CVN To Webcast 1st Trial Over Johnson & Johnson's Allegedly Deadly Bone Cement

Posted by David Siegel on Jun 20, 2016 4:41:07 PM

Seattle - The first trial over claims that Johnson & Johnson unit Synthes Inc. used its bone cement in spinal surgeries without regulatory approval on patients that died on the operating table - allegations that landed company executives in prison - is set to begin this week in Washington State court, and will be webcast live gavel to gavel by Courtroom View Network.

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Topics: Products Liability, Malpractice, healthcare

ER Doctor Prevails in Trial Over Girl's Deadly Diabetes Complications

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Apr 7, 2016 10:13:00 AM

John Hall delivers his closing argument on behalf of Dr. Dudley Teel and Indian River Memorial Hospital, which prevailed in a suit over the diabetes-related death of 12-year-old Shannon Kelly.

Vero Beach, FL—Jurors Tuesday cleared an emergency room doctor and hospital of liability for the diabetes-related death of a 12-year-old girl. Kelly v. Indian River Memorial Hospital, 2010-CA-073141.

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Topics: Negligence, Florida, Malpractice, Kelly v. Indian River memorial Hospital

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