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Nov22018

A Cook County, IL, jury awarded $50.3M to Aimee and David Flores and their son Julien in a medical malpractice lawsuit. Julien Flores suffered severe brain injury due to a delay in the diagnosis and treatment of oxygen deficiency during…

Oct162018

A Boston, MA, district court jury awarded $18.4M to a man who charged two doctors with malpractice in failing to test him for HIV. Sean Stentiford experienced partial face paralysis and consented to the test in 2007. Neurologist Kinan…

Oct92018

The Massachusetts Appeals Court affirmed a $32.5M award to the family of Andrea Larkin in a medical malpractice lawsuit against Dedham Medical Associates and internal medicine specialist Jehane Johnston. Larkin suffered a massive stroke following childbirth, resulting in paralysis. …

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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…

Every attorney wants a “strong” case, but strength is a term that is difficult to quantify since it has several subjective variables.  All attorneys agree that the elements of negligence are the most important factors in determining global strength…

Attorneys often struggle when analyzing a claimant whose issues span multiple medical and surgical specialties.  For example, say that a 65-year-old woman fractured her hip, and then developed a stroke, renal failure, and pressure ulcers during her hospitalization.  She…

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