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Trial to Open Against GA Doctor Over Claims Epidural Caused Patient's Nerve Damage

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Apr 19, 2019 1:09:02 PM

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Decatur, GA— Trial is scheduled to begin next week against a Georgia doctor accused of delivering an epidural injection a patient claims has left her with lifelong nerve damage. Barlow v. Ford, et al., 16A61806.

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, Georgia, healthcare, Barlow v. Ford

Jurors Award $400K in Cancer Claim Against RJR, Find Smoker 75% at Fault

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Apr 19, 2019 12:12:59 PM

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Quincy, FL— A Florida jury Thursday handed down a $400,000 verdict against R.J. Reynolds for its role in a smoker’s lung cancer death, but apportioned the lion’s share of responsibility to the smoker himself, which will likely slash the award. Russ v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CA-000931. 

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Topics: tobacco, Florida, Russ v. R.J. Reynolds

BREAKING: Doctors Hit With $24.5M Verdict for Death of Florida Mother Following Childbirth

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Apr 17, 2019 4:05:40 PM

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Fort Lauderdale, FL— Jurors Wednesday handed down a $24.5 million award against a team of doctors for the death of a Florida woman hours after childbirth. Vargas-Chavez, et al. v. Gonzalez-Garcia, et al., CACE18001011.

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Attorneys Argue Cause of Smoker's Stroke, as Trial Begins Against Philip Morris

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Apr 12, 2019 3:21:07 PM

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Miami, FL—Attorneys debated what caused the massive stroke a Florida man suffered after decades of smoking, as trial opened Tuesday against Philip Morris. Olsen v. Philip Morris, 2007-CA-047124.

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Topics: tobacco, Engle Progeny, Florida, Olsen v. Philip Morris

|VIDEO| Roderick Edmond's Closing Secures $3M Verdict Against Nurses in Wrongful Death Case

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Apr 12, 2019 1:23:38 PM

 

Roderick Edmond argues why two nurses are responsible for the death of Shari Edwards, days after she gave birth. 


It can be difficult to secure a verdict against nursing staff in a medical negligence case when a jury finds a treating physician was not responsible. However, Roderick Edmond’s incisive closing at trial over the death of a new mother secured a seven-figure verdict against two nurses who cared for her.

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, Georgia, Edwards v. Nicome, et al.