following Surgery

On March 24, 2011, Bonnie Semple filed a medical malpractice action in the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas for Delaware County. Through the complaint, she asserted professional negligence claims against a number of defendants, including Mohammed Budeir, M.D.; Riad Cahecho, M.D.; Janice Silva Sicat...