It isn’t easy to develop evidence that your surgeon was under the influence. I know. I’ve done it. In a 49-page opinion comparing the saga to both a traditional opera and a TV soap opera, Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas Judge Philip J. Ignelzi said that while rival doctors Jonathan D’Cunha and Lara Schaheen […]
A jury has awarded $8.5 million to the wife and estate of a patient who died after a routine knee-replacement surgery at a private surgical practice based in Glastonbury. In many cases, anesthesia is the culprit in such shocking outcomes but in this case it was the failure to detect and treat a fatal blood […]
Hospitals have begun to use the technology to help reduce medical errors and improve patient safety.
Black boxes on airplanes record detailed information about flights. Now, a technology that goes by the same name and captures just about everything that goes on in an operating room during a surgery is making its way into hospitals. Here is the link: Hospital ‘Black Boxes’ Put Surgical Practices Under the Microscope: Hospitals have begun […]
Though the hospital denies that Dalo woke up during his surgery, the man’s case is emboldened by his wife’s discovery that soon after the procedure, the supervising anesthesiologist had his license suspended. What’s more, the anesthesiologist had apparently been found unconscious on the floor of a bathroom in the hospital with vomit on his scrubs […]
Numerous errors and medicolegal aspects have been identified in diagnosing and treating cardiac tamponade associated with cardiac-related procedures such as valve replacement surgeries, cardiac pacemaker implantation, pericardiocentesis, and other non-cardiac related procedures such as peri-hiatal surgeries. Patients taking anticoagulants or anticancer medications are especially susceptible to developing cardiac tamponade when undergoing surgical procedures, raising the […]
The cutoff date to file a medical malpractice lawsuit is extended if a medical practitioner flees the state within the four-year lawsuit deadline, the Supreme Court of Ohio ruled recently.
Here is a case out of Ohio allowing a claim to proceed, even where the defendant makes himself difficult to find and serve with process. Ohio Supreme Court: Patients can pursue legal claim against doctor who fled country I had a similar and horrific case involving a small child killed in an office setting during […]
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Every man is entitled to his own evidence. Doctor defends against malpractice claim, says suit wrongfully branded him ‘Dr. Death 2.0’ Read more at: https://www.star-telegram.com/news/local/article264197361.html#storylink=cpy