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Representative Cases Of A Military Medical Malpractice Attorney
In order to provide you with a deeper insight into the kinds of cases handled by a military medical malpractice lawyer at Swartz & Reed, we have compiled some examples of the cases we have handled in the past.
We invite you to browse the following representative cases to find out how our firm has helped current and former military personnel and their families obtain fair and reasonable compensation for medical-related injuries and fatalities.
Note: The Examples above are some of the military medical malpractice cases we have handled in the past. Case outcomes and results depend upon many factors that are unique to each case. Past results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any future case undertaken by Swartz & Reed. These examples merely provide a framework for understanding the kinds of cases we undertake.
Other medical negligence cases handled by Swartz & Reed, not against the United States
- Paralysis caused by failure of emergency staff to respond to hospitalized patient for 22 minutes
- Death of mother following birth of her first child due to undiagnosed necrotizing fasciitis, which is rapid tissue death caused by a bacterial infection
- Death of young mother due to failure to diagnose a bleeding cerebral aneurysm (aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage)
- Replacement of both hips due to a vascular necrosis caused by excessive steroid treatment
- Death caused by AIDS resulting from HIV-tainted blood used for a transfusion
- Unnecessary hysterectomy resulting from misdiagnosing the severity of uterine fibroids
- Unnecessary hysterectomy caused by misdiagnosis of benign ovarian tumor as cancer
- Death of 11-year-old child caused by failure to diagnose a vascular malformation in the brain
- Death of 32-year old woman caused by a failure to diagnose and treat a heart attack in the ER
- Death of unborn child caused by eclampsia (toxemia) of pregnancy
- Death of young woman due to a failure to diagnose and treat preeclampsia of pregnancy
- Cerebral palsy and brain damage because the baby was not delivered in a timely fashion
- Negligent Obstetrical management of shoulder dystocia (shoulders too large to pass thru the birth canal) resulting in brachial plexus injury, loss of use of arm
- Massive infection from common bile duct injury during cholecystectomy (gall bladder removal surgery)
- Death from lung cancer resulted from negligent reading of chest x-rays by family doctor who failed to obtain a review of the films by a radiologist
- Failure to timely diagnose nasopharyngeal cancer results in spread of the tumor into the skull
- Loss of testicle resulting from failure to diagnose and treat testicular torsion
- Death resulting from failure to diagnose an abdominal aortic aneurysm by radiologist
- Death resulting from failure to diagnose cerebral subarachnoid hemorrhage from aneurysm
- Suicide death of patient who was hospitalized for depression but not placed on "suicide watch"
- Uterine rupture during labor while attempting vaginal delivery after four prior Cesarean sections
- Paralysis resulting from inadequate blood and tissue oxygenation