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Plaintiff claims dentist over-prepared teeth – Confidential Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff began treating with defendant dentist in 2010.  Defendant dentist offered to repair plaintiff’s teeth through the placement of crowns. Plaintiff agreed to the proposed dental work, which included the placement of temporary teeth, as well as two sub gingiva ...

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Preterm labor not detected during visit with OB – Defense Verdict (access required)

On Feb. 12, 2007, the plaintiff mother presented to the defendant obstetrician at 26 weeks gestation with complaints of decreased fetal movement and cramping since the previous evening that was occurring every five minutes and lasting two minutes at the ...

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Uterine scar rupture, kidney failure result of VBAC delivery – $4,000,000 Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff, a 34-year-old mother, was scheduled for a repeat Caesarean section, but went into labor nine days early on Aug. 1, 2010.  Labor progressed quickly. She delivered a healthy baby girl vaginally, with no complications. After delivery, plaintiff complained ...

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Delivery methods met standard of care, defense experts claim – Defense Verdict (access required)

During the plaintiff mother’s delivery on Jan. 22, 2010, the defendant obstetrician encountered a shoulder dystocia. In response, the defendant obstetrician performed various delivery maneuvers in an effort to safely deliver the infant plaintiff including gentle downward traction, the McRobert’s ...

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Patient develops Stevens Johnsons Syndrome from taking Lamictal – $1,400,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a 36-year-old female with a mental disability due to a birth injury that left her with the functional age of approximately six years old. The plaintiff also had a seizure disorder. She was experiencing tremor episodes that the ...

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Bile duct injured during gallbladder surgery – $872,454 Verdict (access required)

The defendant performed a cholecystectomy surgery of the plaintiff on Aug. 5, 2009. The operation started as a laparoscopic procedure but was converted to an open procedure because of dense adhesions and unclear anatomy. Over the course of the plaintiff’s ...

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Stomach perforation occurred during removal of polyp – Defense Verdict (access required)

On Sept. 15, 2005, an 80-year-old female patient underwent an upper endoscopy to determine the cause of her complaints of difficulty swallowing. Prior to the endoscopy, the patient had reported that food was becoming lodged in her mid-sternal area. She ...

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