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2014-06-02 - Vets at Risk of Being Forgotten, VA Report Suggests

2012-07-13 - Hepatitis C Persists in Exeter Hospital Patients

2009-03-25 - Negligence Leads to Contamination at VA Clinics

2009-01-07 - Illinois Family Awarded $9 M for Doctor Errors

2008-12-29 - Nevada Doctor Charged with Medical Malpractice

2008-12-18 - Missouri Man Wins Medical Malpractice Suit

2008-12-15 - Plaintiff Awarded $8.6 in Medical Malpractice Suit

2008-12-09 - Women's Heart Attacks Often Misdiagnosed

2008-12-05 - New York Hospital Treats Celebrities First

2008-12-01 - EHRs May Lower Medical Malpractice Settlements

2008-11-25 - Brooklyn Patient Injured after Medical Mistake

2008-11-24 - North Carolina Patient Dies from Medical Negligence

2008-11-17 - IL Widow Files Suit for Nursing Home Negligence

2008-11-14 - Broker Misuses Medical Malpractice Awards

2008-11-10 - Doctor Mistakes Revealed in Treating Heart Disease

2008-11-07 - Las Vegas Birth Injury Lawsuit Reinstated

2008-10-31 - Survey Reveals Mediocre Hospital Ratings

2008-10-30 - Parents Awarded $11.4M for Birth Injuries

2008-10-27 - Program to Reduce Medical Mistakes

2008-10-21 - Study Evaluates U.S. Hospitals' Death Rates

2008-10-14 - Mistakes Revealed in Family Practice Clinics

2008-10-10 - Medical Malpractice Case Goes to Supreme Court

2008-10-07 - LV Hospital's Infection Control Problem Discovered

2008-09-30 - A "Disclosure Movement" Among Doctors

2008-09-23 - Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates Vary Across U.S.

2008-09-19 - Medical Mistakes Pose Risks to Children

2008-09-15 - New York Starts Moratorium on Medical Malpractice Rate Hikes

2008-09-12 - Surgery for Knee Arthritis May Have No Benefit

2008-09-10 - Hospital Negligence Exposed

2008-09-02 - New Rule Regarding Malpractice Proposed in NC

2008-08-27 - Number of Malpractice Cases in W. VA Increasing

2008-08-25 - Hospital Death Rates Exposed

2008-08-20 - Man Dies at Hospital in N.C.

2008-08-18 - $1.5M Settlement Reached in Medmal Suit

2008-08-13 - Jury to Decide Fate of Doctors

2008-08-11 - Worker Accused at Hospital in Oregon

2008-08-05 - Seven CA Doctors Reprimanded by Medical Board

2008-07-30 - U.S. Surgical Errors Proven to be Costly

2008-07-30 - U.S. Surgical Errors Proven to be Costly

2008-07-28 - Doctor Held Responsible for Death of Patient

2008-07-23 - Woman Sues Doctor for Death of Child

2008-07-21 - Lawsuits Filed for 13 Surgery Errors

2008-07-16 - Blue Cross Won't Reimburse for Medical Errors

2008-07-14 - $9M Settlement Reached in Suit Against Cancer Surgeon

2008-07-09 - Woman Sues for Scarring After Treatment

2008-07-07 - Blood Transfusions Causing Lung Injuries

2008-07-02 - $10M Settlement Reached in Nursing Home Case

2008-06-23 - Hudson Health Center Faces Suit

2008-06-18 - $1.2M Settlement Reached in Surgical Error Case

2008-06-16 - Suits Filed for Medication Mistake

2008-06-11 - $20M Awarded to Family in Botched Liposuction Suit

2008-06-04 - Ohio Man Sues for Partial Castration

2008-06-02 - Hospitalized Kids at High Risk of Infection

2008-05-28 - $17M Settlement Reached in Medmal Case

2008-05-21 - $22.6M Settlement Reached in Birth Injury Suit

2008-05-19 - $4.45M Awarded for Wrong Diagnosis

2008-05-14 - Physician in SC Sues Doctors for Malpractice

2008-05-12 - Medical Malpractice Law Upheld in OR

2008-05-07 - U.S. Government Admits to Medical Negligence

2008-05-01 - Settlement Reached in Hepatitis Case

2008-04-28 - Suit Filed After Mother Dies During Pregnancy

2008-04-23 - Malpractice Trial Set to Begin

2008-04-16 - Suit Filed Against Psychiatrist

2008-04-14 - Controversy Over Pediatric Errors

2008-04-09 - Billions Spent on Medical Errors

2008-04-07 - Medical Malpractice Legislation Passed in TN

2008-04-02 - Bronx Woman Sues Hospital Over Misdiagnosis

2008-04-01 - Suit Filed Claims Nursing Error

2008-03-26 - Cedars-Sinai Fined for Overdoses

2008-03-24 - Medical Practitioner Sued for Botched Abortion

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2008-03-19 - Surgeon Removes Healthy Kidney

2008-03-17 - Brain Monitor's Questioned

2008-03-12 - Couple Awarded $1.87M in Malpractice Suit

2008-03-10 - Couple Files Suit for Incorrect Operation

2008-03-05 - Boston Surgeon Accused of Negligence

2008-03-03 - Hepatitis C Scare in Nevada

2008-02-27 - Rehab Center Blamed in Medical Malpractice Suit

2008-02-25 - Nerve Damage Suit Settled

2008-02-20 - $24M Settlement Reached in Medmal Suit

2008-02-13 - Woman in Ohio Seeks $5M in Malpractice Suit

2008-02-11 - Depression Plays Part in Medical Mistakes

2008-02-06 - Doctor Error Leads to Suit at BRMC

2008-02-04 - IV Error May Cost Infant His Arm

2008-01-30 - Patient Safety Authority Reports on Wrong Site Surgeries

2008-01-28 - Doctors Keep Licenses Despite Lawsuits

2008-01-23 - Suit Filed Against Enloe Medical Center

2008-01-16 - Emergency Room Waits Lengthen

2008-01-14 - U.S. Ranks Low for Preventable Deaths

2008-01-09 - Study Finds Racial Disparities Persist in U.S. Hospitals

2008-01-07 - Controversy with Hospital Defibrillators

2007-12-19 - Doctors Sued for Childbirth Death

2007-12-18 - Woman Wins $2.5M in HIV Misdiagnosis Cases

2007-12-12 - Study Finds Detection of Breast Cancer Varies

2007-12-10 - Two Doctors Sued for Negligence

2007-12-05 - Study Shows Doctors Don’t Always Report Errors

2007-12-03 - New York Faces Medical Malpractice Problems

2007-11-28 - Rhode Island Hospital Surgical Errors

2007-11-26 - Pennsylvania Sinus Infection Misdiagnosis

2007-11-19 - Suit Filed Against Hospital for Deadly Blood Transfusion

2007-11-14 - Surgeon Charged for Failed Organ Harvest

2007-11-13 - Judge Dismisses Cap on Malpractice Awards in Illinois

2007-11-07 - Children Seek $45M in Medical Malpractice Suit

2007-11-05 - Suit Alleges Nursing Error at Texas Hospital

2007-10-31 - $8M Award Given to Mother and Son

2007-10-29 - Mistakes Lead to Break in Doctor-Patient Bond

2007-10-25 - Women Claims Walgreen’s Error Caused Miscarriage

2007-10-17 - Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Filed Against Cardiologist

2007-10-15 - Family Awarded $26M in Birth Injury Case

2007-10-10 - VA Looking into Surgical Deaths

2007-10-08 - $16M Verdict in Failure to Diagnose Case

2007-10-03 - Long Beach Woman Files Cancer Misdiagnosis Suit

2007-10-01 - More Deaths Reported in Prisons

2007-09-26 - Inmate Sues Over Cancer Misdiagnosis

2007-09-25 - Suit Filed Against Dentist

2007-09-19 - Woman Files Suit Against Former Surgeon

2007-09-17 - The Medical Error Crisis

2007-09-12 - Lawsuit Filed Against Carnival Cruise Line

2007-09-10 - Planned Parenthood Sued for Botched Abortion

2007-09-04 - Widow Files Suit Against Doctor

2007-08-29 - Thousands Misdiagnosed With Whooping Cough

2007-08-27 - Doctor Charged With Negligence

2007-08-22 - Doctors Missing High Blood Pressure in Kids

2007-08-20 - Family Awarded $25.8M in Prescription Error Suit

2007-08-15 - Man Wins $1.8 in Hospital Error Suit

2007-08-14 - Lawsuit Filed for Childbirth Death

2007-08-06 - Concerns Raised Over Prison Doctors in Wisconsin

2007-08-01 - Hospital Errors Reported at Sacred Heart

2007-07-30 - Recent Survey Exposes Doctor Error’s

2007-07-24 - Medical Mistakes Exposed

2007-07-18 - Bypass Surgery Rates Exposed

2007-07-16 - Medical Negligence Suit Filed Due to Staph Infection

2007-07-11 - Inaccurate 'America’s Best' Hospital List

2007-07-09 - Family Awarded $23M for Doctor Error

2007-07-02 - Standard Labor-Delaying Drug Has Safer Alternative

2007-06-27 - Pediatric Errors for Chemo Patients Cause Concern

2007-06-25 - Man Awarded $11 Million in Medical Malpractice Case

2007-06-21 - New Jersey Hospitals to Report Their Infection Rates

2007-06-18 - Malfunctioning Brain Cancer Radiation Equipment

2007-06-13 - Woman Reaches Settlement in Hospital Error Suit

2007-06-11 - LAFD Required to Improve Patient Care

2007-06-06 - Mammograms Are to Blame for Cases of Cancer Misdiagnosis

2007-06-04 - Chicago Family Awarded $14 Million in Brain Injury Suit

2007-05-30 - Cancer Patient Wins Malpractice Suit

2007-05-29 - Paramedic Error Causes Woman to Lose Arm

2007-05-23 - Ohio Doctor Accused of Over Prescribing Painkillers

2007-05-21 - Medical Center Attempts to Eliminate Prescription Errors

2007-05-08 - Jury Awards $3 Million to Cancer Misdiagnosis Victim

2007-05-07 - Mayo Clinic Takes New Measure to Prevent Errors

2007-05-03 - $3M Verdict Upheld in Lab Mistake Case

2007-05-01 - Man Sues Doctor, Hospital for Misdiagnosis

2007-04-26 - Nursing Home Guidelines Not Sufficiently Enforced, Report Finds

2007-04-19 - Man Files $200,000 Malpractice Suit Due To Surgical Error

2007-04-17 - Research: Juries Sympathetic to Doctors in Malpractice Cases

2007-04-12 - Woman Sues Surgeon over Excessive Pain

2007-04-10 - Lawsuit: Anesthesia Mistake Caused Suicide

2007-04-05 - Study: Hospital Mistakes Number in the Millions

2007-04-03 - Woman Sues Hospital over Flesh-eating Bacteria

2007-03-29 - Jury Awards $1.2m in Missed Ulcer Lawsuit

2007-03-27 - Woman Wins $5.76M Over Botched Stomach Procedure

2007-03-22 - Family Wins $1.3M Verdict in Negligent Obstetrical Care Suit

2007-03-15 - Lawsuit: Surgeon Leaves Sponge in Patient

2007-03-14 - Woman Sues over Wrongful Birth

2007-03-08 - Widow Sues Nursing Home over Husband’s Death

2007-03-06 - Medical Malpractice Prompts Wrongful Death Suit

2007-02-27 - Burnt Scrotum Lawsuit Yields $70,000 Verdict

2007-02-22 - Navy Hit With $150M Cerebral Palsy Claim

2007-02-20 - Jury Awards Amputee $1.1M

2007-02-15 - Mass. Jury Awards Man Who Lost Leg $1.1 Million

2007-02-13 - Family Awarded $28M in Malpractice Suit

2007-02-08 - Brain Tumor Patient Wins $16M Malpractice Suit

2007-02-06 - Woman Sues over Missed Cancer Diagnosis

2007-02-01 - Botched Vocal Cord Surgery Patient Sues

2007-01-30 - Study: Decreasing Wrong-Site Surgery

2007-01-24 - Hospital Cited Over Deadly Infections

2007-01-22 - Protecting Yourself Against Common Medication Errors

2007-01-17 - Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Not Causing Health Care Crisis

2007-01-11 - Woman Awarded $8M in Pharmacy Error Case

2007-01-02 - Brain Damage Victim Awarded $16 Million

2006-12-28 - $1.5M Awarded to Parents of Malpractice Victim

2006-12-20 - Decision Reversed in Wrong Diagnosis Case

2006-12-18 - LA Hospital Closes Units After Infection Outbreak

2006-12-13 - Study: Ranking Poor Indicator of Hospital Quality

2006-12-11 - Doctors Need More Discipline

2006-12-06 - Breast Cancer Misdiagnosis Less Likely With Second Opinion

2006-11-29 - Family Wins $6 Million In Pediatric Malpractice Lawsuit

2006-11-27 - Victim of Radiology Mistake Awarded $5.7 Million

2006-11-22 - Hospital Procedures To Blame For High Infection Rate

2006-11-20 - Hospitals Encouraged to Waive Bills on Botched Care

2006-11-15 - Hospitals Fail To Meet Heart Attack Care Guidelines

2006-11-13 - $20 Million Awarded To Boy Left Blind After Birth

2006-11-08 - Hospital Painkiller Overdose Paralyzes New Mother

2006-11-01 - Family Wins $3.49M In Birth Injury Suit

2006-10-30 - Family Sues over Wrong Diagnosis

2006-10-25 - $1.6M Settlement in Cancer Death Malpractice Case

2006-10-23 - Older Breast Cancer Patients Getting Insufficient Treatment

2006-10-18 - Girl Dies from Misdiagnosis, Family Sues

2006-10-16 - Woman Files Suit Against Nursing Home

2006-10-11 - Jury Awards Stroke Victim $2.1M in Malpractice Suit

2006-10-09 - Jury Awards Widow $2.2M in Malpractice Suit

2006-10-04 - Jury Awards Man $217M Medical Malpractice Verdict

2006-10-02 - Malpractice Suit against Ex-Eye Surgeon Settled

2006-09-27 - Some Doctors Don’t Want to Disclose their Errors

2006-09-25 - $3.4M Jury Award in Hip Surgery Error Case

2006-09-20 - Botched Abortion Results in $4.1 Million Settlement

2006-09-18 - Two Hospital Babies Die of Preventable Drug Error

2006-09-13 - Proposed Pay Increases Could Reduce Prison Malpractice Rates

2006-09-11 - $10 Million Verdict Awarded to Medical Malpractice Victim

2006-09-06 - First-year Medical Residents Exceed Work Limits

2006-08-30 - $3M Settlement Reached in Medical Negligence Suit

2006-08-29 - Woman Files $1.25M Suit Over Botched Breast Reduction Surgery

2006-08-23 - Woman Awarded $895,000 in Delayed Breast Cancer Diagnosis Trial

2006-08-21 - Consequences of Medical Malpractice

2006-08-14 - $30 Million Awarded to Doctor’s Family

2006-08-11 - Delayed Diagnosis of TB in U.S. Raising Concerns

2006-08-07 - $1.5 million awarded to family of cancer victim

2006-08-03 - Technology Targets Left Behind Surgical Sponges

2006-07-31 - Kidney Disease Often Undiagnosed by Primary-Care Doctors

2006-07-24 - Medication Errors Harm 1.5 Million Annually

2006-07-20 - Malpractice Lawsuit Filed By Lesbian Couple

2006-07-17 - Hospital Performance Measures Need Improvement

2006-07-06 - Doctors Frequently Fail To Diagnose Flu in Children

2006-06-29 - Hospital Initiatives May Reduce Dangerous Lab Mistakes

2006-06-26 - Doctor Mistake To Blame For Woman’s Hearing Loss

2006-06-22 - Woman Awarded $8.5 Million in Malpractice Case

2006-06-19 - Hospitals Trying To Cut Errors, Save Lives

2006-06-14 - Doctors Remove Wrong Kidney; Woman Sues

2006-06-12 - ‘Virtual Medicine’ May Be Cause for Concern

2006-06-05 - Young Athlete Awarded $18.5 Million in Mis-filled Prescription Case

2006-06-01 - Doctor Sues His Hospital For Wife’s Death

2006-05-30 - Couple Awarded $23 Million after 6-Year Struggle

2006-05-24 - Video Games May Reduce Surgical Errors

2006-05-22 - Poet’s Death Draws Attention to Inmate Medical Care

2006-05-15 - Frivolous Medical Malpractice Suits Uncommon

2006-05-10 - Senate Reviews Caps on Malpractice Awards

2006-05-08 - Hospital Design May Help Prevent Medical Errors

2006-05-01 - Medical Malpractice Reform Hurts Victims

2006-04-27 - Preventable Medical Errors on the Rise

2006-03-20 - Doctors Fail to Recognize Fatal Allergy

2006-03-17 - Inadequate Health Care In The U.S

2006-01-11 - Naps may not Help Sleep-Deprived Doctors

2005-11-18 - 2004 C-Sections the Highest Ever Recorded in US

2005-10-30 - Male breast cancer commonly misdiagnosed

2005-09-07 - Study shows long medical shifts could be as dangerous as drinking

2005-08-18 - Studies continue to show racial disparities in health care

2005-08-02 - Tort reform will not improve health care

2005-07-28 - Consumer group issues statement saying House rewards medical negligence

2005-06-08 - Panel of experts say health courts could solve medical malpractice

2005-06-01 - Medical malpractice studies fail to address patient care

2005-04-19 - Consumer group ranks state medical boards

2005-04-19 - New report shows no link between medical malpractice lawsuits and insurance spikes

2005-03-22 - Deadly hospital beds seized

2004-10-06 - Frivolous lawsuits, or any lawsuits, seem far fewer than many claim

2004-09-15 - Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act bill forced through by House Republicans

2004-08-17 - Medical misdiagnosis case begins

2004-07-14 - Consumer Rights Group Believes Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Eliminate Bad Doctors

2004-07-06 - Medical Malpractice Ruling Criticized

2004-05-26 - $30 Million Medical Malpractice Verdict Awarded to Brain Damaged Boy

2004-04-23 - $8 million verdict for failure to diagnose breast cancer lawsuit

2004-02-11 - Medical malpractice lawsuit results in an award of $850,000 in damages

2003-10-22 - Senate Votes on Class Action Status

2003-10-20 - Class Action Lawsuit Rights May Be Revoked

2003-10-08 - Preventable postoperative complications and death contributing to high figures

2003-10-07 - Medical Malpractice Lawsuits and Medical School Choices May Be Linked

2003-09-04 - GAO study shows medical groups created “crisis” to push their own agenda

2003-09-04 - Republican medical malpractice crisis report request weakens party’s stance

2003-08-11 - Most Recent Data Released by the National Center for State Courts

2003-07-28 - Woman Awarded $19 Million in Medical Malpractice Case

2003-07-28 - Insurance Industry Should Immediately Release Data to the Public, Says Report

2003-07-28 - States Place High Importance on Medical Malpractice Reform

2003-07-14 - Grieving Father Lobbies Against Medical Malpractice Caps

2003-07-10 - Democrats Win Fight—Block Medical Malpractice Bill in Senate

2003-07-09 - Senate Bill Calling for Medical Malpractice Caps Likely to Fail

2003-07-09 - Public Citizen Claims Defeat of Medical Malpractice Bill a Victory for Consumers

2003-07-07 - 2002 Government Data Disputes Claims Regarding Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

2003-07-07 - Foundation Calls for Senator Frist to Recuse Himself: Family Fortune May Influence Medical Malpracti

2003-06-18 - Medical Malpractice Insurance Crisis Worsens

2003-06-16 - Medical Malpractice Caps No Miracle Cure

2003-06-09 - Small percentage of undisciplined doctors responsible for high rates

2003-06-09 - Medical Malpractice Caps Benefit Insurers

2003-06-09 - Doctors’ Refusal to Compromise Attributed to Inability to Make Changes

2003-06-08 - Many States Look to California When Considering Medical Malpractice Insurance Reform

2003-06-08 - Medical Malpractice Insurance Industry Not Responding to Caps, Claims Study

2003-06-06 - U.S. Medical Malpractice Hindered by Loss Severity

2003-06-02 - Medical Malpractice Caps Fail to Control Rapidly Rising Premiums

2003-05-23 - Public Citizen consumer watchdog group compiles database with 'Questionable Doctors'


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