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Medical Malpractice Law
 
Floree Hooper v. Ebenezer Senior Services and Rehabilitation Center

Floree Hooper (“Hooper”), acting as Personal Representative of the Estate of Albert L. Clinton, brought this action alleging claims for wrongful death and survival against Ebenezer Senior Services and Rehabilitation Center (“Ebenezer”). The trial court granted summary judgment in favor of Ebenezer, finding the claims were untimely asserted. The South Carolina Court of Appeals affirmed. ... More...   $0 (12-24-2009 - SC)

Lisa Yarick v. Pacificare of California

This is an appeal from judgment entered after the court sustained without leave to amend a demurrer to the fourth amended complaint filed by plaintiff and appellant Lisa Yarick, administrator of the estate of Joseph Yarick. The court ruled that claims against defendant and respondent PacifiCare of California (hereafter respondent), one of several defendants below, were “preempted in [their] enti... More...   $0 (12-12-2009 - CA)

Buddy Hackney v. Mark Swofford, M.D.

Buddy and Geneva Hackney sued Mark Swofford, M.D. on a medical negligence (medical malpractice) theory claiming that he acted below the standard of care when he performed surgery on Mr. Hackney in defendant's office and the follow up care provided. Mr. Hackney claimed that he suffered permanent personal injuries from the procedure.... More...   $4617612 (12-10-2009 - KY)

Ruben Lopez v. Daimler Chrysler Corporation

At age seven, plaintiff Ruben Lopez suffered permanent brain damage in a rear-end freeway accident. Lopez filed suit against several car manufacturers that produced the car Lopez rode in at the time of the accident. Lopez settled his suit for $2 million.

Between the accident and the subsequent settlement, defendant California Department of Health Care Services (Department) paid for Lopez‟... More...
   $0 (12-09-2009 - CA)

Ruben Lopez v. Daimler Chrysler Corporation and Department of Health Care Services

At age seven, plaintiff Ruben Lopez suffered permanent brain damage in a rear-end freeway accident. Lopez filed suit against several car manufacturers that produced the car Lopez rode in at the time of the accident. Lopez settled his suit for $2 million.

Between the accident and the subsequent settlement, defendant California Department of Health Care Services (Department) paid for Lopez‟... More...
   $0 (12-04-2009 - CA)

Joan P. Whitaker v. The Frankford Hospital of the City of Philadelphia d/b/a Frankford Hospital

¶ 1 Appellants, Diagnostic Imaging, Inc. and its agent Dr. Robert T. Smith, appeal from the judgment entered on a jury verdict in this medical malpractice action. The verdict was entered in favor of the plaintiffs, Appellees Joan P. Whitaker and Barbara V. Leezer, in their capacity as guardians ad litem for Caroline Monaghan. The jury determined that Dr. Smith and Dr. Harold J. Gauthier, who had ... More...   $5200000 (11-27-2009 - PA)

Antonio Salinas, Jr. v. John W. Kristensen, M.D.

This is an appeal from a take-nothing judgment entered in favor of appellee, John W. Kristensen, M.D. By five issues, appellants, Antonio Salinas, Jr. and San Juana Salinas, individually and as personal representatives of the estate of their daughter, Tiffany Salinas, contend (1) the trial court erred in granting judgment for Dr. Kristensen because the doctrine of parental immunity applied, and (2... More...   $0 (11-25-2009 - TX)

Max C. Maloney v. Valley Medical Facilities, Inc.

Appellee commenced the present medical malpractice action grounded on an asserted failure to timely diagnose and treat osteosarcoma in his wife, Linda Maloney. He alleged, among other things, medical negligence on the part of Appellant Maurice Prendergast, M.D. (an internist) and Richard E. Brennan, M.D. (a radiologist), as well as vicarious liability on the part of institutional defendants associ... More...   $0 (11-25-2009 - PA)

Michael Wachocki v. Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department

{1} The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department (BCSD) appeals the judgment of the district court holding it thirty percent liable for the wrongful death of Jason Wachocki. BCSD argues (1) that several of the district court’s factual findings were not supported by substantial evidence; (2) that the district court erred in finding that Jason Wachocki had no comparative fault in causing his death... More...   $0 (11-24-2009 - NM)

Bernard Buecker, Administrator of the Estate of Christine Wesner Standifer v. Joseph C. Roell, et al.

By various sub-issues, appellant Bernard Buecker contends the trial court abused its discretion in imposing sanctions against him and in favor of appellee, Joseph C. Roell. Because we conclude the trial court abused its discretion in imposing the sanctions, we reverse the sanctions orders.

Background (1)

Buecker is an attorney, and Roell is a former physician. (2) On March 2, 2000, R... More...
   $0 (11-24-2009 - TX)

Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman, Chartered v. Michael P. Oliver and Wallace, Saunders, Austin, Brown, Enoches, Chartered

Michael P. Oliver appeals the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of his former law firm, Wallace, Saunders, Austin, Brown & Enochs, Chartered (Wallace Saunders), in this dispute over a referral fee in a medical malpractice action. Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman, Chartered (Shamberg), the firm that had agreed to pay a contingent referral fee and that subsequently obtained a settlement... More...   $0 (11-24-2009 - ks)

James Moffett v. Life Care Centers of America d/b/a Briarwood Health Care Center

We granted certiorari in Moffett v. Life Care Centers of America, 187 P.3d 1140 (Colo. App. 2007), to determine whether a person possessing a power of attorney ("POA") may lawfully sign an arbitration agreement on behalf of an incapacitated patient under the arbitration provision of the Health Care Availability Act ("the HCAA"), section 13-64-403, C.R.S. (2009).1 A person holding a POA is also cal... More...   $0 (11-24-2009 - CO)

Sandra A. Rhoades v. Ahmed Amayem, M.D. and Mercy Health Center, Inc.

Sandra A. Rhoades and Timothy Rhoades sued Doctor Ahmed Amayem, M.D. and Mercy Health Center, Inc. on medical negligence (medical malpractice) theories.

The claims made and defense asserted are not available.... More...
   $0 (11-20-2009 - OK)

Berry & Murphy, P.C. v. Carolina Casualty Insurance Company

Plaintiffs-Appellants Berry & Murphy, P.C. and Timothy H. Berry, P.C. (“plaintiffs”) appeal the district court’s grant of summary judgment to Defendant- Appellee Carolina Casualty Insurance Company (“Carolina Casualty”) on plaintiffs’ claim for insurance coverage for a malpractice lawsuit. Plaintiffs filed their action in state court and Carolina Casualty removed the case to federal co... More...   $0 (11-20-2009 - CO)

Knapp Medical Center v. Juanita Molina

This case involves claims of sexual abuse allegedly perpetrated against appellee, Juanita Molina, by Bernardino Pedraza, L.V.N., a vocational nurse employed by appellant, Knapp Medical Center. (1) Knapp appeals the trial court's denial of its motion to dismiss Molina's health care liability claims pertaining to the alleged incidents of sexual abuse. By one issue, Knapp asserts that the trial cour... More...   $0 (11-19-2009 - TX)

Patricia Fierle v. Jorge Perez, M.D., Ltd., et al.

Appellants Patricia Fierle and her husband, Daniel Fierle, filed a complaint against Dr. Jorge Perez, members of his staff, and his professional medical corporation. The complaint stemmed from an incident where Patricia suffered severe burns from chemotherapy treatment that Dr. Perez’s staff administered. After initially failing to attach an expert affidavit to the complaint, the Fierles then ... More...   $0 (11-19-2009 - NV)

Saint Louis University and Paulo Bicalho, M.D. v. Alice Geary

Saint Louis University (“SLU”) and Paulo Bicalho, M.D., appeal the judgment in favor of Phillip Sgroi and his wife, Alice Geary, in a medical negligence action. A jury found Dr. Bicalho negligent for failing to timely diagnose and treat Mr. Sgroi’s fractured hip and found SLU, Dr. Bicalho’s employer, vicariously liable for his negligence. SLU and Dr. Bicalho present three issues on appeal:... More...   $0 (11-17-2009 - MO)

Frederick Beaty v. St. Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, Desmond J. Young, M.D., Cardiovascular Consultants, P.C. and Martin Henry Zink, M.D.

Following a jury verdict, Frederick and Barbara Beaty appeal a judgment denying their medical negligence claims against the defendants, St. Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City, Dr. Desmond Young, Cardiovascular Consultants, P.A., and Dr. Martin Zink III. The Beatys contend the circuit court abused its discretion in: (1) allowing a treating physician to testify as a defense expert after the physician ... More...   $0 (11-17-2009 - MO)

Doris Penrod v. David R. Schecter, M.D., Individually and d/b/a Schecter and Blumenfeld, P.A.

Is it reversible error to permit a jury to decide a case based on an instruction that is neither supported by the evidence, intended by the trial court, nor properly defined? Because we conclude that it is, we reverse and remand.

FACTUAL SUMMARY

Doris Penrod appeals from a take nothing judgment entered in favor of David R. Schecter, M.D., Individually, and d/b/a Schecter and Blumenf... More...
   $0 (11-13-2009 - TX)

Charles Sell v. United States Department of Justice

Charles Thomas Sell sued the United States, alleging that he had been the victim of medical malpractice that occurred while he was in federal custody awaiting trial. The district court1 dismissed the case with prejudice as barred by the two-year statute of limitations for claims under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA), 28 U.S.C. §§ 2671-2680. Sell appeals, arguing that the district court erred ... More...   $0 (11-06-2009 - MO)

Rudy E. Davis, Jr. v. Ziana Liese, M.D.

Rudy E. Davis, Jr. appeals the district court’s determination that his medical malpractice claims against Ziana Liese, M.D., are barred by the statute of limitations because Dr. Liese was not timely served with process. Because Mr. Davis never received or filed an executed waiver of service and did not formally serve Dr. Liese before the statutory deadline, we affirm.1

Background

T... More...
   $0 (11-06-2009 - KS)

Debra A. Hutchins, M.D., et al. v. Rita Talbert

In this appeal we consider whether an order denying a motion to set aside the verdict is a final judgment for purposes of appeal when the trial judge has rendered final judgment in a separate, previously entered order, which is not vacated, suspended, or modified by the order ruling upon the motion to set aside the verdict.

Rita S. Talbert filed a complaint against Debra A. Hutchins, M.D. a... More...
   $0 (11-05-2009 - VA)

Jeremy Antley v. Dr. Faye Armstrong-Papp and Northwest Medical Center

Jeremy Antley sued Dr. Faye Armstrong-Papp on a medical negligence (medical malpractice) theory claiming that Defendant acted below the standard of care in providing post-operative case to him after his appendix burst during an appendectomy performed tat Northwest Arkansas Medical Center on August 19, 2007. Plaintiff presented at the hospital in pain and was correctly diagnosed as having an infla... More...   $0 (11-05-2009 - AR)

John McGlothlin, Personal Representative of the Estate of Gary Dayne McGlothlin v. Sheila J. Stanek, D.O. and Urgent Care Of Green Country, P.L.L.C.

John McGlothlin, the Personal Representative of the Estate of Gary Dayne McGlothlin, deceased sued Sheila J. Stanek, D.O. and Urgent Care Of Green Country, P.L.L.C. on a medical negligence (medical malpractice) theory. The claims made and defenses asserted are not available.... More...   $0 (11-01-2009 - OK)

Family and Estate of Wendy Leigh Jackson v. Wyndal K. Blankenship, Barry Riggs and Saad Rahman

The Family and Estate of Wendy Leigh Jackson sued Wyndal K. Blankenship, Barry Riggs and Saad Rahman on medical negligence (medical malpractice) theories claiming that the defendant doctors failed to exercise due care when they did not address the internal bleeding that occurred post partum at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center in June 2003. Ms. Jackson died about 16 hours after giving birth to a so... More...   $4000000 (10-27-2009 - FL)

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