Medical Malpractice, Doctor Mistakes, & Surgical Errors in VA Archives - Page 6 of 79 - Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp

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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VA Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Use the National Practitioner Data Bank to Check Doctors

Stepping into a doctor’s office can be nerve wracking sometimes.  Especially a new doctor you’ve never seen before.  Aside from being in discomfort or pain from whatever ailment you’re suffering, there’s also the added worry of if this is a good doctor.  Not all doctors are good.  As Virginia medical malpractice injury attorneys we know…

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