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

Jury Awards $4.9M After Finding Florida Doc's Negligence Cost Patient a Leg

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jul 5, 2018 6:42:38 PM

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Bartow, FL—A state court jury Tuesday awarded $4.9 million for the medical negligence it found cost a Florida man his lower leg.Gray v. Iakovidis, 2015CA003137.

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Topics: Gray v. Iakovidis, Florida, Medical Malpractice

Delay in Treatment Cost Hospice Worker His Lower Leg, Atty Claims as Florida Med Mal Trial Opens

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jun 27, 2018 3:05:33 PM

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Bartow, FL— Attorneys debated Tuesday whether an unreasonable delay in appropriate treatment cost a hospice worker his lower leg, as trial began against the vascular surgeon who treated him. Gray v. Iakovidis, 2015CA003137.

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Topics: Gray v. Iakovidis, Florida, Medical Malpractice

|VIDEO| AMFS Expert Examines Testimony Central to a $6M Med Mal Verdict

Posted by Gary Gansar, MD, FACS, AMFS Senior Medical Director on May 29, 2018 6:35:18 PM

As part of its new partnership with American Medical Forensic Specialists, Dr. Gary Gansar analyzes testimony from Dr. Hugo Cheng, whose opinion played a key role in a $6 million verdict for the family of a hospital patient who died while being treated for a bowel obstruction. The full analysis can be found at the AMFS site. You can watch extended video, along with the analysis, on CVN Essentials.


The testimony of Dr. Hugo Cheng was pivotal in obtaining a $6 million verdict for the family of a woman who died following complications from a bowel obstruction. Scoggins v. Smith, et al., 15A56505E4.

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Topics: Scoggins v. Smith, AMFS, Medical Malpractice, Georgia

Gordon & Doner's Scott Fischer Wins Nearly Million-Dollar Verdict With Scathing Close in Patient Fall Trial |VIDEO|

Posted by Arlin Crisco on May 4, 2018 10:25:18 AM


Medical center guidelines often form the central legal battleground in cases against hospitals. The defense will use compliance with the guidelines as proof that treatment met appropriate standards, while the plaintiff must show the hospital violated its own protocol or those guidelines didn’t apply. In 2017, Gordon & Doner's Scott Fischer secured a nearly $1 million verdict in a patient fall trial with a closing that hammered the hospital's safety protocol. Harrison v. West Boca Medical Center.

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Topics: Harrison v. West Boca Medical Center Inc., Medical Malpractice, Florida