- Riverton hospital moves to enter EPA tribal boundary dispute Updated: May-28-15 8:19 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Riverton Memorial Hospital maintains that a recent medical malpractice case filed against it in tribal court on the Wind River Indian Reservation underscores the problems the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency created in its recent decision that the city of Riverton and surrounding lands remain legally Indian Country.
- Dentist accused of running 'house of horrors' agrees to quit Updated: May-22-15 6:17 pm
ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida - A Florida children's dentist accused of running a "house of horrors" that included performing surgical procedures without anesthetic agreed late Friday to stop practicing dentistry.
- Pa. family awarded $6 million in medical malpractice suit Updated: May-21-15 4:59 pm
WILKES-BARRE, Pennsylvania - A Pennsylvania family is receiving more than $6 million in a medical malpractice case stemming from the death of a 2-year-old who was treated and sent home by Harrisburg Hospital.
- Supreme Court: Medical malpractice caps aren't retroactive Updated: May-21-15 11:38 am
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A 2003 law capping medical malpractice lawsuit awards at $500,000 can't be applied retroactively.
- Jury awards Minot woman $7.65M in medical malpractice suit Updated: May-20-15 1:53 am
MINOT, Maine - A Minot woman has been awarded $7.65 million in damages after a jury ruled that a Lewiston hospital technician failed to identify her cervical cancer.
- Lawyer: Doctor who gave wrong diagnoses has brain damage Updated: May-18-15 11:30 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The lawyer for a Dutch neurologist convicted of deliberately giving inaccurate diagnoses including of Alzheimer's disease and multiple sclerosis to several patients said Monday his client has brain damage that could have affected his actions.
- Woman paralyzed after childbirth awarded $35.4M in lawsuit Updated: May-08-15 3:04 am
DEDHAM, Massachusetts - Officials say a Massachusetts woman who became paralyzed following childbirth has been awarded $35.4 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit.
- Missouri medical malpractice damage caps signed into law Updated: May-07-15 4:37 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon signed a measure Thursday capping some damage awards in medical malpractices cases, three years after the state's Supreme Court struck down similar limits as unconstitutional.