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Woman with drug problems suffered kidney damage – $750,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a 33-year-old female, presented to a hospital emergency department with complaints of left-sided leg and hip pain following a fall. She was also experiencing nausea and vomiting. She suffered longstanding neck and back pain from a prior automobile accident ...

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Oral specialist failed to diagnose mouth cancer – $1.8 Million Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a 63-year-old male professional, was referred by his general dentist to an oral specialist to assess and treat an oral lesion with an appearance consistent with potential cancer. The oral specialist assumed that the oral lesion was not cancerous ...

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018-2-191 – U.S. v. Nestor

U.S. v. Nestor, Case No. 18-4320, Sept. 27, 2018. 4th Cir. (per curiam), from USDC Northern District for West Virginia (Keeley). Katy J. Cimino and Kristen M. Leddy for Appellant; Traci M. Cook for Appellee. VLW No. 018-2-191, 7 pp. Full-Text Opinion

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018-3-419 – Nevada Storm v. Berryhill (access required)

Nevada Storm v. Berryhill, Case No. 1:17-cv-118, Sept. 25, 2018. EDVA at Alexandria (O’Grady). VLW No. 018-4-019, 11 pp. Download Full-Text Opinion

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