Devastating Verdict: Doctor Faces $6.2 Million Damages in Controversial Medical Negligence Lawsuit

Sherman, Texas – A jury in Collin County, Texas, has awarded a man from Lamar County a hefty sum of $6.2 million in a medical negligence lawsuit against a local doctor. The lawsuit alleged that the patient, Bill Proctor, was left paralyzed after a spinal surgery gone wrong. Proctor’s attorney, Seth McCloskey, revealed that his client had a history of back problems, having previously undergone five back surgeries. According to McCloskey, Proctor sought the expertise of Dr. Mark Silver in Sherman to address his chronic back pain. However, complications arose during the surgery in 2018, … Read more

Appeals Court Supports Ohio Judge’s Ruling in Negligence Case Against Doctor Over Lack of Prenatal Care

Cincinnati, Ohio – The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a federal judge’s ruling to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a couple against a doctor who they claim failed to provide adequate prenatal care. The couple alleges that proper care could have prevented their child’s health complications. The court’s decision came after the couple argued that the doctor’s negligence resulted in harm to their child. However, the judge determined that there was insufficient evidence to support their claim. In the original lawsuit, the couple asserted that the doctor failed to adequately monitor the mother’s … Read more

Fragomen Australia Partner’s Unexpected Journey: From Doctor Aspirations to Immigration Law Success

Melbourne, Australia – Charles Johanes, a newly appointed partner at Fragomen Australia, recently shared his career journey and insights into the digital transformation in the immigration field. Amidst his successes, Johanes revealed that his childhood dream had always been to become a doctor. Johanes, who has extensive experience in immigration law, discussed how his passion for helping others led him to pursue a career in this field instead of medicine. He expressed his belief in the importance of immigration law in shaping societies and supporting individuals in their pursuit of a better life. Discussing the … Read more

Justice Denied: Doctor and Nurse Cleared of Manslaughter Charges in Inmate’s Death at San Diego County Jail

Santee, California – The criminal case against a doctor charged with involuntary manslaughter for the death of an inmate at the Las Colinas jail was dismissed on Wednesday. Dr. Friederike Von Lintig, 59, had been acquitted by a 9-3 jury vote just days before. The same jury also found nurse Danalee Pascua, 39, not guilty of involuntary manslaughter. Dr. Von Lintig was the physician on duty when 24-year-old Elisa Serna died, and Pascua was the last nurse to see her before her death. Serna had collapsed in her cell at the jail’s medical observation unit … Read more