What is Medical Malpractice-Related Class Action Litigation?

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Most medical malpractice claims involve one plaintiff (the injured party) and one (or sometimes several more) defendants. Those defendants could include the doctor who made an error, the hospital where the physician worked, an attending nurse, or other healthcare professionals who contributed to the patient’s harm. There is another type of civil litigation, known as … Continued

Leading the $190 Million Settlement of the Dr. Nikita Levy Case

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For over 25 years, Dr. Nikita Levy was a respected gynecologist practicing at Johns Hopkins Hospital. But then, in early 2013, a female technician in his office noticed some odd behavior on Dr. Levy’s part, which she reported to her superiors. From there, things happened quickly. Hospital security investigated and confronted Dr. Levy in his … Continued

$123 million settlement for victims of former Delaware pediatrician Earl Bradley

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In what has been called the “worst case of single perpetrator sexual abuse in the country,” former Delaware pediatrician Earl Bradley was convicted in 2011 of sexually assaulting former patients. After the criminal case, which found the defendant guilty and issued 14 consecutive life sentences, a civil class action was initiated to recover damages for … Continued