Tag Archives: Surgeries

81 women sue California hospital for secretly recording them during childbirth, gynecological surgeries

SAN DIEGO (April 2, 2019) – Eighty-one women are suing Sharp Grossmont Hospital in San Diego after learning they were secretly recorded by hidden cameras installed in the hospital’s gynecology operating rooms. The laptop cameras were installed on anesthesia carts in … Continue reading

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Three Orthopedic Surgeons Charged In Los Angeles Federal Indictments Relating to Alleged Kickbacks for Surgeries at Pacific Hospital

Three orthopedic surgeons (David Hobart Payne, Jeffrey David Gross and Lokesh Tantuwaya) have been charged in three separate cases for their roles in alleged kickbacks paid for surgeries performed at now-closed Pacific Hospital. The facts underlying this case were from 2008 to 2013 and this has … Continue reading

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DePuy ASR Hip Victims: Revision Surgeries Beyond Ten Years Should Also Be Compensated

This is my pitch: People who had to undergo revision surgery because their DePuy ASR artificial hip failed should be compensated for their injuries, even if the revision surgery occurred beyond the ten-year anniversary date of the original implant surgery. … Continue reading

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CT Scans May Eliminate Unnecessary Appendix Surgeries

Unnecessary appendectomies have become drastically less common since 1996, thanks to the increased use of CT scanning in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis.  The finding was announced by a research team led by Dr. Steven Raman of the University of California – Los Angeles, and appears in … Continue reading

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