Monthly Archives: May 2010

The wrong forum

I don’t plan to discuss only trials that medical malpractice victims have won.  Justice is a rare commodity, I believe, so I would give the wrong impression if I only presented the winners.  Because medical malpractice cases are so expensive … Continue reading

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Parplegia

If a mismanaged toe injury can be worth $11.5 million, what about paraplegia?  A suburban Baltimore jury recently awarded $3.5 million to a 53-year-old woman whose legs became paralyzed following vascular surgery.   So, a bum toe is worth more than … Continue reading

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Jackpot justice?

Does $11.5 million seem an excessive jury award for an improperly managed toe injury?  Maybe for most of us, but I would still be able to practice law even if some tortfeasor shot one of my toes off during a … Continue reading

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