January 2016 Archives

Man suffers medical malpractice at hospital, heart damaged

Almost six years after an out-of-state man suffered heart damage, a jury recently began deliberating as to who bears the responsibility for the man's medical injury. The man alleges that he suffered heart damage when his local hospital did not send his blood test results to his doctor. When Tennessee individuals are the victims of medical malpractice, they typically seek to consult with an experienced personal injury attorney for legal guidance and, if necessary, representation.

Man loses leg, gains award in medical malpractice case

An out-of-state man who had lost a leg due to medical negligence recently collected payments as a settlement of his medical malpractice lawsuit. The 28-year-old man collected $2.1 million from a hospital named in the suit. When Tennessee residents are the victims of medical malpractice or negligence, they are typically entitled to file similar suits against the negligent party or parties.

Hit-and-run accident may lead to wrongful death suit

A car accident that killed a man in Bradley County occurred recently. The accident took place on a recent Saturday in January. When Tennessee residents' loved ones are killed in a car accident that was caused by another's negligence, they are typically entitled to file as a wrongful death suit against the responsible party.

Wrongful death suit may follow fatal accident

A young child was recently killed in a three-car accident that also seriously injured his family members. The accident occurred in Winchester, Franklin County, around 11:30 a.m. on New Year's Eve. When a Tennessee family loses a loved one as a result of another individual's negligence, they are typically entitled to file a wrongful death suit against the responsible party.