Medical Malpractice

Pa. hospital admits fault in infection that killed preemies, settles lawsuit

July 16th, 2020|0 Comments

A major Pennsylvania hospital where three premature infants died in a bacterial outbreak last year has taken the extraordinary step of admitting fault as a condition of a civil settlement announced Wednesday. Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pa., acknowledged the process it was using to prepare donor breast milk led to the deadly outbreak in the hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit. The Pennsylvania

Is Medical Malpractice Difficult to Prove?

July 14th, 2020|0 Comments

Medical malpractice is one of the most difficult types of personal injury cases to prove. This is because the burden of proof in these cases is more complex than someone hitting your car or the fact that you slipped in a puddle of water. In your typical personal injury case, the plaintiff must prove that: The defendant behaved negligently The defendant’s negligence caused

$12.5M for S.I. family in lawsuit; alleged boy, 5, lost leg in tonsil surgery horror

July 2nd, 2020|0 Comments

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – A Staten Island couple has settled its malpractice lawsuit against a New Jersey hospital and medical staff for $12.5 million arising from the amputation of their young son’s leg due to complications from tonsil surgery. The boy was 5 years old at the time, said online filings in Essex County (N.J.) Superior Court. His name is being withheld due

Boston jury sides with hospital in medical malpractice suit brought by family of West Hartford teen Justina Pelletier

June 13th, 2020|0 Comments

Boston Children’s Hospital was not negligent in its treatment of Justina Pelletier nor in its decision to report the teenager’s parents, Lou and Linda Pelletier of West Hartford, to child protection authorities in Massachusetts for medical negligence, a Boston jury ruled Thursday after a five-week trial. “The jury’s decision affirms what Boston Children’s Hospital has always believed: that our clinicians provided Justina Pelletier

Brevard Hospital Backed In Medical Malpractice Dispute

June 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

A state appeals court Friday backed a Brevard County hospital and other defendants in a battle about whether state medical-malpractice laws should govern a lawsuit stemming from the death of a woman in 2012. A panel of the 5th District Court of Appeal overturned a decision by a circuit judge who denied the defendants’ motions to dismiss the case. The dispute involves the

Ross Greenstein – Discusses Opioid Crisis

February 19th, 2020|Comments Off on Ross Greenstein – Discusses Opioid Crisis

  Ross Greenstein Discusses Opioid Crisis The Opioid Crisis is one of the fastest growing national health problems in the US and the American Justice system is starting to hammer down on litigation for parties responsible for this terrible issue in the US. Medical malpractice errors are responsible for thousands of deaths and injuries each year. Although healthcare

Laura Daly – Discusses the Growing Number of Hernia Mesh Cases in the U.S.

November 8th, 2019|Comments Off on Laura Daly – Discusses the Growing Number of Hernia Mesh Cases in the U.S.

Laura Daly - Discusses the Growing Number of Hernia Mesh Cases in the U.S. EXAMPLES OF CASES INVOLVING MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE INCLUDE: Surgery Errors and Surgical Negligence – These errors include carelessness by a surgeon during the procedure itself; the decision to proceed with surgery despite signs in the patient’s presentation or medical history that the procedure should not move

David Angueira Discusses Picking the Right Lawyer for Your Personal Injury Case

September 5th, 2019|Comments Off on David Angueira Discusses Picking the Right Lawyer for Your Personal Injury Case

Firm Overview Why Hire Swartz & Swartz, P.C. for Your Boston Personal Injury Case? At Swartz & Swartz, P.C., our Boston injury lawyers are passionate not only about aggressively seeking justice for our clients, but also about changing laws and setting legal precedents that will benefit future generations. This unwavering commitment to make a difference with regard to matters of public safety and

Jury awards $11.5 million to Framingham girl in medical malpractice suit

July 23rd, 2019|Comments Off on Jury awards $11.5 million to Framingham girl in medical malpractice suit

A jury has awarded $11.5 million to a Framingham girl whose family filed a medical malpractice suit against a radiologist at Newton-Wellesley Hospital, finding that he was negligent in his care of her by not properly reacting to a heart problem she had 10 years ago. Anna Coelho alleged that in April 2009, when she was an 18-month-old, there was “a significant delay in the

Jury awards $11.5 million to Framingham girl in medical malpractice suit

June 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Jury awards $11.5 million to Framingham girl in medical malpractice suit

A jury has awarded $11.5 million to a Framingham girl whose family filed a medical malpractice suit against a radiologist at Newton-Wellesley Hospital, finding that he was negligent in his care of her by not properly reacting to a heart problem she had 10 years ago. Anna Coelho alleged that in April 2009, when she was an 18-month-old, there was “a significant delay in the

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