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Medical Malpractice settlement

Sep 25, 2019

Jury sides with defense in infection death of infant

A Clay County jury deliberated for nine hours before siding with a North Kansas City medical clinic, doctor and nurse in an infant wrongful-death lawsuit. Natalie and John Piatt filed the suit after the Jan. 22, 2015 death of their son, Malachi, born 11 days earlier by emergency cesarian section with a severe brain injury […]

Sep 24, 2019

‘Short gut syndrome’ lawsuit settles as jurors deliberate

A two-week medical-malpractice trial in St. Louis County settled confidentially just before the jury was expected to render a verdict. The plaintiff, Velma Kuehn, had been treated at St. Mary’s Hospital for an abdominal hernia. In a lawsuit filed in 2013, Kuehn alleged that the surgeon perforated her bowel, leading to sepsis. She was hospitalized […]

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