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In a confidential case, a patient suffered extreme burns and cumulative medical costs after a Nurse failed to administer chemotherapy in accordance with hospital policy. The patient entered the hospital that day to receive his dose of chemotherapy. All was going according to policy until the patient complained of a burning sensation at the chemotherapy [ Read More ]
When doctors make mistakes, should their colleagues tell on them? This report says “yes.”
Andy Marso can be reached at Capital: (785) 233-7470; Office: (785) 295-5619 [email protected] Follow Andy on Twitter @andymarso. The number of new medical malpractice cases reported in Kansas hit a 23-year low this year, but the total spent on settlements hit a record high, according to data provided Wednesday to the Health Care Stabilization Fund [ Read More ]
M.D. at North Cypress Med Center failed to make ‘simple, straightforward’ diagnosis HOUSTON, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — A district court jury has awarded $4.2 million in a medical malpractice case – a sizable verdict for such cases in Harris County – to a woman whose husband died after a suburban Houston doctor misdiagnosed him. [ Read More ]
http://blog.al.com/breaking/2013/10/post_1251.html HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — A Madison County woman is suing Huntsville Hospital and unnamed medical and pharmacy personnel alleging that her young daughter was given the wrong anti-seizure medication during a hospital stay and then lapsed into a coma. The lawsuit filed today alleges that during a June 2012 hospital stay the child was prescribed [ Read More ]