Category: Stent Claims

Florida Cardiologist Paid $6.75 Million To Resolve Allegations Of Performing Unnecessary Medical Procedures

The U.S. Department of Justice announced on September 15, 2021 that Dr. Ashish Pal, a cardiologist based in Orlando, Florida, paid $6.75 million to resolve allegations that he violated the False Claims Act by performing medically unnecessary ablations and vein…
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MedStar Health Agrees To Pay U.S. $35 Million To Resolve Allegations That It Paid Kickbacks To MidAtlantic Cardiovascular Associates In Exchange For Referrals

The U.S. Department of Justice announced on March 21, 2019 that MedStar Health Inc. (“MedStar”), which has its headquarters in Columbia, Maryland, MedStar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, and MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center in Baltimore, have agreed to pay…
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Pennsylvania Appellate Court Discusses Two Schools Of Thought Doctrine In Unnecessary Stent Medical Malpractice Case

The Superior Court of Pennsylvania (“Pennsylvania Appellate Court”) held in its opinion filed on February 27, 2019 that although it was error for the trial judge to instruct the Pennsylvania medical malpractice jury with regard to the two schools of…
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$14M Washington Medical Malpractice Verdict For Delayed Diagnosis Of Stroke Following Cardiac Cathetherization

A now 22-year-old woman won her Seattle, Washington medical malpractice lawsuit against a hospital and a physcians’ group that alleged that she suffered a stroke shortly after a cardiac catheterization procedure performed at the defendant hospital that was not diagnosed…
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$8.5M Washington Medical Malpractice Verdict For Surgical Complication Leading To Penis Injury

On April 12, 2017, a Washington medical malpractice jury awarded a man and his wife a total of $8.5 million in compensatory damages ($6 million to the husband and $2.5 million to the wife for the harm to their marriage) as…
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Kentucky Jury Awards $21.2M For Unnecessary Cardiac Procedure

A Kentucky medical malpractice jury awarded a local man $21.25 million in compensatory and punitive damages on August 10, 2016 against a local hospital and its owner for allegedly allowing an unnecessary cardiac procedure to be performed on him. The jury found…
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Former Maryland Stent Doctor Escapes Fraud And Medical Malpractice Claims

In its written opinion filed on March 29, 2016, the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland (“Appellate Court”), which is Maryland’s intermediate appellate court, determined that the trial court did not commit error in entering summary judgment in favor of a…
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3 Indiana Cardiologists Face 19 Additional Cases Alleging Unnecessary Cardiac Procedures

Late last month, nineteen new Indiana medical malpractice lawsuits were filed against three Indiana cardiologists, alleging that the cardiologists, and their medical malpractice, performed unnecessary medical procedures on patients that placed the patients in danger. The hospital where the allegedly unnecessary…
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Washington Hospital Sued For Medical Battery

On July 18, 2014, a medical malpractice lawsuit was filed against a hospital and a physician, for alleged medical negligence and medical battery. The medical battery claim alleges that the defendant physician performed surgery on the medical malpractice plaintiff without…
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Maryland Stent Claim Settled

A Maryland medical malpractice case against a former cardiologist and a local hospital in Maryland that had been filed in September 2012 was dismissed as a result of a settlement order that was entered on April 30, 2014. The terms…
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