Lawsuits & Litigation
HIV-Positive Surgical Technician Gets More Time Behind Bars
A medical malpractice lawsuit has been settled between the McGuire VA Medical Center and an Army veteran for close to $1 million. The lawsuit itself was filed by Michael Holmes back in December after he suffered a stroke “as a result of a surgery that, as it turned out, he didn’t even need.” Since his stroke, Holmes wonders if he will ever regain use of his arm.
A settlement has been reached between Melissa Rivers and Yorkville Endoscopy over the 2014 death of her mother, Joan Rivers. For those who don’t know, Joan Rivers was admitted to Yorkville for a “vocal-cord biopsy,” but during the procedure, she went into cardiac arrest. From there, she was hospitalized at Mount Sinai Hospital, where she later died. As a result of her mother’s death, Melissa filed a “medical-malpractice lawsuit in the New York State Supreme Court against the doctors who performed” her mother’s procedure.
Three years ago, a La Salle County jury found neuropathologist Dr. Meean Gujrati and Central Illinois Pathology liable of misdiagnosing Daniel Gapinski’s brain cancer at a point in time in which it could have potentially been treatable, and a three-judge Third District panel recently upheld the jury verdict.
A partial settlement has been reached in the aftermath of a balcony collapse at the Library Gardens apartment complex in Berkeley, California that tragically killed six college students.
Thousands of Michigan residents have received payouts from the state following a $47 million settlement alleging food assistance was wrongfully cut off to deserving families. Between 2013 and 2014, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and his Department of Health and Human Services began enforcing a state law which stopped benefits from going to individuals wanted for
Maine Governor Blames Attorney General For Funding Issues
Back in 2013, a lawsuit was filed against the St. Charles Health System on allegations that it was not paying employees for mandatory training. The lawsuit, which was filed back in early 2013 by Carol Lynn Giles, “a registered nurse at what was then Pioneer Memorial Hospital in Prineville,” claimed that St. Charles “violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by failing to reimburse Giles and other hourly nurses and respiratory therapists for mandatory training.”