A Virginia jury has awarded $14 million to a man who suffered a traumatic brain injury blamed on alleged safety lapses in his Hyundai car.
The parents of a boy born in 2010 with cerebral palsy and other serious disabilities will urge Maryland’s top court to reinstate a $28.3 million medical malpractice verdict against the Johns Hopkins Hospital, the family’s lawyer said.
In what may be the first case of its kind, a former New York Giants linebacker is suing the Washington Redskins for a career-ending injury he suffered nine years ago — an injury he says was the result of a bounty program.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision barring state-law design-defect claims against generic drug makers that mirror failure-to-warn actions served a major setback to plaintiffs seeking damages for drug injuries.
WASHINGTON – Several states will have to revisit their Medicaid reimbursement rules after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a North Carolina law that set an automatic reimbursement rate for third-party tort awards as preempted by the Medicaid Act.
The U.S. Supreme Court has held that the federal Medicaid Act preempts a North Carolina third-party liability law authorizing the state to recoup as much as one-third of any medical malpractice jury award, regardless of how much of the award was designated for medical expenses by a judge or jury.
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama has signed into law a measure designed to streamline the Medicare Secondary Payer reimbursement system.
Driving a car solely for the purpose of going work constitutes “regular use” under an insurance policy exclusion that bars underinsured motorist coverage, a Pennsylvania appellate court ruled.
A New York woman who claims she sat unattended in a hospital for hours while medical personnel negligently failed to diagnose her heart attack has won a $126.6 million jury verdict.
A woman who suffered a severed spinal cord and traumatic brain injury in an ambulance crash that occurred while she was 7 months pregnant has been awarded $117 million by a Louisiana jury.