medical malpractice award News

Florida Supreme Court Rules Medical Malpractice Caps Aren’t Retroactive

A 2003 law capping medical malpractice lawsuit awards at $500,000 can’t be applied retroactively. That’s what the Supreme Court ruled in a Miami-Dade County case in which a woman suffered permanent damage to her leg from unnecessary surgery in early …

Connecticut Hospital Ordered to Pay $12M in Medical Malpractice Case

A jury in a medical malpractice case awarded $12 million last Friday to a Connecticut woman who said a doctor punctured her colon during a routine hernia operation, leaving her with permanent injuries. Vivian Gagliano, 65, of Redding, Connecticut, said …