Surgical Malpractice

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New Orleans Surgeon Avoids Video Voyeurism Charges

A jury ruled his cellphone images of naked patients in the OR weren't sexual in nature.

Posted 03/24/17 | 5 comments

Despite Neuropathy, Jury Finds Total Hip Patient Cared for Properly

Expert testimony convinced jurors that a nerve injury sustained during a hip arthroplasty was a "known and unavoidable complication," not the product of a surgical negligence.

Posted 02/27/17 | Post a comment

Jury Exonerates "Double-Booking" Surgeon in High-Profile Case

In concurrent surgery, specialists move from OR to OR, performing the most challenging and intricate components of surgery.

Posted 02/07/17 | Post a comment

Malpractice Threats Don't Improve Surgical Outcomes

Study finds surgeons who operate in litigious communities aren't more likely to perform safer surgeries.

Posted 02/06/17 | 3 comments

Million-Dollar Lawsuit Claims Surgical Fire Ruined 86-Year-Old Woman's Life

Suit: Prep wasn't allowed to fully dry before electrocautery.

Posted 01/11/17 | 8 comments

$1.2 Million Awarded in Anesthesia Death

Anesthesiologist says it was a pre-existing blood clot — not his off-target nerve block — that caused patient's death.

Posted 12/21/16 | 1 comment

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

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