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Recently in Birmingham, AL, 56-year-old Jonny Lee Banks, Jr. and wife, Zelda Banks, filed a lawsuit against Princeton Baptist Medical Center physicians—Drs. Vincent Michael Bivins and Alan Aikens—and their medical groups, claiming to have been scheduled for a routine circumcision procedure, but ended up having his penis amputated without any explanation as to why. 90 more words

Illinois: Doctor faked pot paperwork

CHICAGO — Illinois regulators allege a suburban Chicago doctor misled a 79-year-old patient by issuing a bogus medical marijuana certification for a $250 fee, according to a formal complaint filed Monday. 416 more words


Man claims penis mistakenly amputated

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man who went to the hospital for a routine circumcision says doctors mistakenly amputated his penis.

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July 23, 2014 South Carolina Supreme Court published opinions

Ashley II of Charleston, LLC v PCS Nitrogen, Inc.

The federal district court certified a question to the Court asking if the negligence bar to enforcing an indemnity agreement applies in the context of contribution under the federal CERCLA statute. 563 more words

Why You Need a Lawyer When Doctors Make Mistakes

Every year more Americans are killed by medical mistakes than died in the Korean War, the Viet Nam War, and both Iraq wars, combined. Deaths by medical mistakes are estimated to be as low as 90,000, and as high as 440,000 EVERY YEAR according to independent studies from organizations such as The Journal of Patient Safety.  360 more words

Medical Malpractice

Lung Cancer Misdiagnosis

As the name suggests, lung cancer is a type of cancer which occurs in the lung, mostly starting in the bronchi. The most common among the types of lung cancer is the… 498 more words

Medical Malpractice