D.C. Council probes wrongful death at UMC nursing home

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Washington Post report claims victim left for death by nurse Members of the D.C. City Council have expressed outrage over a Washington Post report claiming a 47-year old nursing home resident at United Medical Center was left for dead on the hospital floor by staff. The Post claims to have audio recordings of the victim… Read more »

Oregon woman files $1.8 million personal injury lawsuit after serious misdiagnosis

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Surgeons mistakenly removed victim’s breasts and uterus after medical team misinterpreted test results An Oregon woman recently filed a $1.8 million injury lawsuit against her medical team after physicians mistakenly removed her breasts and uterus following a misdiagnosis. The victim’s personal injury lawsuit claims a nurse practitioner working for Curry County Health District misread her… Read more »

California woman files personal injury lawsuit against maker of da Vinci Robotic Surgical System

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Plaintiff’s attorneys claim negligence lead to serious injuries, death A California woman is pressing forward with her personal injury lawsuit against the maker of the daVinci Surgical System, determined to hold the company accountable for the system’s defective design and construction. The product liability claim is the four such lawsuits to go to trial accusing… Read more »

GM reaches $120 million settlement over defective ignition-switches

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49 states and District of Columbia resolve consumer protection investigations General Motors (GM) and attorney generals from 49 states and the District of Columbia recently agreed to a $120 settlement to resolve consumer protection investigations into defective ignition-switches installed in millions of automobiles. As part of the consent decree, the Detroit automaker will not only… Read more »