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Illinois Appellate Court Affirms Jury Verdict Ruling that Defendant Doctor’s Closing Argument Comments Did Not Cause Substantial Prejudice

After Ernestine Wilson’s 23-year-old son Brian Curry died from a saddle pulmonary embolism (a blood clot that blocked the large pulmonary artery straddling his lungs), she sued emergency room physician Dr. Eric Moon and Chicago’s St. Bernard Hospital. She claimed … Continue reading

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Diagnostic Errors from a Doctor’s Perspective

Unfortunately, diagnostic error, or the failure to establish an accurate explanation of a patient’s health problem, is all too common in the United States. In fact, diagnostic errors made up the largest share of medical malpractice claims and caused the … Continue reading

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Two California Brothers Plead Guilty in Conspiracy to Distribute Prescription Drugs Through Sham Medical Clinics That Hired Allegedly Corrupt Doctors

Physicians and other health care providers  should always be careful when answering advertisements for clinics, especially when run by non-physicians. One recent case shows what happens when physicians' identities were stolen for prescribing purposes. In addition, other physicians were hired … Continue reading

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Why Doctors and Librarians Make Great Partners

Publishers Weekly – Thirty years after its launch, Reach Out and Read continues to stress the benefits of reading aloud to kids “This year marks the 30th anniversary of Reach Out and Read, an organization that helps transform doctors and … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Doctors Hit With $24.5M Verdict for Death of Florida Mother Following Childbirth

Stock image.  Fort Lauderdale, FL— Jurors Wednesday handed down a $24.5 million award against a team of doctors for the death of a Florida woman hours after childbirth. Vargas-Chavez, et al. v. Gonzalez-Garcia, et al., CACE18001011. Read more detail on … Continue reading

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