Botched Hysterectomy Allegedly Performed by Surgeon Hired by Veterans Affairs Despite Past Malpractice

A woman who suffered cuts to her bladder and intestines during what should have been a routine hysterectomy at the Hampton VA Medical Center has taken her medical malpractice suit against the surgeon to federal court after being denied compensation for her pain and added medical treatment costs by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs….

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VA Defective Drug Accident: Prescription Drug Dispensing Error Costs Rite Aid $2.5 Million

An Alabama woman who mistakenly received a powerful and potentially dangerous steroid instead of the painkiller she was prescribed has won a $2 million judgment against Rite Aid, the pharmacy chain that employed the pharmacist who made the dispensing error. According to the Montgomery (AL) Advertiser, the woman developed Cushing’s syndrome after taking high doses…

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Celebrity Doctor Is Facing Serious Charges of Negligence & Malpractice

Dr. Ayman Shahine, the 54-year-old plastic surgeon to the stars operating out of the NY Beauty Surgeon office, is facing 29 serious allegations of incompetence, negligence, and fraud.  It seems not all of his patients are happy with their results and the state oversight board is coming down hard on the doctor, specifically regarding complaints submitted by eight of…

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