Valleywide Legal Blog

Another Large Malpractice Verdict – Part II

Last week I wrote about what was the largest medical malpractice verdict in Maryland history.  A young girl, now almost 5, was born prematurely with profound brain injuries as the result of a delay in delivery.  Her attorneys argued that … Read More

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Another Large Malpractice Verdict

Recently a Baltimore jury awarded just over $229 million in a case involving a birth injury.  If that is all you know, you can fill in a lot of the other blanks automatically.  You will know that, as in the … Read More

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Birth Injuries

In many ways, there is no more heartbreaking injury than a birth injury in what had been a low-risk, completely normal pregnancy.  For nine months the expectant mother had been carrying new life and nourishing it inside her body.  The … Read More

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Politicians Continue to Fail Us on Healthcare

The annual report by the Commonwealth Fund is out again.  The Fund has as its goal the promotion of high quality health care programs with better access for the poor, for children, and for the uninsured.  Each year the Fund … Read More

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Arizona Malpractice Legislative Update 2012

Over the past few years, the Arizona legislature has proved itself to be very hostile to those who have been injured by medical negligence.  Many laws have been passed which apply only to medical malpractice victims and which are designed to … Read More

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