Category: Anesthesia Medical Malpractice

Illinois Birth Injury Medical Malpractice Jury Awards Nearly $15M For Mother’s Catastrophic Injuries Shortly After Giving Birth

On April 22, 2014, “L.B.” gave birth to twins at Presence United Samaritans Medical Center by Cesarean section delivery. After performing the deliveries, the on-call obstetrician (“OB”) attempted to remove the placenta. However, the OB reportedly failed to diagnose placenta…
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Anesthesia Providers And Outpatient Surgery Centers Pay $28M To Resolve Kickback And False Claims Act Allegations

The U.S. Attorney’s Office Northern District of Georgia announced on November 9, 2021 that three anesthesia providers and several Georgia outpatient surgery centers, as well as their physician-owners and an administrator, agreed to pay more than $28 million to resolve allegations that…
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Michigan Appellate Court Rules Pain Management Specialist Not Qualified To Testify Against Anesthesiologist

In its unpublished opinion dated November 4, 2021, the State of Michigan Court of Appeals (“Michigan Appellate Court”) held that “the trial court erred by failing to strike plaintiff’s expert witness, Dr. Savala, as he was not qualified to give…
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Arizona CRNA Not Disciplined After Two Dental Deaths

Tory Richmond, an Arizona nurse anesthetist (CRNA), has been named in two Arizona wrongful death lawsuits involving two dental patients who died while under his care. We wrote about one of those cases in our blog entry yesterday. The other…
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Arizona Lawsuit Alleges Dentist’s And CRNA’s Negligence During Dental Procedure Led To Patient’s Death

A dental malpractice lawsuit filed on October 22, 2021 in Arizona alleges, in part: “Defendants performed an outpatient medical and dental procedure on Sharlon Stemmons without warning her of the risks of doing so given her age and health conditions….
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Pennsylvania Appellate Court Upholds $10M Wrongful Death Verdict And $10M Survival Claim Verdict

The Superior Court of Pennsylvania (“Pennsylvania Appellate Court”) upheld a Pennsylvania medical malpractice verdict in the total amount of $20 million ($10 million awarded for the wrongful death claim and $10 million awarded for the survical claim) in its opinion…
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Pennsylvania Appellate Court Rules Plaintiff’s Expert Was Qualified In Medical Malpractice Case

The Superior Court of Pennsylvania (“Pennsylvania Appellate Court”) concluded in its non-precedential Memorandum decision filed on January 22, 2021 that the plaintiff’s subsequent treating neurosurgeon was qualified to provide a certificate of merit in her medical malpractice case, stating, “While…
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Indiana Appellate Court Reverses Summary Judgment For Hospital In Claim Against Anesthesiologist

In its decision dated September 28, 2020, the Court of Appeals of Indiana (“Indiana Appellate Court”) reversed summary judgment granted by the trial court to the defendant hospital involving a claim against an anesthesiologist who provided services at the hospital…
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Pennsylvania Appellate Court Vacates Defense Medical Malpractice Verdict For Failure To Instruct Jury Regarding Res Ipsa Loquitur

The Superior Court of Pennsylvania (“Pennsylvania Appellate Court”), in its opinion dated July 20, 2020, vacated the jury’s verdict in favor of the defendant anesthesiologist and remanded the case for a new trial, because the trial court erred to refusing…
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Illinois Appellate Court Reverses Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict To Allow Res Ipsa Loquitur Argument

The Appellate Court of Illinois First District First Division (“Illinois Appellate Court”) held in its opinion dated June 15, 2020, “We find that Willis [the plaintiff] presented sufficient evidence to permit a jury to decide whether she proved that defendants…
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