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Nate VanDerVeer stresses the importance of maintaining adequate levels of automobile insurance

Auto insurance is typically something we all pay for every month, yet rarely give a second thought - until we are in an accident. From Mobile to Huntsville, Tuscaloosa to Columbus, Birmingham to Montgomery, Alabama has thousands of miles of roadways. On any given day, Alabama roadways are used by the state’s 3.7 million licensed [...]

By |2019-09-26T05:21:49+00:00September 26th, 2019|Announcements, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Nate VanDerVeer stresses the importance of maintaining adequate levels of automobile insurance

Goldasich, Vick & Fulk obtain $4 Million settlement in commercial trucking case

Goldasich, Vick & Fulk is pleased to announce that the firm has obtained a $4 million settlement on behalf of a client who was severely injured in a commercial trucking accident. The case involved allegations that the defendant commercial truck driver was distracted by cell phone usage at the time of the accident. Distracted driving [...]

By |2019-08-01T02:31:55+00:00August 5th, 2019|Personal Injury, Verdicts & Settlements|Comments Off on Goldasich, Vick & Fulk obtain $4 Million settlement in commercial trucking case

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

‘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

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 |2019-06-19T21:46:07+00:00August 10th, 2018|Community News, Personal Injury|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|1 Comment

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

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 |2017-10-04T15:59:55+00:00October 4th, 2017|Mass Torts, Personal Injury|0 Comments