Maryland Medical System Hit with $10M Malpractice Verdict

Staff Writer | November 14th, 2016

A Baltimore jury handed down a $10 million verdict against University of Maryland Medical System last month, in wrongful death claim involving drug administration errors.  Dennis Allen went to the hospital in 2013 for kidney problems. The treatment he received for a related condition caused blood in his stool, which resulted in the removal of his colon and then his… Read more »

Queens Gynecologist Charged with Manslaughter After Patient’s Death

Sarah May | October 19th, 2016

In a rather unusual twist of events, a New York gynecologist is being charged with manslaughter following the death of a patient in what has been described as a botched second trimester abortion procedure. Dr. Robert Rho of the Liberty Women’s Health Clinic in Flushing is being accused of puncturing the uterus of a 30-year-old woman, cutting an artery, causing… Read more »

NY Family Wants Answers for Death After Woman Gives Birth

Andrew Orlander | October 5th, 2016

On Monday, September 29, two families filed a notice of claim against Harlem Hospital Center in connection with a death after a series of post-pregnancy surgical procedures. On July 31, Amy Lam, 34, went into labor at home. She appeared to have safely given birth. There was no reason for Gilbert Kwok, 33, to be concerned. The happy couple took… Read more »

Widow Settles HI Medical Malpractice Claim for $4.2M

Dawn Snyder | September 22nd, 2016

A Hawaii widow recently reached a $4.2 million settlement with the federal government over her husband’s 2013 death. The man went into a clinic emergency room for a sore throat but did not come back out. Antonio Marrero was 32 on the night of January 29 when he went into the emergency room at Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. The doctor… Read more »

Lawsuit Alleges Misdiagnosis Led to Patient Death

Whitney Taylor | August 24th, 2016
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A medical malpractice lawsuit has been filed against the University of Vermont Medical Center by a family that claims a misdiagnosis and mistreatment led to the untimely death of their family member. The 44-year-old from Chazy Lake, New York, died at the hospital on February 18, 2016, from a bilateral pulmonary embolism. Martin LaPoint had been seen at UVM numerous… Read more »