• Adams v. Liberty Maritime Corp.

    Publication Date: 2020-08-06
    Practice Area: Admiralty | Medical Malpractice | Personal Injury
    Industry: Cargo and Shipping
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, U.S. - EDNY
    Judge: District Judge Gary Brown
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 16-CV-5352

    Vessel's Owner Vicariously Liable for Captain's Negligence, Doctor's Misdiagnosis

  • Emory University et al. v. Willcox

    Publication Date: 2020-07-23
    Practice Area: Evidence | Medical Malpractice
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Chief Judge McFadden
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Benjamin Ladner, Robert Stannard, (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, John Fitzpatrick, Lamar Jost, (Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell, LLP), Denver, Michael Bailey, Erica Jansen, (Huff, Powell & Bailey, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Christopher Graddock, Keenan Nix, (Morgan & Morgan, PA), Atlanta, Anna Cross, Darren Summerville, Maxwell Thelen, (The Summerville Firm, LLC), Atlanta, Kurt Kastorf, (Kastorf Law), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A20A0665

    Trial Court in Wrongful Death Case Did Not Abuse Its Discretion in Allowing Opinion Evidence Based on Incomplete Medical Records

  • Thomas v. Coghill

    Publication Date: 2020-07-13
    Practice Area: Medical Malpractice
    Industry:
    Court: Supreme Court, New York
    Judge: Justice George Silver
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 162547/2015E

    Beth Israel Granted So-Ordered Stipulation of Discontinuance in Medical Malpractice Action

  • Evans et al. v. Rockdale Hospital, LLC

    Publication Date: 2020-05-19
    Practice Area: Damages | Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Barnes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Lloyd Bell, (Bell Law Firm), Atlanta, Sidney Moore, (The Moore Law Firm, P.C.), Atlanta, James Wilson, (Attorney at Law), Marietta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Sharonda Boyce, Daniel Huff, Randolph Powell, (Huff, Powell & Bailey, LLC), Atlanta, for appellee. Heather McGrotty, (Weathington Mgrew PC), Atlanta, Paul Weathin, (Weathington Smith), Atlanta, for other party.

    Case Number: A18A0233

    Court vacates and remands zero damages award in medical malpractice case for determination of whether the verdict was void as inconsistent

  • Deluca-Smith v. Spierer

    Publication Date: 2019-12-17
    Practice Area: Medical Malpractice
    Industry:
    Court: Supreme Court, New York
    Judge: Justice George Silver
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 157705/2013E

    Court So-Orders Stipulation of Discontinuance Against Certain Defendants With Prejudice

  • Lowndes County Health Services, LLC v. Copeland et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-11-06
    Practice Area: Medical Malpractice
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Mercier
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jeffrey Braintwain, Brian Mathis, Randolph Powell, Trevor Newberry, (Huff Powell Bailey, LLC), Atlanta, Robert Anspach, (Anspach Meeks Ellenberger LLP), Toledo, for appellant.
    for defendant: Christopher Connor, (Connor & Connor, LLC), Augusta, Kenneth Connor, (Connor & Connor, LLC), Aiken, John Hadden, (The Hadden Law Firm, LLC), Atlanta, Bret Moore, (Broughton Law), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A19A1552

    Nursing Facility Engaged in Business-Related Ordinary Negligence by Leaving Night Shift Staff Without Anyone Properly Trained to Evaluate Residents

  • Rockdale Hospital, LLC v. Evans et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-10-24
    Practice Area: Health Care Law | Medical Malpractice | Personal Injury
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Bethel
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Daniel James Huff, Sharonda Boyce Barnes, Randolph Page Powell, Jr., (Huff, Powell & Bailey, LLC), Savannah, for appellant.
    for defendant: Lloyd Noland Bell, (Bell Law Firm), Atlanta, Sidney Leighton Moore, III, (The Moore Law Firm, P.C.), Atlanta, Lawrence Bernard Schlachter, (Schlachter Law Firm PC), Atlanta, James O. Wilson, Jr., (Trial Lawyers), Marietta, for appellee.

    Case Number: S18G1189

    Court of Appeals Erred in Overriding Medical Malpractice Jury's Zero Damages Award For Past Pain and Suffering

  • Hernandez v. Kanlic

    Publication Date: 2019-08-26
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals | Civil Procedure | Medical Malpractice
    Industry:
    Court: Court of Appeals
    Judge: Justice McClure
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 08-18-00011-CV

    Appellant was rendered a paraplegic following pelvic surgery at University Medical Center, which is a public hospital run by El Paso County Hospital District.

  • Windrum v. Kareh

    Publication Date: 2019-02-04
    Practice Area: Expert Witnesses | Medical Malpractice | Wrongful Death
    Industry:
    Court: Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Green
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 17-0328

    In this wrongful death case, the Court was tasked to determine whether: (1) the expert testimony was conclusory such that the jury could not rely on it to conclude that a neurosurgeon was negligent in breaching his standard of care by failing to treat his patient properly; (2) the defendant's negligence was too removed to be a proximate cause of plaintiff's death; and (3) the court of appeals erred in applying the factual sufficiency review standard.

  • Chatman v. Sidney Fowler

    Publication Date: 2018-06-11
    Practice Area: Medical Malpractice
    Industry:
    Court: Court of Appeals
    Judge: Justice Worthen
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 12-17-00206-CV

    Tonika Chatman, a patient, sued Dr. Sidney Fowler, her dentist, claiming medical malpractice damages following a tooth extraction. The dentist moved for both traditional and no evidence summary judgment.