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Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Filed Alleging Flesh Eating Bacteria

A Utah woman has filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against a Utah hospital alleging negligence when an infection morphed into a flesh eating disease and led to the amputation of both legs and one arm.Lisa Speckman was admitted to LDS hospital for the birth of her baby in February 2005. After he child’s birth, necrotizing fascitis ate away at her body.The tip of her middle finger on her left…

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Medical Malpractice in Heart Attack Misdiagnosis

Attorney David Austin at Burke Eisner posted an article about a California jury that awarded a Modesto woman over $870,000 after her 49 year old husband died of a heart attack while on the job. An excerpt from the article about the malpractice case explains more:Stockton attorney Stewart Tabak, who represents Bettencourt, said there were two key issues in the case: A Gould cardiologist failed to…