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Brookwood Medical Center in “immediate jeopardy” of losing Medicare privileges

http://www.golaw.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Brookwood_Medicare_Medicaid_funding_in_question_2950536_1200.mp4 The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service says Brookwood Medical Center "remains out of compliance" with the conditions of participation in its Medicare/Medicaid provider agreement and is in "immediate jeopardy" of losing its billing privileges. “As it stands, the hospital remains out of compliance and there is a concern that the initial [...]

By | August 10th, 2018|Community News|0 Comments

Deaths, injuries, negligence cited as regulators put Brookwood Hospital on notice

Two patient deaths and several mishaps at Brookwood Medical Center have prompted the second warning in less than three months from federal regulators who could revoke the hospital's Medicare and Medicaid payments. Federal regulators informed the hospital Thursday that payments from Medicare and Medicaid could end on Aug. 9. It's the second time the hospital [...]

By | August 2nd, 2018|Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

DaVita hit with $383.5 million jury verdict in dialysis death suit

A Denver jury has dropped a mile-high $383.5 million verdict on GranuFlo dialysis maker DaVita over the deaths of three patients who suffered cardiac arrests after getting GranuFlo dialysis therapy at DaVita clinics. The families of the three deceased patients – Irma Menchaca, Gary Saldana and Deborah Hardin – were awarded $125 million in punitive [...]

By | July 11th, 2018|Wrongful Death|0 Comments

Goldasich & Associates voted Top Attorneys by Birmingham Magazine

We are proud to have been voted Top Attorneys by Birmingham Magazine for 2018. "I am honored to be recognized by Birmingham Magazine and sincerely appreciate the support of the community we serve." said Andrew Fulk, attorney of Goldasich & Associates. We pride ourselves in providing our clients compassionate, personalized attention on every case and we are honored [...]

By | March 13th, 2018|Announcements, Community News|0 Comments

$26 million verdict reached in child medical malpractice case

Jurors took just eight hours to award a Brooklyn couple $26 million — double what they had sought — after overwhelmed medical residents at Maimonides Medical Center allegedly botched the birth of their twins, leaving one dead and the other deaf and mute. “It’s like a baby mill,” mom Danielle Madden Buck said of the [...]

By | December 5th, 2017|Medical Malpractice, Verdicts & Settlements|0 Comments

Congratulations to Goldasich & Associates’ Super Lawyers and Mid-South Rising Stars

We are pleased to announce that Dennis Goldasich has been named to the 2017 Super Lawyers list. This is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than five percent of attorneys in the region. We also congratulate attorneys Josh Vick and Justin Owen, who have been named to the 2017 Rising Stars Super Lawyers list. For [...]

By | November 17th, 2017|Announcements|0 Comments

Jury awards $6.8 million to family in mesothelioma case

A Boston-area jury has awarded $6.8 million to the family of a man who died of mesothelioma, holding New England Insulation liable for the man’s exposure to asbestos dust when he did part-time insulation work in his youth, the family’s attorneys announced Thursday. Plaintiff Amy Ross, suing on behalf of herself and as the trustee [...]

By | November 2nd, 2017|Asbestos, Product Liability, Verdicts & Settlements|0 Comments

Florida jury awards $5.3 million in lawsuit against tobacco giant, Phillip Morris

Tobacco giant Philip Morris should pay a suburban Boynton Beach man at least $5.3 million for hiding the dangers of low-tar cigarettes that caused his wife’s 2014 death from lung cancer at age 56, a Palm Beach County jury agreed this week. Brenda Gentile, who started smoking in high school, believed that the cigarettes the [...]

By | October 16th, 2017|Verdicts & Settlements, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

Previously sealed documents show Johnson & Johnson knew of Talcum powder dangers in 1970s

Plaintiffs pursuing talcum powder lawsuits in Missouri state court claim that newly unsealed documents show that Johnson & Johnson has known since the 1970s that its talc-based powders contained asbestos fibers, which could increase the risk of ovarian cancer in women who used the products for daily feminine hygiene. (Case No. 1522-CC10417, Circuit Court, City of St. Louis, Missouri) According [...]

By | October 4th, 2017|Mass Torts, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Johnson & Johnson hit with $57.1M verdict in pelvic mesh implant lawsuit

A jury in Philadelphia has awarded over $57 million in damages to a woman who alleged that surgical mesh manufacturer Johnson & Johnson was responsible for serious mesh-related injuries that left her internally scarred and incontinent. The award, the largest so far in several recent mesh injury trials in the state, includes $50 million in punitive damages [...]

By | September 14th, 2017|Mass Torts, Personal Injury|0 Comments