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Brenner v. Universal Health Services of Rancho Springs, Inc.

Defendant hospital was entitled to summary judgment after plaintiff’s expert declaration stated only that husband “could have survived” had defendant treated him in accord with the standard of care—but stopped short of saying that survival was more likely than not but for the hospital’s acts, which is the standard for showing causation in a medical malpractice wrongful death action.   282 more words

Torts

BREAKING NEWS: Florida Supreme Court Holds Med Mal Personal Injury Caps Unconstitutional

In a 4-to-3 ruling, the Florida Supreme Court today affirmed the decision of the Fourth District Court of Appeal that the Florida statute establishing caps on noneconomic damages in medical malpractice personal injury cases is unconstitutional. 238 more words

H.R. 1215 - Closing the Courthouse Doors to Victims

The American Association for Justice reports H.R. 1215, the massive medical malpractice bill that also applies to nursing home and drug and device cases, will be debated on the House floor next week. 335 more words

Personal Injury

Hospital Never Events – Wrong Site Surgery

You may have heard of wrong site surgery, this is where a patient has been operated on but the surgeons have operated on the wrong part of the body or carried out the wrong procedure.  245 more words

Incorrect Surgery Claims

Medical Malpractice in a U.S. Epidemic

Medical malpractice in the U.S. is an epidemic.  According to researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine, preventable medical errors kill as many as 250,000 Americans every year, and injure countless others. 305 more words

Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice Basics

In Arizona, people have the right to sue their health care providers for medical malpractice.  Regardless of the false narratives about how these cases impact the delivery of health care, there is a constitutional protection to your right to hold health care providers accountable for their negligence. 255 more words

Medical Malpractice