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Death blamed on absence of sickle cell tests – Defense Verdict (access required)

This case involved a 58-year-old black male who had a known history of thrombocytopenia (low platelets) and sickle cell trait when he went to defendant for pre-surgical evaluation. He was referred by his cardiologist for pre-surgical evaluation of his thrombocytopenia ...

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Dental malpractice alleged in pain, TMJ disorder – Defense Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff sued his dentist for $1,000,000 alleging that the defendant’s treatment approach, including occlusal adjustments (grinding small bits of teeth enamel to correct bite problems) was negligent and caused him to experience joint problems, pain, sleeplessness and emotional injury. ...

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Surgery for thyroid cancer results in paralyzed vocal cords – Defense Verdict (access required)

On March 16, 2006, plaintiff underwent a total thyroidectomy and neck dissection to remove metastatic thyroid cancer that fully involved the thyroid gland and many lymph nodes in her neck. Defendant, an otolaryngologist and head and neck surgeon, performed the ...

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Amputation of patient’s legs blamed on tardy surgeon – Defense Verdict (access required)

On March 1, 2007, plaintiff underwent a radical neck dissection and laryngectomy for treatment of stage 4 laryngeal cancer. The surgery took approximately 10 hours. The next day, at approximately 8:30 a.m., the defendant hospital’s intensive care unit nurse noted ...

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Patient with staph infection dies from epidural abscess – Defense Verdict (access required)

On Oct. 17, 2006, plaintiff’s decedent, a 78-year-old, was admitted to the hospital and developed a Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection while hospitalized. Despite antibiotics, the patient continued to have positive cultures for MRSA and was transferred to Winchester Medical ...

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Woman with osteoporosis alleges therapist let her fall – Defense Verdict (access required)

The case involved allegations of negligence against a physical therapist. Plaintiff alleged she suffered a fractured femur when the therapist allowed her to fall. The defense maintained that the physical therapist complied, at all times, with the standard of care. ...

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