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“More and More Women Coming Forward,” says Attorney for USC Sex Abuse Plaintiffs

“More and More Women Coming Forward,” says Attorney for USC Sex Abuse Plaintiffs July 2, 2018. By Jane Mundy.
Los Angeles, CA: “We have filed a sexual abuse lawsuit on behalf of several women who were examined by Dr. George Tyndall, the former gynecologist at the University of Southern California,” says attorney Susan Owen, with the law firm of Owen, Patterson and Owen, LLP. “They were young women when they saw this sexual predator for their first gynecological exam, and they had no idea of what to expect,” says Owen. ”USC was on notice of Dr. Tyndall’s misconduct long before these women came forward, yet the University chose to do nothing.”
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$26 Million Georgia Medical Malpractice Award One of the Largest in the State

$26 Million Georgia Medical Malpractice Award One of the Largest in the State December 26, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Muscogee County, GA: In what is believed to be one of the largest awards to a patient for a Georgia medical malpractice lawsuit in the State, a brain-damaged plaintiff goes home with a total of $26 million after a Superior Court jury found St. Francis Hospital Inc. (St. Francis) 100 percent liable for the post-surgery injuries sustained by patient Sandra Williams.
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Georgia Widow Sues Hospital for Bedsores

Georgia Widow Sues Hospital for Bedsores November 17, 2017. By Brenda Craig.
Atlanta, GA: A Georgia widow has filed a Medical Malpractice lawsuit against an Atlanta hospital group. She is charging that negligent care caused her husband to endure fourth-degree bedsores during his stay at the facility and resulted in unnecessary suffering that ultimately lead to his death.
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First Responder Medical Malpractice Lawsuit in Texas Seeks $1 Million

First Responder Medical Malpractice Lawsuit in Texas Seeks $1 Million November 11, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Dallas, TX: A recently-filed first responder malpractice lawsuit in Texas paints a heartbreaking story about a child whose death may have been prevented had more expert care been available at the emergency care facility to which the parents of Olivia Steinborn brought their critically-ill daughter.
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First Xarelto Trial Stalled Over Allegations of Witness Tampering

First Xarelto Trial Stalled Over Allegations of Witness Tampering November 6, 2017. By Lucy Campbell.
Philadelphia, PA: Allegations of witness tampering have stalled the beginning of the Xarelto litigation. The first Xarelto trail was set to being Monday, November 6, but instead got sidelined by attempts to determine the significance of a meeting between a key witness, Dr. Timothy Aldridge, the plaintiff’s treating physician, and a Janssen sales representative.
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Two Georgia Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Question Medical Judgement

Two Georgia Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Question Medical Judgement October 19, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Atlanta, GA: A Medical Malpractice trial that began last month over a Georgia grandmother’s bowel obstruction and subsequent death has resulted in a $6 million verdict against one doctor. Another medical negligence case found the anesthesiologist responsible for a woman’s death and resulted in a $22 million jury award, but the doctor’s attorney has asked the Georgia Supreme Court for a new trial.
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Georgia Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Lost on Appeal

Georgia Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Lost on Appeal September 13, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Atlanta, GA: A Georgia mother who accused her nurse midwife of negligence which allegedly led to injuries suffered by the plaintiff’s child will not have her Georgia medical malpractice lawsuit revived unless she is prepared to take the matter to a higher court.
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Cancer Patient Files Lawsuit for Delayed Diagnosis

Cancer Patient Files Lawsuit for Delayed Diagnosis August 14, 2017. By Brenda Craig.
Atlanta, GA: In May 2015, Cynthia Ziegler from Brookhaven, Georgia received a devastating diagnosis from her doctor. Ziegler had stage IV lung cancer and there was no reason for optimism. Until that day Ziegler had no idea there was a dangerous cancer lurking in her chest.
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Charges Laid Against 412 Individuals for Medicaid Fraud and Opioid Prescribing

Charges Laid Against 412 Individuals for Medicaid Fraud and Opioid Prescribing July 13, 2017. By Lucy Campbell.
Santa Clara, CA: The US Attorney General’s office has charged 412 defendants in 41 federal districts with Medicaid fraud resulting from false billings, and prescribing and distributing opioids and other dangerous drugs. The fraud is estimated to have cost Medicaid $1.3 billion resulting from false billings. More than 120 defendants have been charged for their roles in prescribing and distributing opioids and other dangerous narcotics, including doctors. In addition, Health and Human Services has initiated suspension actions against 295 providers, including doctors, nurses and pharmacists.
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From $20 Million to Fifty Bucks: Could the Same Thing Happen in Texas?

From $20 Million to Fifty Bucks: Could the Same Thing Happen in Texas? May 25, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Dallas,TX: A legal showdown is brewing in the state of Texas over that state’s cap on punitive damages. Texas medical malpractice lawyers representing plaintiffs who saw their $502 million jury award over failed DePuy Pinnacle hip implants reduced to $150 million, are challenging the state caps at the same time that DePuy principle Johnson & Johnson is appealing the original verdict.
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