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Family of woman who died giving birth settles with U.S. government

The family of a St. Louis woman who died at a local hospital five days after giving birth has settled a medical malpractice claim for $350,000 after suing the federal government, which funds the nonprofit health care center where the woman’s physician works.

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Civil Practice: Federal Tort Claims Act – Exhaustion Of Remedies – Expert Disclosure Deadline

Allen v. United States (MLW No. 60031/Case No. 09-1350 – 6 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Murphy, J.) Where a plaintiff who contracted Hepatitis C from a blood transfusion at a U.S. Air Force hospital brought a medical ...

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Civil Practice: Statute Of Limitations – Federal Tort Claims Act – Medical Malpractice

Sell v. Department of Justice (MLW No. 59827/Case No. 08-3645 – 7 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Wollman, J.) Where a prisoner awaiting trial on health-care fraud charges filed an administrative tort claim alleging that his mental illness ...

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