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Monthly Archives: October 2020

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Hospital Seeks Gag Order in Medical Malpractice Case

By Masterson, Hoag & Smith, P.A. |

Wilkes-Barre General is hoping to suppress any communications with the press regarding a medical malpractice lawsuit filed by the family of a father of three who died during surgery. They are also reportedly trying to seal the public docket. Meanwhile, attorneys for the plaintiff accuse the hospital of trying to censor the media. The… Read More »

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Patients Seeking Lyme Disease Cures Struggle for Answers

By Masterson, Hoag & Smith, P.A. |

The CDC estimates that every year, there are nearly 30,000 new reported cases of Lyme disease. That number may actually be quite higher. Lyme disease can be difficult to diagnose without the characteristic “bulls-eye” rash and can go untreated for months before doctors properly diagnose the disease. Most patients will fully recover after a… Read More »

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Stella Grace Immanuel Was Sued for Medical Malpractice

By Masterson, Hoag & Smith, P.A. |

After President Donald Trump retweeted a claim from “America’s Frontline Doctors” that the drug hydroxychloroquine had “saved hundreds of lives”, the folks on the opposite side of the aisle began digging into Immanuel’s past. As it turns out, Immanuel has made several bizarre claims in the past including the idea that cervical cancer is… Read More »

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Medical Battery versus Medical Malpractice

By Masterson, Hoag & Smith, P.A. |

California was the first state in the U.S. to place caps on damages in medical malpractice lawsuits. Today, those caps are still on the books. Roughly half of all states place caps on “noneconomic” damages in medical malpractice cases. Florida, once one of them, ruled that the law was unconstitutional several years ago. When… Read More »

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