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Blog Posts in 2013

Philadelphia Jury Awards $42.9 Million Verdict in Premature Birth Case

A Philadelphia jury recently awarded a local family a $42.9 million verdict in a medical malpractice case involving the premature birth of a child. As a result of the premature birth and the ...
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$50 Million Verdict Awarded in Wrongful Birth Case

Earlier this month, a jury in King County, Washington award $50 million to a couple whose son was born with severe mental and physical disabilities – an unprecedented jury verdict for this type ...
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Noteworthy Recent Medical Malpractice Opinion from DC Court of Appeals

By: Michael M. Wilson A noteworthy recent opinion in the D.C. Court of Appeals can be found in Perkins v. Hansen, Case No. 11-CV-1540, decided November 7 th, 2013. In this case, Ms. Margie Perkins ...
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Washington DC Medical Malpractice Lawyer Comments on Recent Appeals Opinion

By: Michael M. Wilson A noteworthy recent unpublished opinion in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit can be found in LaClair v. Suburban Hospital, Inc. and Physical Therapy and ...
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Birth Injuries in Washington, D.C.

Birth injuries are among the most common types of medical malpractice, affecting thousands of newborns and families throughout the country each year. Emotionally traumatic experiences, birth injuries ...
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Spinal Meningitis & Medical Malpractice

Meningitis is an inflammation of the protective membranes – collectively known as meninges – that line the brain and spinal cord. Due to its proximity to the spinal cord and brain, ...
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Medical Malpractice Verdict Upheld by Washington D.C. Court of Appeals

In a recent medical malpractice case, the Washington D.C. Court of Appeals – D.C.'s highest court – upheld a $6.5 million dollar verdict. The $6.5 million dollar judgment was ...
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Jury Awards $1.7 Million to Berks County Family After Medical Misdiagnosis Leads to Child's Death

Last month, a jury in Berks County, Pennsylvania concluded a week-long trial involving a medical malpractice claim against an emergency room physician and local hospital. The case was troubling and ...
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Los Angeles Man Awarded $58 Million After Being Severely Beaten

A 43-year-old house painter from Los Angeles was recently awarded nearly $58 million dollars in compensation after a beating from a security guard left him severely brain damaged and deformed. In ...
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Liability Risks of Hospital-Acquired Infections

When it comes to preventable injuries suffered by patients, some of the most common include infections. With amazing improvements in medical science and the healthcare industry, medical providers have ...
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Changes to Maryland's Personal Injury Law Slow to Come

In a pivotal ruling in Maryland on Tuesday, the Court of Appeals ruled that the issue of contributory negligence should be addressed by the General Assembly, rather than the court that created the ...
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Philadelphia Jury Awards $78.4 Million Birth Injury Verdict

A jury in Philadelphia decided that Pottstown Memorial medical Center was completely responsible for a serious birth injury. According to the jury, a child developed quadriplegic cerebral palsy after ...
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Dr. Wilson Contributes to ED Legal Letter™

Dr. Wilson was recently cited as a source in an edition of ED Legal Letter™. In the article, he provided insightful information about medical-legal cases and expert witnesses. The article, ...
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