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Nursing home’s fall procedures challenged in death of patient – Defense Verdict (access required)

Sandra Dunlap, the adult daughter of Mary Suber, age 87, claimed that the defendant nursing home was negligent in its care and treatment of her mother over a nine-month period. The decedent suffered from sacral ulcers, deconditioning and multiple falls. ...

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Smoking alleged as contributing cause to stillbirth of child – Defense Verdict (access required)

In this medical malpractice case, the plaintiff sued her obstetrician over the loss of her child following a placental abruption and stillbirth delivery at approximately 38 weeks gestation. The plaintiff alleged that she had multiple elevated blood pressure measurements recorded ...

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Medical Malpractice – Failure To Diagnose – Continuous Treatment Rule (access required)

A Richmond Circuit Court defers ruling on defendant physician’s plea of the statute of limitations in plaintiff’s suit alleging failure to diagnose, pending production of additional medical evidence. Plaintiff alleges failure to diagnose his cancerous condition during treatment that took ...

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Misdiagnosis results in $2.5 million med-mal verdict – $2,500,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was treated by the defendant family practice physician for severe abdominal pain, fever, vomiting/nausea. The defendant initially failed to recognize that she had diverticulitis, but an emergency room physician diagnosed the illness. The diverticulitis progressed into mulitple abscesses, and ...

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