Medical Malpractice

Millions of Dollars Awarded in Transvaginal Mesh Cases

Women who have been harmed by transvaginal surgical mesh are finally seeing justice in the form of positive lawsuit verdicts in the millions of dollars. Some of the verdicts that have come in this year include: A South Dakota woman was awarded $3.35 million because the mesh manufacturer—Johnson & Johnson—failed to adequately warn her doctor …

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North Carolina Medical Malpractice Lawyers Discuss Surgical Errors

September 5, 2013 The North Carolina Medical Malpractice Lawyers with HensonFuerst Injury Lawyers explain that one of the leading causes of negligence claims being filed against doctors and hospitals is surgical errors. Data from an annual report released by the National Practitioner Data Bank showed that 49,429 medical malpractice payments were made in the United …

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Supreme Court Rules North Carolina Not Entitled To Settlement Money

March 21, 2013 The Supreme Court of the United States has ruled North Carolina is not entitled to collect one-third of a Taylorsville girl’s medical malpractice settlement. In 2000, the girl suffered birth injuries while being delivered by a doctor with a history of drug abuse. Her injuries left her deaf and blind, as well …

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Supreme Court Weighing In On States Right To Portion Of Medical Malpractice Awards

January 31, 2013 A 12-year-old girl from Taylorsville, North Carolina—who was been disabled since infancy due to a botched childbirth procedure—is at the center of a case in the U.S. Supreme Court. The Charlotte Observer explained the case revolved around North Carolina’s ability to take a portion of awards given by a North Carolina Medical Malpractice lawsuit. When the …

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North Carolina Hospital To Participate In CDC Infection Control Study

January 3, 2013 One of the major medical errors that has led to countless North Carolina Medical Malpractice lawsuits being filed is post operative or procedural infection. To help reduce the problem at one Burlington, North Carolina, hospital, the facility has agreed to participate in a government-funded study that will examine certain new methods of infection control. …

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$6 Million Settlement Reached In North Carolina Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

November 8, 2012 A settlement has been reached in the North Carolina Medical Malpractice lawsuit that was filed on behalf of a Lumber Bridge woman who died as the result of a botched surgical procedure. The Fayetteville Observer reports that in 2005, the 56-year-old victim was admitted to a Fayetteville, North Carolina, hospital to undergo surgery to …

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