Archive for May, 2014

Connecticut woman wins $12M in malpractice case

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A jury in a medical malpractice case awarded $12 million Friday to a Connecticut woman who said a doctor punctured her colon during a routine hernia operation, leaving her with permanent injuries. Vivian Gagliano, 65, of Redding, said the surgical mistake at Danbury Hospital …

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Election 2014: Questions for U.S. Senate seat candidates

The Daily Nonpareil recently posed two questions to the candidates running in the June 3 primary election for the U.S. Senate seat.

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The High Price of Malpractice Caps

California’s 39 year old cap on medical malpractice damages denies representation to society’s most vulnerable victims. A vast majority of medical malpractice victims are represented by attorneys on a contingency basis. Essentially, the attorney evaluates a victim’s case, taking only those they believe they can win and recover enough in damages to make it worth

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High court to weigh in on medical malpractice caps again

TALLAHASSEE — Less than three months after ruling that part of a controversial 2003 medical-malpractice law was unconstitutional, the Florida Supreme Court is ready to take up another dispute about limits on damages in malpractice cases.

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Griffin Hospital Issues Statement Alerting Patients of a Possible Misuse of Insulin Pens

Griffin Hospital released a statement to alert patients who received insulin shots at the hospital between Sept. 1, 2008 and May 7, 2014 that they may be at risk for disease transmission. (PRWeb May 30, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/griffin-med-malpractice/berkowitz-law-firm/prweb11886938.htm

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