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Tag Archives: Medical Malpractice

Plaintiff suffered acute hypoxic event following procedure — $2.1M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Anoxic brain injury resulting in death Tried before: Mediation Name of judge or mediator: Judge Michael C. Allen (Ret.) Date resolved: 5/26/2022 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $2,100,000 Attorney for plaintiff (and city): ...

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Woman died after pulmonary embolism — $1,653,369.86 verdict (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Failure to order DVT prophylaxis for a patient following orthopedic repair of traumatic leg injury, resulting in pulmonary embolism and death Name of case: Lori and Danielle Norfleet, Co-Administrators of the Estate of ...

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Jury returns verdict in favor of podiatrist — Defense verdict (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Permanent injury to left heel and Achilles tendon Name of case: Carter v. Buck Court: Fredericksburg Circuit Court Case no.: CL21-323 Tried before: Judge Name of judge or mediator: Judge Sarah L. Deneke ...

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Jury rules doctor did not fail to timely diagnose cancer — Defense verdict (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Plaintiff alleged failure to timely diagnose prostate cancer, leading to metastatic disease Court: Loudoun County Circuit Court Tried before: Jury Date resolved: 7/1/2022 Verdict or settlement: Verdict Amount: $0 (defense) Attorneys for defendant ...

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Disoriented patient died after slipping out of hospital — $1M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Death Name of judge or mediator: Judge Diane M. Strickland (Ret.) Date resolved: 3/4/2022 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $1,000,000 Attorney for plaintiff (and city): Les S. Bowers, Charlottesville Description of case: A ...

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Cardiologist not informed of chest X-ray results — Defense verdict (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Delay in diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer Name of case: Lohman v. Krishnan Court: Fairfax Circuit Court Case no.: 2017-14850 Tried before: Jury Name of judge or mediator: Judge David A. Oblon ...

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Delayed diagnosis of stomach cancer led to death — $900,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice, wrongful death Injuries alleged: Death resulting from delayed diagnosis Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $900,000 Attorneys for plaintiff: William E. Artz and Thomas M. Wochok, Tysons Corner Description of case: The decedent began experiencing stomach ...

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Detainee accuses doctor of deliberate indifference (access required)

Where there was sufficient evidence in the record for a reasonable juror to conclude that the delay in receiving treatment caused a significant injury to a detainee suffering from chronic Hepatitis C, or HCV, the doctor’s motion for summary judgment ...

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