Medical Malpractice

Parents Sue Brigham And Women’s Hospital For Losing Baby’s Remains

June 24, 2022|0 Comments

Heartbroken parents from Sharon are suing the Boston-based hospital after learning their 12-day-old baby's remains were likely discarded. BOSTON — Parents from Sharon were already devastated over the loss of their premature baby Everleigh, but were even more grief-stricken to learn her remains could not be found. According to a lawsuit filed Thursday in Suffolk Superior Court, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Medical Mistakes Injure More Than 10% of Patients

June 22, 2022|0 Comments

A single-vehicle accident can leave you with injuries that may require costly medical treatment. Your injuries can also prevent you from returning to work. By: James Swartz Managing & Principal Attorney - Car Accidents, Catastrophic Injuries, Contract and Business Litigation, Inadequate Security & Premises Liability Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Product Liability & Wrongful Death We expect physicians

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

September 5, 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 $11.5million to Framingham girl in medical malpractice suit

July 23, 2019|Comments Off on Jury awards $11.5million 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

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

June 18, 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

Pain Pumps Shown to Cause Severe Cartilage Damage

July 9, 2018|0 Comments

Patients undergoing arthroscopic shoulder surgery have routinely received pain pumps to assist in their recovery in recent years. However, new studies suggest that these pumps may deliver too much medicine. The overdosing can destroy cartilage, and may lead to a condition known as Postarthroscopic Glenohumeral Chondrolysis. This condition is very painful, and may be severely debilitating.   Pain pumps, which deliver controlled amounts of local

MGH Suspends Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Program After Serious Complications due to Errors

May 29, 2018|0 Comments

As of April 17th, 2009, Massachusetts General Hospital (“MGH”) reportedly suspended its pediatric cardiac surgery program after two babies suffered serious complications following errors made during open-heart surgery. State public health officials were investigating after receiving notification from the hospital that it was no longer taking young heart surgery patients.   Although it had been reported that both babies survived, one child may have suffered

The Current Healthcare Bill: Eroding The Rights of Individuals to Seek Justice in Courts

May 11, 2017|0 Comments

Last Thursday, May 4, the House of Representatives passed by one vote the Republican plan to replace Obamacare. Among other things, this bill will have a significant impact on lawsuits related to medical malpractice. According to a report by the New York Times, the bill would impose new limits on lawsuits involving care covered by Medicaid, Medicare, or private health insurance subsidized by the Affordable Care Act. These limits would

Hospitals Faulted for Failure to Report Injuries and Deaths

December 16, 2016|0 Comments

A dozen hospitals worldwide, including three large hospitals in Massachusetts, have been faulted by Federal regulators for failing to properly report the injuries and deaths. Due to a lack of effort by medical facilities to detect problems with certain medical devices, these devices may have caused significant harm.   Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and UMass Memorial Hospital were three of seventeen hospitals

Increase in Robotic Surgeries Raise Concerns

November 26, 2014|0 Comments

Robotic surgical equipment, now solely made in the United States by Intuitive surgical Inc. of Sunnyvale, Calif., has been a topic of controversy since its U.S Food and Drug Administration approval in 2000.   Recently at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, seven nurses and doctors along with a half-ton, 7- foot- tall metal and plastic robot performed robotic surgery on Paul Claus, 77, of Winthrop.

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