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Yearly Archives: 2014

Two Doctors Named in Multi-Defendant Medical Malpractice Suit

By Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC |

Earlier last month in Indiana, two doctors were named in a lawsuit alleging that they conducted a series of unnecessary medical procedures on a number of patients. According to a report by one news source, the doctors are facing a total of 28 lawsuits. There have also been official complaints filed to the Indiana… Read More »

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Kentucky Jury Awards Mother $18 Million after Her Son Is Born with Cerebral Palsy

By Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC |

Earlier this month in Kentucky, 10 of 12 jurors found that a hospital and hospital staff were negligent in a 2007 birth that resulted in the child being born with cerebral palsy. According to a report by one news source, the woman was admitted to the hospital back in 2007 for an induced pregnancy…. Read More »

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Settlement Reached in Fatal Michigan Birth Injury Case

By Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC |

Earlier this month in a Michigan court, a judge approved a settlement between several medical professionals and a woman who lost her child at birth. According to a brief article by a local news source, the woman blamed the Emma L. Bixby Medical Center and ProMedica Health System for the death of her infant… Read More »

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Canadian Couple Sues Doctors After Daughter is Born with Cerebral Palsy

By Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC |

Earlier this month in Calgary, Canada, a couple named several defendants in a lawsuit alleging negligence that led to the couple’s daughter being born with cerebral palsy. According to a report from one local news source, the couple is seeking $12 million for the injuries sustained by their daughter during her birth. Evidently, the… Read More »

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Technical Legal Requirement Nearly Bars Mother’s Birth Injury Case

By Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC |

Earlier this year in a case in front of the Connecticut Supreme Court, the court had occasion to consider a mother’s case against several nurses and mid-wives who attended the birth of her child. According to court documents, the woman claimed that the defendants failed to exercise the proper level of care when assisting… Read More »

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Some Interesting Facts About Medical Malpractice

By Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC |

As you may be aware, doctors all have a duty to their patients to provide a certain baseline level of care. If a doctor ends up providing care that is deficient, and his or her patient is injured as a result, that patient may file a medical malpractice action against the doctor. Medical malpractice… Read More »

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Man Sues Physician After Suffering from Serious Post-Surgery Infection

By Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC |

Earlier this month in Gretna, Louisiana, a man filed suit against a physician after he developed a serious infection in his pubic region after a penile implant operation. According to a report by the Louisiana Record, the man went into Ochsner Medical Center on July 7, 2010 for the surgery. In preparation for the… Read More »

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Child Permanently Injured in “Brutal and Excessively Traumatic” Delivery Recovers Large Jury Verdict

By Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC |

Earlier this month in Ireland, a 14-year-old girl, through her parents, recovered over five million Euros after suing the hospital and doctor that delivered her. According to one news account of the case, the settlement was approved by the nation’s high court and did not require the hospital or the doctor to admit any… Read More »

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Jury Awards New York Woman $1.75 Million in Medical Malpractice Case

By Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC |

Earlier this month, a jury awarded a New York woman $1.75 million in a medical malpractice suit that arose from a surgery the woman had at the defendant hospital. According to a local news report, the woman needed to have a surgery to repair a muscle that was damaged during childbirth a few months… Read More »

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Recent Case Removes Cruise Line’s Immunity from Medical Negligence Suits

By Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC |

Until very recently, any injury that occurred due to the medical negligence of a cruise ship employee could not be held against the cruise line. However, in a recent case, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals reversed course, allowing passengers who suffered from the medical malpractice of a ship’s doctor or nurse to seek… Read More »

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