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Hospital Nursing Staff Accused of Fault for Child's Brain Damage, as Med Mal Trial Begins

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jul 19, 2018 8:05:49 AM

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Fort Lauderdale, FL—Attorneys Monday debated whether a nursing staff’s conduct during a perinatal emergency caused a child’s lifelong brain damage, as trial began against the hospital where she was delivered. Mitchell v. South Broward Hospital, CACE 14005044.  

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, Florida, Mitchell v. South Broward Hospital District

Mistrial, After Jurors Declare Deadlock in Case Against Doctor Over Patient's Fatal Heart Attack

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jul 19, 2018 7:34:00 AM

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Lawrenceville, GA—Jurors declared themselves deadlocked Friday over whether a Georgia doctor was responsible for her patient’s ultimately fatal heart attack, sending the case against the physician to mistrial. Herrington v. Tree Lane Inpatient Services, LLC., 16C00703-4.

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, Georgia, Herrington v. Tree Lane Inpatient Services

Pipe Insulation Company's Asbestos Blamed For Worker's Deadly Cancer As Trial Begins

Posted by David Siegel on Jul 17, 2018 5:48:57 PM

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Topics: Asbestos, product liability

BREAKING UPDATE: $4.69 Billion Verdict Pounds Johnson & Johnson in 22-Plaintiff, Talc-Cancer Trial

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jul 12, 2018 4:23:02 PM

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Editor's Note: This story has been updated to reflect a $4.14 billion punitive verdict in the case. 

This is a developing story, and updates will be added as events warrant. 

St. Louis—Jurors Thursday slammed Johnson & Johnson with a $4.69 billion verdict, including more than $4.1 billion in punitives, for the role they concluded the company played in the ovarian cancer 22 women developed after years of using its talc-based products. Ingham v. Johnson & Johnson, 1522-CC10417.  

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Topics: Products Liability, Asbestos, Talc, Ingham v. Johnson & Johnson

Trial Begins Against Georgia Doctor Accused of Fault for Patient's Deadly Heart Attack

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jul 11, 2018 10:11:20 AM

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Lawrenceville, GA—Trial opened Tuesday over whether a doctor bears responsibility for the ultimately fatal heart attack a patient suffered after being disconnected from heart monitoring equipment at a Georgia hospital. Herrington v. Tree Lane Inpatient Services, LLC., 16C00703-4.

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, Georgia, Herrington v. Tree Lane Inpatient Services