Surgical Errors

Neil Armstrong's family receives $6M in wrongful death settlement

An article in today’s Dayton Daily News reveals that the family of astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first person to walk on the moon, reached a $6 million settlement with Mercy Health-Fairfield Hospital over his wrongful death in 2012. Mr. Armstro… Read More
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Distracted Doctoring Increases Patient Risk

In the last few years, we have all heard of the dangers of “distracted driving.” We know that the brain cannot effectively multi-task, and that driving while texting or viewing things on your phone can be deadly. What you might not know, however,… Read More
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8th Grader Declared Brain Dead after alleged Surgical Error

You might have seen the tragic story of Jahi McMath on the news recently. Jahi is a 13-year old girl who went to Children’s Hospital Oakland for a routine tonsillectomy. Shortly after the surgery, she was pronounced brain dead. The family’s uncle… Read More
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Hospital Throws Away Kidney and Denies Negligence

Surgical errors can take many unexpected forms. On August 10, 2012, Sarah Fudacz went into the University of Toledo Medical Center to receive a life-saving kidney from her brother, Paul Fudacz. She had been suffering kidney problems for seven years a… Read More
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