Biojoint Litigation 1
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Biojoint Litigation 1

Two patients at the Mizzou Biojoint Center in Columbia, MO, have filed lawsuits alleging medical negligence following knee surgery. The 13th Judicial Circuit of Missouri lawsuit charges James Stannard, MD,…

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Affidavit Of Merit In Medical Negligence Lawsuits
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Affidavit Of Merit In Medical Negligence Lawsuits

In 2012, Saint Francis Hospital, Inc., Neurological Surgery, Inc., and Douglas Koontz, M.D., performed decompressive laminectomies on Johnson John’s spine. After surgery, John allegedly became partially paralyzed, suffered constant pain,…

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Are Audio and Visual Recordings of Surgeries The Future?
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Are Audio and Visual Recordings of Surgeries The Future?

Wisconsin Representative Christine Sinicki formally introduced a bill December 7th that would allow patients to request audio and visual recordings of their surgical procedures. Assembly Bill 255 states: This bill creates a…

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The Linchpin of Your Malpractice Case

Medical malpractice payouts in the US topped $3.8 billion in 2016, according to a report by malpractice insurance provider Diederich Healthcare. Expert testimony plays a crucial role in even the most open-and-shut malpractice cases. Here’s how you can build your strongest case with a medical malpractice expert witness. (more…)

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Twenty-Six Unnecessary Radiation Treatments on the Wrong Side
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Twenty-Six Unnecessary Radiation Treatments on the Wrong Side

What is an otolaryngologist? These professionals are trained in the medical and surgical management and treatment of patients with diseases and disorders of the ear, nose, throat, and related structures…

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Undiagnosed Stroke
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Undiagnosed Stroke

A Kentucky appellate court has overturned the lower court's dismissal of a stroke patient’s lawsuit against a radiologist and hospital. The plaintiff’s rheumatologist diagnosed him with systemic vasculitis and referred…

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On the Cutting Edge of Surgical Negligence: Will LESS be More?
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On the Cutting Edge of Surgical Negligence: Will LESS be More?

Traditional surgery involves the exposure of abdominal and pelvic organs through a single large incision. This approach, known as open laparotomy, affords a wide-open view of abdominal contents. Open laparotomy is still performed in certain situations and was the only surgical approach available until the first minimally invasive gallbladder surgery (laparoscopic cholecystectomy) was performed in 1985. (more…)

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