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Here an interesting medical malpractice case out of Tennessee worth discussing that relates to substituting plaintiffs in a medical malpractice case.  In this case, Holley v.  Blackett, the Tennessee Court of Appeals allowed common sense to triumph, reversing a trial court’s entry of summary judgment in a wrongful death breast cancer misdiagnosis medical malpractice lawsuit,  allowing the […]

Here are a few medical malpractice links/blog posts/stories I found of interest: When doctors and hospitals don’t pay attention to recall notices and warnings, disaster can ensue. An Alabama jury awarded $15 million in the case of a woman who died after a hospital administered an overdose of the anesthetic propofol. Did the doctor’s malpractice […]

In Allen v. United States, the government received summary judgment in North Dakota District Court in a medical malpractice case because they failed to retain an expert to offer opinions as to causation. Plaintiff received transfusions at the Grand Forks Air Force Base Hospital in South Dakota over ten years ago. In 2005, while attempting […]