//Wrongful Death

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 |2018-08-02T15:42:38+00:00August 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 |2018-07-11T13:45:06+00:00July 11th, 2018|Wrongful Death|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 |2017-10-16T08:30:17+00:00October 16th, 2017|Verdicts & Settlements, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

Olympus hit with $6.6 million verdict in superbug outbreak case

A jury ordered the giant medical scope maker Olympus Corp. to pay a Seattle hospital $6.6 million in damages tied to a deadly superbug outbreak — and told the hospital to pay $1 million to a deceased patient’s family. But jurors on Monday also handed the Tokyo-based manufacturer a key win, rejecting claims that its flagship duodenoscope [...]

By |2017-08-15T17:59:53+00:00August 15th, 2017|Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

Textron Bad Boy ATVs recalled after rollover death lawsuit filed in Georgia

Textron Specialized Vehicles and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the ATV recall on January 11. The recall involves about 1,100 of the Bad Boy XTO and Bone Collector XTO battery-powered off-road vehicles, which are also known as “Bad Boy Buggies” or all-terrain vehicles (ATV). The lack of seat belts is a serious safety [...]

By |2017-01-17T02:56:00+00:00January 17th, 2017|Personal Injury, Recalls, Wrongful Death|0 Comments