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Ureter Injury During Hysterectomy Leads to $400,000 Settlement

What Happened Our Virginia medical malpractice client had to undergo several surgeries to repair a ureter that her OB/GYN negligently severed while performing a laparoscopic hysterectomy. The woman was retired from the Newport News, VA, Police Department when she began experiencing persistent abdominal pain. Results from X-rays, ultrasounds, CT scans and other tests led her…

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Medical Malpractice Victim Receives $750,000 Settlement After Surgeon Perforates Her Bowel

What Happened Our Virginia medical malpractice client was 37 years old when she went to her doctor complaining of pelvic pain. The physician recommended a hysterectomy, and she scheduled the laparoscopic procedure. Following the initial surgery, our client developed a life-threatening infection. Eventually, her medical team discovered that the cause of her postsurgery complications was…

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Substantial Confidential Settlement in Railroad Lung Cancer Case Involving Asbestos and Diesel Exhaust Fumes

What Happened We resolved a transportation railroad worker’s lung cancer and diesel exhaust cancer claim arising from his employment with a railroad.  Many railroads are hiding the truth about the railroad work environment (including the crew cabs of diesel engines, and other workplaces laden with asbestos) by insisting on confidentiality clauses in settlements entered with our…

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