Tag Archives: Medical

Protections for family members after a fatal medical error

Wrongful death refers to legal protections for family members of victims who were wrongfully killed by the negligence of another party. If a loved one was wrongfully killed, the negligence of the other party could refer to a doctor error … Continue reading

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failure to detail harm dooms medical food complaint despite plausible falsity

Alfasigma USA, Inc. v. Nivagen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., 2018 WL 4409350, No. 2:17-cv-01974-MCE-GGH (E.D. Cal. Sept. 17, 2018)Somewhat surprisingly, failure to tell a detailed harm story torpedoes this complaint; given the specific allegations of falsity, I wonder if it will be … Continue reading

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Medical Device Manufacturing: Capital Intensity

This is the seventh in a multi-part series that will focus on the capital intensity in the medical device manufacturing industry, a member of the manufacturing sector. Capital Intensity Roughly $0.08 is invested in capital improvements for every $1.00 the … Continue reading

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Status of Three Northern California Medical Futility Cases

Azalya AndersonAzalya Anderson was shot in the head by a stray bullet. Her parents originally said that they would "fight" the brain death diagnosis made by clinicians at U.C. Davis Medical Center. But they ultimately agreed to remove organ support on … Continue reading

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Plaintiff Allowed Extension to Meet Procedural Requirements in Maryland Medical Malpractice Case

The procedures for bringing a Maryland medical malpractice action can be complicated in some cases.  In a June 28, 2018 decision, the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland considered whether the plaintiff could pursue a claim against his  doctor and … Continue reading

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