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Med supply firm sues competitor to stop false designation of origin.
ATEK medical manufacturing, a Minnesota corporation, d/b/a, ATEK medical, is filing suit against Georgia corporation ATEK medical, for unfair competition, false designation or origin, and trademark infringement. The suit alleges defendant operates a website, atekmed.com, which offers medical device installation, de-installation, and calibration, employing a logo deceptively similar to plaintiff's capitalized ATEK and lower-case word medical. Price: $10
X-ray protection accessories being infringed.
Mississippi-based Worldwide Innovations & Technologies, Inc. and Angio Systems, Inc. are filing suit against Microtek medical, Inc. and Aadco medical, Inc., alleging defendants are infringing plaintiff's worldwide RADPAD trademark relating to x-ray protection accessories for medical use in International Class 9. Price: $10
Relief sought in suit over CPR chest compression monitor.
Laerdal medical AS and Laerdal medical Corporation, of New York, are filing suit against Zoll medical Corporation, seeking declaratory judgment that they are not infringing any patents for the plaintiff's CPR chest compression monitor. Price: $10
There can be only one Bala Medical Associates, says suit.
Pennsylvania corporation Bala medical Associates is filing suit against Bala Cynwyd medical Associates Clinical Care Associates of the University of Pennsylvania Health Center, alleging defendant?s mark infringes on plaintiff?s trademark for competing medical services in the same location and building. Price: $10
Reliant alleges infringement of their Fraxel medical laser trademark.
Reliant Technologies, of California, is filing suit against Mark Sachs and Downtown medical, alleging infringement of their Fraxel trademarks for medical lasers. Price: $10
Patent infringement alleged in suit over medical heating systems.
medical Solutions is filing suit against C Change Surgical in the District of Columbia, for patent infringement of plaintiff's heating systems for medical fluids and equipment. Price: $10
Spring Valley Medical Center sued by employee fired due to medical history.
Patrice Dodson, a resident of Nevada, is filing suit against Valley Health System, Spring Valley Hospital medical Center and Ahsan Azim, M.D., for intentional infliction of emotional distress and invasion of right of privacy and intrusion upon seclusions, alleging Dodson lost her job, as a unit coordinator in the labor and delivery department for the Spring Valley medical Center, after seeking medical attention for dizziness, chest pains and other symptoms while at work. The suit alleges Azim improperly disclosed plaintiff's medical information to their employer, causing plaintiff to lose her job. Price: $10
Reliance Medical Products sues Medical Technology Industries over adjustable chair.
Relliance medical Products, an Ohio corporation, is filing suit against medical Technology Industries, for patent infringing of plaintiff's adjustable chair with programmable control switches. Price: $10
Med Center sued after exam tables collapses beneath patient.
Jon Vavrek, of Nevada, is filing suit against A.L. Pollard Rainbow medical Center-East and Profex medical Products, alleging he was injured when the exam table on which he was seated collapsed. Price: $10
Pulmonetic Systems claims patent infringement.
Delaware corporation Pulmonetic System is filing suit against VersaMed medical Systems, alleging defendant sells medical ventilator devices that infringe on plaintiff's patented exhalation valve. Price: $10
Suit claims competitors copied medical supplier's website.
Quality medical Supplies, a Nevada corporation, is filing suit against Ecom Merchandise and Ecomsolutions of NY, alleging defendants operate medical supply websites that are identical copies of plaintiff's website. Price: $10
Philips Medical System sued for firing woman who was told to take time off by her doctor.
Trina Baynes, of Georgia, is filing suit against Philips medical Systems, alleging she was fired for abandoning her job when in reality she was told to stop working by her doctors, as her medical condition was being worsened by the stress. Price: $10
Medical recordkeeping compliance materials being infringed, says suit by Briggs.
Briggs medical Service Company, of Louisiana, is filing suit against Amedisys, alleging infringement of Briggs' copyrighted medical recordkeeping compliance materials. Price: $10
Nobel laureate sues company for copying his invention.
Nobel Laureate and medical practitioner Barry James Marshall and MedQuest Pty are filing a patent infringement suit against Ballard medical Products for the unauthorized use of its method for diagnosing gastrointestinal disorders involving urease. Price: $10
Competitor implies endorsement of weight loss doctor.
SM Licensing Corporation, of Florida, is filing suit against U.S. medical Care Holdings and Dr. Sasson Moulavi, alleging infringement by US medical of SM's renowned and federally registered trademarks Diegal and Dr. Siegal, in relation to weight loss goods. Price: $10
Relief sought in suit over medical record storage system.
i3Archive and National Digital medical Archive, both Pennsylvania corporations, are filing suit against InSite One, for declaratory relief that plaintiffs' medical record and image storage and retrieval system does not infringe on defendant's Jamroga patent. Price: $10
DUSA sues over patent infringement of photochemotherapeutic methods.
DUSA Pharmaceuticals, of New Jersey, and Queen's University at Kingston are filing suit against David Verebelyi, M.D. and Azure medical, dba Azure medical Spa, alleging infringement of their patent for various photochemotherapeutic methods. Price: $10
Sunrise medical sued for infringing patent for actuators.
Lautzenhiser Technologies, of Indiana, is filing suit against Sunrise medical HHG , dba Sunrise medical, alleging infringement of their patent for electronic controls for linear and rotary actuators by Sunrise. Price: $10
Artists sues publisher for unauthorized use of ten of her drawings.
medical Illustrator Hilda Muinos is filing suit against New York-based HarperCollins Publishers, alleging defendant reproduced and distributed ten of plaintiff's medical illustrations in defendant's best-selling cancer book, Choices. Price: $10
Woman sues USA for damages in fall in front of Veteran's Department building.
Rhetta Piett is filing suit against the United States of America Department of Veterans Affairs medical Center for injuries sustained when she tripped and fell due to a hole in the sidewalk adjacent to the medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Price: $10
University of PA sued after man crashes into traffic barrel.
Werner Enterprises is suing the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania d/b/a University of Pennsylvania medical Center for medical malpractice. Werner's employee, a truck driver, hit a construction barrel on the highway. The barrel struck a pedestrian who sought medical care, specifically, back surgery from defendants. The back surgery was performed between C5-C6 instead of C4-C5, where the damaged spine was. Werner alleges that the defendant's are jointly liable for the damages Werner paid to the injured pedestrian. Price: $10
Prostate tumor freezing catheter among devices included in patent infringement suit.
Minnesota based American medical Systems and AMS Research Corporation are suing Celsion Corporation seeking injunctive relief and damages for patent infringement of plaintiff's medical devices including a urethral inserted applicator for prostate hypothermia. Price: $10
Veteran sues USA for inadequate treatment at Vet's hospital.
Maurice Creak, a West Virginia resident, is suing the United States of America seeking damages for additional surgeries and amputation caused defendant's failure to provide adequate medical care and treatment at the Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Veterans Administration medical Center. Price: $10
Emergency room failed to stabilize woman whose emergency worsened.
Elizabeth Christman, of Missouri, is filing suit against Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Anthonyys medical Center, alleging as a direct result of defendantts failure to treat and stabilize Christman when she presented at the emergency room, her medical condition dramatically worsened. Price: $10
Relief sought in suit over Surgisis SLR.
Indiana-based Cook Biotech Incorporated and Cook medical Incorporated are filing suit against Synovis Life Technologies, Inc., seeking declaratory judgment that their Surgisis SLR medical product infringes defendant's patent. Price: $10
Analogic and B-K Medical sued by VA patient treated with unsterilized biopsy equipment.
Lloyd Foster, a resident of Tennessee, is filing suit against the United States of America, B-K medical Systems and the Analogic Corporation for negligence, medical malpractice, and other claims, alleging plaintiff tested positive for Hepatitis C after undergoing a prostate biopsy where the equipment was not adequately sterilized and disinfected. Price: $10
Law firm sued for lousy legal representation.
James Eddings, Galt medical Litigation Trust, and Xentek medical, all of Texas, are filing suit against Glast, Phillips & Murray, Richard Young, and John Thomas, alleging defendants failed to exercise ordinary care when representing Eddings in a lawsuit Price: $10
Hospital sued for not fully evaluating woman during ER visit.
Lisa Bennett, as administratrix of the state of Ann Hall, is filing suit against Kent County Memorial Hospital, Michael Quas, M. James, et al., alleging Hall presented to the hospital with an emergency medical condition but was not given an appropriate medical screening. This led to her death. Price: $10
Overland Medical Center sued by visitor who slipped in pedestrian tunnel.
Edith McAllister is filing suit against Kansas corporation Midwest Division-OPRMC, dba, Overland Park Regional medical Center and Grubb & Ellis Management Services, et al., alleging plaintiff slipped and fell in water on the floor of an underground pedestrian tunnel, connecting medical buildings. Price: $10
St. Jude sued by cardiologist for copying patented pace maker.
Dr. Raul Chirife, a cardiologist, is filing suit against St. Jude medical Inc., PaceSetter, dba, St. Jude medical Cardiac Rhythm Management Division, et al., alleging defendants attempted to unlawfully patent plaintiff's cardiac pacemaker with automatic programming within heart. Price: $10
Bolivar Hospital sued after woman dies from misdiagnosis.
Bridget Hunter, of Mississippi, on behalf of the estate of Doria Hunter, deceased, is filing suit against RHC-Cleveland, dba Bolivar medical Center and Dr. Greg Downing, alleging she was misdiagnosed by Downing when she presented at the medical clinic with shortness of breath and blackout spells. Price: $10
Man sues after wife dies from operation by unlicensed person.
Donald Wilkerson, of Virginia, is filing suit against Tasha Christian and Rita medical Systems, Inc., alleging plaintiff's decedent, Sandra Wilkerson, died at the Duke University medical Center. Her injuries and death were allegedly caused by an individual unlicensed to practice medicine in North Carolina Price: $10
Newport TV and WKRC sued by doctor falsely accused of medical grievance.
Douglas Rank, M.D., is filing suit against Newport Television and Rich Jaffe, an employee of WKRC-TV Cincinnati for invasion of privacy, defamation, and other claims, alleging Rank was forced to close his Kentucky medical practice due to inaccurate reporting, done by defendants, on an alleged grievance with the medical licensure board. Price: $10
Medical line anchoring systems infringed by “The Bone.”
Venetec International, a Delaware corporation, is filing suit against Nexus medical, alleging, Nexus' “The Bone” anchoring device for catheters infringes on Venetec's patented medical line anchoring system. Price: $10
Doctor claims his lawyer set up illegal deal to buy nuclear isotopes with buyer of his practice.
Lawrence Satin, M.D., of Florida, is filing suit against Susan Rotbert, Esq., Samek and Rotbert, and McmIllan Metro, alleging the attorney set up an illegal arrangement whereby the buyer of Satin's radiological medical practice would purchase banned material using Satin's medical license. Price: $10
Woman sues insurance company for not properly examining her before rejecting her claim for disability.
California resident Melanie Fine is filing suit against the INA Life Insurance Company for New York after it denied her disability claim. The suit alleges that defendant based its decision solely on paper review of Fine's medical records and without obtaining an independent medical examination. Price: $10
Sony seeks relief from possible suit over game trademarks.
Sony Computer Entertainment America, of Delaware, is filing suit against American medical Response, alleging their driving simulation software Gran Turismo 4 The Real Driving Simulator does not infringe on defendant's trademarks used in their game American medical Response. Price: $10
Suit claims medical center had no evacuation plan before Hurricane Katrina.
Louisiana resident Elizabeth Dannel, individually and on behalf of Rodney Dannel, Sr., is filing a class action lawsuit against Tenet Mid-City medical, d/b/a, Lindy Boggs medical Center, on behalf of those who were damaged due to defendant?s negligence in failing to provide transportation to remove patients from the premises before Hurricane Katrina. Price: $10
Wal-Mart sued after refusing to pay medical bills of injured worker.
Joanna Leisure is suing Wal-Mart Stores and American Home Assurance seeking to recover damages for medical expenses for a work related injury. Leisure alleges that defendant refused to pay reasonable medical expenses because they felt she had not been injured while working, which necessitated her to file a workers compensation claim. Price: $10
Collection Agency sued for harassing woman about her hospital bill.
Tennessee resident Lisa Dellinger is filing suit against Revenue Recovery, alleging defendant violated fair debt collection practices by threatening and misrepresenting the intent to sue plaintiffs for a medical bill from the University of Tennessee medical Center for the treatment of Cushing's disease, an endocrine condition caused by tumors on the adrenal cortex. Price: $10
Competitor sued for selling unauthorized medical products using patented technology.
Pressure Products medical Supplies is filing a patent infringement suit against Enpath medical, alleging defendant manufactures and sells unauthorized valved introducer products, including the FlowGuard Valved Peelable Introducer, which infringe on plaintiff's splittable hemostatic valve and sheath. Price: $10
Attorneys sued by man for legal malpractice.
Douglas Kramer is filing suit against Rhonda Couch, Philip Goldsmith, and Lennard, Graham & Goldsmith, alleging legal malpractice against defendants in their action taken regarding plaintiff's medical malpractice case. The suit came after plaintiff was injured during a medical examination. Price: $10
Trade dress suit filed over orange colored medical masks.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation and Kimberly-Clark Worldwide are filing suit against Valumax International, alleging defendant's orange disposable medical face masks infringe on plaintiff's orange design trademark and trade dress of medical masks. Price: $10
Purple rubber gloves are very distinctive. Competitor needs to stop making knock-offs of product.
Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, a Georgia-based corporation, is filing suit against Innovative Healthcare Corporation, alleging defendant is infringing on the distinctive trade dress of plaintiff's color purple Nitrile-Xtra protective gloves for medical professionals by importing and selling purple gloves to medical, dental, and industrial markets. Price: $10
Sparks Medical Center sued by visitor who fell five floors in Kone elevator.
Judy Purdom and Vickie Clawson, residents of Oklahoma, are filing suit against Kone, Sparks Regional medical Center and Sparks Regional medical Center of Fort Smith, alleging plaintiffs were visiting a relative at the hospital when the Kone elevator fell, uncontrolled, approximately five floors due to improper manufacture, design, installation, or maintenance. Price: $10
State Farm Mutual sues driver and hospital to recover benefits paid to policy holder.
State Farm Mutual Auto Insurance, on behalf of Linda and Curtis Sapp, are filing suit against Clarence Stinson, Greenwood LeFlore Hostital, and the Grenada Lake medical Center, et al., to recover medical expenses related to the treatment of injuries plaintiff Linda Sapp suffered when her State Farm Insured vehicle was struck by Stinson. Price: $10
Lawsuits filed over FEMA's handling of transportation of evacuees during Hurricane Katrina.
Edward Cherrie, Jr., is filing suit against FEMA, Kenyon International Emergency Services, Federal Disaster Mortuary Operations Response Team, The State of Louisiana, and Dr. Louis Cataldie, on behalf of himself and others who were transported by defendants to the New Orleans Convention Center (The Superdome) during Hurricane Katrina. Individuals died and disappeared as a result of defendant's negligence in transporting people to the Superdome and a medical triage area at the Louis Armstrong Airport and medical facilities. Price: $10
Malicious prosecution alleged in suit over dialysis clinic.
West Virginia resident John Wolfe and Wolfe Construction Company are filing suit against National medical Care, dba, Fresenius medical Care for malicious prosecution and abuse of process, alleging Fresenius sued Wolfe and Wolfe's client, alleging Wolfe violated copyright laws by constructing a dialysis clinic for a competitor using technical drawings similar to those used for Fresenius' clinics. Price: $10
Trade dress copied from TV commercials for hair loss treatment.
David Kent, D.O., DMK medical, d/b/a medical Hair Loss Centers, and Lifestyle Lift of Michigan are suing Hair Loss Treatment Centers and Cozmedic Surgery Associates, seeking damages for trademark infringement and unfair competition. Kent alleges that defendants directly copied the trade dress and trademarks in Kent's TV advertisements for cool laser hair loss treatment. Price: $10
Collection Associates and Indiana hospital sued in class action by inmates billed for medical expenses.
Ronald Michaels, on behalf of other Indiana inmate, is filing suit against Collection Associates, Floyd Memorial Hospital, and Southern Indiana Anesthesia Consultants, et al., for fraud, violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, and Unjust enrichment, on behalf on himself and other inmates who were wrongfully charged for medical services received while incarcerated. The suit alleges Indiana law provides medical funding for inmates and limits the co-payment for uninsured inmates to $15. Price: $10
Ex-employee sued for stealing trademark slogan after being fired for having child porn on his computer.
Guardian Alarm Company of Michigan and Guardian medical Monitoring are suing Jeffrey Prough and Critical Signals Technologies, alleging defendant Prough adopted plaintiff's trademark Virtually There Care. This occurred after he was terminated from his position as president of Guardian Alarm and Guardian medical. Defendant had illegal pornographic material of children on his work computer; he converted over $100,000 in company funds for his personal use; and also took possession of plaintiff's company corvette. Price: $10
Mennonite General Hospital sued for failing to treat pregnant patient whose child died.
Hazel Vazquez, a minor, through Raul and Lucy Vazquez Rivera are filing suit against The Mennonite General Hospital and Eduardo Gomez-Torres, et al., for medical malpractice and violation of the Emergency medical Treatment and Active Labor Act, alleging Vazquez arrived at defendant's hospital complaining of third trimester bleeding. The suit alleges defendants improperly discharged plaintiff without proper treatment, which caused plaintiff's child to die due to respiratory failure shortly after the premature cesarean delivery at another hospital. Price: $10
Widow sues medical center after husband dies form Legionnaires Disease.
North Carolina resident Anne Wolf is filing suit against Western Forge Corporation, on behalf of the estate of John Wolf. Decedent Wolf had been receiving occupational therapy and medical treatment at the Murphy medical Center, which is adjacent to the water cooling towers at defendant's manufacturing facility. Wolf, a 68 year old lung cancer survivor, contracted the fatal Legionnaire's disease as a result of his frequent visits to the area near defendant's plant where the deadly legionella bacteria had been growing in the cooling towers. Price: $10
USA sued for death of low-security inmate.
Lauren Breen, as the Administrator of the estate of Christopher Breen, deceased, is filing suit against The United States of America, alleging decedent suffered a medical emergency during a cell count, but the physician continued to count instead of bringing a defibrillator, although decedent's cell-mate altered the physician about the emergency. The suit alleges decedent had a clogged valve that was not treated at the Allenwood, PA correctional facility. Defendant also misplaced key medical equipment that could have saved decedent's life. Price: $10
Knapp Medical Center sued by family of patient who suffered fatal blood clot.
Gloria Longoria, et al., on behalf of the estate of, Juana Longoria, deceased, are filing suit against Texas resident Judith Oppenhein, M.D., and James Summersett, CEO of the Knapp medical Center, alleging decedent Longoria died while in the care of defendants, after she was ambulanced to the medical center complaining of acute chest pain, dizziness, and light-headedness. The suit alleges defendants failed to diagnose bleeding in decedent's brain before administering anesthesia. Decedent never awoke, due to a massive blood clot in her brain. Price: $10
Vet sues for failure to diagnose schizophrenia.
Oscar Thomas, a resident and retiree of the US Army, is suing The Secretary of Veterans Affairs, The Department of Veterans Affairs, and the U.S.A. alleging deprivation of constitutional rights and privileges, conspiracy to depriving personas of equal protection of the laws, intentional infliction of emotional distress, defamation, gross negligence, medical negligence, legal misconduct, mail and wire fraud, for failing to diagnose and warn him of the serious medical condition Schizophrenia with slight social and industrial impairment. Thomas seeks punitive damages of and compensatory damages. Price: $10
Hospital sued failing to appropriately treat man who died from heart disease.
Pennsylvania resident Aaron Kauffman, administrator of the estate of John Kauffman, III deceased, is filing suit against Pamela Franz, M.D., Stephen Spencer, M.D. and the Pottstown Memorial medical Center, et al., for negligence alleging decent died due to inadequate medical attention. The suit alleges decedent went to the emergency room complaining of chest pains and defendant failed to perform an electrocardiogram or blood work, instead ordering decedent to have a psychiatric evaluation. Kauffman died from thickening of the blood vessels and heart muscles seven hours after being discharged. Price: $10
USA sued by civilian physician harassed by supervisor at Air Force clinic.
Jane Frances Akpamgbo, M.D., and Michael Emeka Akpamgbo, M.D., citizens of Nigeria and residents of Washington, are filing suit against the United States of America, alleging plaintiff Jane Frances was subjected to harassment and degrading and humiliating treatment by Lt. Col Robby Riddle, plaintiff's supervisor at the Fairchild Air Force Base clinic. The suit alleges defendant made intimidating and degrading comments on a daily basis, questioning plaintiff's medical opinion and bringing in basic medical textbooks and information printed off of the internet. Price: $10
Woman sues after her husband dies while in custody of Oklahoma Sheriff.
Karen Box as a representative of the estate of Ralph Edwin Shafer, decedent is suing the Oklahoma County Board of County Commissioners, and the Oklahoma county Sheriff's Office for the wrongful death of decedent while in defendant's care at the Oklahoma county Detention Facility. Box alleges that the defendants were aware of her father pre-existing medical conditions, including diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Defendant's negligence lead to the decedent health deterioration and eventual death by failing to provide timely and adequate medical care. Price: $10
Nurses sue medical center over lack of emergency evacuation plans during Hurricane Katrina.
Nurses Pamela Mathews, Danielle Townsend, Cindy Bray and Ann DeRitter, et al., are filing suit against Tenant Healthsystem Memorial medical, d/b/a, Memorial medical Center. The suit alleges the hospital advised its nurses to bring their families with them during their shifts for the duration of Hurricane Katrina. The hospital had developed a hurricane manual, but the manual failed to have a plan for evacuating if the surrounding area was flooded, as was the case during Katrina. Plaintiffs and their families was taken form the hospital by a staff boat, they were dropped off at a street corner where they waited for vehicles to given them a ride. Price: $10
Family of transgender man sues California State Prisons for wrongful death.
Minors Alexandra Dorris and Jonathan Chappell, through Luellar and Doronica Johnson, are filing suit against the State of California Department of Corrections, High Desert State Prison, alleging plaintiff Alexandra and Jonathanns father, a transgender individual, was beaten and denied medical treatment while incarcerated at the State Prison. The suit alleges defendant failed to segregate decedent due to his special needs, and then denied him medical treatment for severe injuries and head wounds after he was beaten by inmates. Decedent died after he was transferred to a hospital and induced into a coma. Price: $10
Indianapolis PD sued for illegally searching home and arresting man on false charges.
Robert Butler, a resident of Indiana, is filing suit against, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Corrections Corporation of America, and Officers Glen Schmidt and Jason Barber, et al., for false arrest, withholding of exculpatory evidence, illegal search and seizure, and interference with serious medical needs. The suit alleging defendants Schmidt and Barber illegally searched plaintiff's home and recovered a gun. The officers then fabricated a story that plaintiff threatened his girlfriend and her son with a gun, in order to have plaintiff charged with intimidation, pointing a firearm and criminal recklessness. While plaintiff was incarcerated he was denied medical attention for a seizure disorder and then given the incorrect medication. Price: $10
Independence Medical trademark being infringed, says suit by RGH Enterprises.
RGH Enterprises, of Ohio, is filing suit against Soporex Respiratory, alleging infringement of their Independence medical. Price: $10
Patient First says no to Patients 1st.
Patient First, of Virginia, is filing suit against Patients 1st medical Equipment Company, alleging infringement of their trademark. Price: $10
There can be only one Intel, says suit against Intell.
Intel Corporation, of Delaware, is filing suit against Intell medical Services, alleging infringement of their trademark. Price: $10
Patent for multilumen catheter being infringed, says Medical Components.
medical Components, of Pennsylvania, is filing suit against AngioDynamics, alleging AD's multilumen catheters infringe MC's patent for same. Price: $10
There can be only one Med-IQ says suit.
Med-IQ, of Maryland, is filing suit against Hudson medical Communications and MedIQ Research and Education, alleging infringement of their Med-IQ trademarks. Price: $10
Medtronic sues over stent, catheter patent infringment.
Medtronic and Evysio, of Minnesota, are filing suit against Cordis Corporation, alleging infringement of various medical supplies like stents and catheters. Price: $10
DR Systems alleges infringement of their patent for manipulating medical images.
DR Systems, of California, is filing suit against Emageon, ERAD and Novarad, alleging infringement of their patent for manipulating medical images. Price: $10
Cardinal Health alleges infringement of their patent for a disposable medicalgown.
Cardinal Health 200, of Illinois, is filing suit against Salus Corp., alleging infringement of their patent for a disposable medical gown. Price: $10
Doctor claims infringement of his patent for guiding catheters.
Jan Voda, M.D., of Oklahoma, is filing suit against Merit medical Systems, alleging infringement of their patents for guiding catheters for use in coronary angioplasty. Price: $10
Suit claims infringement of patent by optical character recognition apparatus.
Ventana medical Systems is filing suit against Vision Biosystems, of Massachusetts, alleging patent infringement by defendant's apparatus known as Bond OCR. Price: $10
Suit by Cytologix alleges infringement of patent for Microsoft slide staining.
Cytologix Corporation, of Massachusetts, is filing suit against Ventana medical Systems, alleging infringement of their patent for microscope slide staining. Price: $10
Cytologix claims their patent for slide staining is being infringed.
Cytologix Corporation, of Arizona, is filing suit against Ventana medical Systems, alleging infringement of their patent for slide staining technology Price: $10
Patent for hemodialysis being infringed, says suit.
Baxter International, of Illinois, is filing suit against Fresenius medical Care Holdings, alleging infringement of their patent for hemodialysis machines. Price: $10
NuTech Medical sued for infringing patent for drill guide.
Orthopedic Development Corporation, of Florida, is filing suit against Nufix and Nutech medical, alleging infringement of their patent for a drill guide. Price: $10
Aramark sued for leaving med center floors slippery after waxing them.
Gail Habluetzel, of Kansas, is filing suit against Aramark Management, alleging she fell on a freshly moped floor at her job at a medical center. Price: $10
Easystand trademark infringed by competitor says Altimate Medical.
Minnesota-based Altimate medical is filing suit against EZ Way, alleging infringement of their Easystand trademark for a sit to stand aid for people needing help standing due to age or health. Price: $10
Patent for body passageway closure apparatus being infringed, says suit by inventor.
Dr. Paul Teirstein, of California, is filing suit against AGA medical Corporation, alleging infringement of his patent for body passageway closure apparatus and method of use. Price: $10
Gyrus Medical sued for infringing electrosurgical cutting method.
Arthrocare Corporation, of Delaware, is filing suit against Gyrus medical, alleging infringement of their patent for system and method for electrosurgical cutting and ablation. Price: $10
DR Systems alleges infringement of their patent for manipulating medical images.
DR Systems, of California, is filing suit against Lake Forest Hospital, alleging infringement of their patent for organizing, resenting and manipulating medical images. Price: $10
University of Pittsburgh claims patent infringement of radiation therapy technology.
University of Pittsburgh, of Pennsylvania, is filing suit against Varian medical Systems, alleging infringement of plaintifffs image-guided radiation therapy technology. Price: $10
USA sued by vet who was never advised of the results of his medical tests.
Glendal Bellou, of Kentucky, is filing suit against United States of America, alleging he was never advised of the results of medical testing performed at the Veteran's Administration. Price: $10
Gardens Court sued by man whose bed collapsed.
Thomas Capozio, of Florida, is filing suit against Gardens Court medical Investors, alleging he was injured when his bed fell back and collapsed as it was being raised by an employee. Price: $10
Relief sought by Branan Medical in dispute over drug screening.
Branan medical Corporation, of Nevada, is filing suit against Sun Biomedical Laboratories, seeking declaratory judgment that they are not infringing Sun's patents for drug screening devices. Price: $10
Vygon alleges infringement of their patent for unitary composite connector for liquid circuit.
Vygon, of Delaware, is filing suit against Rymed Technologies, alleging infringement of their patent for unitary composite connector for a liquid circuit for medical applications. Price: $10
Providence Veteran's Med Center sued by woman who slipped by leaky vending machine.
Josephine Tarvis, of Rhode Island, is filing suit against Providence Veteran's medical Center, alleging she slipped and fell by a leaky vending machine. Price: $10
ThermalScalpel sues over infringement of their heated scalpel patent.
ThermalScalpel, of Texas, is filing suit against Medtronic, St. Jude medical center, et al., alleging infringement of their patent for electrically heated surgical cutting instrument. Price: $10
Patent for applying energy to biological tissue being infringed, says VNus Medical.
VNus medical Technologies, of California, is filing suit against Total Vein Solutions, alleging infringement of their patent for applying energy to biological tissue. Price: $10
University of Pittsburgh alleges infringement of patent for diagnosis patent.
University of Pittsburgh, of Pennsylvania, is filing suit against Varian medical Systems, alleging infringement of their patent for apparatus responsive to movement of a patient during treatment/diagnosis. Price: $10
Patent for photo-selective vaporization of prostate tissue being infringed, alleges suit.
American medical Systems and Laserscope are filing suit against Massachusetts-based Biolitec, alleging infringement of their patent for photo-selective vaporization of the prostate and other tissue. Price: $10
Lady of Lourdes sued by worker who had hazardous waste leak onto her desk.
Lisa Gaspard, of Louisiana, is filing suit against Our Lady of Lourdes Regional medical Center, alleging she was exposed to Hepatitis B when hazardous waste leaked onto her desk. Price: $10
THD America sued for infringing patent for ultrasonic Doppler flow detector for hemorrhoid artery ligation.
Agency for medical Innovations, of Massachusetts, is filing suit against THD America, alleging infringement of their patent for ultrasonic Doppler flow detector for hemorrhoid artery ligation. Price: $10
Woman alleges she was fired for having pulmonary embolism.
Cheryl Rankin, of Mississippi, is filing suit against Jackson HMA, dba Central Mississippi medical Center, alleging she was discriminated against due to her disability. Price: $10
Dioptics alleges infringement of their patent for eyeglasses.
Dioptics medical products, of California, is filing suit against Ideavillage Products, dba HD Vision, alleging infringement of their patent for eyeglasses. Price: $10
Data monitoring patent infringed, says suit by Health Hero.
Health Hero Network, of California, is filing suit against Alere medical, alleging infringement of their patent for system and method for monitoring user-related data from a person. Price: $10
Woman injured during visit to mother in hospital.
Pamela Saucer, of California, is filing suit against Saint Francis medical Center, alleging she slipped and fell in a puddle of slippery liquid that had accumulated in the hall of the hospital. Price: $10
Rymed says their patent for composite connector being infringed.
Rymed Technologies, of Tennessee, is filing suit against Laboratories Pharmaceutiques Vygon, alleging infringement of their patent for unitary composite connector for a liquid circuit for medical applications. Price: $10
Farm Bureau Mutual says insurance policy didn't cover assault.
Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance of Arkansas is filing suit against Travis Farriester, Tim Roberts, et al., alleging they are not responsible for the claims made against them for reimbursement of assault's medical costs. Price: $10
Wal-Mart Stores sued by shopper injured by broken grocery bag.
Janice Anderson, a resident of Indiana, is filing suit against Wal-Mart Stores, alleging plaintiff lost wages and incurred medical expenses after a bag of groceries broke when she picked it up. Price: $10
Bioletic alleges Vnus patents are invalid.
Bioletic, of Massachusetts, is filing suit against Vnus medical Technologies, seeking declaratory judgment that they are not infringing Vnus patents because they are invalid. Price: $10
BSN Medical seeks relief in dispute over Andover Healthcare trademarks.
BSN medical, of North Carolina, is filing suit against Andover Healthcare, seeking declaratory judgment that Andover's trademarks are invalid and therefore BSN is not violating them. Price: $10
Stat sues Gluco Perfect for infringing single-use lancet patent.
Stat medical Devices, of Florida, is filing suit against Gluco Perfect, alleging infringement of Stat's patent for a single use lancet assembly. Price: $10
Dis-Harmony over medical lighting trademark.
Steris, of Delaware, is filing suit against Arch Lighting Group, alleging infringement of Sterisss trademark Harmony, in connection with medical lighting. Price: $10
Trademark infringement alleged by Spa MD.
La Jolla Spa MD, Inc., of California, is filing suit against Marie Reyes Holdings, LP, Angel Reyes, III, et al., alleging defendants are infringing on their Spa, MD trademark in use for medical spas. Price: $10
Cargill refused to pay bills for on-the-job injury, says woman.
Penny Raymie, of Iowa, is filing suit against Cargill Meat Solutions, alleging Cargill refused to pay medical bills associated with injuries that happened on the job. Price: $10
Red Cross sued for not maintaining standards of medical treatment.
Patricia Fralick, a New York resident, is filing suit against Chautauqua County Chapter of American National Red Cross for failing to maintain the accepted standards of medical care and treatment. Price: $10
Woman slips in puddle on floor of Wal-Mart.
Terry Drake is suing Wal-Mart seeking damages for medical expenses and pain and suffering for injuries sustained when she fell due to a puddle on the floor of the Haute Terre, Indiana store. Price: $10
Monster Cable sued for copying RF transmitters.
Aerielle is filing suit against Texas corporation Monster Cable Products, for patent infringement of plaintiff's battery operated RF transmitter for headphones with RF receivers on portable medical devices. Price: $10
Insurance company sued after stopping payments.
Martin Ingraham, of Pennsylvania, is filing suit against Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, alleging defendant refused to pay for further treatment after initially covering her wage losses and medical bills. Price: $10
Argentum claims infringement of their patent for multilayer conductive appliance with analgesic properties being infringed.
Argentum medical, of Illinois, is filing suit against Noble Biomaterials and Derma Sciences, alleging infringement of their patent for multilayer conductive appliance having wound healing and analgesic properties. Price: $10
Kansas City Southern Railway sued by man after a career of injuries catches up to him.
Archie Keeton, of Mississippi, is filing suit against Kansas City Southern Railway, alleging his years of labor for the rail company has caused him to suffer numerous medical maladies. Price: $10
Lawyer sued for ignoring case until statute of limitations expired.
Agnes Wadlington, as administratrix of the estate of Lavonda Torrain, deceased, is filing suit against James Rolshouse, alleging the attorneys ignored their claim for medical negligence until it was too late to retain another attorney. Price: $10
USA sued by patient who fell off of MRI machine at VA Medical Center.
Charles Cooley, a resident of New York, is filing suit against The United States of America, alleging Colley fell over the side of an MRI table at the Northport VA medical Center, as he was trying to climb on without assistance. Price: $10
Inverness alleges infringement of their patent for immunoassay test device.
Inverness medical Innovations and New Jersey-based Church & Dwight is filing suit against Orasure Technologies, alleging infringement of their patent for a test device for colored particle immunoassay. Price: $10
Nurses sue Compass Vision for false positive drug tests.
Deborah Smith and Jennifer McKee, of California, are filing suit against Compass Vision and National medical services, alleging they received false positive results for alcohol consumption. Price: $10
Woman sues Southern NH Med Center after phlebotomist conducts bogus pelvic exam.
Winter Moore, of Massachusetts, is filing suit against Southern New Hampshire medical Center and Mark Rockwood, alleging a doctor sexually assaulted her while he conducted a bogus "pelvic exam". Price: $10
St. Jude alleges infringement of their patent for inserting a vessel plug into a patient's body.
St. Jude medical Center, of Minnesota, is filing suit against Access Closure, alleging infringement of their patent for insertion assembly and method of inserting a vessel plug into the body of a patient. Price: $10
Healthways alleges infringement of their patent for computerized medical diagnostic and treatment advice system.
Tennessee-based Healthways and Robert Bosch North America are filing suit against Alere, alleging infringement of their patent for computerized medical diagnostic and treatment advice system. Price: $10
Becton, Dickenson alleges infringement of patent for retractable needle.
Becton, Dickinson and Company and MDC Investment Holdings, are filing suit against Retractable Technologies, alleging infringement of their patent for medical devices with retractable needle. Price: $10
Man sues Aramark after falling in medical center.
Glenn Eckert is filing suit against Aramark Food Service Corporation, and Sodexho Management, after he slipped and fell at the Saint Vincent Catholic medical Center in New York, maintained by defendants. Price: $10
USA sued by man who fell in parking lot of medical center.
Ardys Akers is filing suit against the United States of America for a broken wrist sustained when she tripped on the edge of uneven sidewalk in-front of defendant's Alaska Native medical Center. Price: $10
Theft of medical journal articles alleged in lawsuit.
Massachusetts-based Blackwell Publishing, Elsevier, and Wiley-Liss are filing suit against Research Associates for unlawfully reproducing and selling articles and features published in plaintiffs' medical journals. Price: $10
USA and VA sued by woman who tripped over uneven sidewalk.
Jacqueline Hilliger is filing suit against the United States of America and the Veterans Administration, alleging she tripped and fell due to raised and uneven sidewalks at defendants' VA medical Center in Northport, New York. Price: $10
Federal inmates sue USA after suffering staph infections.
Calvin Davis, Ricardo Rolon, et al., are filing suit against United States of America, alleging they all developed a methicillin resistant staph infection due to lack of medical isolation cells at the prison. Price: $10
Woman sues Newark Beth Israel after contracting Hep B from blood treatment.
Aikisha Grirffith, a resident of New Jersey, is filing suit against the Newark Beth Israel medical Center, et al., alleging she contracted Hepatitis B after receiving blood transfusions and treatment at defendantts facility. Price: $10
Lipolaser trademark being infringed, says suit by Therapy Products.
Therapy Products, dba Erchonia medical, of Texas, is filing suit against Lionel Bissoon, M.D., dba Mesotherapie & Estetik and Meridian America medicals, alleging infringement of their trade dress and mark, Lipolaser. Price: $10
Tyco sues E-Z-EM for selling patent infringing medical injector systems.
Tyco Healthcare Group and Mallinekrodt, et al., are filing suit against E-Z-EM, alleging defendant sells patented injector system covered by Tycoos medical fluid injector. Price: $10
Attorney sued for blowing medical malpractice case.
James Lucsky, of Connecticut, is filing suit against George Catlett, et al., alleging Catlett failed to successfully prosecute a medical malpractice case for which he had said it was a slam dunk to win. Price: $10
Philips Electronics sues Siemens for selling patent infringing PET scanner.
Koninklijke Philips Electronics is filing suit against Ohio-based Siemens medical Solutions USA, alleging Siemens sells patent infringing Biograph PET and CT scanners. Price: $10
Medical supply company alleges infringement on patents.
W. L. Gore 7 Associates is filing suit against Laboratoire Perouse Implant, alleging it has infringed on plaintiff's patents for medical and surgical prosthetic devices that contain expanded polytetrafluoroethylene, self expanding stents, and preloaded catheters. Price: $10
Medical Center sued by disabled man who tripped over carpet.
Nevada resident Herbert Olson, a disabled man, is filing suit against St. Maryys Regional medical Center and Catholic Health Care West, et al., alleging he tripped and fell over improperly attached carpet. Price: $10
Oasis Motel sued by guest injured on premises.
Tiger Lake is filing suit against North Dakota residents Romy and Skye Thompson, dba, Oasis Motel, alleging plaintiff suffered permanent injuries requiring extensive medical treatment. Price: $10
Patent for hi-tech cancer treatment being infringed, says Asymmetrix.
Asymmetrix, of Massachusetts, is filing suit against BioCare medical, Biosciences, Sigma Chemical, and Santa Cruz Biotechnology, alleging infringement of their patents for antibody-based technologies in the fields of cancer and other diseases. Price: $10
Medicinal marijuana management software being infringed, says Alternative Care Consultants.
Alternative Care Consultants, of California, is filing suit against Text Game Show, Gene Zell, 420 medical Group, Mediplex, et al., alleging their medicinal marijuana treatment software has been infringed by defendants. Price: $10
Man suffers cute paranoia after discovering his medical records were being read by unknown unauthorized people.
Miguel Cruz, of Puerto Rico, is filing suit against USA, alleging his psychiatric records were read by unauthorized personnel at the VA medical Center. He resigned his job and stopped seeing the psychiatrist he had seen for years, causing harm to his mental well-being. Price: $10
Lawsuit alleges PhotoMedex being harassed by RA Medical, while lawsuit being appealed.
PhotoMedex, of Delaware, is filing suit against RA medical Systems and Dean Irwin, seeking declaratory judgment that RA is pursuing an invalid and malicious prosecution for attorney's fees owed from a previous action that is under appeal. Price: $10
Man sues after being hit by forklift in Lowe's parking lot.
Angelo Paccione is suing Lowe's Home Centers for damages for medical expenses and personal injuries caused when he was struck by a forklift in the parking lot of a Lowe's in Brooklyn, New York. Price: $10
Despite company split, trademarks remain in use.
Medworld Group, of Florida, is filing suit against Med-X Corp., alleging trademark infringement of their medical apparatus for testing lumbar muscles. Plaintiff claims MedX does not own the trademark. Price: $10
Info-Hold sues over infringement of patent for on-hold messages.
Info-Hold, of Ohio, is filing suit against Applied medical Technologies, alleging Appliedds production and sales of on-hold messaging systems and methods covered by their patent. Price: $10
Siemens sues over gamma ray detectors that infringe patent.
Siemens medical Solutions, of Pennsylvania, is filing suit against Saint-Gobain Ceramics & Plastics, defendants are making and selling gamma or X-ray detectors that incorporate Siemens patents. Price: $10
Spenco says competitor using trademarks for metatag.
Spenco medical Corporation, of Texas, is filing suit against Edge Marketing, alleging infringement of their trademark Spenco and diversion of web traffic to defendantts website by using Spencoos name as a metatag. Price: $10
Aramark sued by woman who slipped on mopped floor at University of Maryland med center.
Lischell Haries, of Maryland, is filing suit against Aramark Facility Services, alleging she fell on a wet, freshly mopped floor in the lobby of the University of Maryland medical Center. Price: $10
Jersey Shore Med Center sued by man who fell at valet parking station on ice.
David Carpenter, of New Jersey, is filing suit against Jersey Shore University medical Center and Meridian health, alleging he fell at a valet station o an accumulation of ice and snow. Price: $10
PenAdapt shroud infringes patent, says I.C. Medical.
I.C. medical, of Arizona, is filing suit against Medtek, alleging Medtek's PenAdapt shroud infringes IC patents for smoke evacuators that eliminate toxic fumes from electrosurgical pencils. Price: $10
Muslim man treated roughly by employee of hospital after washing feet in the sink of restroom.
Mohammed Hussain, M.D., of Maryland, is filing suit against University of Maryland medical System, alleging he was roughed up after being caught washing his feet in the sink of the hospital rest room. Price: $10
Cardinal Health Alleges infringement of their trademarks.
Cardinal Health, of Ohio, is filing suit against Adenuga Okunuga, dba Cardinal medical Supplies, alleging defendant's use of Cardinal infringes plaintiff's trademarks. Price: $10
Injured woman sues State Farm for expenses incurred in car crash.
Lula Gilchrist is suing State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company seeking to recover medical expenses, wage loss benefits, and prescriptions, incurred as a result of a motor vehicle accident. Price: $10
Sony sued over GT-4 trademarks.
American medical Response is filing suit against Sony Computer Entertainment America, alleging defendant's Gran Turismo 4 or GT-4, a risky driving simulator video game, unlawfully using plaintiff's AMR ambulance trademark. Price: $10
Klein-Becker claims infringement of trade dress for Stri-Vectin-SD.
Klein-Becker USA, of Utah,is filing suit against Collagen Corporation, Doctors Skin care Institute medical Clinic and Leslie Feinstein, alleging defendants are misappropriating KB's protected trade dress for StriVectin-SD. Price: $10
Employee alleges harassment after she took medical leave for operation.
Mary Swingle, of New Jersey, is filing suit against Novo Nordisk, Elizabeth Hillier, Kenneth Holick, Lynn Baker and Judith Andrus, alleging she was harassed and treated with contempt after she took an extended medical leave. Price: $10
J.C. Penney sued by customer who fell while shopping.
Coletta Hribar, a resident of Ohio, is filing suit against J.C. Penney Corporation, alleging plaintiff fell due to a dangerous condition in defendant's store, suffering permanent injuries requiring ongoing medical attention. Price: $10
Suit alleges infringement of patent for radiology interface.
Immersion medical, of Texas, is filing suit against Mentice and Simbionix, alleging infringement of their patent for interventional radiology interface and control input device for interfacing an elongated flexible object with a computer system. Price: $10
USA sued by visitor who slipped on wet floor in VA medical clinic.
Elizabeth Broughton, a Georgia resident, is filing suit against the United States of America and Hilton Head Housecare, LLC, alleging plaintiff slipped and fell due to a wet floor in defendant's medical clinic operated by the Savannah VA. Price: $10
Applera alleges infringement of their blood analysis kits.
Applera Corporation, of Massachusetts, is filing suit against Michigan Diagnostics, alleging infringement of Appleraas patent for medical diagnostics and substance detection kits used for analyzing blood samples. Price: $10
Boston Scientific says medical stents do not infringe.
Boston Scientific is filing suit against Johnson & Johnson, et al., for declaratory relief that plaintifffs Promus coronary artery stents do not infringe on J&JJs invalid Xience V medical stent patent. Price: $10
Neurografix alleges infringement of patent for image neurography.
Neurografix and Washington Research Foundation, of Washington, are filing suit against Oak Tree medical Corporation and Jay Tsurda, M.D., alleging infringement of their patent for image neurography and diffusion anisotropy imaging. Price: $10
Baltimore-Washington Medical center sued by man whose stroke was misdiagnosed.
Mark McEwen and Denise McEwen, of Florida, are filing suit against Michael Bond, M.D., and Baltimore Washington medical Center, alleging his stroke was misdiagnosed when he became sick during a flight and went to the hospital. Price: $10
Eastern Maine Medical Center sued by doctor who claims she was defamed by ex-employer because she didn't like weekend calls.
Patricia Griffith, M.D., of Maine, is filing suit against Eastern Maine medical Center and John Bradford, alleging her ex-employees called her new employer and berated her care, when this was not an issue during her employment. Price: $10
Codonics alleges competitor using false and deceptive advertising.
Codonics, of Ohio, is filing suit against Datcard Systems, alleging Datcard's advertising claims are totally false and their products are run by Dell computers whose machines are not supposed to be used for medical applications. Price: $10
Alma Lasers says hair removal products do not infringe on patented EMR device.
Alma Lasers is filing suit against Palomar medical Technologies, a Delaware corporation, for declaratory relief that Alma’s hair removal products do not infringe on defendant’s patented EMR treatment. Price: $10
Iasis Glenwood Regional Medical Center sued by nurse who tripped over electric cord.
Mable Warner, a resident of Louisiana, is filing suit against Iasis Glenwood Regional medical Center, LP, alleging Warner tripped and fell over an electric card as she was walking away from a patient's bed. Price: $10
Artists claims unauthorized use of 11 drawings.
New Jersey resident and respected medical illustrator Teri McDermott is filing suit against Slack and Stryker, alleging defendant unlawfully copied and distributed 11 of plaintiff's copyrighted illustrations to Stryker Price: $10
Patent infringement alleged in suit over surgical equipment.
United States Endoscopy Group, an Ohio corporation, is filing suit against Conmed Endoscopic Technologies for infringement of plaintiff's medical device used to capture and remove tissue during endoscopic surgery. Price: $10
USA wants man to pay for woman's medical treatment after accident.
United States of America is filing suit against Alaska resident John Bradford, alleging Bradford was responsible for an auto accident that injured a woman who required medical treatment for her injuries. Price: $10
Biomaterial products infringe Ledergerber patents.
Ledergerber medical Innovations and Dr. Walter Ledergerber, of Illinois, is filing suit against W.L. Gore & Associates, alleging patent infringement of their dual-sided, texturized biocompatible structure by LMI's BIOMATERIAL products. Price: $10
Man sues attorney for legal malpractice after medical suits fail.
Michael Richard, a Texas resident, is filing suit against Leodis Matthews for legal malpractice, regarding defendant's services for plaintiff's medical malpractice case against the VA for several botched arthroscopic knee surgeries. Price: $10
FenF alleges infringement of Yoga Toes trademarks.
FenF, of Ohio, is filing suit against Healio Health, Joshua Lefkovitz, PMT medical and Healthy Toes, alleging infringement of their trademark for an orthopedic device to stretch and exercise the toes and feet. Price: $10
Internet forum defamed hair loss doctors, alleges suit.
Alvi Armani medical and Dr. Antonio Armani, of Florida, are filing suit against Patrick Hennesey and Media Visions, alleging defendants allowed damaging posts on their hair loss forums. Price: $10
Livingston County Jail sued by man who was denied treatment for staph infection.
Mark Bowers, of Michigan, is filing suit against Livingston County Jail and Sheriff Bob Bezotte, alleging he was denied adequate medical treatment for his staph infection while a pretrial detainee at the jail. Price: $10
Suit claims hospital denied woman benefits due to inadequate insurance.
Texas resident Cindy Demosthenis is filing suit against Wilson N. Jones Memorial Hospital, alleging defendant wrongfully denied her medical care for a meningitis and bacterial infection because she did not have health insurance of a third-party payor. Price: $10
Minority patients given substandard care says African-American doctor.
Janice Crowder, of Texas, is filing suit against Mainland medical Center, Sylvia Godinich, Pamela Theunt and Brandi Kristi, alleging substandard service and respect from her associates, due to her being the only African-American doctor on the ward. Price: $10
USA, VA sued by woman who fell at hospital.
Elizabeth Affatato is filing suit against the United States of America and the Department of Veteran Affairs, alleging she slipped and fell on the wet floor while exiting her husband's hospital room at defendants' Jackson, Mississippi medical center. Price: $10
Worker sues Wal-Mart for work-related injuries.
Mississippi resident Robert McLendon is suing Wal-Mart and the American Home Insurance Company, alleging defendants wrongfully denied him medical treatment for work related knee injuries which required arthroscopic surgery. Price: $10
Theragenics sues competitor for stealing name.
Georgia corporation Theragenics is filing suit against Theragenex, for trademark infringement and unfair competition, alleging defendant unlawfully gains from the recognition of plaintiff's mark in biotech industries for its radioactive seed medical devices. Price: $10
USA sued after anti-terrorism bollards suddenly deploy.
Margarita Rodriguez and Maria White, of California, are filing suit against United States of America, alleging they were injured when anti-terrorism bollards suddenly deployed head of them as they approached Naval medical center San Diego. Price: $10
Man dies in Otero County Jail after suffering pancreatitis.
Cynthia Strong, on behalf of Zachary Strong, deceased, alleging Zachary died as a result of being denied medical treatment while incarcerated. Price: $10
Relief sought by company aaaucsed of stealing pill crushing technology.
Florida-based Donovan Industries is filing suit against Links medical Products, seeking declaratory relief that its pill and tablet crusher bags with ornamental designs do not infringe on Links' patent. Price: $10
Shopper sues Pathmark after slip/fall in NY store.
Francine Bailey is suing Pathmark Stores seeking damages for medical expenses incurred as a result of personal injuries sustained when she was caused to slip and fall at defendant's New York, New York store. Price: $10
Insurance company sued to pay dead man's neurological bills.
The Estate of Lee Callahan, through Mississippi resident Sarah Callahan, is filing suit against the Federal Mutual Insurance Company, for failing to pay plaintiff's workers compensation claims for his neurosurgical treatment and other medical expenses. Price: $10
Man sues Louisville after being beaten while imprisoned.
Casey Mellencamp, of Indiana, is filing suit against Louisville Jefferson County Metro Government, Officer Robert Vincent and Officer Tim Dobson, alleging he was beaten and denied medical treatment while incarcerated. Price: $10
Woman alleges plastic surgeons released nude photo of her to newspaper.
Jane Doe, of Missouri, is filing suit against Leroy Young, M.D., Robert Centeno, M.D., C.B. Boswell, M.D. and Aesthetic Surgery Associates, alleging her photo was used in a newspaper article about the medical center where she had plastic surgery performed. Price: $10
Woman suffers miscarriage in ER bathroom while awaiting treatment.
Jane Doe, of Alabama, is filing suit against UAB medical West Hospital, alleging she was denied treatment for her acute vaginal bleeding and painful pregnant condition. She had a spontaneous abortion in the ER bathroom and subsequently and to go to another ER for treatment. Price: $10
Apptec sued by woman who caught Hep C after receiving contaminated implant.
Donna Drew, of Illinois, is filing suit against Tutogen medical, Zimmer Dental, Biomedical Tissue Services and Apptec, alleging she contracted Hepatitis when she had a bone allograft performed with contaminated tissue. Price: $10
Woman sues after slip/fall at US Military Academy.
Loretta-Smith Simmons and Booker Simmons, III, of New York, are filing suit against Cherokee medical Services, alleging she slipped and fell on a wet floor at the US Military Academy, Keller Army Community Hospital. Price: $10
Lighting source for video cameras is the subject of lawsuit.
The Olympus Corporation, Olympus medical Systems, and Olympus America are filing suit against Given Imaging for infringement of plaintiff's high frequency, low power light source for video cameras. Price: $10
Attorney sued for botching medical malpractice case.
Frederick Berndt, of Kansas, is filing suit against Robert Levy, alleging he was misrepresented by Levy in his medical malpractice suit after he lost a leg due to a workplace infection. Price: $10
Suit claims infringing laryngoscopes sold at tradeshow.
Canadian corporation Saturn Biomedical System, is filing suit against Aircraft medical Limited, alleging that defendant sold patenting infringing laryngoscopes at the American Society of Anesthesiology Annual Conference & Exhibition in Atlanta, Georgia. Price: $10
Man sues hospitals for not examining him at emergency room.
Ellis Walker, of Tennessee, is filing suit against Rhea medical Center and Chattanooga-Hamilton County Hospital Authority, dba Erlanger Health System, alleging he was refused treatment for symptoms of a stroke after presenting at the emergency room. Price: $10
Nurse arrested on bogus charges after run-in with female cops in hospital.
Donald Hinton, of Maryland, is filing suit against Marcia Slaughter and Shawnee Nowlin, alleging he was unlawfully arrested after telling two police officers that they could not sit on chairs or hang around in the hallway of the hospital, where they were guarding a prisoner who needed medical care. Price: $10
Gravity emulating dialysis technology in question.
Baxter Healthcare and Deka Products are filing suit against New York corporation Fresenius medical Care Holdings, alleging defendant's Liberty Cycler infringes on plaintiff's patented dialysis methods with emulate gravity flow. Price: $10
Hospital alleges lawyers didn't adequately defend them in litigation alleging false billing.
St. Luke's Magic Valley Regional medical Center, are filing suit against Thomas Luciani, Stamper, Rubens, Stocker & Smith, et al., alleging defendants failed to provide an adequate defense for plaintiffs for charges of false billing. Price: $10
Hawaii, Corrections Corp. sued for not treating inmate with life-threatening illness.
Darryl Ah Mau, as personal representative of the estate of Sarah Mau, deceased, and Bartholomew Yadao, is filing suit against State of Hawaii, Corrections Corporation of America and Nurse Iris Prater, alleging Mau died as a result of CCA holding out appropriate medical care for her. Price: $10
New Jersey driver rear-ended on ramp sues out-of
Alison Petruzzo, a resident of New Jersey, is filing suit against Lewis Turner, Jr., alleging plaintiff suffered injuries requiring ongoing medical treatment after she was rear ended by defendant while stopped at an on ramp, waiting for oncoming traffic. Price: $10
Relief sought in suit by Medical Supply 4 U over medical supply site.
medical Supply 4 U, of Florida, is filing suit against Spinlife.com, seeking declaratory relief that their website does not infringe the trade dress of Spinlife and that Spinlifees website is not original. Price: $10
Woman alleges she was knocked around during arrest.
Nicole Kirk, of Michigan, is filing suit against Joshua Ryan, alleging Ryan used excessive force when arresting Kirk and denied her medical treatment after he injured her. Price: $10
AMT Solutions says competitor hijacked website, diverted traffic.
Texas corporation AMT Solutions, dba, e-MDs, is filing suit against CPR Solutions Group, et al., alleging CPR unlawfully hijacked AMTTs emds.com website and redirected customers to CPRRs competing electronic health and medical records services. Price: $10
Doctor claims St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center sent false performance report.
Hil Rizvi, M.D., is filing suit against Ohio corporation St. Elizabeth Hospital medical Center, alleging defendant sent a false and defamatory performance review to the American Board of Internal Medicine, regarding plaintiff's residency performance. Price: $10
GE sues over medical imaging software.
General Electric Company, of New York, is filing suit against Dr Systems, Inc., alleging defendant is making and selling image and information management systems for hospitals and medical imaging centers that infringe plaintiff's patents. Price: $10
Legal malpractice alleged in suit by man hurt in hunting accident.
John Lange, of Illinois, is filing suit against Frank Kaveney and Schmitz, Kopman, Kaveney & Markham, alleging defendant failed to file a complaint for medical negligence against Dr. Ahn, who had treated plaintiff for a hunting accident. Price: $10
Dollywood sued by patron who slid down gravel embankment.
Phyllis Ligon is filing suit against Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation, dba, Dollywood Splash Country, a Tennessee corporation, alleging plaintiff slid down a gravel embankment near the medical station at defendant's premises. Price: $10
OMRF sues to stop manufacturer from using their process.
Oklahoma medical Research Foundation, of Oklahoma, is filing suit against Alexion Pharmaceuticals, alleging Alexion is refusing to pay royalties on their use of OMRF's patented process to produce their new product. Price: $10
Patent for cooling pouch for cooling medications being infringed, says suit.
Henry Wolsey and Althea Wolsey, of Maryland, are filing suit against Tactical medical Solutions, alleging infringement of their patent for a cooling pouch for cooling vials containing medication. Price: $10
Woman sues after contracting Hepatitis C from tainter blood products.
Ohio resident Kathryn Soehlen is filing suit against Aultman Hospital, Chapin medical Company, Bayer, Supplier National Specialties, Baxter Healthcare, and American Red Cross, after she contracted Hepatitis C from contaminated albmin used in her plasmapheresis treatments. Price: $10
Woman falls over door mat at Mississippi grocery store.
Judy Clark is suing E.W. James & Sons for negligence and seeking damages for medical expenses, pain and suffering, and mental and emotional trauma caused by injuries sustained at defendant's Flowood, Mississippi grocery store by a door mat which was sticking up. Price: $10
USA sued after reducing manns disability percentage.
Francisca Roman-Cancel and Nelson Cortes-Castillo, are filing suit against the United States of America, alleging Nelsonns disability percentage was reduced from 100% to 70%, for no medical reason. The loss of the extra compensation has caused the defendants economic hardships. Price: $10
Plastic surgeon sues competitor for stealing copyrighted before and after photos.
Steven Denenberg, a resident of Nebraska, is filing suit against Simon Ourian, Beverly Hills Makeover, and the Epione medical Corporation, for copyright infringement and other claims, alleging defendants' plastic surgery websites use plaintiff's copyrighted before and after pictures. Price: $10
Quality Medical Supplies sues for cybersquatting, trademark infringement.
Quality medical Supplies, of Nevada, is filing suit against Ecom Merchandise, Ecomsolutions of NY, Olga Kalendareva, and Alexander Ubaydov, alleging deceptive trade practices and intentional interference with Quality by running a website with the name qualitymedicalsupplies.com. Price: $10
Does Assure violate patented spinal implants and fixation methods.
Medtronic USA, Warsaw Orthopedic, and Medtronic Sofamor Danek are filing suit against Pennsylvania corporation Globus medical, alleging defendant's Assure products infringe on plaintiff's patented spinal implants and fixation methods. Price: $10
Driver injured in auto accident sues for damages.
Edith Bunner is filing suit against Gary Palmer, a resident of West Virginia, alleging Bunner suffered personal injures, lost wages, and incurred medical expenses due to an auto accident caused by defendant. Price: $10
Pharmacist alleges her positive alcohol test was false.
Lorie Garlick, of California, is filing suit against Compass Vision and National medical Services, alleging she was falsely reported as having a positive test for alcohol consumption, which would violate her agreement with the California State Board of Pharmacy. Price: $10
Retractable Technologies sues Safety Medical for selling patent infringing safety syringes.
Retractable Technologies and Thomas Shaw are filing suit against Safety medical International, alleging defendant imports patent infringing Saf-T Syringes manufactured in China using plaintiff's patented VanishPoint safety syringe design. Price: $10
Woman is sent from ER to hospital for C-section, although unborn baby needed immediate help.
Casey Herman, of Pennsylvania, for DH, a minor, is filing suit against Lock Haven Hospital, James Young, M.D., and Geisinger medical Group, alleging despite the fact that her baby was diagnosed as needing immediate assistance, she was sent to another hospital for a caesarean section. Price: $10
Doctor sues television group for airing defamatory broadcasts.
Texas doctor Franklin Epstein is filing suit against Gray Television Group for airing three defamatory broadcasts, regarding Epstein and his San Antonio medical practice, on one of its thirty television stations. Price: $10
Man sues over in elevator at medical facility.
South Carolina resident Troy Fox is filing suit against Thyssen Krupp Elevator Company and Cogdell Spencer Advisors after he fell into an elevator at a medical facility managed by Cogdell. Price: $10
Schwartz Communications, Cytyc surgical sued for sharing patient's personal iformation.
Jill Pluim and Dale Pluim, of Iowa, are filing suit against Cytyc Surgical products and Schwartz Communications, alleging her personal medical data was released to Schwartz, who used it without her authorization. Price: $10
Patent for vacuum assisted closure system being infringed, says Wake Forest.
Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Kinetic Concepts, medical Holdings Limited, et al., are filing suit against Innovative Therapies, alleging infringement of their patent for wound treatment employing reduced pressure for a vacuum assisted closure system. Price: $10
Worker sues after facing retaliation for reporting secretary to supervisor for not doing her job.
Jimmy Jamison, of Arkansas, is filing suit against Clinton Ramsey, Anderson Neal, Jr., Charles Childress and Alan Wolfe, alleging he faced retaliation after reporting a secretary for not being fit for her job. His boss gave him jobs he could not perform due to his age, medical condition and the southern heat. Price: $10
Menorah Medical Center sued by patient who tripped in sewer drain.
Angelina Wagner is filing suit against the Midwest Division-MMC, dba, Menorah medical Center, a Kansas corporation, for negligence and premises liability, alleging plaintiff tripped and fell in an unmarked sewer drainage cut-out in defendant's parking lot, tearing her Achilles tendon. Price: $10
Man sued for beating wife with crowbar.
Ferial Chammout, a California resident, is filing suit against Talal Chammout, her former husband, after he beat her severely with a crow bar, causing her to sustain significant injuries resulting in significant medical expenses. Price: $10
Insurance company sued for sneaky records search.
Robert Powers, of Massachusetts, is filing suit against TransAmerica Insurance & Investment Group, alleging TransAmerica deceptively worded their request for medical records, thus enabling them to obtain records not meant for them. Price: $10
Central United sued for not paying on cancer claim.
Emmet Wallar and Vicky Wallar, of Oklahoma, are filing suit against Central United Life Insurance Company, alleging Central did not pay medical expenses on a colon/liver cancer claim. Price: $10
Philips Medical sued by worker hit on head by pipe.
Curtis Carpenter, a Georgia resident, is filing suit against Philips medical Systems, et al., alleging Carpenter was struck in the head by a metal bar that fell off of a piece of Philips equipment being fixed by an employee. Price: $10
Police sued by man they called a pedophile.
Thomas Murray is filing suit against the Town of Thomaston, Connecticut, alleging that the town's police officers ignored his legitimate complaints of abuses of minors in the area, publicly labeled plaintiff as a pedophile, and ignored his pleased for emergency medical attention. Price: $10
Electrohydraulic Lithotripsy patent infringed by competitor.
Healthtronics and Sanuwave, both Georgia-based, are filing suit against Lithotrends, John Warlick, Tissue Regeneration Technoogies and United Shockwave Therapies, alleging infringement by defendants of Sanuwave's patent for generating shockwaves for medical therapy. Price: $10
Nursing home sued after resident dies while in their care.
Florida resident Charlotte Brooks, on behalf of the estate of Erah Carrington, deceased, is filing suit against Gardens Court medical Investors, dba, Garden Court, for the wrongful death of decedent while in the care of defendantts nursing home. Price: $10
Man sues Correction Corporation after being denied medical treatment for ruptured appendix.
Ronald Grassi and Debra Grassi, of Colorado, are filing suit against Corrections Corporation of America and Jere Sutton, D.O., alleging he was denied medical treatment following a ruptured appendix while imprisoned. He subsequently contracted abdominal infection and sepsis. Price: $10
Patent for tibial and femoral resection being infringed, says suit by Hudson Surgical.
Hudson Surgical Design, of Illinois, is filing suit against Zimmer Holdings, Rush System for Health and Rush-Presbyterian St. Lukes medical Center, alleging infringement of their patent for method and apparatus for tibial and femoral resection. Price: $10
USA sued by VA patient who hit parked cars after taking morphine prescription.
Charles Berry is filing suit against The United States of America, alleging Berry struck several parked cars with his vehicle after taking Morphine Sulfate tablets as prescribed, which were filled by an unqualified pharmacist at the VA medical Center in Northport, NY. Price: $10
Freedom Mobility sued by man whose wheelchair was improperly fitted, causing pressure sores, blood clots.
Raymond and LouAnn Hansen, of North Carolina, are filing suit against Freedom Mobility, Smith Drug Company and Sunrise medical, alleging Raymond developed blood clots and pressure sores from a improperly fitted wheelchair. Price: $10
Progressive sued for not paying on underinsured motorist claim.
Keith Caldwell and Annette Caldwell, of Pennsylvania, are filing suit against Progressive Northern Insurance Company, alleging Progressive refused to pay on an underinsured motorist claim, for medical expenses suffered in a car accident. Price: $10
Healthcare and Retirement Corporation of America sues WellMed for infringing Circle of Care trademark.
The Healthcare and Retirement Corporation of America is filing suit against Texas-based WellMed medical management, alleging WellMed markets competing services using plaintiff's healthcare trademark, Circle of Care. Price: $10
Woman sues USA, Burger King after not getting it her way.
Eyvonne King, of Oklahoma, is filing suit against United States of America dba Veterans Administration and Oklahoma City medical Center, alleging she became violently ill after eating a hamburger from Burger King with onions on it. Price: $10
Biomedical Tissue Services sued by woman who may have received infected transplant.
Evelyn Liegner and Leonard Liegner, of New York, is filing suit against Biomedical Tissue Services and Tutogen medical, alleging she may have received infected tissue as part of a stolen body parts ring. Price: $10
Blue Sky Medical says wound vacuums do not infringe.
Blue Sky medical and Smith & Nephew are filing suit against Texas-based Kinetic Concepts, KCI Licensing and Wake Forest University Health Services, for declaratory relief that BlueSkyys Vista and Versatile 1 wound vacuum systems do not infringe on defendantss patents. Price: $10
Regeneration Technologies sued for harvesting medical implants from cadavers without consent or disease screening.
Deborah Gasser is filing suit against Ohio-based Regeneration Technologies, et al., alleging she tested positive for Hepatitis C after receiving cervical diskectomy and fusion surgery using Regenerationns medical implants unlawfully harvested from cadavers without consent or screening for infectious diseases. Price: $10
False advertising alleged in suit over smoking cessation treatment.
Florida-based Welplex is filing suit against Jeffrey Quist for false advertising, alleging defendant?s Freedom Stop Smoking medical Centers falsely claim to the rights to plaintiff?s smoking cessation treatment using atropine and scopolamine. Price: $10
Liberty Mutual sued by woman injured in car crash.
Lindsay Johnson is suing Liberty Mutual Insurance Company for breach of implied covenant of good faith and violation of the Kentucky Unfair Claims Settlement Practice Act by denying her claims for medical expenses caused by an auto accident. Price: $10
Shopper sues Dollar General after being hit by falling dishes.
Glenda Cooper is suing Dolgencorp a/k/a Dollar General Stores seeking damages for pain and suffering, mental anguish, medical expenses, and injuries sustained when a box of dishes and casseroles fell on Cooper at a Morgan City, Louisiana Store. Price: $10
Rainwater on floor causes slip/fall in Toys “R” Us.
Kate Raftery is suing Toys “R” US for negligence and failure to warn of the dangerous flooded condition of an aisle of its White Plains, New York store after a heavy rainstorm. Raftery seeks damages to compensate for medical expenses and pain and suffering. Price: $10
CHILDREN'S DEATHS BRINGS SUIT AGAINST LANDLORD.
Julia Steffan and Mark White are suing their former landlord, Joyce Darling, after the couple's three minor children died due to the hazardous and dangerous condition of the house. Plaintiffs seek damages to compensate for funeral and burial expenses, and medical expenses. . Price: $10
Woman sues after bathroom stall walls fall on her.
San Juana Leos, a Texas resident, is filing suit against the United States of America, alleging she was visiting an inmate at the Federal medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas when the door and wall of the stall of the bathroom collapsed on her head, and body. Price: $10
Man alleges misuses of video images in medical promos.
Texas resident Alfred Wycoff, Jr. is filing suit against Millar Instruments and Animatrix Computer Arts for misappropriating the copyrights to plaintiff's videographic images for a promotional campaign for Millar's medical and scientific instruments. Price: $10
Sam's Club sued when man falls on ice in parking lot.
Jervey Sistrunk is suing Sam's Club for injuries sustained at an East Brunswick, New Jersey store where Sistrunk slipped and fell on ice and snow in the parking lot. Sistrucks injuries requires significant medical and surgical care. Price: $10
US Food Services sued by woman who was hit by pushcart.
Evelyn Edmondson is filing suit against U.S. Food Services, after she was struck by a delivery pushcart operated by a Food Service employee marking a delivery to the cafeteria at The University Hospital Downstate medical Center in New York. Price: $10
USA sued by visitor who slipped in urine at VA Medical Center.
Tunsha Harris, a resident of Mississippi, is filing suit against the United States of America, alleging Harris slipped and fell on urine spilled on the floor of the cashier's area at the Jackson, Mississippi VA medical Center. Price: $10
Prompt Medical Systems says their patent for hi-tech transcription being infringed.
Prompt medical Systems, of Texas, is filing suit against Nextgen Healthcare Information Systems and Quality Systems, alleging infringement of their patent for method for computing current procedural terminology codes from physician generated documentation. Price: $10
Man sues bathmat manufacturer after falling in bathtub.
Antoinette Benton is suing Better Sleep, the manufacturer of a bath mat which caused Benton to slip and fall in the bath tub. Benton seeks compensatory damages for medical expenses and personal injury. . Price: $10
Farmer’s sued for not paying on uninsured motorist claim.
Amy Franklin, of Montana, is filing suit against Farmer’s Insurance Company and Electric Insurance Company, alleging she was not aid for medical expenses incurred in a traffic accident, despite having uninsured motorist insurance. Price: $10
Reference Service sued for redistributing copyrighted medical journals.
American Chemical Society, Elsevier, and Wiley-Liss are filing suit against Reference Service and All Surbach, for copyright infringement, alleging defendant offers documents delivery services, providing photocopies of plaintiff's copyrighted articles, from various scientific and medical journals, on demand. Price: $10
Worker sues company for not taking him to receive medical care after injury.
Jeffrey Gatlin is filing suit against Mississippi-based Drilling Services, Mitcham Industries, and Ace Indemnity Insurance Company after he was injured while working. The suit alleges defendant refused or failed to provide plaintiff with transportation to receive medical attention. Price: $10
Dead person's bone used for woman's implant, says suit.
Betty Myers an Ohio resident is suing Biomedical Tissue Services, Michael Mastromarino, and Tutogen medical U.S. seeking damages after she underwent a permanent implantation of bone in her mandible supplied by defendants who acquired the bone unlawfully from human cadavers. Price: $10
Supervisor deliberately fed worker dishwashing detergent, says suit against nursing home.
Stephanie Jones, of Oklahoma, is filing suit against Peak medical Oklahoma, dba Forest Hills Assisted Living, alleging her supervisor at the nursing home deliberately gave her Ultra Clean dishwashing detergent to drink, hoping to make her sick. Price: $10
GE, Fuji, others sued for infringing hi-def image systems.
Hospital Systems Corporation, of Texas, is filing suit against General Electric, FujiFilm medical Systems, Phillips Electronics and McKeeson, alleging infringement of their patent for automated high definition/resolution image storage, retrieval and transmission system. Price: $10
Doctor sues TV station for inaccurate reports on his practice.
Texas resident Franklin Epstein, M.D is filing suit against Gray Television Group, alleging Gray broadcast three defamatory videos on WRDW-TV Augusta, Georgia over their website which claimed Epstein's medical practice was being investigated. Price: $10
Healix Infusion Therapy sues competitor for trademark infringement.
Healix Infusion Therapy, a Texas corporation, is filing suit against Healix Health Products, alleging defendant operates several infringing websites using plaintiff's Healix trademark for infusion medical treatments. Price: $10
Nursing home sued after resident breaks her hip.
Mary Glynn-Johnson is suing Sunrise Senior Living Management in Illinois for negligence, and seeking damages for a hip fracture sustained by plaintiff while being physically assisted by defendant. Johnson seeks compensatory damages for medical expenses. Price: $10
Carrington Health sued after man dies from neglect.
Elizabeth Costa, for the estate of James Costa, is filing suit against Carrington Health Systems and Strategic Nursing, alleging defendants failed to provide decedent with reasonable and appropriate medical, nursing and therapeutic care, leading to his death. Price: $10
Doctors Insurance sued for trademark infringement by The Doctors.
The Doctors company is filing suit against the Florida Doctors Insurance Company for trademark infringement. Both companies provide liability insurance to medical professionals. Price: $10
Suit filed over exposure to hazardous mining chemicals.
West Virginia residents Carlene Mowery, Edgar Franklin, and Connie Keith are filing suit against Colane Corporation and Logan County Board of Education for recovery of anticipated medical monitoring costs. This was due to their being exposed to toxic substances during defendant's landfill and mining activities. Price: $10
USA sues to stop waste incineration on tribal lands.
The United States of America is filing suit against Alaska residents Nancy and James Oliver, d/b/a, Safety Waste Incineration, alleging defendants operate a hospital/medical/infection waste incinerator on tribal lands without any of the required air pollution control devices. Price: $10
Sally Beauty sued by shopper after injury.
Glenda Laporte is suing Sally Beauty Company seeking damages for injuries sustained at a Mobile, Alabama store. Laporte claims back injury, medical expenses, pain and suffering, mental anguish, and loss of earnings and earning capacity. Price: $10
Mom sues after losing one twin during premature birth.
Illinois resident Susan Gitelson, as the administrator of the estate of Audrey Schneider, deceased, is filing suit against The Gap, alleging defendant forced Gitelson to exceed medical restrictions due to pregnancy with twins, which caused decedent to die, as a result of her premature birth at 26 weeks gestation. Price: $10
DigiStore infringes on copyright claims Health Information Services.
Arizona corporation Health Information Services is filing suit against DigiStor, and Vincent Burr, for copyright infringement, alleging defendant created a copy of plaintiff's proprietary web-based medical records processing software, Moneta, to operate the DigiStor business. Price: $10
Man claims his penis problem became company joke.
Kelly Kieffer, of Indiana, is filing suit against Sysco/Louisville Food Services and Alan Troutman, alleging his embarrassing medical condition was told to fellow employees after he divulged the info to his boss, prior to surgery. His boss referred to him as "limp dick." Price: $10
Nurse sues after being assaulted by inmate being transferred from medical center.
Francine Smith and David Smith, of Ohio, are filing suit against CCA Northeast-Ohio Correctional Center, alleging she was attacked and had a gun held to her face by an inmate who was in her medical center. Price: $10
Attorneys blew malpractice suit, says suit against them.
Caludia McEwen and the estate of Charles McEwen, deceased, are filing suit against Meyer & Blumenshine, Corey Meyer and Irene Lee, alleging the attorneys lied and did a poor job of pursuing the medical malpractice case for which they were hired by McEwen. Price: $10
Optical hair removal technology infringed, says suit.
Palomar medical Technologies is filing suit against Candela, a Massachusetts corporation, alleging that defendant's GentleLASE and GentleYAG hair removal systems infringe on plaintiff's patented hair removal method utilizing optical light pulses. Price: $10
Mattel sued to establish health monitoring fund for kids exposed to lead.
Mydia Monroe, a minor, through her parents Arthur Clark and Nicole Clark, are filing suit against Mattel, seeking the establishment of a medical monitoring fund to cover those affected by lead-based paint on Chinese-made Mattel toys. Price: $10
Mother sues after hospital fails to diagnose congenital glaucoma.
Josette Levasseur, as the mother of minor Rebecca Levasseur, is suing Howard University Hospital and Howard University for medical malpractice for failing to detect congenital glaucoma to prevent blindness. Price: $10
Kodak’s patent for medical imaging management is invalid, says suit.
DR Systems, of California, is filing suit against Eastman Kodak, seeking declaratory relief that their products lines do not infringe Kodak’s patent for medical image management products because the patent is invalid. Price: $10
Lifeline Systems sued for not sending emergency personnel after receiving emergency page.
David Newman, for decedent William Newman, is filing suit against Lifeline Systems, alleging defendants failed to alert medical personnel for more than five hours after receiving an emergency alert from decedent. Price: $10
Wife sues after her husband fatally injured on oil rig.
A Texas oil hand working on an oil rig in Cheyenne, Oklahoma was fatally wounded when he was severely struck by a piece of equipment. He was sent to the medical center, but no aid was given and he was not taken to any other health care facility. His wife drove almost 300 miles to get her husband to take him for care but he was already delusional upon her arrival. He died in a hospital from sepsis from a ruptured liver. Price: $10
Man sues after falling on moldy deck of cabin.
David and Betty Michael are suing Hampton and Nancy Holcomb, the owners of the Iuka, Mississippi cabin where plaintiff, David was seriously injured when he slipped due to mold and mildew which had accumulated on the defendant's deck. The Michaels seek compensatory damages for medical expenses and loss of consortium. Price: $10
Optical-based skin treatment technology is the subject of Massachusetts lawsuit.
Massachusetts corporation Candela is filing suit against Palomar medical technologies, for patent infringement, alleging that defendant's LuxG and StarLux Intense Pulsed Light systems for treating acne and melanin pigmented lesions infringe on several of plaintiff's light therapy patents. Price: $10
Insurance agent sues after being left for dead on sales call.
Walter McNeeley, a resident of Mississippi is filing suit against Mutual Life Savings Insurance Company and Liberty Mutual to recover damages for unpaid disability benefits and medical expenses after he was beaten, stabbed, and left in the truck of a car by a potential client during his employment with plaintiffs. Price: $10
Alcohol detector works too well, says suit against Compass Vision.
Joanne Cleveland, Cynthia Daniels, Laura Fujisawa, Caroline Howe and Tracey Moore, all of California, are filing suit against Compass Vision, National medical Services, dba MMS Labs, et al., alleging their alcohol detector can detect alcohol that has been ingested through skin, or other methods than drinking. Price: $10
Healix Infusion therapy sues competitor for registering infringing domain names.
Healix Infusion Therapy, a Texas corporation, is filing suit against Manage MD and Narayan Shankar for violating the Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act, alleging defendant, a medical billing corporation, has unlawfully registered several infringing domain names, including healixextracts.com and healixherbs. Price: $10
Woman sues after being denied benefits following severe motor accident.
Louisiana resident Andrea Hudson, individually and on behalf of her minor son Rustin Charlie, is filing suit against Fred's Incorporated Comprehensive Health Benefit Plan and Healthcomp, for refusing to pay insurance benefits for medical expenses incurred due to injuries sustained in a severe motor vehicle accident. Price: $10
Man seeks injunction clearing his name.
Levin Group is suing Televox Software, seeking damages and declaratory relief that he did not induce Televox into a two year contractual agreement, nor he did not commit fraud or misrepresent his medical credentials to induce an agreement. Price: $10
Ear-irrigation device infringed upon, says lawsuit by manufacturer.
VDP Patent, a New York corporation, is filing suit against Welch Allyn Holdings, d/b/a, Welch Allyn and Harold Drugs and Surgicals, alleging that defendants manufacture, sell, and distribute wholesale medical products which infringe on plaintiff's patented ear-irrigating device. Price: $10
Doctor sues after software doesn't perform as advertised.
Ramin Osoui, M.D., is suing Lyon Financial Services d/b/a USBancorp Manifest Finding Services for fraud, negligent misrepresentation, and negligence, after Osoui purchased Electronic medical Record (EMR) software, which failed to perform as advertised. At least 22 other doctors have filed lawsuits as well. Price: $10
Biker rams into truck due to Burlington Northern fire/smoke.
Donald Rebman and Young Rebman, of Oregon, are filing suit against The Burlington Northern and Santa fe Railway Company, Johnathan Perry, M.D., Kadlec medical Center, et al., alleging Donald ran into the rear end of a tractor trailer due to smoke coming from a fire on a BN train. Price: $10
USA sued by estate of VA patient who died after multiple falls.
Maria Houser, on behalf of the estate of Robert Houser, deceased, is filing suit against the United States of America, alleging House suffered multiple falls, contributing to his death, while in the care of the VA medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Price: $10
Swarm Interactive sues Seaside Data Systems for copying surgical animations.
North Carolina-based Swarm Interactive is filing suit against Seaside Data Systems, alleging Seaside, a competing web design and consulting firm, has created copies of plaintiff's licensed educational animations of surgical and non-surgical medical procedures. Price: $10
Sharps sues over infringing IV bag hanging poles.
Texas-based Sharps Compliance is filing suit against Drive medical Design & Manufacturing, alleging Drive manufactures infringing IV bag hanging poles similar to Sharps Disposal by Mail Pitch-Itt IV Poles. Price: $10
Dickie sues over scrubs with similar logo.
Williamson-Dickie Mfg, Co., L.P., of New York, is filing suit against World 2000 Fashion Inc., alleging defendant manufactures and sells medical scrubs that bear a logo that infringes the famous Dickie logo, known world-wide. Price: $10
Farmers Insurance Company sued by policy holder denied benefits.
James Thomas, a resident of Oklahoma, is filing suit against Farmers Insurance Company, et al., alleging Thomas was denied medical benefits under his auto insurance policy after plaintiff suffered injuries in an auto accident. Price: $10
West Paces Ferry Medical Clinic sued by flight attendant terminated over false drug test results.
Richard Drake, a resident of Georgia, is filing suit against William Whaley and West Paces Ferry medical Clinic, alleging Drake, a Union organizer and flight attendant, was wrongfully terminated by Delta Airlines due to false drug tests that were reported to plaintiff's employer. Price: $10
Progressive Insurance sued for denying medical expenses to victim of rear-end crash.
Leah Barrett, a resident of Wyoming, is filing suit against Progressive Insurance, et al., alleging Progressive failed to pay for medical expenses after Barrett suffered neurological injuries when she was rear ended, by a driver insured by Progressive, while stopped at a traffic-light. Price: $10
Competitors sued for stealing emergency medical software.
Golden Hour Data Systems is filing suit against emsCharts and SoftTech, alleging defendant sells patent infringing emergency medical management and reporting software and flight management software for emergency personnel. Price: $10
Woman sues lawyers for dropping ball in malpractice case.
Mary Ross and Thomas Robertson, Jr., of Arkansas, is filing suit against Fred Stoops, Sr., Richard Mars and Richardson, Stoops, Richardson & Ward, alleging the defendants did not perform properly during their prosecution of her medical malpractice suit. Price: $10
Woman sues after slip/fall on slimy substance on Wal-Mart floor.
Mary Belt is suing Wal-Mart Stores seeking to recover damages for medical expenses, loss of wages, loss of earning capacity, and injuries sustained when she was caused to slip on a slimy substance on the floor of the garden section in the Marksville, Louisiana Wal-Mart. Price: $10
Suit claims doctors used wrong type of stent in surgery.
Kenneth and Dealva Jones, of New York, are filing suit against Bay medical Center Corp., Hashem Mubarek, M.D. and Maher Ayoubie, M.D. The suit alleges that the defendants used an incorrect version of a stent to open plaintiff's arteries, causing the plaintiff to have to have the procedure repeated several times. Price: $10
Suit alleges competitor spreading lies about sales of anabolic steroids by Universal Marine Medical Supply.
Universal Marine medical Supply, of New York, is filing suit against Select Health Services, Waldemar Musial, Michele Musial and Susan Green, alleging an attempt to damage the reputation of Universal by referring to alleged sales on anabolic steroids in Louisiana. Price: $10
ER doctor diagnosed chest pains incorrectly, says suit.
Terry Utech, as trustee for the heirs of Sandra Utech, is filing suit against Gaither BBynum, Jr., M.D., Connie Schaeffer, R.N. and Stevens Community medical Center, alleging the doctor's diagnosis at the emergency room was incorrect and Sandra died later that night from a heart attack. Price: $10
VA sued by patient who tripped over utility cover in parking lot.
Frederick Rogers, a resident of California, is filing suit against The United States of America, et al., alleging plaintiff tripped and fell due to a utility cover in the parking lot of the San Diego VA medical Center that dropped down about four inches. The suit alleges plaintiff landed on both wrists and hands. Price: $10
Veterinary Negligence Cases Taken From The January 2006 Through December 2011 Issues Of Medical Malpractice Verdicts, Settlements and Experts.
The cases presented here are those reported in medical Malpractice Verdicts, Settlements and Experts which alleged negligence by a veterinary practice or veterinarian. Animals affected are birds, cats, dogs, tigers and horses. 17 cases total, including 11 defense outcomes and 2 confidential settlements. Price: $75
MOM INJURED AFTER FAMILY LEFT TO FEND FOR THEMSELVES ON SNOWMOBILES.
Carol Weingrod is suing Action Adventures, Inc. for negligence after she was ejected from her snowmobile on an adventure tour in Colorado. Weingrod alleges that she and her family, who had never ridden snowmobiles before, were given no instructions and left in the woods after the group took off. Weingrod seeks damages for pain and suffering, emotional stress, and medical expenses. Price: $10
Friday Harbour Inn sued by patron who fell and was taken by LifeFlight to hospital.
Holly Carlin, a Utah resident, is filing suit against The Friday Harbour Inn, et al., alleging plaintiff tripped and fell over a bulge in the carpeting in her hotel room. Plaintiff was severely injured and had to be taken by LifeFlight to the hospital. Plaintiff suffered a nearly fatal pulmonary embolism during the numerous medical treatments. Price: $10
Woman sues after bathroom miscarriage in hospital.
Elvia Barrios is filing suit against the Sherman Hospital in Elgin Illinois after plaintiff miscarried her baby in the bathroom of the emergency room. Barrios alleges that she waited in the emergency room for three hours, repeatedly requesting medical treatment. Price: $10
Sentech patents are invalid, says suit seeking relief.
California-based Eagle Advanced Systems Engineering is filing suit against Sentech medical Systems, seeking declaratory relief that they are not infringing any of the patents for alternating air pressure cushion technology owned by Sentech because the patents are invalid. Price: $10
BP sued by couple who claim pollutants damaged their groundwater.
Ohio residents Ray and Sue Pluck are filing suit against BP America after plaintiffs developed medical problems, including cancer, as a result of their continuous exposure to benzene and hydrocarbon compounds. The suit alleges that the pollutants migrated into the water, air, and soil on plaintiff's property due to multiple spills from defendant's pipeline. Price: $10
Norfolk Southern sued for releasing chlorine gas into air, killing nine people and injuring 5,000.
South Carolina resident James Bowers is filing suit against Norfolk Southern Railway, seeking to recover damages for injuries sustained as a result of the derailment of defendant's train. The cars were carrying chlorine, which vaporized into gas after the collision. Nine people died and more than 5,000 residents needed medical treatment for their exposure to the hazardous gas. Price: $10
Customer rammed by loaded cart in supermarket.
A Puerto Rican woman filed suit against Empresas Cordero Badillo, Inc., d/b/a Supermercados Grande and their insurance company. The suit alleges an employee of Supermercados struck the plaintiff with a cart loaded with boxes. She fell and broke her left hip and required extensive medical care. . Price: $10
Nursing home sued for not taking care of resident.
John Rogers, with power of attorney for Marion Rogers, is filing suit against Lee County medical Investors, dba Life Care Center of Estero, alleging she was not properly supervised or given adequate care while at the nursing home. Due to this, she fell and suffered the effects of such a trauma to an older person. Price: $10
Research company sued for selling unauthorized copies of scientific articles.
American Chemical Society, Massachusetts-based Blackwell Publishing, Excerpta Medica and Wiley-Liss, are filing suit against 4 Research Solutions, a/k/a, Research Solutions, alleging defendant sells unlicensed photocopies of individual articles from plaintiffs' science and medical journals. Price: $10
Underinsured driver's insurance company sued.
David Hendrix is filing suit against Kentucky resident Mayo Holbrook and the Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance Company, to recover insurance benefits for medical expenses relating to injuries sustained to plaintiff when his motor vehicle was struck by Holbrook, an underinsured driver. Price: $10
Woman suffers fatal heart attack hours after discharge from Paris Regional Medical Center.
Johnny Dean, et al., on behalf of the estate of, Wanda Dean, deceased, is filing suit against Adam Gunder, M.D., and the Paris Regional medical Center, et al., alleging decedent Wanda suffered a fatal heart attack hours after being discharged from defendant's hospital without treatment, because there were no beds available. Price: $10
Excelas sued by hospital employee terminated without investigation.
Peri Long, a resident of Pennsylvania, is filing suit against Excelas for negligent and intentional misrepresentation, alleging plaintiff Long was terminated from her position as Director of medical Records at the Armstrong County Memorial Hospital, due to false accusations by defendant that plaintiff had "interpersonal issues." Price: $10
Wal-Mart employee knocks down customer while helping her.
Chong-Jyo Chiou is suing Wal-Mart Louisiana seeking damages for medical expenses resulting from injuries sustained due to defendant's negligence. A Wal-Mart employee attempting to assist Chiou with unloading her cart pushed the cart back, knocking her down. Price: $10
Orifice muscle exerciser infringes patents, says Institute of Sexual Awareness.
New Jersey resident Dr. Stuart Bloch, dba, the Institute of Sexual Awareness, is filing suit against Needi Safety Supply Company, alleging Needi's medical Exerciser Dilator 6.75” infringes on Bloch's patented Kegelcisor, orifice muscle exerciser. Price: $10
Centuria medical software sues competitor for trademark infringement.
Virginia-based Centuria Corporation is filing suit against Centuria Corporation and Sentinel Systems, dba, Sentinel Security, alleging defendant sells competing medical records software using plaintiff's Centuria trademark. Price: $10
Man claims insurance agent and company failed to react to his requests for treatment.
Mississippi resident Travis Townsend is filing suit against Gerren Sprauve and Hartford Accident and Indemnity Company, for bad faith and breach of contract, alleging defendant Sprauve, his claims adjustor, failed to respond to medical treatment approval requests for a work related rotator cuff injury. Price: $10
Apartment complex sued after fire alarm fails, causing heart attack.
The Estate of Mary Lou Becker, deceased, is filing suit against Security Properties, d/b/a, Holly Point Apartments, for the wrongful death of Becker who died of cardiac arrest due to the failure to the smoke detector at defendant's Kentucky apartment complex. This prevented emergency and medical personnel from arriving in a timely manner. Price: $10
Worker terminated after false drug test Quest Diagnostics.
Jamie Salazar, a resident of Texas, is filing suit against Quest Diagnostics Clinical Laboratories for negligence and libel, alleging Salawar was terminated from the FiestaSupermarket due to a false positive drug test. The suit alleges due to the result plaintiff's did not receive medical expenses when he sliced his finger while cutting meat. Price: $10
Man injured when cable snaps on crane.
Oran Brazington is suing the Rarus Railway Company and the Federal Jobs Corps Program seeking damages to compensate for medical expenses incurred as a result of injuries sustained while working for the Anaconda, Montana Job Corps at Rarus Railroad. The cable on a crane he was operating failed. Price: $10
Patent infringement of wrinkle treatment alleged.
Delaware corporation Tristrata Technology is filing suit against Louise Bianco Skin Care, medical Therapy Research, Revisions Skin Care, and Z Cosmetica USA, for patent infringement of plaintiff's method for using alpha hydroxy and glycolic acids to treat fine lines and wrinkles. Price: $10
Nursing home sued by patient who fractured hip during physical therapy.
Anotnio Flores, a resident of New Mexico, is filing suit against Prince & Luffey, dba, Princeton Place, alleging Flores was receiving physical therapy when the therapist dropped him, causing him to land and fracture his hip. The suit alleges plaintiff was left in his room for days until he received medical attention. Price: $10
Rent-a-Center manager lied to cops, who arrested man after he was two weeks late on rent for washer/dryer.
Michael Burton and Charlotte Johnson, of Kentucky, are filing suit against Rent-a-Center, alleging they were arrested after the manager of the Rent-a-Center called 911 to summon police, under the ruse that there was a medical emergency. When the police arrived, they broke into the house and found marijuana. Price: $10
Baxa says orange enteral feeding syringes do not infringe on Neomed's trade dress.
Colorado-based Baxa Corporation is filing suit against Specialty medical Products and Neomed, et al., for declaratory relief that the orange trade dress of plaintiff's enteral feeding syringes does not infringe on defendant's trademark orange for competing feeding syringes. Price: $10
Residents sue companies for allowing poisons to pollute their property.
Willie Lee et al., are filing a class action lawsuit against Oxy USA and the City Service Refinery, et al., for strict liability after defendants permitted the release of toxic chemicals onto plaintiffs' properties near Bossier Parish, Louisiana. The plaintiff seeks damages for medical expenses, health problems, mental anguish, and the wrongful death of children, parents. Price: $10
Man sues, alleging he did not receive timely treat emtn for injury on ship.
Caryn Haynes, a Washington resident, is suing Chevron USA, Chevron Texaco Chipping Company, Chevron, and ChevronTexco, alleging defendants failed to provide him with timely medical treatment when he suffered a severe inner ear injury while working in defendant's marine vessel, the Washington Voyager. Price: $10
Man sues for injuries sustained in CO2 explosion.
Arkansas resident, Jonathan Lowery is suing Rineco Chemical Industries for damages sustained when a delivery line coming from a tank of liquid CO2 blew off, striking Lowery in the leg, causing serious and permanent injuries. Lowery seeks damages for medical expenses and personal injury. Price: $10
Baylor Health Care Systems sued by inventor of hospital error avoidance system.
Jack Brown is filing suit against Texas corporation Baylor Health Care System and the Children's medical Center of Dallas, et al., alleging defendants are using patent infringing equipment covered by plaintiff's patented Hospital Error Avoidance System including bedside medication verification system. Price: $10
Ed Kranepool says his image used on postcard to raise funds for hospital.
Edward Kranepool, of New York, is filing suit against Long Island Jewish medical Center and North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System Foundation, alleging defendants used his name and photo to promote their charity drive to raise money for their hospital. Price: $10
MGM security didn't summon medical help for man who collapsed in hallway, despite repeated requests says suit.
Marilyn Andrews, individually and as executrix of the estate of Stewart Andrews, Christopher Andrews and Keith Andrews, of New Jersey, are filing suit against MGM Mirage, alleging Stewart died as a result of security guards not summoning medical assistance when he appeared to be very ill and was unable to walk through the casino. Price: $10
Pilgrim's Pride sued for terminating employee for calling in sick after on-the-job-injury.
Clydene Franklin, a resident of Texas, is filing suit against Pilgrim's Pride, et al., for violating the Family and medical Leave Act, negligence, and bodily injuries damages, alleging Franklin was terminated from her position as a meat production control technician after calling in sick due to a back injury suffered on the job, while performing someone else's job due to a staffing problem. Price: $10
Palomar Medical Technologies sues Syneron for infringing patented laser hair removal method.
Palomar medical Technologies, a Massachusetts corporation, is filing suit against Syneron Incorporated, alleging defendant's Suneron eLight, EMax, ELaser, Aurora, Polaris, Coment, and Galaxy light-based hair removal systems are covered by plaintiff's patented method for removing hair using optical pulses. Price: $10
Hardees sued by customer who fractured hip in parking lot.
Eunice Saxton, a resident of West Virginia, is filing suit against Boddie-Noell Enterprises, dba, Hardees, alleging plaintiff was walking to her car when she tripped and fell in a water service portal depressed in the surface of the parking lot. The suit alleges plaintiff fractured her hip and had to be air ambulanced to a regional medical center. Price: $10
Morristown Memorial Hospital sued by patient treated by radiologist completing residency.
Keith Kulper, a resident of New Jersey, is filing suit against the United States of America and AHS Hospital Corporation/Morristown Memorial Hospital Campus, et al., alleging Kulper suffered severe personal injuries and medical expenses due to a CT scan of the head interpreted by a student completing a radiology residency. Price: $10
Man hospitalized after car accident sues driver who made illegal u-turn.
Louis Christian is filing suit against Texas resident Thomas Elliott, alleging Christian was traveling northbound on US 59 when he was cut off by Elliott who was making a u-turn. The suit alleges Christian's car was totally destroyed and he had to be ambulanced to receive intensive medical treatment. Price: $10
Life Care Center of America sued by estate of patent who suffered pubic bruising.
Edward Doar, on behalf of the estate of Elizabeth Doar, is filing suit against South Carolina corporation Life Care Center of America and Charleston medical Investors, alleging Doar suffered severe bruising on her arms, legs, and pubic area while in defendant's care. Price: $10
Shopper sues Foot Locker after being struck by employee.
Ashlee Neal is suing Foot Locker, after she was struck by an employee at a Foot Locker in Atlanta, Georgia. Neal seeks damages for medical expenses, past and future earning, and punitive damages. Price: $10
USA sues Republic Dumpco for discharging landfill runoff into Lake Mead.
The United States of America is filing suit against the Republic Dumpco, Republic Silver State Disposal, dba, Republic Services of Southern Nevada and Clark County, alleges defendants' Sunrise Mountain Landfill has discharged medical waste, asbestos, and contaminated storm water into Las Vegas's Lake Mead. Price: $10
Oak Hill Farms sued after worker injured.
Henry Waters is suing Michigan Homes, d/b/a Oak Hill Farms of Macon, Georgia, for negligence after he was injured catastrophically, while working at the Oak Hill farm. Waters sustained serious brain damage. Waters seeks Compensatory damages and damages for more than $100,000 of medical expenses. Price: $10
Dept. of Human Services sued for losing boy in their care.
Michael Metz, Daniel Metz, and Jane Metz are filing suit against the State of New Jersey Department of Human Services, alleging defendants wrongfully placed their son in foster care where he was abused, deprived of medical care, and eventually lost by defendants within their system. Price: $10
Man sues after slipping on ice on porch.
Charles Scrader is suing Marcia Taylor, the owner of a Scranton Pennsylvania home where plaintiff slipped on ice on the porch. He grabbed the railing in an attempt to catch himself, but the railing came off in his hand, causing him to fall down the stair of the front porch. Scrader seeks damages for medical expenses. Price: $10
Restaurant sued again for slippery floor.
Rebecca and Ronnie Kilcrease are suing Barnhill's Buffet, seeking damages for medical expenses incurred after Rebecca Kilcrease slipped and fell while walking back to her table with a plate of food at the Monroe, Louisiana restaurant. There had been a slip on the floor but the restaurant had not posted any warning. Price: $10
Easton-Warren Urology sued for failing to properly manage and treat patient.
Wayne Farley is filing suit against New Jersey resident Scott Yeaw, M.D., Easton-Warren Urology, et al., for three counts of medical malpractice, alleging Yeaw failed to properly manage and treat plaintiff and failed to notify Farley of the potential consequences of certain procedures and possible alternatives. Price: $10
Amtrak sued for deteriorating condition of platform, which caused accident.
Geneva W. Hagans is suing the National Passenger Railroad Corporation d/b/a Amtrak seeking damages for injuries sustained at defendant's New Carrolton, Maryland station where Hagans fell due to the uneven and crumbling surface of the concrete platform. Although an Amtrak conductor witness the fall and helped her up, he did not offer her medical assistance. Price: $10
Medline sues company for registering web sites with confusingly similar names.
Illinois-based Medline Industries is filing suit against Niftus, alleging defendant registered infringing domain names using plaintiff's Medline trademark and related words, e.g., medlineforphysicians.com. This intentionally misleads consumers seeking plaintiff's products to Nitfus's competing vaccine and medical product website. Price: $10
Lowe's is sued after display falls on woman's head.
Karen Tatum is suing Lowe's Home Centers and Lowe's Fort Wayne, Indiana, for injuries sustained when a hanging display fell and struck Tatum on the head with the corner of its wooden molding. Tatum seeks damages for medical expenses, loss of income and earning capacity. Price: $10
False statements alleged in suit against Eye Care Specialists.
Richard Eggleston, M.D., Mark Eggleston , M.D., and Eye Care Specialists are filing suit against Daniel Klemp, alleging Klemp made false statements to patients. These included statement indicating that Richard Eggleston had his medical license taken away and that the Egglestons has significant problems with Medicare. Price: $10
Patient sues after developing infection.
James Patterson is suing River West d/b/a River West medical Center seeking damages for aggravation of personal injuries. His suit alleges that a wound on his foot treated by defendant became severely infected, requiring him to remain in the hospital for several weeks with a wound vac and morphine drip. Price: $10
Johnson & Johnson sued by woman who lost part of her arm in accident at work.
Kentucky resident Melissa McDaniel is filing suit against BSN medical and Johnson & Johnson, alleging McDaniel suffered a partial arm amputation, just below the elbow, after her left hand and forearm were pulled into micro pleater machine and caught at the nip point between the upper roller and heated lower roller. Price: $10
Law firm sued for failing to timely file wrongful death suit against hospital.
Louisiana resident Karen Smith, on behalf of the estate of Stanlus Smith, et al., is filing suit against the Law Offices of Michael Samanie, et al., for legal malpractice alleging, Samanie failed to timely file Smithhs wrongful death and medical malpractice claim against the Gulfport Memorial Hospital. Price: $10
Suit demands medical group stop using American Board of Medical Specialties' acronym.
American Board of medical Specialties, an Illinois not-for-profit corporation, is filing suit against Boardcertified, Stephen Fox, and Robert Jordan, alleging that defendant's website unlawfully uses plaintiff's ABMS trademark without authorization. The suit alleges this is likely to cause confusion and mislead members to believe that defendant is affiliated with the ABMS. Price: $10
USA sued by woman who fell at entrance to medical center on Indian reservation.
Selene Duenas, a Washington resident and member of the Payallup Tribe of Indians, is filing suit against the United States of America, through the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and Indian Health Services, after she slipped and fell at the entrance of defendant's Payallup Tribe medical Clinic. Price: $10
Man sues employer after pipe breaks loose from lathe and pierces his chest.
A Texas man sued his former employer, Flowers Baking Company of Tyler, Inc. The suit alleges he suffered injuries when lathing a piece of pipe at defendant's place of business. The pipe came loose from the lathe, impaling plaintiff in the side of his chest causing severe injuries requiring life-saving medical treatment. Price: $10
Regional hospital sues competitor for redirecting web traffic from infringing websites.
The Erie County medical Center, a New York corporation, is filing suit against Kaleida Health, alleging Kaleida has registered numerous domain names that infringe on Eriees Western New Yorkks Hospital of Choice trademark. The infringing websites redirect traffic to Kaleidaas competing health care website. Price: $10
NBC illegally snooped on cosmetic surgery conversations, claims suit.
Michigan corporation LL NJ and Lifestyle Lift Holding Company are filing suit against NBC, subsidiary WCAU, Channel 10 Philadelphia, NBC Stations Management and NBC Universal, alleging defendants placed a hidden camera in plaintiff's Lifestyle Lift, cosmetic surgery facility to illegally intercept private conversations and patients' medical information. Price: $10
Palomar Medical Technologies sued by doctors tricked into purchasing obsolete medical equipment
Tennessee resident Randy Waldman, M.D., Eddie Cortez, M.D., et al., are filing suit against Palomar medical Technologies, alleging defendant has violated numerous provisions of the Consumer Protection Act by contracting plaintiffs to purchase ineffective equipment in an agreement to obtain results for a study Palomar already knew would prove the equipment's ineffectiveness. Price: $10
Memphis-Shelby County Airport sued by traveler who slipped in ice cream.
Meena Jain, M.D., is filing suit against Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority and Service Management Systems, Tennessee-based corporation, alleging Jain slipped and fell in melted ice cream in defendant's airport, suffering a fractured foot that left her unable to perform her usual medical practice. Price: $10
Driver sues State Auto for damages after wreck with one of their drivers.
Jennifer Calderon is suing State Auto insurance company for negligence and bad faith after it denied her claims of liability for her medical expenses and injuries arising from an auto accident in Indiana, between herself and a State Auto insured driver. Calderon seeks punitive and compensatory damages. Price: $10
Relief sought in dispute over medical records/billing software.
Misys Healthcare Systems and Payerpath are filing suit against Billingnetwork, seeking declaratory relief of patent invalidity and non-infringement. Billingnetwork alleged Misys' medical records and billing software infringed on Billingnetwork's patented internet facilitated billing and data system. Price: $10
Wal-Mart toilet paper dispenser falls and hits woman on head.
Darlene Boone is suing Wal-Mart Store East for negligence and damages for pain and suffering, mental anguish, and medical care expenses arising from personal injuries sustained in a Starke, Florida Wal-Mart restroom, when a toilet paper dispenser which was not properly secured struck plaintiff on the head, causing lacerations to her scalp. Price: $10
St Johnns Mercy hospital sued for wrongful death of baby during emergency cesarean.
Missouri resident Kelly Mason, on behalf of the estate of Devin Moore, deceased, is filing suit against St. Johnns Mercy Health System for the wrongful death of decedent, due to defendantts failure to monitor his medical condition during an emergency cesarean. Moore was in fetal distress due to a premature placenta separation when defendant began the procedure. Price: $10
VA Long Beach sued by blind patient who suffered fatal head wound in parking lot.
Helen Wilkes, on behalf of the estate of Neil Wilkes, deceased, is filing suit against the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Long Beach medical Center for wrongful death, premises liability, and other claims, alleging decedent, a legally blind man, fell while stepping onto a broken curb, falling and striking his head on the pavement in the parking lot. Price: $10
Hospital General Menonita sued for failing to diagnose patient's eye injury.
Cesar Vazquez-De Jesus, et al., is filing suit against the Hospital Genera Menonita and Dr. Javier Exhecarrie for medical malpractice, alleging defendants failed to adequately test for an orbital floor fracture that was later discover by a maxillofacial surgeon. The suit alleges plaintiff suffers impaired vision and difficulty moving his eye due to the delayed diagnosis and treatment. Price: $10
Coal companies sued by West Virginia residents exposed to tetryl explosive.
Clinton Campbell, et al., are filing suit against Brook Trout Coal, Magnum Coal, and Explo Systems, et al., alleging defendant wrongfully used the chemical Tetryl as a mining explosive without proper warnings and instructions. The suit seeks compensation for injuries and medical monitoring related to the exposure of tetryl. Price: $10
Protruding shelf causes injury in Dollar General store.
Kelly Collins is suing Dolgencorp Inc., a/k/a Dollar General for personal injury damages caused by defendant's negligence at its New Iberia, Louisiana store. Collins suffered the injuries when she stepped on a metal shelf which was slightly protruding from under a display rack. Collins seeks damages for lost wages, and medical expenses. Price: $10
Suit filed over medical skin cleaning products.
Minnesota-based Medtox is filing suit against Tamarac medical and ESCA Tech for false advertising, alleging defendant misrepresented that plaintiff is prohibited from selling competing products based on plaintiff's patented D-Wipe and D-Lead, towels and hand soap for cleaning the skin prior to a blood sample collection. Price: $10
Suit claims doctors took too long to diagnose patient's ailments, causing his death.
Puerto Rican residents Yolanda Isaac-Burgos and Marjorie Ann Domenech-Isaac are suing Dr. Gilberto Rodriguez and Dr. Mario Acosta-Duarte, et al., for medical malpractice. The suit claims the doctors acted negligently in their attempts at diagnosing Burgos's husband, who arrived at their hospital by private ambulance, in severe chest pain. Price: $10
Suit filed over generic version of Urocit-K.
The Board of Regents of the University of Texas System, on behalf of the University of Texas Southwestern medical enter and Mission Pharmacal Company, is filing suit against Corepharma and Rising Pharmaceuticals, alleging defendants launched a generic form of plaintiff's patented Urocit-K, potassium citrate for treating and preventing kidney stones. Price: $10
USA sued by estate of infant who died in Customs while entering U.S. to receive medical attention.
Luaipu and Tony Futi, on behalf of the estate of Michael Futi, deceased, is filing suit against The United States of America, for the wrongful death of decedent Michael, a fifteen day old baby, who died due to respiratory distress while detained in customs, although plaintiffs has been issued a written visa waiver to enter the U.S. to receive medical treatment for her son. Price: $10
Puerto Rico hospital sued for failing to properly treat diabetic patient.
Wilmaguie Gavilan et al., is filing suit against the Hospital Espanol Auxilio Mutuo de Puerto Rico, dba, Clinica Expreso, et al., alleging defendant's violated the Emergency medical Treatment and Active Labor Act by not properly treating Gavilan's elevated blood sugar and discharging her without stabilization, leading to aggravation of her diabetes ketoacidosis and causing hipovolemic shock . Price: $10
Pfizer sued after arthritis drug causes death.
Louise and Daniel McConnell are Louisiana residents filing a class action lawsuit against Pfizer, seeking damages for medical expenses, hospital bills, and other health care expenses, incurred as a result of congestive heart failure caused by Louise's use Pfizer's Bextra, used to treat osteoarthritis and arthritis. Price: $10
Man refused hospital treatment because he was violent. He commits suicide the next day.
Sue St. John, individually and as personal representative of the estate of Steve S. John, and as parent and next friend of Holly St. John, a minor, and Jennifer St. John, individually, alleging Steve committed suicide after being unable to afford his medications and was refused treatment at the hospital, despite his suffering from an emergency medical condition. Price: $10
Stinky vapors cause misery for woman who sues PCS Nitrogen Fertilizer.
Cynthia Walker, et al., is suing PCS Nitrogen Fertilizer seeking to recover compensatory damages for injuries sustained as a result of ammonia released from PCS's facility in Geismar, Louisiana, on 10/7/04. Plaintiffs seeks damages for the exposure to ammonia, physical pain and suffering, mental anguish, property damages, lost wages, and medical expenses. . Price: $10
Survivors sue after veteran dies from alleged poor care.
Timothy Dick, Gary Dick, and Theresa Dick Roach are suing the United States of America seeking damages for survival action and the wrongful death of William Dalco Dick who died due to the failure of personnel at the Overton Brooks Veteran Administration medical Center in Shreveport, Louisiana to treat his metastatic carcinoma of the kidneys. Price: $10
Diner gets hit by heavy shelf at Cracker Barrel, prompting injury suit.
Jacqueline Sedlacek is suing Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores for negligence after she was hit in the middle of the back by a heavy shelf that had been mounted on the lattice of the partition above the booth she was seated at. The Cracker Barrel was located in Conyers, Georgia. Deslacek seeks damages for medical expenses, including neurological surgery, and vascular surgery. Price: $10
Company ran bogus injury claim activity.
Grange Mutual Casualty Company and Trustgard Insurance are filing suit against the Estate of Robert Brandon, deceased, a Kentucky resident, alleging Brandon was a management official for a fraudulent corporation which targeted persons injured in automobile accidents and submitted false claims to plaintiff for excessive unnecessary medical tests and equipment and services that were never rendered. Price: $10
Suit alleges euthanasia in nursing home Katrina case.
Dianna, Myra, and Michael Ray, on behalf of the estate of Hollis Alford, are filing suit against Tenet Healthsystems Memorial medical Center, Lifecare Management, and the Louisiana State University School of Medicine, et al., alleging several employees at the center where decedent was recuperating following surgery used lethal doses of morphine and midazolam to kill plaintiff and other patients during Hurricane Katrina. Price: $10
Document Generation says electronic medical records infringe on patented computer assisted document method.
Document Generation Corporation is filing suit against Texas-based Allscripts, Cerner Corporation, Sage Software Healthcare, and Epic Systems Corporation, et al., alleging defendants sell electronic medical records products covered by plaintiff's patented computer-assisted document generation method. Price: $10
Boy fell down because he was left standing alone.
David Rowland and Sue Rowland, as parents of Jonathan Rowland, are filing suit against The Lee County Board of Education by and through Dr. Lawrence Walters, alleging Jonathan was left standing alone, despite doctor's orders to not allow this, as he has a medical condition which causes him to fall, which he did when left standing alone. He suffered a serious head injury. Price: $10
Suit alleges adequate treatment withheld from man who died of kidney failure.
Mary Rumage and Vickie Simmons, on behalf of the estate of Grady Rumage, deceased, are filing suit against Randy Bergman, M.D., Northeast Internal Medicine Associates, and Human Health Plan of Texas, et al., for failing to provide adequate medical treatment to prevent decedent Grady Rumage from dying prematurely from kidney failure. Price: $10
Woman injures herself in fall from handicapped elevator.
A South Dakota woman sued Custer Regional Hospital and Custer Regional medical Clinic and Raid City Regional Hospital, Inc, as owner, for injuries she sustained while transporting her wheelchair bound husband to the hospital. She alleges that the handicapped access did not comply with Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Price: $10
TCE release alleged in suit against energy corporation.
Pennsylvania residents, Sarah and Jeffrey Martin are filing a class action lawsuit against Foster Wheeler Energy Corporation, seeking compensation for diminutions in property value, environmental clean up, and medical monitoring for people who reside near defendant's Mountain Top, Pennsylvania manufacturing facility. The suit alleges that defendant released trichlorethylene (TCE) into the environment and groundwater. Price: $10
USA sued after motor vehicle incident.
Veodia Carroll is suing Gunnery Sergeant Sean McCullough, a member of the U.S. Marines, and the United States of America for motor vehicle negligence, seeking compensatory damages for wage loss, medical expenses, property damages, and loss of earning capacity. The alleged incident occurred at Rattlesnake Canyon Road near Camp Pendleton. Price: $10
Mom sues Busch Gardens after infant hurt on Lemon Drop Slide.
New York resident Janice Jason as the parent of infant, Mark Jason, is suing Busch Gardens and Water Country USA. for injuries sustained to the child on a “Lemon Drop Slide.” The child suffered a fracture to a growth plate in his skull. Plaintiff seeks damages for mental anguish, physical pain and suffering, and medical expenses. Price: $10
Iovate Research claims competitors infringing patents for creatine-based performance enhancer.
Iovate Health Sciences, University of Florida Research Foundation, and Flamma, are filing suit against Bio-Engineered Supplements & Nutrition, dba, BSN, and the medical Research Institute, alleging defendants' Endorush, NO2 Black, Anabolic Switch and other supplements infringe on plaintiffs' patented methods for increasing muscle performance and reducing fatigue by the use of hydrosoluble salt of creatine. Price: $10
Franchisee sued for running competing business from same office.
Home Instead, a non-medical companionship service for seniors, is filing suit against Florida-based Doctors Orders, Kristen Woodruff and Laura Panaggio. The suit alleges that defendant Woodruff, the wife of one of plaintiff's franchisees, started and operated Doctor's Orders from the same office where her husband's Home Instead franchise was. Price: $10
USPS sues dog owners after rottweiler bites mailman repeatedly.
The United States of America on behalf of the United States Postal Service and a postal worker is suing three Missouri residents, who owned a rottweiler named “Hooch.” Hooch attacked and repeatedly bit the USPS employee delivering mail. The U.S. seeks to recover compensatory damages for medical expenses. Price: $10
Lawyer sued by former client for failing to adequately represent her in sexual discrimination suit.
Former Tulane University medical School professor Renee Hartz is filing a legal malpractice lawsuit against her former counsel Victor Farrugia, Robert Kutcher, and Nicole Tiger of Chopin, Wagar, Richard & Kutcher. The suit alleges defendants failed to adequately represent her in her sex discrimination and denial of tenure suit against her former employer Tulane. Price: $10
ADOPTION AGENCY SUED BY COUPLE WHO ADOPTED ILL CHINESE CHILD.
Maryland residents Paul and Christine Bobowiec are filing suit against A Helping Hand Adoption Agency, alleging that defendant failed to disclose the significant medical problems of Wenzi, a Chinese child they selected for adoption. Wenzi suffers from disintegrated ear drums and has Aniridia, an untreatable genetic condition, present at birth, which leads to 100% vision loss. Price: $10
Vet rolls out of hospital bed after having amputation.
Catherine Erdmann, as special administrator of the estate of Harry Hrupcin, deceased, and Theresa Hrupciin are filing suit against Clement Zablocki VA medical Center, alleging decedent suffered injuries to his vertebra and an aggravation of his recent leg amputation wound when he fell from his hospital bed during recuperation from the amputation. The hospital had decided he required bedside railings but did not have them set up properly when he rolled out of his bed. Price: $10
Cleaning lady falls in federal building and sues the USA.
Barbara Penney is suing the United States of America after she fell while pushing a cleaning cart in a federal building in Rome, Georgia. Penney alleges that the wheel of the cart was stopped by a unsafe condition on the floor. Penney seeks general damages for pain and suffering, loss of earnings and damages for medical expenses. Price: $10
Life Investors Insurance sued for wrongly denying claim under cancer/disease policy.
Alberta Morris, a resident of Oklahoma, is filing suit against Life Investors Insurance Company of America for bad faith, concealment, and deceit. The suit alleges Life Investors failed to reimburse Morris for medical expenses due to cancer under her cancer/disease policy. Price: $10
Pioneer Hi Bred sued for failing to respond to on-the-job heart attack.
Texas resident Maria Ovalle, as the representative of the estate of Jose Ovalle, deceased, is filing suit against Pioneer Hi Bred International, alleging decedent suffered a heart attack while working for defendant. Decedent's coworkers alerted defendant but defendant failed to notify medical personnel before Ovalle died. Price: $10
Guest sues hotel after slip/fall on water leak.
Hugo Noel Martinez is suing the Crowne Plaza Puerto Rico, ACE Insurance Company, and Pacific Employers seeking damages for medical expenses and injuries sustained as a result of defendant's negligence. He suit alleges failure to clean a water leak in Martinez's room at the Intercontinental Hotel, causing plaintiff to slip and fall, injuring his spine and back. Price: $10
Ad slogan too similar, says lawsuit by medical supply firm.
Iowa-based Brown medical Industries is filing suit against Xero Products for trademark infringement of plaintiff's slogan “Stay Dry While Getting Wet,” used in connection with covers for casts, which prevent water damages while the person is in the shower. Brown alleges that defendant's slogan, Get Wet Stay Dry” is confusingly similar and in direct competition with plaintiff's. Price: $10
Unlucky gambler falls on way to hotel's casino.
New York resident Vivian Cruz was on vacation at a Puerto Rican hotel in a luxury resort named El San Juan Hotel, owned by defendants Posadas de San Juan Assoc., Inc. She allegedly slipped and fell on melted ice cream while walking through the hotel's lobby, toward the casino. She was unable to get off the floor and was forced to endure several long waits for the ambulance and medical care. Price: $10
Womanns treatment improper and resulted in her death.
Barbara Haight, as personal representative and individually, Kathleen Haight, Debra Haight and the state of Melba height, deceased, are filing suit against Kenneth Robertson, M.D., Memorial Health Systems, Memorial medical Group, et al., alleging Melba developed a staph infection which was not properly or effectively treated, resulting in her ultimate death. Price: $10
Toxic mold exposure alleged in suit against Northrop.
Joellen Perez is sing Hallwood Group, Reit Management, seeking damages for injuries sustained while working for Northrop Grumman at its Atlanta, Georgia facility, owned and managed by defendant. While working at the facility Perez was exposed to toxic mold, which caused her to become extremely ill and suffered long-term health problems and medical expenses. Price: $10
Veteran sues for improper care for PTSD and drug addiction.
Francis Burns is suing the United States of America seeking damages for personal injuries sustained during his treatment by an unlicensed drug addiction therapist of the Detroit Veterans Affairs medical Staff for post traumatic stress disorder and a heroin addiction. Due to inappropriate therapy Burns alleges that he may need psychological treatment for the rest of his life. Price: $10
Man starved to death at holistic resort.
Teresa McDaniel, individually and as executrix of the estate of Dennis McDaniel, deceased, Samuel McDonald, and Louise McDonald are filing suit against Gregory Haag, Tosca Haag, and Vivian Vetrano, dba Rest of Your Life Retreat, alleging defendants starved plaintiff to death during a month-long fast that was supposedly under the supervision of medical personnel but none were available. Price: $10
USA sues by estate of former VA patient who died after Katrina evacuation.
Keisha Pickett, on behalf of the estate of her father Ernest Pickett, deceased, is filing suit against the United States of America, alleging decedent Pickett was evacuated from the New Orleans VA medical Center after having both leg amputated. The suit alleges Pickett was removed form the facility and sent home where he died in a house fire after suffering from infections at the amputation site and diabetes. Price: $10
Coworker sued for making false statements causing mental health write-up.
Patrick Hannigan, a resident of Hawaii, is filing suit against Richard Rodier, for defamation, libel, and other claims, alleging Rodier made false and defamatory statements about Hannigan's conduct during arms training courses, which caused a Social Worker at the Honolulu Engineer District and Tripler Army medical Center to write a "generic nut case" letter about plaintiff. Price: $10
Orthopaedic surgeon sued by patient who received botched spinal fusion.
Holly Buttram, a resident of Tennessee, is filing suit against G. William Davis, M.D., alleging defendant Davis, an orthopaedic surgeon at the Centennial medical Center, in Nashville, TN negligently performed a lumbar spinal fusion on plaintiff without informed consent, without the proper sized materials and screws, causing plaintiff permanent injuries to her spine, hips, and musculoskeletal system. Price: $10
Competitor sued for using trademarked name.
New Jersey-based MedAvante is filing suit against ProxyMed, Schwartz Communications, and TrueBrand, for trademark infringement of plaintiff's MedAdvante trademark used in connection with technology consulting and solutions for clinical studies and medical research. The suit alleges defendants began providing competing services using the trade name MedAdvante Healthcare Solutions. Price: $10
Man sues after being struck from behind by truck.
Horace Murphy is suing Zurich Financial Service d/b/a Zurich Insurance Company of Canada, and Yanke Group of Companies d/b/a North Yanke Transfer for injuries sustained when Murphy's car was hit from behind by a tractor trailer operated by defendant. Murphy suffered injuries medical expenses, property damages, disability, and disfigurement. Price: $10
Online pharmacy sued for not checking prescriptions, resulting in woman's death.
Trever Reed is filing suit against Hope Mills Universal, a dot-com drug website, on behalf of the estate of his wife Debra Reed, deceased. Reed died as a result of blood clots caused by the combination of Carisoprodol and Oxycodone. Defendants supplied decedent Reed with Soma, the generic form of Carisoprodol, without medical history for a prescription from a treating physician. Price: $10
Ex-employee sues after ex-employer ruins her job offer form another company.
A Tennessee woman filed suit against her former employer, Adventist Health System/Sunbelt, Inc. (d/b/a Tennessee Christian medical Center) after they allegedly interfered with her pursuit of a new job. The suit states that after plaintiff received an offer of employment, TCMC falsely told her new employer lies regarding her employment history and backing out of a waiver of their 30 day notice requirement for resignations. . Price: $10
Man claims lawsuit filed by former employer is fraudulent.
Terrence Jones, M.D., is filing suit against his former employer Tenet Healthsystem medical and Tenet's counsel Mark Ford of Anderson Dailey, for filing a fraudulent lawsuit against him. The suit alleges that Tenet used the expired name of an Arkansas hospital that it had already sold, in order to conceal its identity in the fraudulent lawsuit against him. Price: $10
Woman sues Apria Health Care after running out of oxygen on cruise.
Beulah Butchko is suing Apria Health Care for breach of contract after it failed to deliver her a supply of oxygen to her between boarding and departure time of the Carnival cruise ship Miracle. Apria's failure to deliver caused Butchko to leave the ship and seeks medical attention ashore when her travel supply ran out. Price: $10
Virginia Sheriff sued by estate of inmate who was refused medical treatment and died due to brain infection.
Heather Jennings, as administrator of the estate of Misty Jennings, deceased, is filing suit against Sheriff H. Lee Hart and Culpepper medical Associates, et al., alleging decedent Misty died due to a brain infection and subsequent stroke while at University of Virginia hospital. The suit alleges defendants refused to provide treatment, besides Tylenol, after Jennings suffered for severe headaches for more than two weeks. Price: $10
Life Care Center sued for providing negligent care.
Florida resident Donald Case, Jr., as a representative of the estate of Donald Case, Jr., is filing suit against The Lee County medical Investors, d/b/a, Life Care Center of Estero, for the wrongful death of decedent. The suit alleges decedent was sent to the emergency room with pneumonia, malnutrition, and dehydration as a result of defendant?s negligence. Case, Sr., died the next day as the from a myocardial infarction. Price: $10
Halliburton and GE healthcare sued for storing radioactive material in medical buildings.
The United States of America is filing suit against Halliburton Energy Services and GE Healthcare, et al., to recover CERCA expenses for the removal of radioactive material disposed of in a medical complex in Texas. The suit alleges the radioactive material was stored behind false walls and domestic objects, including coffee mugs and ice trays. Particulate contamination infiltrated the entire building and ventilation system. Price: $10
Medical equipment manufacturer sues for patent infringement on catheters.
Medtronic Incorporated and Medtronic Vascular Incorporated are suing Kyphon Incorporated for patent infringement of several of plaintiff's patents for spinal implants and catheters. Medtronic is the world leader in medical technology for lifelong solutions for chronic diseases. Medtronic produces items for diabetes, heart disease, vascular illness, and spinal disorders. Price: $10
Doctor, nursing homes sued for euthanasia after Hurricane Katrina.
Louisiana residents Beth Savoie, Evette Absten, Melanie Savoie, Annette Radecker, Shaun Savoie and Kristen Savoie are filing suit against Lifecare Hospitals of New Orleans, Tenet Healthsystem, Memorial medical Center, and Dr. Anna Pou, et al., alleging the doctor defendant injected intentionally overdoses of painkillers into the plaintiff's grandmother. This was due to their inability to evacuate the residents of the nursing home, and was regarded as euthanasia. Price: $10
Himco Waste and Bayer sued for contamination at pharmaceutical and medical waste site.
The United States of America is filing suit against Bayer Healthcare, Himco Waste-Away Service, Aacoa, and Bridgestone-Firestone, et al., to recover CERCLA expenses for contamination at the Himco Dump Superfund Site, in Elkhart Indiana. The former medical, pharmaceutical and industrial waste landfill contains severe metal and chemical contamination, including, arsenic, barium, chromium, mercury, acetone, benzene, freon and others. Price: $10
Drunken nurse can't start IV line, says suit alleging 5 year old girl's death to malpractice.
Christine Urioste, individually and as personal representative of the estate of Crystal Barela, as parent of minors Alex Urioste and Joseph Barela, Jr., is filing suit against Ardent Health Services, Ann Barnes, Marion Yoder, et al., alleging Crystal died as a result of a drunken nurse at the emergency intake room of the hospital. She was given poor treatment and subsequently left the hospital against medical advice. Price: $10
Woman alleges fetal distress went unnoticed.
Kentucky resident Wendy Stauffer, on behalf of the estate of Justin Stauffer, a minor, deceased, is filing suit against the United States of America, alleging defendants failed to provide plaintiff Wendy Stauffer with adequate medical treatment during her pregnancy and labor. The suit alleges defendant failed to monitor signs of fetal distress during labor. Price: $10
The Huntington Treatment Center sued by estate of patient who died after receiving methadone.
Ohio resident Bobby Piatt, on behalf of the estate of Dana Jenkins, is filing suit against the Huntington Treatment Center, et al., for gross negligence, fraud and spoliation of evidence, alleging decedent died after she was administered Methadone, without a blood test, while under the influence of numerous impairing drugs. The suit alleges Huntington has refused to provide medical records relating to decedent's treatment and death. Price: $10
Chiropractic therapy not intended for osteoarthritis, says suit against Natural Way Chiropratic.
Olive Myrick is filing suit against Kansas corporation Natural Way Chiropractic and Brian Schnitta, for negligence and medical malpractice. Myrick sought treatment for osteoarthritis pain in her right knee before a trip to France. Schnitta failed to advise Myrick of the contradiction for chiropractic care in cases of osteoporosis. Myrick suffered multiple fractures in the pelvis and pubic rami due to adjustments with the Accuforce 7.0 chiropractic instrument. Price: $10
Doctor sued for giving allegedly false statement regarding standard of care in malpractice suit.
James Field is filing suit against Carmello Graffagnino, M.D., Duke University, and Duke University Health Systems, for negligence and medical malpractice. This was after Graffagnino swore in an affidavit that plaintiff deviated from the appropriate standard of care regarding a malpractice case filed against plaintiff by the family of a intra-cerebral aneurysm patient who lost her like while in plaintiff's care. Price: $10
Man sues after ex-employer gives very bad reference to potential employer.
Scott Diering is filing suit against the Regional West medical Center of Nebraksa after an agent of the hospital reported to a potential employer that plaintiff had undergone a voluntary drug and alcohol treatment program and that plaintiff has engaged in sexual harassment while employed at the hospital. Diering alleges he was coerced into agreeing to the classification of inappropriate behavior regarding allegations of sexual harassment, which plaintiff denies. Price: $10
Woman sues after no action taken on her complaints of man in bathroom/sexually assaulting roommate.
Susan Edwards, a resident of Florida and veteran of Desert Storm, is filing suit against The United States of America, after she was sexually assaulted and battered by another patient at the psychiatric ward at the Bay Pines VA medical Center. The suit alleges plaintiff complained to personnel about a male patient in the women's bathroom, but the nurses only response that he was harmless. Plaintiff then saw him in her room masturbating over her roommate, she complained again, but personnel failed to take any action. Price: $10
Lawsuit claims use of Lifestyle Lift in website meta-tags violated trademark.
Lifestyle Lift Holding, a Michigan corporation, DMK medical, d/b/a, Lifestyle Lift, are filing suit against Cozmedic Surgery Associates, d/b/a, New Image Associates, Dr. Nanh Pham, Dr. Theodore Golden, and Dr. Brude Chau, alleging that defendants' cozmedic.com website contains plaintiff's Lifestyle Lift in the source code, which allows defendant's website to be displayed in search engine results for “Lifestyle Lift.” Price: $10
Suit alleges thousands of false emails sent to harass.
Carl and Martha Weber are filing suit against Vyolet Cirko, alleging defendants sent out thousands of emails contained false and defamatory medical information regarding plaintiff Martha Weber's ten-year-old adopted son. Defendant also alleged that plaintiff Carl was engaged in an affair with her twin sister and her sister's 10 year old daughter and plaintiff Carl's illegitimate child. Price: $10
Suit filed against Marriott for not having a functional defibrillator.
Gail Eugene Philips-Waters, as a representative of the estate of James Leon Waters, deceased, is filing suit against the Marriott International, Prentice-Hall, and Techworld Hotel Associates, d/b/a, Renaissance Washington, D.C. Hotel, for the wrongful death of decedent due to cardiac arrhythmia from ventricular fibrillation. The suit alleges the hotel failed to have an external defibrillator device and failed to have security staff with radio to communicate the medical emergency. Price: $10
Sheriff sued by man who was denied medical treatment in jail.
Adam Roll is filing suit against Sheriff Kreke and John Doe and Richard Roe, police officers and security guards at the Clinton, Illinois, County Jail. The suit alleges defendants willfully and wantonly ignored Rollls requests for medical treatment for four days. Roll was later admitted to the hospital with gangrene on the small bowel. Roll suffered blunt trauma to the stomach while pushing his car, immediately before being arrested. Roll was briefly treated at a hospital and then taken into custody. Price: $10
Resident's death blamed on poor care by nursing home.
The Estate of Lela Teatsworth and Richard Teatsworth, Catherine Weese, and Patricia Boyer are suing The Lenox Care Center, of Iowa alleging that Lela Teatsworth's death was caused by Lenox's negligence in failing to provide proper medical treatment while in the care of the nursing home. The Teatsworth's seek loss of income to the estate, the full value of the estate, property damages and economic losses. Price: $10
False reports of racism cause lawsuit.
William Durkin M.D. is suing Nisha Madhaven seeking damages for defamation, after Madhaven made statements to executive level employees of the Southern Maryland Hospital that Durkin was a racist against African-American, and bigoted against obese people. Durkin alleges that during his employment with Southern Maryland as medical Director of the Emergency Department Madhaven continuously attempted to undermine his authority and interfered with his management of the department. Price: $10
Girl sues Baptist boarding academy after harsh abusive treatment during her stay.
Charity Trees filed suit against numerous Tennessee defendants for numerous counts of negligence in their operation of Mountain Park Boarding Academy, a juvenile detention facility. The Trees took their daughter there for supervised schooling but she was abused during her entire stay. The abuse allegedly included suck things as cold showers, being forced to shower in front of others, a forced low calorie diet, and inadequate medical care after plaintiff tried to slash her wrists with a metal coat hanger. Price: $10
Lockheed Martin and Martin Marietta sued by worker who suffered lung damage from toxic alumina dust.
Theodore Simon a resident of the U.S. Virginia Islands, is filing suit against Lockheed Martin, Martin Marietta Aluminum and Martin Marietta Corporation, alleging Simon has undergone significant medical treatment due to exposure to toxic bauxite dust at defendant's alumina processing plant in St. Croix, from 1967 to 2001. The suit alleges bauxite contains silica, alumina, and asbestos, which can cause mesothelioma, asbestosis, and pneumoconiosis. Price: $10
Board of Medical Examiners sued by doctor who had license revoked based on false exam results.
Dr. Herman Olivieri, a resident of Puerto Rico, is filing suit against Dr. Jorge Sanchez, president of the Board of medical Examiners of Puerto Rico, alleging Olivieri's physician's license was revoked, seven years after he passed the examination. The suit alleges plaintiff was never given a chance to challenge the false ruling, that he had not passed the physician's exam, before the license was revoked. Price: $10
Widow sues doctors and USA for failing to diagnose husband's heart problems.
Kathleen O'Leary, on behalf of the estate of Donald O'Leary, deceased, is filing suit against the United States of America, St. Mary's medical Center, and the Duluth Clinic, for the wrongful death of decedent O'Leary. The suit alleges O'Leary died of cardio-respiratory arrest caused by undiagnosed and untreated retroperitoneal hemorrhage, although plaintiff's physician's were aware of plaintiff's family history of early cardiac disease and risks factor including myocardial pain. Price: $10
Medco sued by man after his incorrect prescription leads to white blood cell count of one.
Mississippi resident Talford Wadkins is filing suit against Medco Health Solutions for medical malpractice and negligence, alleging Medco filled Wadkinss prescription for Metrolozone, a diuretic, with Methotrexate, a caustic drug used to induce miscarriages and treat cancer, but causes liver disease. Wadkins took the wrong medication for six months before being rushed to the hospital with severe sepsis and a blood cell count of one. Wadkins underwent dialysis and suffered many complications including blood clots and a hernia. Price: $10
Sunrise sued for not accurately keeping medical records, leading to infections and other injuries.
The estate of Anna Grelle, deceased, through Florida resident David Grelle, is filing suit against Sunrise Continuing Care and Sunrise Senior Living, aka, Calusa Harbour, et al., seeking damages for survival action, lethal negligence and the wrongful death of decedent. The suit alleges defendant failed to document falls and medical issues on decedent's chart. Decedent suffered multiple infections and other injuries due to defendants' lack of care. Price: $10
Law firm sued for failing to timely amend medical malpractice complaint.
Vickie Fryer, a resident of Ohio, is filing suit against Ron Wager and Bantz, Gosch & Cremer for legal malpractice, alleging defendants waited until two weeks before the expiration of the statute of limitations on plaintifffs medical malpractice claims against the Custer Regional Hospital. When defendants filed the claim they named the defendant incorrectly, as Custer Community Health Services, and then waited until after the statue of limitations had expired to file the amended complaint, causing her case to be dismissed. Price: $10
Dialysis machine stops working during treatment. Patient sues.
Kasie Blake, a South Carolina resident, is filing suit against Gambro Healthcare. His suit alleges that due to Gambro's negligence in failing to have a properly working dialysis machine, Blake had to be taken to receive emergency medical treatment after he collapsed. He was receiving treatments when the machine suddenly stopped working, and he was fearful that the entire process had not been completed. Upon being reconnected to another dialysis machine that malfunctioned, he collapsed, requiring hospitalization. Price: $10
Gurney manufacturer sues for trade dress infringement.
Healthcare Safety Systems Assistive Technology and Thomas Roberts, d/b/a Emergency Preparedness Systems, are suing Florida-based Aramco, Healthline medical Products, and Bruce & Association, seeking injunctive relief and damages for trademark and trade dress infringement, unfair competition, and deceptive trade practices. Plaintiffs allege that defendants have infringed on its trademark TEMPS beds and TEMPS system, foldable, stackable, portable patient gurneys used in hospitals and triage. Price: $10
Doctor sued by woman who alleges sexual misconduct during exam.
Renee Raikes is filing suit against the United States of America for injuries sustained at defendant's Preston Taylor Community Health Center in West Virginia. Plaintiff took her two young sons to defendant's facility to receive medical treatment. After the male doctor examined the children he requested to examine plaintiff. During the examination the doctor became sexually excited and had un-consented sexual contact with plaintiff while her young sons were in the examination room. Price: $10
Danville Regional Medical Center sued by diabetic patient who went into cardiac arrest during hospitalization.
Everett Scruggs, a resident of Virginia, is filing suit against The Danville Regional medical Center of Virginia, alleging plaintiff, a diabetic, was ambulanced to the hospital complaining of symptoms of diabetic ketoacidosis, (DKA.) The suit alleges due to a clerical error by a nurse plaintiff was not monitored for over eleven hours after he was admitted. Twenty minutes after a doctor finally saw plaintiff he was found in cardiac arrest due to DKA. Due to defendants' negligence plaintiff had to be intubated and treated in the Coronary Care Unit under critical condition Price: $10
Man sues sheriff for beating received in jail cell.
Melvin and Ricki Rayburn, et al., are filing suit against Willie Brooks, an officer employed by the Livingston Parish, Louisiana, Sherifffs Department, et al., alleging Brooks pulled over Melvin Rayburn for an alleged traffic violation and arrested him. After plaintiff was in a cell at the Livingston Parish Prison, Brooks entered and began beating him with a black metal object, fracturing several of plaintifffs teeth and causing him other injuries. Plaintiff was denied medical treatment after the incident. Price: $10
Greenbrier Academy for Girls sued for lying about medical benefits and for terminating academic director who filed abuse report.
Lisa Sheffield, a West Virginia corporation, is filing suit against Relational Management Services, dba, Greenbrier Academy for Girls, et al., for fraudulent inducement, breach of contract, and negligent misrepresentation, alleging Sheffield accepted the position as Greenbrier's Academic Director due to misrepresentation made by defendant's, who claimed there was a 401K program and medical and dental insurance. The suit alleges Sheffield was abruptly terminated after reporting an incident of inappropriate contact between a male teacher and a female student, as required by law. Price: $10
Man sues water company for discriminatory attitude toward women.
Ronald Drew is suing Watts Water Technologies, Ames Fire & Waterworks, and Watts Regulator for violating the California Family Rights Act by approving his request for family medical leave when his wife became terminally ill. Then when he returned to work, they terminated him for “refusing to go to work.” Drew alleges that defendant's decision to terminate him was based on defendant's discriminatory behavior toward women. He stated that defendant never hired any of the women applicants because they did not have restroom facilities for women and they did want women in the assembly room. Price: $10
Milipedes and mold alleged in suit against Candlewood Suites.
Crystal Freedland is suing Intercontinental Hotels Group Resources and Risk Enterprises Management Limited seeking damages for personal injuries sustained during a residency stay at defendant's Candlewood Suites in Burlington, Massachusetts. In Freedland's first unit, she saw insects crawling on the bathroom floor. She was moved to another unit where there was an infestation of millipedes. After about two months of living at Candlewood Suites, Freedland began to suffer symptoms of black mold exposure, including irritation to her eyes, lungs, and nose, which necessitated medical treatment. Price: $10
Georgetown, South Carolina Sheriff sued by man tazered while sleeping in car.
Billy Preston, a resident of South Carolina, is filing suit against Georgetown County Sheriff, et al., alleging Preston suffered difficulty breathing and convulsions, requiring emergency medical treatment, after he was tazered by a Georgetown County Sheriff Officer while sleeping inside his vehicle. The suit alleges plaintiff had volunteered as a Santa Clause, visiting foster children and nursing homes, before attending a Thanksgiving party at local restaurant were he consumed several alcoholic drinks before going to sleep in his truck, with the permission of the property owners. Price: $10
Dog bite required total hip replacement says cable installer's suit.
John Paul Rushing is suing Northland Cable Networks and Employers Insurance Company of Wausau seeking damages and medical expenses incurred as a result of injuries sustained while working as a cable installer for defendant in Mississippi. He was attacked by a dog while working, sustaining injuries to his legs and hip, requiring a total hip replacement. Northland's worker's compensation provider, Employers Insurance Company, paid for the initial treatment of his knee but refused to pay for the hip replacement, on the basis that he may have had a congenital hip defect. Price: $10
Scheme to steal market share alleged in suit against health company.
SHC Services, d/b/a, Supplemental Health Care, is filing suit against California-based All Health Services Corporation and three former SHC employees Robert Garcia, Deborah Mackey, and Nadine Perez-Turrietta. The suit alleges that All Health Services engaged in a fraudulent scheme to steal plaintiff's market-share by using proprietary information gained through plaintiff's former temporary medical staffing employees Garcia, Perez-Turrietta, and Mackey. Price: $10
SOCIAL WORKER/MEDICAL CENTER SUED FOR ALLEGING THAT MAN SEXUALLY ABUSED HIS DAUGHTER.
Michigan resident Lloyd Williams, Jr., is filing suit against social worker Deborah Menon, Caritas Holy Family Hospital and medical Center, and Caritas Christi Healthcare System, alleging defendants reported allegations that he had sexually abused his daughters, to the Department of Social Services. The suit alleges Menon violated her confidentiality agreement with plaintiff's daughters, A.K.W., and D.T.W., and also violated plaintiff's right to privacy by disclosing the private information to a Genesee County, Michigan Friend of the Court. Price: $10
Sun Healthcare sued for wrongful discharge of worker.
Wyoming resident Jacqueline Kuehn is filing suit against Sun Healthcare Group, Sunbridge Healthcare, Peak medical Montana Operations, dba, Valley View Rehabilitation and Care Center for wrongful discharge, alleging she was terminated in retaliation for filing a complaint about Valley View's director of nurses with the Wyoming Board of Nurses and Wyoming Department of Health. Kuehn alleges the director of nurses never responded to persistent phone calls and complaints about staffing and nurse issues. Price: $10
Woman sues after being injured during ride in ambulance.
Louisiana Bartoloni is filing suit against TLT Transport, National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburg PA, Kathleen Persichini, Michael Jiles, and the American Home Assurance Company, after the ambulance/medical transport vehicle he was traveling in, driven by Persichini, was struck by defendant Jiles' Suburban as the ambulance moved from the right lane to the left. The suit alleges Persichini failed to keep a proper lookout and defendant Jiles failed to clear the path for an emergency vehicle. Price: $10
Widow sues after man dies after long wait on tarmac in searing heat.
California resident Ingrid von Mangoldt Hills is filing a wrongful death suit against Intensive Air, d/b/a, US Air Ambulance on behalf of the estate of Reuben Hills, deceased. The suit alleges that plaintiff hired defendants to transport her ill husband home from Arizona, after he was hospitalized for acute respiratory failure. Hills was left out on the tarmac in heat over one hundred degrees while the crew attempted to determine how to load the gurney through the narrow passenger door. The cabin was littered with dirty clothes and lacked medical equipment. When Hills arrived in California he was blue and had gone into congestive heart failure. Price: $10
Man sues after falling repeatedly at correctional health center.
Ronald Alan Evans is suing Maricopa County, Joseph Arpaio, Maricopa County Sheriff, and Gail Steinhauser medical Director of the Department of Correctional Health Services, alleging that the nurse at the infirmary forced him to walk down a corridor to a bathroom to take a urine sample. Evans arrived in the infirmary in severe gastric distress; he passed out after the nurse drew a blood sample. After Evans was revived with smelling salts the nurse ordered him down the hall, he passed out again as he attempted to stand up, falling and slamming the back of his head violently into the concrete floor. Price: $10
Folsom State Prison sued for not providing adequate medical care to inmate.
Norma Holms, on behalf of the estate of Jeffrey Gautier and as the guardian of Dakota Gautier, is filing suit against Roderick Hickman, Jeanne Woodford, Warden Matthew Cramer, et al., alleging Gautier was found unconscious in his cell at Folsom State Prison, in California, three days after returning from the hospital due to previous diabetic seizure that caused him to lose consciousness. The suit alleges although the Chief medical Officer wrote a letter recommending decedent be transferred to another facility that could better treat his chronic diseases, no action was taken to provide decedent better care. Plaintiff regularly suffered hyperglycemic seizures and comas for months. Price: $10
Navy sued for dropping Katrina evacuee 1000 from helicopter, then leaving the scene.
Kevin Davis, on behalf of Donise Davis, deceased, is filing suit against the United States of America and the U.S. Department of the Navy, alleging plaintiffs were being rescued by a Navy helicopter from an overpass in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Defendantts improperly unfastened decedent from the harness before they pulled her into the cabin by her clothes. Decedent was sucked downward by the 145 knot force of the helicopter turbulence onto the concrete road 1000 below. After decedent landed on the road the Navy helicopter pulled away leaving plaintiff and decedent on the overpass until they were rescued more than an hour later by another helicopter. Decedent was taken to the Louis Armstrong Airport where there was no medical treatment available before her death. Price: $10
Spinal Injuries From Chiropractic Treatment Cases Taken From The February 2009 Through December 2011 Issues Of Medical Malpractice Verdicts, Settlements and Experts.
Compilation of 16 cases, which include 11 defense verdicts. The cases presented here are those reported in medical Malpractice Verdicts, Settlements and Experts issues from February 2009 through December 2011 which allege spinal injury from chiropractic treatment. Manipulation Blamed for Cervical Fracture. Side-Posture Adjustment Blamed for Herniated Disc. Thoracic Disc Herniation. Cervical Fusion Required after Manipulation. Need for Laminectomy. Neck Adjustment perforemd after cervical fusion. Discitis and Osteomyelitis from forceful adjustment. Cases from California, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Nevada, New York, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas Price: $75
Treatment center sued by woman who claims invasive searches included saving her naked image.
Geneva Zboralski, a resident of Illinois, is filing suit against Tom Monahan, Tim Budz, Darryl Sanders, Steve Strock, Joanne, Martin, Diane Fransen, Lori Berman, and Bredna Wilts, alleging defendant performed unlawful invasive searches. The suit further alleges they saved her naked images to view on the RapiScan machine, an electronic device that produces a naked image of a person's body, including breasts, genital, implants, and medical devices. Zboralski alleges although defendant's performed strip searches every time she visited the Illinois Department of Human Resources Treatment and Detention Facility, they would make her remove her shoes, but neglected to ever search them. Price: $10
Numerous Maryland officials sued after man bleeds to death in carjack incident.
The Estate of Alex Dupigny, deceased, an African-American resident of Washington, D.C., is filing suit against Prince George's County, Maryland, County Executive Jack Johnson, The City of Cheverly, Mayor Julia Ann Mosley, Cheverly Police Officer W. Seekford, and Prince George's County Chief of Police Melvin C. High. The suit alleges defendant Seekford, an emergency responder, failed to render medical assistance to plaintiff, allowing him to bleed profusely until EMS arrived. Plaintiff was carjacked and shot in both legs by unknown assailants. When Seekford arrived on the scene he drew his weapon and ordered the resident applying pressure to the wounds to back away. Price: $10
US ICE sued by estate of Algerian who committed suicide with jail-issued knee-high socks.
Abdelkader Belbachir on behalf of the estate of Hassiba Belbachir, deceased, is filing suit against the United States Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Custom Enforcement, ICE, and Office of Detention and Removal Operations, DRO, alleging decedent Hassiba committed suicide while in the custody of the McHenry County Jail, awaiting the resolution of her relief from immigration detention application. Decedent had previously attempted suicide and had notified medical personnel in the facility of this. The suit alleges the jail did not have a written suicide prevention policy and had been rated as "deficient" and "at risk" for suicide prevention and intervention. Belbachir experienced severe anxiety and jail employees failed to check on decedent although she was lying face down in the corner of her cell. Price: $10
Rosebud Tribe Police and Ambulance Program sued by estate of inmate who died after seizure.
South Dakota resident Lisa Shaw, on behalf of the estate of, Joseph Benge, deceased, is filing suit against The United States of America and the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Police Department and the Rosebud Ambulance Program for survival action, cruel and unusual punishment, wrongful death, and other claims, alleging decedent suffered a seizure while incarcerated, following a traffic stop where drugs were found. The suit alleges police officers failed to respond to Benge's requests for medical attention. After another inmate alerted staff that Benge was suffering a seizure, the police finally attempted to call for an ambulance, finding all the ambulances busy, they decided to wait for the next one, rather than transport decedent in an availabe van. Decedent was pronounced dead in the emergency room, immediately after arriving at the hospital. Price: $10
Army Corps of Engineers sued by Estate of Memorial Medical Center patient injured in Katrina flood.
Marguerite Ponder, on behalf on the estates of her sisters Myra Blades and Myla King, deceased, is filing suit against the U.S. Department of the Army Corps of Engineers, to recover damages for the death of decedent Blades due to Hurricane Katrina flooding. The suit alleges Blades was trapped in Memorial medical Center during Hurricane Katrina and contracted pneumonia before she was rescued. Blades died several weeks later at a skilled nursing facility. Plaintiff and decedent King filed a lawsuit against the Army Corps for failing to use Congress appropriated funds for their intending purpose, rebuilding New Orleans' levees to withstand hurricane weather and storm surge. Decedent King died before the case was settled, which entitles plaintiff Ponder to the damages allocated to her. Price: $10
Female employee who suffered incapacitating stroke due to sexually harassment sues Royal Caribbean Cruises.
Delcina John, as the representative of her incapacitated daughter Veronica Bartholomew, is filing suit against Royal Caribbean Cruises, alleging plaintiff Veronica suffered multiple debilitating strokes that left he partially paralyzed and unable to speak due to sexual-harassment, abuse and lack of medical care. The suit alleges Veronica had hypertension which Royal Caribbean failed to monitor or treat. After a male co-worker sexually harassed and abused plaintiff she became extremely fearful suffered a stroke due to the increased blood pressure. Multiple consulting firms have submitted reports to Royal Caribbean/Celebrity Cruises regarding the rampant sexual assault by male employees on female co-workers and passengers. Since defendants' inception in 1969 not a single sexual assault lawsuit against defendant has been successful. Price: $10
Christian Academy more like a dungeon alleges suit.
William Cavitt is suing Bob Wills, a/k/a Bobby Ray Wills, Betty Sue Wills, Sam Gerhardt, Deborah Gerhardt, d/b/a Mountain Park Boarding Academy, Aaron Smith, and Palm Lane Baptist Church, seeking damages for fraud, assault, battery, false imprisonment, negligence in failing to provide medical treatment to incarcerated minors, and intentional infliction of emotional distress. Mountain Park Boarding Academy in conjunction with Palm Lane Baptist Church operates a $2 to $3 million annual business in Tennessee by trafficking children in interstate commerce. Mountain Park advertises itself as a Christian academy with a loving atmosphere and 24-hour secure supervision. “Students” at the academy were coerced to use prescription drugs and terrorize and beat other students. Students were locked in the facility. Price: $10
Kellogg Brown and Root sued in class action for providing contaminated food and water.
Texas Joshua Eller, is filing suit against a class action lawsuit against Texas-based Kellogg, Brown & Root, KBR, and Halliburton Company for battery, nuisance, negligence, outrage, and other claims, alleging Eller and approximate 100,000 other Military personnel and government contractors were exposed to contaminated water and food supplied by KBR. The suit alleges Eller served in Iraq for ten months in an Air Force Battalion as a computer-aided drafting technician, during which, he developed severe fluid filed lesions on his body and feet due to contaminated water supplied by KBR for drinking, swimming, and showering. KRB supplied salmonella-contaminated eggs, expired fish and meat products, and food, in some cases, a year past the expiration data. KRB supplied water and ice improperly transported in mortuary vehicles containing putrefied human remains and bodily fluids. KRB operated an open burn pit, rather than a military-approved waste incinerator for medical waste. Eller suffers from recurring nightmares of what he saw in Iraq, including a wild dog carrying a human arm, thrown into the burn pit by KBR. Price: $10
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