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Stories with subject: Professional malpractice
  • Judge awards $9.6M to child in medical malpractice case 
    Updated: Nov-02-15 8:41 pm

    SACRAMENTO, California - A 3-year-old girl who a federal judge in Sacramento ruled suffered a brain injury during her delivery because the doctor waited too long to deliver her via C-section has been awarded $9.6 million in damages.

  • $850,000 for prostate surgery that ended in blindness 
    Updated: Oct-27-15 4:04 am

    HONOLULU - The U.S. government has agreed to pay $850,000 to settle a man's medical malpractice lawsuit that says prostate cancer surgery at a Honolulu military hospital left him incontinent, impotent and blind.

  • Jury awards paralyzed logger $2.2M in malpractice suit 
    Updated: Oct-26-15 11:51 am

    MEADVILLE, Pennsylvania - Three doctors affiliated with a northwestern Pennsylvania hospital owe a former Pennsylvania logger $2.2 million for not properly treating his spinal injury, which has left him a paraplegic, a jury has ruled.