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Johnson County jury awards $2.88 million in malpractice case against pain clinic

At its largest, the lump looked like half a red racquetball stuck in the middle of Joel Burnette's lower back. Burnette went back to PainCARE on Jan. 13, 2009, for a second epidural injection from Eubanks. In …

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Johnson Co. jury awards $2.88 million in wrongful death in malpractice case

It's the largest Johnson County medical malpractice verdict in almost 25 years. A Johnson County jury awarded a family nearly $3 million in a malpractice case against a pain clinic. Joel Burnette was described as kind, hardworking, …

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Johnson County neurosurgeon’s medical license suspended after patient’s death 7 years ago

By ALAN BAVLEY The Kansas City Star While Johnson County neurosurgeon Robert Tenny was performing a routine procedure seven years ago, the brain of his patient, Maribeth Chase, was injured so severely that she went into a …

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NEJC attorney David Morantz honored by Kansas Association for Justice

By Jay Senter, PV Post November 26, 2013 Northeast Johnson County native David Morantz is the recipient of the Kansas Association for Justice’s 2013 Thomas E. Sullivan Award, the association announced this week. Morantz, a 1994 graduate of Shawnee …

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Medical Liability Reporter #2

Physician- Patient Relationship Patient May Pursue Claim For Administrative Negligence Against Physician Responsible For Implementing Hospital Policies Physician Never Treated Patient A federal district court in Kansas has allowed an infant whose jaundice allegedly was not properly treated …

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Doctors with histories of alleged malpractice often go undisciplined

Saturday, September 03, 2011 By ALAN BAVLEY The Kansas City Star Maribeth Chase didn’t know that the neurosurgeon who would be operating on her had been sued at least 16 times for allegedly making medical mistakes. She didn’t know …

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Family of former KU athletic director Bob Frederick reaches out-of-court settlement of lawsuit filed after his death

Thursday, September 25, 2011 By George Diepenbrock ljworld.com The family of former Kansas University Athletic Director Bob Frederick has reached an out-of-court settlement with the final two defendants in a lawsuit filed after his 2009 death following a …

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10th Circuit Affirmed the Frederick v. Swift $15.275 Million Judgment ($23.5 Million Verdict)

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit affirmed what is believed to be the largest personal injury verdict in Kansas's history against Swift Transportation. The $23.5 …

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Abuse allegations against USA coaches rock the swim world

By Vicki Michaelis, USA TODAY With the prospect of another Michael Phelps Olympic gold rush still two years away, at the 2012 London Games, and the rubber suits that rewrote swimming's record books now banned, the …

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Laparoscopic Band Medical Negligence Verdict (04-19-10)

Matt Birch and David Morantz obtained a rare plaintiff's verdict in a medical negligence trial in Johnson County, Kan., on April 19, 2010. The trial involved a surgeon's failure to continue to observe a patient who …

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