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Federal Court Jury Verdict Obtained for Misdiagnosed HIV

A US District Court jury announced a verdict in a medical malpractice case awarding Sean Stentiford $18,400,000 against two doctors associated with Lahey Clinic. The two physicians, Dr. Southard and Dr. Hreib attended to Mr. Stentiford while he was a patient at the Lahey Clinic.

2022-03-03T16:24:16-04:00August 22, 2018|

Compounding Pharmacy Update

According to the Boston Globe, on at least two occasions in the past decade, Massachusetts pharmacy officials have displayed indifference in their supervision of a concerning Framingham compounding pharmacy (The New England Compounding Center) that is linked to the nationwide meningitis outbreak that has

2022-12-21T06:24:54-04:00November 20, 2012|

Boy on ‘mini-motorcycle’ hit by truck on highway

Amount of settlement: $1.63 million   The grandmother of the 13-year-old plaintiff bought him a "mini-motorcycle" to use when he visited her home. Shortly after the purchase, the plaintiff was riding off-road when he attempted to cross a highway after failing to heed a stop

2021-04-16T05:50:32-04:00September 20, 2012|

Man allegedly prescribed deadly double-dose of drugs

Amount of Settlement: $2.5 million   A 36-year-old father of three minor children had a medical history of Crohn's disease, for which he received treatment. He had had virtually no contact with his children in recent years. On Feb. 2, 2006, he went to his

2021-04-15T14:27:28-04:00August 22, 2012|

Allegedly defective pilot’s seat blamed for crash

Amount of settlement: $1.7 million   An aircraft manufacturer designed and sold fixed-wing aircraft between 1960 and 1995. The pilot seat was designed with aluminum rails to allow for adjustment. The seat was designed to vertically engage steel pins into the aluminum seat rails. Plaintiffs'

2021-04-16T05:31:27-04:00April 1, 2012|

Toddler falls from Second Story Apartment Window

Toddler falls from Apartment, Amount of settlement: $1 million On a warm summer evening, the mother was in the bathroom and called out to her daughter in the living room area, which had a screened window. When there was no response, the mother went to

2021-04-15T17:20:54-04:00March 7, 2011|

Founder of Swartz & Swartz, P.C. (1934-2010)

Edward M. Swartz, the founder of Swartz & Swartz, P.C. and pioneer on toy safety, died at age 76.   Mr. Swartz took on the multibillion-dollar toy industry for decades with his annual “10 Worst Toys List.” Consumer activist Ralph Nader said "He basically pioneered

2021-04-15T14:48:36-04:00September 15, 2010|
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