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Stories with subject: Medical malpractice
  • Former attorney get 10 years for stealing from clients 
    Updated: Aug-29-15 1:04 pm

    SOUTH BEND, Indiana - A former northwestern Indiana attorney who admitted stealing a child's more than $600,000 medical malpractice settlement and bilking other clients has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

  • Judge OKs $9 million for Honolulu military hospital lawsuit 
    Updated: Aug-10-15 9:11 pm

    HONOLULU - Attorneys representing a Virginia family in a lawsuit over a Hawaii military hospital birth that left the child with cerebral palsy continue to prepare for trial, even though a federal judge on Monday approved a $9 million settlement.

  • $17 million jury award could test Nebraska tort cap 
    Updated: Aug-08-15 5:28 pm

    OMAHA, Nebraska - A federal jury has awarded a 2-year-old girl a staggering $17 million, finding that subpar care at a Bellevue hospital led to her severe disability.