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Medical Malpractice

Sep 26, 2010

Man wins suit against state licensing board

A jury in central Missouri awarded a chiropractor $6.3 million from the state board that licensed him.

Sep 23, 2010

Negligence: Wrongful Death – Statute Of Limitations

Brown v. Missouri Delta Medical Center (MLW No. 61275/Case No. SD30578 – 3 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Southern District, Scott, C.J.)

Sep 22, 2010

Negligence: Official Immunity – Medical Professional – ‘True Emergency’

Thomas v. Brandt (MLW No. 61266/Case No. ED94414 – 7 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, Romines, J.)

Sep 16, 2010

Negligence: Lost Chance Of Survival – Statute Of Limitations

Markham v. Fajatin (MLW No. 61239/Case No. ED94201 – 7 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, Draper III, J.)

Sep 15, 2010

Jury to decide med mal claim over arthritis

A trial for a woman claiming her doctor didn’t properly treat her rheumatoid arthritis began Monday in St. Louis County Circuit Court.

Sep 6, 2010

Plaintiff wins verdict in botched surgery case

A woman was awarded $1.4 million after surgery left her with one leg longer than the other.

Sep 2, 2010

Medicaid: Benefits – Eligibility – Farmland

Vaughn v. Department of Social Services (MLW No. 61163/Case No. ED94196 – 8 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, Baker, J.)

Sep 2, 2010

Negligence: Ex Parte Communications – Court Order – HIPAA Preemption

State ex rel. Bobbie Jean Proctor and Vincent Proctor v. Messina (MLW No. 61195/Case No. SC90610 – 24 pages) (Supreme Court of Missouri, Fischer, J.; all concur)

Aug 12, 2010

Negligence: Damages Limitation – Medical Malpractice – Arkansas Law

Csiszer v. Wren, et al. (MLW No. 61018/Case No. 09-2010 - 14 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Colloton, J.)

Aug 12, 2010

Civil Practice: HIV Disclosure – Exclusion Of Evidence – Impeachment

Ziolkowski v. Heartland Regional Medical Center (MLW No.61040/Case No. WD70708 - 17 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, Ahuja, J.)

Aug 5, 2010

Negligence: Health Care Affidavit – Characterization Of Claim – Medical Services

J.K.M. v. Dempsey (MLW No. 60996/Case No. SD 29791 – 10 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Southern District, Burrell, J.) Where a plaintiff sued a doctor, who injected him with a saline shot in his buttocks for a complaint of warts on his hand, and the plaintiff characterized his claims as breach of fiduciary duty […]

Jul 25, 2010

Jury finds for doctor in medical malpractice case

A St. Charles County Circuit jury found that a woman’s doctor had not breached the standard of care by failing to remove a mass from her breast. After discovering a palpable mass in her right breast, Sharon Stanfill – whose family had a history of breast cancer – received a mammogram that identified a 1-centimeter […]

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