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Justin Owen and Nate Vanderveer elected as Partners in the firm

Goldasich Vick and Fulk are pleased to announce the election of Justin Owen and Nate VanDerVeer as Partners in the firm. Justin and Nate are talented, hard-working trial lawyers who have steadfast commitment to their clients and embody the level of advocacy our firm delivers. Owen joined the firm in 2012, and maintains a state [...]

By |2019-04-16T19:19:00+00:00April 16th, 2019|Announcements|Comments Off on Justin Owen and Nate Vanderveer elected as Partners in the firm

Doctor’s failure to act and properly respond to fetal distress results in $6 Million settlement

$4 million of the $6 million dollar settlement paid by the obstetrician MD for her responsibility. $2 million of the $6 million dollar settlement paid by the health authority for their responsibility. OBGYN missed signs on fetal heart monitor that baby wasn’t getting enough oxygen. Umbilical cord was obstructed during delivery, continually pressed, resulting [...]

By |2019-03-10T21:02:47+00:00March 10th, 2019|Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Verdicts & Settlements|Comments Off on Doctor’s failure to act and properly respond to fetal distress results in $6 Million settlement

Jury awards $50 million after determining doctor was negligent and caused baby to suffer brain injury

"Jury finds that the severe brain damage suffered by Julien Florez was a result of negligence and bad decisions by a doctor." Cook County Circuit Court jury granted a Michigan family $50 million on Tuesday, agreeing that the severe brain damage suffered by the family’s oldest son was a result of negligence and bad decisions [...]

By |2019-02-26T20:17:06+00:00February 26th, 2019|Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Jury awards $50 million after determining doctor was negligent and caused baby to suffer brain injury

Why new mothers are needlessly injured, and some die, giving birth every year in the U.S., in graphics

Why thousands of moms are needlessly injured, and some die, giving birth every year in the U.S. The U.S. has the highest maternal death rate among the world's developed nations. Everywhere else, the death rate has been stable or falling. In the U.S., it's been [...]

By |2019-02-22T02:58:34+00:00January 30th, 2019|Community News, Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Why new mothers are needlessly injured, and some die, giving birth every year in the U.S., in graphics

‘Bleed Out’ shows how medical errors can have life-changing consequences

In 2009, Steve Burrows' mom, Judie, went in for hip replacement surgery. She came out with brain damage and mobility issues after a weeks-long coma that would change her and her family's life. In the new HBO documentary Bleed Out — Burrows, a filmmaker and comedian, tracks his 10-year odyssey to find out what happened to his [...]

By |2019-02-22T03:13:23+00:00December 20th, 2018|Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Jury tells Aetna to pay $25M to late cancer patient’s family

A jury has ordered Aetna to pay more than $25 million to the family of an Oklahoma City woman who died a year after the insurance company refused to cover a type of radiation therapy. Jurors found that Aetna doctors didn't spend enough time reviewing Orrana Cunningham's case before denying her coverage for proton beam [...]

By |2018-11-12T12:02:33+00:00November 12th, 2018|Consumer Fraud|0 Comments

Prominent gynecologist at Huntington Hospital again accused of sexual misconduct by medical board

The series of accusations have not been previously reported or widely known, even though they were contained in publicly available records. Sutton has denied wrongdoing in prior cases and has not yet responded to the most recent claim. The 64-year-old physician is well-known in the Pasadena area, where he has practiced since 1989. He serves [...]

By |2018-10-02T23:29:17+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

Nearly 30 percent of opioid prescriptions lacked medical reason for use

Nearly 30% of opioids prescribed by doctors failed to show a clinical reason for the patient to take them, a new report found, shedding light on roles doctors might play in America's opioid epidemic. The analysis inspected data from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey on opioid prescriptions handed out by doctors between 2006 and 2015. [...]

By |2018-09-13T21:00:49+00:00September 13th, 2018|Mass Torts, Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

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

https://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 |2018-08-10T00:53:35+00:00August 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 |2018-08-02T15:42:38+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|0 Comments