Personal Injury News Roundup
- Seventy-two ex-NFL football players sued the National Football League last week, accusing it of conspiring to keep data on head trauma research from them to influence collective bargaining agreement negotiations.
- Dr. Tammy Reynolds, an obstetrician who had her first child by C-section and her second vaginally, argues that doctors practice defensive medicine in part to protect themselves from liability.
- A San Luis Obispo family has sued a local doctor, accusing him of malpractice over his delivery of their baby, and they seek $15 million to $20 million in damages.
- A jury will decide if a Corinth woman is unable to work because she stopped breathing and suffered brain damage after a Jonesport doctor allegedly overprescribed methadone for pain or whether her injury stemmed from other medical conditions.
- A Kalamazoo jury awarded $1.23 million to the family of a 66-year-old Lawton woman who died of a brain injury caused by the lack of oxygen during surgery in 2008.