Jury Award in Fayetteville Medical Malpractice Case

Jury Award in Fayetteville Medical Malpractice Case

Jury Award in Fayetteville Medical Malpractice Case Charlotte, NC Lawyer A jury in Fayetteville, North Carolina reached a verdict in a medical malpractice suit filed against the Owen Drive Surgical Clinic of Fayetteville and awarded over $7.5 million in damages. According to a report from the Fayetteville Observer, the plaintiffs were Melode Dickerson, a patient … Read more

Medical Malpractice Reform Law in North Carolina Slashes Jury’s Award

Medical Malpractice Reform Law in North Carolina Slashes Jury’s Award Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer In a medical malpractice case out of Fayetteville, a North Carolina statute that was designed to discourage medical malpractice lawsuits will reduce a $7.5 million damages award by a jury to a medical malpractice plaintiff to $3.5 million. The jury … Read more

Defective Medical Device Litigation in South Carolina

Defective Medical Device Litigation in South Carolina Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Attorney An article reported that a wrongful death suit was filed in South Carolina federal district court by a plaintiff against Gyncare, a medical manufacturing company that produces morcellators. The lawsuit challenges the use of the Gynecare Morcellex, a device used in minimally-invasive procedures … Read more

Establishing Standing in Personal Injury

Standing Requirements to Initiate Lawsuit in North Carolina Fort Mill, SC Personal Injury Attorney Standing is a requirement imposed by the United States Constitution Article Three Section Two, which insures all litigants have proper standing to bring forth a lawsuit in state or federal courts. Standing is the capability of a “real party in interest” … Read more

Medical Malpractice Suit in Rare “Intersex” Case

Medical Malpractice Suit in Rare “Intersex” Case Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Attorney  According to a report from the Post and Courier, the adoptive parents of a child born with the rare condition of having both male and female reproductive organs filed a medical malpractice suit against the Medical University of South Carolina, Greenville Health System … Read more

Trial Continues in Duke Hospital Medical Malpractice

Trial Continues in Duke Hospital Medical Malpractice  An article posted May 7 covered the continuation of a medical malpractice trial in Durham, N.C. where Duke University Medical Center is a defendant.  According to the article, the plaintiff sued the hospital after she had surgery to remove a small portion of her intestine to help treat … Read more

Filing a Wrongful Death Claim in North Carolina

Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer Filing a Wrongful Death Claim in North Carolina  Anytime we lose a beloved person in our lives the pain and sorrow are difficult to deal with. The experience is even more agonizing and trying when someone else caused the death of someone we loved. A wrongful death claim will not … Read more

How Do I Protect Myself from “Superbugs” at the Hospital?

    Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer The same “superbug” strain of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (sometimes referred to as CRE) that killed two people in Los Angeles has found its way to a Charlotte-area hospital. A spokesman for the Carolinas HealthCare System reported that so far 15 patients were admitted to the hospital with the CRE … Read more

South Carolina Hospitals Penalized by Feds

Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Attorney Thirteen South Carolina hospitals have been penalized by the federal government for injuring patients in preventable accidents. The thirteen hospitals affected include: Aiken Regional Medical Center; Beaufort County Memorial Hospital; Conway Medical Center; Kershaw Health; Mcleod Medical Center – Dillon; MUSC Medical Center; Novant Health Gaffney Medical Center; Oconee Medical … Read more

Do I Have a Case Against an Unvaccinated Child Who Infects My Child?

Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer Officials in Mooresville, NC were worried by a new case of the red measles (also known as rubeola) and the danger it presents to the general public. An unvaccinated individual had recently returned from a trip to India and presented with symptoms of the disease. Symptoms of rubeola include a high … Read more