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Failure To Diagnose, Treat Epidural Infection (access required)

Brief statement of claim: A 29-year-old Plaintiff is admitted to hospital with acute, severe and debilitating rheumatoid arthritis in all of her significant joints that left her legs contracted at 90 degrees. Her orthopedic surgeon recommended bilateral knee replacements to ...

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Failure To Diagnose Melanoma (access required)

Brief statement of claim: The plaintiff Terrence Forrest is a 46-year-old business consultant, single with no children. His malpractice suit claimed the defendants failed to inform him that the biopsy of his mole suggested there was regression of a melanocytic ...

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VA Patient — Aortic Aneurysm Surgery (access required)

Brief statement of claim: A 61-year-old man was admitted to the Durham VA Medical Center (VAMC) for abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. The operation was performed by a Duke vascular surgeon, employed part-time by the VA, and a Duke surgical resident. ...

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