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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.Read [ Georgia Widow Sues Hospital for Bedsores ]
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.Read [ Cancer Patient Files Lawsuit for Delayed Diagnosis ]
June 7, 2017. By Brenda Craig.
Clayton County, GA The efforts of veteran attorney Jonathan Johnson are, at the moment, heavily focused on a medical malpractice case that will have long lasting consequences for a three-year-old boy who will be growing up with a mutilated penis after a circumcision went very wrong.Read [ Botched Circumcision Case in Discovery ]
April 18, 2017. By Brenda Craig.
San Diego, CA The majority of the lawsuits brought by women who developed cancer after a power morcellator procedure to extract uterine fibroids are wrapping up usually via a settlement agreement with Johnson and Johnson.Read [ Power Morcellation Suits Wrap Up but Doctors Still Like Procedure ]
February 16, 2017. By Brenda Craig.
Atlanta, GA In 2012, a nurse from Atlanta was flying to San Francisco to visit her son. As the plane closed in on her destination she suddenly felt excruciating pain in her chest. Although she didn’t know it, an IVC filter in her body had fractured. By the time the plane touched down she was in extreme distress. She told her husband they needed to get to a hospital, fast!Read [ Nurse Lives with Bard IVC Filter tine lost in her Body ]
November 7, 2016. By Jane Mundy.
Atlanta, GA: A few days after Tomer’s son spent about two hours in ER with a broken arm he received a bill in the mail that included a charge for the emergency room alone. “How can the hospital charge $2,200 for this room—that’s the price of a 7-star hotel,” says Tomer. And being uninsured, that’s not all he was charged…Read [ Two hour Emergency Room Charge more than 7-star Hotel ]
November 12, 2009. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Class Action Attorney Wants to Know "What's in Their Wallets" ]
Atlanta, GA Capitol One, marketed as the "hassle free credit card," is being sued for consumer fraud by some disgruntled customers who are fed up with the company asking them for more and more of "what's in their wallets." Over the last 10 months, the company has tripled borrowing costs for cardholders. Attorney Adam Webb, who represents some of those very annoyed customers in a consumer class action lawsuit, says Capitol One clearly abused its discretionary powers.
June 30, 2009. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Pharmaceutical Malpractice A Growing Problem says Attorney ]
Cumming, GA: Attorney Donald Singleton was recently contacted by a woman who believes she was the victim of pharmaceutical malpractice. The potent prescription painkillers she got from her pharmacist for her chronic pain condition turned out to be a heavy dose of anti-inflammatory steroid. "After a few days, the pain she could usually control with her prescription was still there, she was feeling sick and realized the pills in the bottle were the wrong ones," says Singleton, who is currently investigating the "mis-prescription" as a potential case of pharmaceutical malpractice.
April 23, 2009. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Texas Lawyer Inspects Peanut Corporation of America Plants ]
Blakely, GA Yesterday attorney Ron Simon investigated one plant at the Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) in Texas and the second PCA plant in Georgia today. The evidence that the PCA's products were contaminated is overwhelming. And he has photos from both plants—incriminating evidence indeed. (The photo on the left shows a dead rat and several roaches.)
April 23, 2008. By Paul Halpern.
Atlanta, GA: Steve Estep had just finished an unexpected filing when LawyersandSettlements contacted him in his Atlanta office. "Fortunately, we have electronic filing these days," he said. "I don't think I'd be able to keep up without it." From his description of his practice, it's hard to disagree!Read [ Attorney Steve Estep On Sports, Entertainment, and Securities Litigation ]