Doctors' Testing Decisions Questioned as Med Mal Trial Over Patient's Cancer Death Begins

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jun 28, 2017 6:17:25 PM

Philip Henry delivers his opening statement for the plaintiffs at trial against two doctors accused of negligence that led to a patient's cancer death. 

Atlanta—Attorneys Tuesday debated whether a pair of doctors committed a fatal error in not ordering follow-up testing on a patient's kidneys, as trial in the malpractice suit against them opened. Moradov v. Hill, et al., 14EV000806H.

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Doctors Accused of Missing Patient's Cancer Face Med Mal Trial Next Week in Atlanta

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jun 22, 2017 3:55:11 PM

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Atlanta—Trial is scheduled to begin Monday against a pair of Georgia doctors accused of failing to discover a patient’s kidney cancer in time to save his life. Moradov v. Hill, et al, 14EV000806H.

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, Georgia, Moradov v. Hill, et al.

Nissan’s Allegedly Faulty Brakes Blamed at Trial for Wrongful Manslaughter Charge after Fatal Collision

Posted by David Siegel on Jun 21, 2017 3:51:46 PM

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Los Angeles — An elderly driver once charged with manslaughter and the family of the woman whose minivan he fatally struck accused Nissan North America of selling a sport utility vehicle with brakes it knew to be faulty at a trial that began this week in California state court.

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Topics: Products Liability, California

1st California J&J Talc Powder Trial and Key Pretrial Hearing to be Webcast Live

Posted by David Siegel on Jun 21, 2017 1:13:04 PM

CVN screenshot of lead plaintiff attorney Mark Robinson from a talc-related hearing before Judge Maren Nelson in March.  

Los Angeles — A closely watched bellwether trial in California state court over the supposed ovarian cancer risks from Johnson & Johnson’s talc-based products begins on July 10 and will be webcast live by Courtroom View Network, along with a critical weeklong hearing over the admissibility of expert witness testimony set for later this month.

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Topics: Products Liability, Mass Torts, California

J&J Granted Mistrial In Missouri Talc Powder Lawsuit After SCOTUS Limits Ability Of Nonresidents To Sue In State Courts

Posted by David Siegel on Jun 21, 2017 10:32:10 AM

Courtroom View Network screenshot of Judge Rex Burlison informing jurors of his decision to grant a mistrial. Click here to see video from the trial. 

St. Louis — A Missouri judge declared a mistrial on Monday in a lawsuit over the supposed link between Johnson & Johnson’s talc-based hygiene products and ovarian cancer, after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled plaintiffs cannot file state court lawsuits in states where their alleged injuries did not occur.

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Topics: Products Liability, Mass Torts