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Pa. Superior Court panel: N.J. doctor, hospital cannot be sued in Phila. court, affirming trial court ruling
A three-judge state appellate court panel issued a ruling recently affirming a decision by a Philadelphia Common Pleas Court civil trial judge to throw out claims against a New Jersey physician and healthcare provider, agreeing with the trial court that … Read More
The parents of a baby girl who died one day after she was delivered via cesarean section have filed a wrongful death claim against the hospital where the death occurred and the doctors involved in the care of the newborn … Read More
Pa. Superior Court panel affirms in part, reverses in part Phila. Common Pleas Court dismissal of funeral home suit
A state appellate court panel has reversed in part a decision by a Philadelphia Common Pleas Court judge to dismiss a complaint filed by a city man against a funeral home and others for the alleged mishandling of his father’s dead body.
A hearing to determine punitive damages in a case of a woman suing a nursing home and other healthcare facilities on behalf of her late father has been postponed.
A 12-member jury charged with deciding whether or not a nursing home and other area care facilities are responsible for the death of a North Philadelphia patriarch is still out deliberating.
Attorneys representing a woman suing a handful of medical care facilities on behalf of her late father, who perished months after a chain of physical ailments, made their final plea Tuesday to the 12-member jury in the case, urging the men and women, during closing arguments, to find the defendants liable for the patriarch’s death.
The widow of a man whose family is suing medical care facilities for negligence tearfully testified from a wheelchair Thursday, evoking memories of her deceased husband and the strong bond he had with his kin.
The defense in a medical malpractice case sought to show Tuesday that a number of factors, including pre-existing conditions, were at least in part to blame for a deceased man’s pressure ulcers.
A California doctor specializing in geriatrics testified for the plaintiff’s in a medical malpractice trial at Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Wednesday, saying he believes a now-deceased man’s death could be directly attributed to the care he received at various area medical facilities.
An attorney for a woman suing medical care facilities for failing to properly diagnose and treat her now-deceased father’s pressure ulcers, questioned a former director of nursing for one of the defendants during the third day of the malpractice trial.