Hospital Hit with Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Ava Lawson | February 1st, 2017

Exeter Hospital is facing litigation involving the death of a 67-year old woman whose urinary tract infection was allegedly misdiagnosed by doctors. The medical malpractice lawsuit was filed on January 13 in Rockingham Superior Court. According to a news report in Seacoast Online, Dr. Steven Kahan of Core Physicians LLC and Dr. Craig Maclean of U.S. Acute Care Solutions are… Read more »

NY, NJ Medical Malpractice Victims Receive $1 Billion in 2015

Dawn Snyder | January 19th, 2017

Despite proportionally fewer medical malpractice lawsuits than many other states, New York and New Jersey malpractice cases have seen far more money paid out to victims. According to a recent report, medical practitioners in these states paid out nearly $1 billion in malpractice settlements in 2015. Medical malpractice settlements highest in New York The recently released analysis, which was put out… Read more »

Lack of Medical Action Prompts Lawsuit and $250,000 Verdict

Whitney Taylor | January 5th, 2017

The widow of a man who died at UMass Memorial Medical Center has been awarded $250,000 by a jury that determined medical malpractice led to the man’s death. Hospital staff failed to transfer the admitted patient to the critical care unit in a timely fashion, which led to his death many hours later. His widow alleges that if he had… Read more »

Max Award Given to Woman after Unnecessary Hysterectomy

Whitney Taylor | December 8th, 2016

A 24-year-old woman who underwent a hysterectomy after delivering her first child was awarded the maximum amount by a judge last month. The judge determined the physician treating the plaintiff for bleeding after pregnancy did not follow appropriate standard of care when removing the uterus, rendering her unable to have any more biological children. Sara M. Lambert Smith, with her… Read more »

Long Island Neurosurgeon Named in Three Malpractice Lawsuits

Staff Writer | November 23rd, 2016

A Long Island brain surgeon has found himself on the wrong end of multiple malpractice lawsuits. Neurosurgeon Paolo Bolognese has been named as the defendant in three suits by women who allege they contracted painful conditions after receiving unnecessary or negligent treatment by Bolognese. Surgeon’s patients diagnosed with rare disease Lori White is one of the plaintiffs against Bolognese. “I… Read more »