$6 Million Wrongful Death Verdict: Family awarded $8.3 million for accidental bowel perforation during surgery at University of Maryland Medical Center

BALTIMORE, Md. – A Baltimore city jury has awarded an $8.3 million verdict to the family of a man who died due to complications from surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center in 2019. The verdict, delivered after an eight-day trial that concluded last month, holds the physicians and medical center accountable for the man’s death. The case centers around the death of Zesis Karavas, a 53-year-old man who underwent surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center on May 29, 2019. Dr. Talal Al-Qaoud and Dr. Naeem Goussous were the physicians who performed … Read more

Wicomico County Jury Awards $3.38 Million in Landmark Medical Malpractice Case

SALISBURY, Md. – A jury in Wicomico County recently delivered a landmark $3.38 million verdict in a medical malpractice lawsuit, making it the largest such verdict in the county’s history. The case involved Mary and Timothy Raver, who sued Dr. Peter Libby and Peninsula Radiological Associates for failing to properly evaluate, treat, and report Mary Raver’s condition, which progressed from stage I cancer to terminal stage IV cancer. According to the jury’s unanimous decision, Libby and Peninsula breached the standard of care owed to Raver. The jury found that Libby, who was employed by Peninsula, … Read more

Litigation Lawyer Justin VandenBout Joins Norton Rose Fulbright’s Houston Team, Enhancing their Products, Pharma, Medical, and Mass Tort Practice

HOUSTON, TX – Norton Rose Fulbright, a global law firm, has recently added litigator Justin VandenBout as a partner to their Products, Pharma, Medical, and Mass Tort practice team. VandenBout, who previously worked at Chamberlain Hrdlicka, brings with him a diverse range of litigation experience, specializing in commercial litigation, product liability, insurance coverage, and mass tort cases. He has represented clients on both sides of legal disputes in federal and state courts throughout the United States, demonstrating his ability to handle a wide array of cases. VandenBout’s expertise and dedication to his clients have earned … Read more

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