Personal Injury News Roundup
- A jury recently found in favor of a plaintiff in a malpractice lawsuit,
and awarded him and his wife a record-breaking $9 million in damages after the doctor failed to order a X-rays or a computed tomography (CT) scan of the plaintiff’s neck.
- A woman injured in a wreck by a wrong-way driver claims a hospital’s $20,211 fee is unreasonable for four hours of examination and diagnostic tests.
- The family of a Tolland, Connecticut boy is suing his pediatrician saying he is blind as a result of her failed diagnosis.
- A Portland attorney has filed a lawsuit seeking $32.5 million on behalf of a woman whose father blames doctors at Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend in Springfield for failing to do enough to prevent his daughter from suffering permanent brain injury from a stroke.
- A Florida man and his family have won a $178 million judgment against the HCA-owned Memorial Hospital in Florida, and a doctor accused in the lawsuit of medical negligence in a case involving weight-loss surgery gone awry.
- Costa Cruise Line announced a settlement for most of the passengers who survived the tragedy that crippled the luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia two weeks ago. The agreement offers uninjured passengers about $14,460. Meanwhile, ‘Cowardly’ captain and negligence caused cruise ship tragedy, lawsuit claims