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Medical Malpractice Law
 
Denise Englert, et al. v. Carondelet Health Network, et al.

Medical Malpractice Wrongful Death - Dwight Englert and his wife, Denise, went to Carondelet's hospital's emergency room around midnight because Dwight felt pressure in his chest and pain radiating to his neck and ear. Dr. Bennett met with Dwight and Denise, examined Dwight, conducted tests, and diagnosed him as having esophagitis. Dr. Bennett sent Dwight home but prescribed Mylanta and instruct... More...   $280000 (11-28-2000 - AZ)

Charity Allen Morgan v. Dr. Rajesh Patel

Medical Malpractice - Allegations and defenses unknown at this time.... More...   $0 (11-21-2000 - OK)

Larry G. Nelson v. Dr. Peter R.S. Thomas

Medical malpractice - Plaintiff underwent rectal surgery involving a sphincterotomy. Plaintiff has complications, and is now incontinent. He alleged that there was no need for and no informed consent for the surgery. Plaintiff claimed that the surgery was not necessary.

Defendant contended that plaintiff developed an extremely rare complication from a necessary surgery, and the complicati... More...   $0 (11-16-2000 - AZ)

John Paris v. Sheldon B. Opperman

Medical Malpractice - Podiatric... More...   $0 (11-16-2000 - NY)

Leon Tubb, et al. v. Harris Methodist Fort Worth, et al.

Wrongful Death - Medical Malpractice - Ms. Jackie Tubb, wife and mother of the plaintiffs, was in a automobile accident on December 13, 1996. She was taken to Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital for emergency care. There a tracheotomy was performed in order to clear a blocked airway. She was kept at this hospital for follow-up care as she was being weaned off of the tracheotomy tube. On Janua... More...   $0 (11-13-2000 - TX)

John Jeffers, et al. v. University of Utah Health Sciences

Medical Malpractice - Young male patient with left hemiparesis fell from or tipped his wheel chair on cement patio outside the Rehab Unit and sustained subarachnoid hemorrhage resulting in brain injury.... More...   $0 (11-08-2000 - UT)

Wesley Scott v. L. Shawn Wong, M.D. and Austin Eye Clinic Associates

Medical Malpractice - Plaintiff claimed that Dr. Wong did not properly seat the spacing plate of the Keratome machine he was using to perform a LASIK procedure on plaintiff's right eye. As a result, 70% of plaintiff's iris was sliced off resulting in damage of plaintiff's vision.... More...   $200000 (11-06-2000 - TX)

Martin v. Children's Advanced Medical Institute

Medical Malpractice - Overadministration of Propofol - Wrongful Death - Plaintiffs claimed that defendants gave Martin, age 15, more than the recommended dose of Propofol, an anesthetic and sedative. She sustained organ failure and died. Plaintiffs claimed that the manufacturer failed to warn that Propofol can cause rhabdomyolysis, the excretion of myoglobin in urine, causing muscular disintegra... More...   $0 (11-03-2000 - TX)

Linda Marie Battory v. Thomas L. Embry, M.C.

Medical malpractice - wrongful death.... More...   $0 (10-31-2000 - AZ)

Lottie M. Gray, Individually and as Independent Administratrix with Will Annexed of the Estate of Roosevelt Gray, Roosevelt Gray, Jr., Esther Y. Smith, Corlis D. Gray, Sonya Gray, and Cherrye Gray Vs. Jay Wright, D.O.

This case involved the alleged wrongful death of a 67-year-old male as a result of medical malpractice. It was known that the decedent had cardiac disease. The decedent was admitted to the hospital with chest pain. Decedent was discharge two days later following tests which were found to be negative and normal. Decedent died with 24 hours of being discharged from the hospital.... More...   $0 (10-30-2000 - TX)

Marina Emergency Medical v. Superior Court of Los Angeles County

This is a tort action in which, allegedly, an emergency room doctor’s negligence was aggravated by the subsequent negligence of the patient’s personal physician. By the time of trial, the only parties were the patient (the plaintiff) and the emergency room doctor (the defendant). The patient claims (and the trial court agreed) that evidence of the personal physician’s subseq... More...   $0 (10-26-2000 - CA)

Rebecca Whitaker v. Tenet Healthsystem MCS-AZ, Inc., et al.

Medical Malpractice - This was a wrongful death case involving a twelve-year-old child and the failure to timely diagnose a nasopharyngeal tumor in 1994 and 1995. By the time of the diagnosis, the cancer was Stage IV. Defendant Bernstein was the family practice doctor who was responsible for the referrals to specialists. John James, D.O., admitted prior to trial that he misread a CT scan in Mar... More...   $1000000 (10-26-2000 - AZ)

Rebecca Martinez, Maria Elvia Flores, Danielle Chapa, Rosalinda Jones, Paula Soto, Priscilla Ann Montano and Mary Cano v. Faiz Ahmed, M.D. and Knapp Medical Center

Medical Malpractice - Plaintiffs, women and girls of various ages, claimed that Dr. Ahmed "negligently" fondled them during neurological examination in 1993 and 1994. Plaintiffs also claimed that Knapp was negligent in admitting Dr. Ahmed to its staff.

Dr. Ahmed denied wrongdoing and asserted that the examinations conducted by him were reasonable and necessary.... More...   $0 (10-23-2000 - TX)

Brenda Martin and Wayne Martin, Individually and as a Representative of the Estate of Rachael Martin, Deceased vs. Children’s Advanced Medical Institutes, P.A., d/b/a PediApex Associates; Columbia Hospital at Medical City Dallas Subsidiary,

Medical Malpractice - Wrongful Death - Plaintiff claimed that Racheal Martin, age 15, died as a result of an overdose of Propofol. Plaintiff alleged that on March 17, 1998, Rachael Martin was admitted to Midical City to undergo surgery for subglottic stenois. Drs. Stephen Megison and Brian Peters performed a harvest of anterior costal cartilage procedure. Post-operatively, Rachael was transferr... More...   $268680000 (10-23-2000 - TX)

Shannon Rogers v. Arnold Calica, et al.

Medical Malpractice - The allegations made by the plaintiff and the defenses asserted by the defendants are unknown at this time.... More...   $2200000 (10-23-2000 - AZ)

Mollie Shaver Ryan, Individually and as Surviving Mother of Charles Kevin Shaver, Deceased; Christina Lee Shaver, Individually and as Surviving Daughter, and Mary Ann Shaver as Surviving Wife Vs. Medical City Dallas Hospital and Questcare Medic

Plaintiffs alleged wrongful death of a 42-year-old male as a result of medical malpractice against the hospital, against the emergency room doctor, and against the emergency room nurses. Plaintiffs alleged that the defendants failed to diagnose peritonitis and septic shock in the decedent. Decedent was taken to the emergency room via ambulance. Plaintiff was treated for most of the day, plainti... More...   $0 (10-06-2000 - TX)

Susan Moyer v. Dr. Steven Siepser and Surgical Eye Care Limited

Medical Malpractice - Cataract Surgery - Plaintiff, age 61, lost her glasses and went to Dr. Siepser who diagnosed that she had cataracts and recommended surgery before performing undergoing laser surgery. Subsequent to the surgery in September 1996 she was farsighted. She claimed that Dr. Siepser's diagnoses was incorrect and that she was injured by the surgery because the doctor was running a ... More...   $3125000 (10-06-2000 - PA)

James E. Melzi v. Medical College of Pennsylvania and Dr. Lester Karafin

Medical malpractice - Plaintiff went to the Medical College of Pennsylvania for an outpatient vasectomy, performed by Dr. Lester Karafin. Plaintiff alleged that a blood clot developed after the surgery in his scrotum and that Dr. Karafin failed to answer his telephone calls and he was not seen for three days after the problem developed by another urologist. As a result, Plaintiff claimed that he... More...   $2000000 (09-30-2000 - PA)

John Andy Wallace v. Carl Coers

Medical Malpractice - Plastic Surgery - The allegations made by the plaintiff and the defenses asserted by the defendant are unknown at this time.... More...   $200000 (09-22-2000 - TX)

Kellerman v. Unity-St. Clement Hospital, et al.

Medical malpractice - Plaintiff claimed that Dr. Chung Khan inadvertently cut the gastric artery during a hiatal hernia surgery with the result that Brad Kellerman, age 31, bled to death on the operating room table. Mr. Kellerman's family claimed that Dr. Khan was negligent in cutting the artery and that hospital personnel were negligent in failing to resuscitate him.

Dr. Khan admitted liabil... More...   $4900000 (09-18-2000 - IL)

Ann Wright vs John Faulkner, CRNA and Tahlequah Anesthesia Associates

Medical malpractice. (Plaintiff's Description) Plaintiff had severe glaucoma and was having glaucoma surgery. Anesthesia was an eye block/peribulbar procedure given by John Faulkner, CRNA at Tahlequah City Hospital. Plaintiff stopped breathing and was revived. However, the eye block cause permanent blindness in the left eye. Plaintiff alleged the eye block was given negligently by John Faulkne... More...   $0 (09-17-2000 - OK)

Hendry v. Ornda Health Corp.

Defendants Ornda Health Corporation, Inc. (Ornda), Tenet Health Care Corporation (Tenet), and Davenport Medical Center (Davenport) (collectively hereafter referred to as corporate defendants) bring this interlocutory appeal from the trial court's order finding personal jurisdiction over them. We affirm and remand the cause.

Plaintiff Patsy Hendry brought a 23-count complaint against the corp... More...   $0 (09-14-2000 - IL)

Hendry v. Ornda Health Corp.

Defendants Ornda Health Corporation, Inc. (Ornda), Tenet Health Care Corporation (Tenet), and Davenport Medical Center (Davenport) (collectively hereafter referred to as corporate defendants) bring this interlocutory appeal from the trial court's order finding personal jurisdiction over them. We affirm and remand the cause.

Plaintiff Patsy Hendry brought a 23-count complaint against the corp... More...   $0 (09-14-2000 - IL)

Ishmael Cortez v. Reginald C. Buford, M.D.

Medical Malpractice - The allegations made by the plaintiff and the defenses asserted by the defendant are unknown at this time.... More...   $0 (09-14-2000 - TX)

Joann D'Angelo v. Murrary Lawscon, D.C.

Medical Malpractice - The allegations of negligence made by the plaintiff and the defenses asserted by the defendant are unknown at this time.... More...   $0 (09-14-2000 - NM)

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