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  • September 22, 2017

    Fla. Nursing Home Hit With 2 More Suits Over Irma Deaths

    A Florida nursing home shut down by the state after residents died in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma was hit with two more negligence lawsuits Friday, as the death toll was increased to 11.

  • September 22, 2017

    Dignity Health Escapes Indemnity Co.'s Med Mal Claims

    A longshore mutual insurance company on Thursday lost its suit against a hospital that performed surgery on one of its member’s workers who then died, with the California federal court saying an insurer doesn’t have standing to bring wrongful death claims.

  • September 22, 2017

    NY Court Orders Hospital To Produce Anesthesia Contract

    A New York state appeals court has ruled that a Long Island medical center must turn over a contract with the founder of an anesthesia practice in a suit brought by a patient who claims his anesthesia was bungled, overturning a lower court order protecting the document from discovery.

  • September 22, 2017

    Del. Judge Says Doctor Off The Hook For Med Mal Suit

    A Delaware state judge on Thursday tossed medical negligence claims against a radiologist because the family of a patient who died sent a notice that they intended to sue to the wrong place, allowing the statute of limitations to expire.

  • September 22, 2017

    Toe Amputee Agrees To Drop $3M Med Mal Suit, For Now

    A North Carolina man agreed Thursday to drop for the time being his $3 million medical malpractice suit in Virginia federal court in which he had accused a doctor of failing to properly treat a foot injury leading to amputation of several toes, allowing the case to be dismissed without prejudice.

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