Medical malpractice
BEIJING (AP) — Investigative journalist Wang Zhi’an once exposed corruption, land seizures, and medical malpractice in China, with millions of viewers and a powerful platform: state broadcaster CCTV.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s highest court on Thursday reversed its own two-decade-old rule that required medical malpractice cases to be filed in the county where the alleged harm occurred, a win for civil plaintiffs and the lawyers who represent them but a potentially costly change for he
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A jury in West Virginia has awarded $17.2 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit to a man who was left paralyzed after undergoing spinal surgery and later suffered a stroke.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The family of a boy whose brain was severely injured during birth at an Iowa City hospital has been awarded $97.4 million — believed to be the largest medical malpractice verdict in Iowa’s history.
BEND, Ore. (AP) — A La Pine man is suing St. Charles Health System in Bend for $43.5 million after complications from brain surgery left him paralyzed.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The parents of a five-time champion on the game show “Jeopardy!” are accusing a Las Vegas-area hospital where he underwent abdominal surgery of causing his death in February 2021.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has signed emergency legislation to tweak New Mexico’s new law on medical malpractice to head off a possible loss of insurance coverage for some health care providers.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Douglas County jury has awarded $26.1 million to a Sarpy County family who sued Children’s Hospital and Medical Center in Omaha after their child was sent home following an accidental fall and then suffered seizures that left her permanently disabled, though that amount could be
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A 6-year-old Delaware County girl whose spinal cord was injured during birth has been awarded more than $40 million in one of the largest jury awards in that county in recent years.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Caps placed on how much money people can receive in cases where a doctor’s mistakes led to a patient’s death were declared unconstitutional by the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday.