Surgical Malpractice

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Clinic Where Joan Rivers Was Stricken Sues Its Insurance Carrier

Yorkville Endoscopy claims The Hartford is refusing to pay covered legal bills.

Posted 09/07/16 | 1 comment

Medical Spa Liable for Woman's SSI Death Following Liposuction

Lawsuit claims contaminated instruments caused fatal infection.

Posted 08/11/16 | 1 comment

Lawsuit: Spine Surgeon, Bone Cement Manufacturer Responsible for Woman's Death

Patient bled out after surgeon used non-FDA-approved bone cement.

Posted 07/07/16 | Post a comment

Bair Hugger Target of Suit Claiming It Caused Deadly Infection

Manufacturer blames rival and opportunistic lawyers, insists warming device is safe.

Posted 05/26/16 | Post a comment

Cataract Surgeon Can't Be Blamed for Failure of Anesthesia Providers, Jury Finds

Suit was brought by patient who moved twice during cataract surgery, causing complications.

Posted 05/18/16 | 3 comments

Who Was to Blame for Unnecessary Appendectomy?

Radiologist mixes up CT scans, but hospital should take most of the blame, says jury in $6M verdict.

Posted 05/02/16 | 1 comment

Woman Left Brain-Damaged After Gastric Surgery Blames Manufacturer for Insufficient Surgeon Training

The court sided with the company, noting that it met the FDA's requirements.

Posted 05/02/16 | 1 comment

No One Recognizes Retained Objects, But Judge Won't Toss Negligence Case

Two pieces of plastic film found in patient's uterus, but how did they get there?

Posted 04/22/16 | Post a comment

Are Sales Reps in the OR Responsible When Devices Fail?

Patient lawsuit over spinal implant that cracked in half points accusatory finger at rep in the room.

Posted 03/24/16 | 4 comments

Suit: Surgeon Removed Wrong Rib and Then Lied About It

"The cover-up is worse than the crime here," says patient's lawyer.

Posted 03/18/16 | Post a comment

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