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Can You File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit for Kernicterus?

Our Washington, D.C. Kernicterus Birth Injury Lawyers at the Law Offices of Dr. Michael M. Wilson, M.D., J.D. & Associates Will Help

Over half of all babies born in the United States have some degree of jaundice, which is a condition that occurs when there is a buildup of a chemical called bilirubin in the baby’s bloodstream. Common symptoms of jaundice include...

What Is a Neonatal Stroke?

Our Washington, D.C. Birth Injury Lawyers at the Law Offices of Dr. Michael M. Wilson, M.D., J.D. & Associates Represent Clients Whose Child Suffered a Neonatal Stroke

It is very common for expectant parents to have concerns about their baby’s health from the time they find out about the pregnancy to the moment that their baby enters the world. While most babies are born without any health...

Can Bacterial Meningitis Be Caused by Medical Negligence?

Fairfax Medical Malpractice Lawyers at the Law Offices of Dr. Michael M. Wilson, M.D., J.D. & Associates Advocate for Clients With Bacterial Meningitis

Bacterial meningitis is a serious and dangerous infection and a medical emergency. Bacterial meningitis progresses quickly and requires immediate and appropriate treatment to prevent permanent injury or death. Negligent actions and dangerous mistakes by medical professionals causing bacterial meningitis are considered...

2023 Medical malpractice statistics

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Medical malpractice occurs when a medical provider fails to provide the degree of care that another provider in the same circumstances with the same credentials would have, resulting in a patient injury. According to the American Medical Association (AMA), one...

Family awarded $31.6 million in medical malpractice lawsuit for birth injuries

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A family was recently awarded a verdict of $31.6 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit against MyMichigan Health. The lawsuit alleged that negligent care during childbirth resulted in severe brain damage for their daughter. While this case was not won...

5 of the Largest Medical Malpractice Verdicts of 2022

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Several record-breaking medical malpractice verdicts in 2022 compensated patients who suffered catastrophic, life-altering harm due to negligent healthcare providers. Here are five of the nation’s largest medical malpractice trial awards in 2022. Thapa v. St. Cloud Orthopedic Associates: $111 Million...

Podiatry patient awarded $4M in med mal trial for nerve injury

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In a recent medical malpractice case, a plaintiff was awarded a $4 million verdict against Village Podiatry Group LLC. This complex lawsuit came after a routine ankle surgery led to a debilitating condition called chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS), allegedly...

Patient Awarded $10M After a Botched Gallbladder Surgery

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A patient and her husband were awarded $10.1 in a recent medical malpractice case after a surgeon cut the patient’s common bile duct during gallbladder surgery. Amy McGouirk filed a lawsuit against the surgeon and the surgeon’s employer after facing...

Woman Awarded $25 Million in Malpractice Trial After Leg Amputation

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A Connecticut jury awarded a young local woman, Virginia Schneider, nearly $25 million in a medical malpractice case. After a lengthy, five-week trial, the jury came to a decision. They found that a vascular surgeon on call at a local...

Jury Awards $10.1 Million Against Texas Health Presbyterian Flower Mound

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Texas Health Presbyterian Flower Mound was willfully and wantonly negligent for causing the permanent paralysis of a Flower Mound woman, a Dallas County jury recently found. According to Denton Record-Chronicle, the jury awarded $10.1 million to the woman. About the...

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