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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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Family of former KU athletics director Frederick files suit against city, gas utility

Article by Andy Hyland and courtesy of The Lawrence Journal-World Click here to see the video on 6News The widow of former Kansas University athletics director Bob Frederick filed a lawsuit against the city of Lawrence and …

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Missouri Senate passes cap on medical malpractice damages

On behalf of Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman posted in Medical Malpractice on Thursday, March 19, 2015. Patients rely on the expertise of medical professionals to diagnose and treat them for their ailments. If a …

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