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$2.5M Verdict Slaps Compounding Lab and Pharmacist in Trial over Poisoning Deaths of 21 Polo Ponies

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Mar 12, 2016 12:27:00 AM

West Palm Beach, FL—Jurors Friday evening awarded more than $2.5M to the owners and insurer of 21 horses fatally poisoned by a supplement during a 2009 polo championship tourney. Quorum Management v. Franck’s Lab, 2010-CA-009112.

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Topics: Negligence, Florida, Pharmaceutical, Quorum Management v. Franck's Pharmacy

Vet Bore No Duty to Check Supplement that Killed 21 Polo Horses, Expert Says in $4M Trial

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Mar 10, 2016 9:32:54 AM

Dr. Richard Mitchell testifies at trial over the death of 21 polo horses who died after being given a compound that contained 100 times the amount of intended Selenium. Plaintiffs, the horses' owners and insurer are seeking more than $4 million from defendants, Franck's Lab, pharmacist Anthony Campbell, and veterinarian James Belden. 


West Palm Beach, FL—A veterinarian was not obligated to double-check the ingredients of a prescription supplement that ultimately killed 21 polo horses, a veterinary sports medicine expert told jurors as trial continued in a suit against the compounding pharmacy that produced the supplement and the vet that ordered the prescription. Quorum Management v. Franck's Lab, 2010-CA-009112. 

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Topics: Negligence, Florida, Pharmaceutical, Malpractice, Quorum Management v. Franck's Pharmacy

Jury Clears Physician In Woman’s $10M+ Suit Over Allergic Reaction To Antibiotic

Posted by David Siegel on Feb 1, 2016 4:29:00 PM

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Topics: Pharmaceutical, Malpractice, healthcare, California

Doctor Responsible For Woman’s Severe Reaction To Acne Medication, Jury Told

Posted by David Siegel on Jan 21, 2016 2:13:00 PM

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Topics: Negligence, Pharmaceutical, Malpractice, healthcare, California, Jenny Hyoung v. Kyoung Yoo MD

Mentally Ill Man Overdosed On Drugs Sold By His Nurse, Jury Told

Posted by David Siegel on Oct 29, 2015 1:37:00 PM

Plaintiff's attorney John Marcin shows jurors a picture of the wrapper for the Fentanyl patch that he claims was illegally sold to his client's mentally ill son. Click here to see video from the trial. 

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Topics: Pharmaceutical, healthcare, California