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An Ohio jury recently sided with an elderly man in his medical malpractice lawsuit, awarding $636,000 in damages. Following a roughly one-week trial, the jury found that Dr. David C. Stachel was negligent in his care and treatment of Russell Johnson. In 2013, 40 lawsuits claiming medical negligence were filed before rising to…(Read More)

Late Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell’s widow Vicki has filed a medical malpractice suit against his doctor, claiming that Dr. Robert Koblin “negligently and repeatedly” prescribed Cornell “dangerous mind-altering controlled substances… which impaired [his] cognition, clouded his judgment and caused him to engage in dangerous impulsive behaviors that he was unable to control, costing…(Read More)

When we receive medical treatment, we typically expect to leave in better condition than when we first arrived. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Many Americans have fallen victim to medical malpractice, and there hasn’t been any significant decline in the number of cases. Since medical malpractice is a reality in Georgia, it…(Read More)

An appeals court Wednesday agreed with the Florida Department of Health that a state program should not shield a doctor from potential liability in a medical-malpractice case stemming from the death of a patient. The ruling centered, in part, on a state program that extended sovereign-immunity protections to physicians who provide free care…(Read More)