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Blog Posts in September, 2017

Largest Pelvic Mesh Verdict to Date Awarded Against Johnson & Johnson

Last week, a jury in Philadelphia, PA awarded a 51-year-old woman $57.1 million in damages for complications, pain, and suffering related to pelvic mesh implants that failed to work as intended due to ...
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DC Regulators Order United Medical Center to Stop Delivering Babies Following Dangers Mistakes

Regulators from the District of Columbia Health Department recently shut down the obstetrics ward at United Medical Center, the only full-service hospital in Southeast DC, after it was discovered that ...
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Forceps Injuries: Risks to Mothers and Babies

Forceps are a medical instrument used to facilitate extraction of a baby’s head through the birth canal during delivery. Forceps-assisted deliveries are typically performed when labor becomes ...
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Walmart Settles with Comedian Tracy Morgan for Estimated $90 Million

The long-winded case between Walmart and comedian Tracy Morgan has finally settled, with Walmart insurers paying him an estimated $90 million for a 2014 accident he was in with a Walmart truck driver. ...
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Jury Awards $148 Million to Woman Paralyzed in Bus Shelter Collapse at Chicago Airport

A jury in Cook County recently awarded $148 million in damages to a 26-year-old woman who was permanently paralyzed after a poorly maintained bus shelter collapsed and fell on her at Chicago ...
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Walker County Hospital Forced to Pay in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit for Missed Bacterial Meningitis

The family of an infant son has just been awarded $10 million from a Walker County hospital, due to the hospital’s negligence in failing to diagnose bacterial meningitis. As a result, the infant ...
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Dallas County Jury Awards $20 million in Fatal Brain Damage Case

In a case from Dallas County, Texas, the family of a woman who died after suffering brain damage while being treated at a local hospital was awarded nearly $20 million in damages. Prior to her ...
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