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Woman sues dentist for dropping tool down her throat

Posted on May 1st, 2012 No Comments

A Kentucky woman has filed a lawsuit against a Lexington dentist after she says he dropped a small screwdriver down her throat. The 71 year-old patient claims she was told by the dentist to try to regurgitate the tool. After that failed, the dentist took her in for X-Rays, which showed that the small screwdriver […]

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High percentage of doctors will face malpractice suits

Posted on August 22nd, 2011 No Comments

A study by Harvard University shows that a staggering 99% of physicians in high-risk fields will face medical malpractice lawsuits by the time they are 65 years-old. Doctors in low-risk fields don’t fare much better, about 75% will also face malpractice claims. Researchers believe that these figures force doctors to practice defensive medicine, which some […]

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US government pays $7.5 million in medical malpractice lawsuit

Posted on August 8th, 2011 No Comments

The wife of a retired Air Force master sergeant was awarded $7.5 million by the US government after Air Force medical staff failed to diagnose and treat her for a herniated spinal disk seven years ago. The woman had gone to the doctors several times for numbness in her groin, legs, and feet. The Guam […]

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Man sues hospital for wife’s death after giving birth

Posted on July 18th, 2011 No Comments

A man recently filed a lawsuit against doctors and nurses at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital on behalf of his wife who died after undergoing a botched C-section at the hospital. The woman was admitted into the hospital in March 2009 to give birth to the couple’s son. A doctor performed a Cesarean section on the […]

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Court rules that patient cannot file lawsuit for surgical error 2 years after surgery

Posted on May 31st, 2011 No Comments

An Idaho court recently ruled that a man who had wrong site-surgery performed in 2004¬†was not able to file a malpractice lawsuit against the doctor who performed the surgery because the mistake was not found until two years after the surgery. The man underwent spine surgery in 2004 after he suffered a work-related injury. The […]

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