Day v. Brant. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-07-0662, 27 pp.) (Martha A. Geer, J.) Appealed from Iredell County Superior Court. (Chris M. Collier, J.) N.C. App. Holding: Even though plaintiffs’ proximate cause expert agreed on cross-examination that assigning percentages to a ...Read More »
Plaintiff was a 50-year-old male who was seeing a chiropractor for routine care. He complained of dizziness and visual disturbances following a manipulation which the defendant chiropractor documented in the chart. Chiropractor subsequently saw plaintiff for additional adjustments. During one ...Read More »
The plaintiff was admitted to Pardee Memorial Hospital in Hendersonville with a presumptive diagnosis of perforated viscus, possibly diverticulitis. The plaintiff’s condition worsened. Surgery was not performed until 12 days after admission, at which time an inflammatory mass was discovered ...Read More »
The case involved an African-American male, age 39, who had acute myelogenous leukemia and was undergoing rounds of chemotherapy, causing him to be seriously immuno-compromised. As a result of an eye irritation, known as iritis, a common complication of chemotherapy, ...
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This case involved allegations of medical malpractice against the medical staff at Eglin Air Force Base for failure to diagnose and treat hydrocephalus in a child. The child was born Feb. 17, 2005. His father was in the Air Force ...Read More »
The claimant’s treating physician gave him a prescription for Leukovorin, a drug used to alleviate side effects from another medication the claimaint was taking for treatment of pain in his feet. The plaintiff claimed that a local pharmacy filled the ...Read More »
Type of Action: Medical Malpractice/Nursing Home Injuries Alleged: Decubitus Ulcers/Sepsis/Wrongful Death Name of Case: Ronald Carter, Administrator of the Estate of Louise B. Purdie v. Cumberland Care, Inc. d/b/a Whispering Pines Nursing and Rehab Center Court: Mecklenburg County Superior Court ...Read More »