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Jury: FAA doctor not liable for failure to diagnose prostate cancer – Defense Verdict (access required)

This medical malpractice case involved allegations of delayed diagnosis of prostate cancer. The plaintiff is a successful real estate developer and former state government official. He alleged that the defendant practice group’s physician was negligent in failing to diagnose his ...

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Plaintiff’s Experts Allowed on Spinal Fracture (access required)

A woman injured in a car accident who is suing defendants for medical malpractice in failing to immobilize her unstable spinal fracture and ordering physical therapy without performing CT scans or film studies, may use expert testimony from a board-certified ...

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Epidural steroid injection led to permanent paralysis – $6,400,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff, a 49-year-old man, presented for a left L3 transforaminal epidural steroid injection to be performed using CT fluoroscopic guidance. Approximately 60 seconds after the injection of Kenalog, plaintiff began to experience permanent paralysis. Subsequent studies revealed a spinal cord ...

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Woman died after complications from outpatient procedure – $4,000,000 Verdict (access required)

The decedent was a 42-year-old mother of three boys and the wife of a recently retired Marine drill sergeant. She went to Henrico Doctors Hospital on July 10, 2009, for a tubal ligation. It was to be an outpatient procedure, ...

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Patient received double recommended dose of medication – $1,250,000 Settlement (access required)

The patient was a 50-year-old nursing assistant who was taking anticoagulation medication (warfarin) because of a blood clot years prior. On the date in question, she was admitted to the hospital with a pelvic abscess to be drained by an ...

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Son faults long-term care facility for mother’s death – Defense Verdict (access required)

The decedent was admitted to Manassas Health & Rehab Center on Oct. 3, 2006. She had undergone surgery to repair a fractured wrist in August 2006, and demonstrated weakness and fatigue during her recovery at home. At the time of ...

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Insurance denied for lawyer, firm facing malpractice judgment (access required)

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A lawyer for a Virginia woman paralyzed during surgery says he is determined to recover compensation from the law firm that fumbled her medical negligence case, even though a judge last week denied insurance coverage for the woman’s legal malpractice ...

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