August 2009

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Lawsuit Claims Hospital Should Have Known Doctor Presented Danger to Patients

From the Lexington Herald-Leader: “At first glance, surgeon John Christian Gunn seemed golden. A graduate of Yale Medical School, he was eager to join Maysville’s Meadowview Regional Medical Center, an acute-care facility that couldn’t wait to get him on staff, according to court documents. But…

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New Mexico Man Receives $1 Million Medical Malpractice Settlement

From the Las Cruces Sun News: A jury has awarded $1 million to a Las Cruces man who alleged a surgeon was negligent in repairing a colon perforation after a colonoscopy. General surgeon Dr. David Friedman operated on Michael Salopek in February 2005, to repair…

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New Yorker Awarded $19.2 Million Verdict

From Ny Daily News .com: ” A paralyzed father of three plans to move from a nursing facility back home with his family after winning a $19.2 million negligence award against Montefiore Medical Center earlier this month. Wilfredo Figueroa, 58, was working as a radiology…

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Misread Mammogram Can Delay Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Many women have been able to overcome breast cancer, especially when the illness was detected early.  Various tests are used for breast cancer detection, including mammograms.  Unfortunately, mammograms are sometimes misread or misinterpreted, which can lead to fatal consequences for the patient.  If you or…

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Triathlon Hit and Killed in Louisville

A competitor in the Kentucky Triathlon was hit and killed by a motorist during the cycling portion of the race.  The driver who hit the athlete is currently in jail. John Carr, a 47-year-old Owenton resident, was killed in a bicycle accident shortly after 8:00…

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