Case Study 3 – Diminishing Returns

DEFENDANT A physician in Florida was sued for a missed diagnosis. He was not a member of Medical Justice at the time he was sued. PLAINTIFF’S EXPERT Early in the case, testimony from the plaintiff’s expert suggested a strong case of obvious negligence and plaintiff’s...

Case Study 1 – Smoking Gun

DEFENDANT The defendant in this case is a plan member and a spine surgeon who was sued for issues related to placement of spinal instrumentation for a cervical fracture. The patient had no neurological deficits and the instrumentation was placed according to the...

Case Study 2 – Unqualified Opinion, Anyone?

DEFENDANT Eleven physicians and a hospital were sued individually for care rendered to a patient with acute fulminant pancreatitis. This medical malpractice case had been terminated prior to purchase of Medical Justice membership. PLAINTIFF’S EXPERT The expert hired...

Case Study 4 – Beware of Dog

DEFENDANT The defendant was a general surgeon who was not a plan member at the time the medical malpractice suit was filed. He presented to Medical Justice with an open case. This physician was being sued for failure to “fish out” a small gallstone that had dropped...

How to Overcome an Attorney Out for Blood

The Challenge: An unhappy ex-patient (who happens to be an attorney) threatened legal action against a surgeon. This ex-patient attempted to coerce other patients into posting inciting reviews on Yelp. The review not only promised legal action but solicited others to...

Zero to Hero

The Challenge: Ever see those employment listings for an entry-level position that requires “2 years of experience?”  How can you get a job that requires experience when you don’t have any? What about qualifying for a home or auto loan with little to no credit...