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Maine High Court Rejects Hospital’s Appeal in Medical Misdiagnosis Case

A Maine man who was awarded $200,000 by a jury in his malpractice suit filed after a doctor mistakenly told him he had an aggressive and fatal form of cancer won’t have to face another trial. The Maine Supreme Judicial …

Pennsylvania Jury Awards $55M for Boy’s Injuries at Birth

A jury in northeastern Pennsylvania has awarded $55 million to a family in a medical malpractice lawsuit. The Express-Times said the Lehigh County jury decided on Dec. 23 that St. Luke’s University Hospital and one of its doctors are to …

Missouri House Passes Medical Provider Liability Limit

The Missouri House has approved legislation seeking to reinstate a cap on some damages in medical malpractice lawsuits that the state Supreme Court struck down last summer. Doctors say the cap helps control malpractice insurance premiums and warned that unlimited …

Connecticut Law Nixing Legitimate Malpractice Lawsuits

After losing a baby because of an incompetent cervix, Patricia Votre thought she was well prepared when she got pregnant again. She made arrangements with her doctors to consult with high-risk pregnancy experts from Yale University and to have the …