Lawsuit: Man Dies from Cancer after Doctor Gives Him False ‘All-Clear’

BlogWrongful death   |   September 2, 2014

Edward Hines of Oak Park, IL, died of bladder cancer after being wrongly given the all-clear by a doctor a year earlier, according to a newly-filed medical negligence lawsuit. Hines was discharged from West Suburban Medical Center by defendant Dr. Alan … Continue reading

Defendants Win in Two Bellwether Transvaginal Mesh Cases

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Defendants prevailed in two bellwether cases involving polypropylene mesh used in pelvic mesh implants. Secant Medical LLC was dismissed from mass tort litigation underway in Pennsylvania’s Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. A Massachusetts jury sided with Boston Scientific Corp. on August 29, … Continue reading

$2M Recovery in Wrongful Death Case against FL Hospital

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A Florida jury found Palmetto General Hospital in Hialeah, FL, negligent for clearing a woman for kidney stone surgery even though she had a bleeding disorder, awarding $2 million as compensation to her estate. Olga Sanchez died at the hospital on … Continue reading

On Labor Day, Knowing How the Law Has Grown to Protect Workers

BlogEmployment   |   August 29, 2014

The first Labor Day took place on September 5, 1882, as a creation of the labor movement. In this video, which I recorded when I was Editor-in-Chief of Lawyers.com, it’s good to remember how the law has grown since then … Continue reading