Virginia: Medical Malpractice – a Lawyer’s Fire

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Trial is the monthly journal of the American Association for Justice (“AAJ”), formerly American Trial Lawyers Association (“ATLA”).  Its issue for May, 2018, is entitled “MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE”.

May 2018 Trial features 3 medical malpractice articles: “FIRE in the OR,” id. at 34-38; “Understanding Fetal Monitoring EVIDENCE,” id. at 26-30; and “NEGLIGENT HEALTH CARE IN PRISONS AND JAILS”.  Id. at 40-46.

“Verdicts & SETTLEMENTS” in this Trial report 4 vehicle accident cases.  “Improper lookout leads to rear-end collision” marquees a $54,160,000.00 2017 Illinois jury award.  Id. at 14.  “Negligent entrustment failure to yield right of way” highlights a $26,000,000.00 2017 Texas settlement.  Id. at 14, 16.  “Inattentive motorist fatally strikes child in parking lot” covers a $4,500,000.00 2017 California settlement.  Id. at 16.  “Failure to notify bus company of mid-street crossings” details a $36,100,000.00 2017 California jury award.  Id. at 20.

Mr. Waterman has been a member of AAJ/ATLA for more than 3 decades.  His practice focuses on vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and other cases of wrongful death and personal injury.