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How hospitals are failing new moms, 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. [...]

By |January 30th, 2019|Categories: Community News, Medical Malpractice|Tags: , |Comments Off on How hospitals are failing new moms, 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 [...]

By |December 20th, 2018|Categories: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , |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. [...]

By |November 12th, 2018|Categories: Consumer Fraud|Tags: , , |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 [...]

By |October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Medical Malpractice|Tags: , |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 [...]

By |September 13th, 2018|Categories: Mass Torts, Medical Malpractice|Tags: |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 [...]

By |August 10th, 2018|Categories: Community News|Tags: |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 [...]

By |August 2nd, 2018|Categories: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|Tags: |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 [...]

By |July 11th, 2018|Categories: Wrongful Death|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Goldasich Vick and Fulk 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 [...]

$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 [...]

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