bacterial infection News

Broward High School Gyms Sanitized Over Mrsa Concerns

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Officials in South Florida spent the weekend disinfecting gyms and locker rooms after learning multiple cases of wrestlers who possibly have the bacterial infection MRSA. Four or five students are suspected of having the infection, Broward …

New York Man Awarded $2.3M in Malpractice Lawsuit

A jury has awarded $2.3 million to a Rockland County, N.Y., man who said the head of Nyack Hospital’s orthopedic surgery left a serious infection untreated. The Journal News says the jury found Dr. Jason Fond negligent in his treatment …

Pennsylvania Jury Awards $23M to Amputee

An eastern Pennsylvania jury has awarded more than $23 million to a woman who lost portions of both legs to infection almost three years ago. Attorneys for the 55-year-old Lehighton woman argued that a home care nurse failed to report …

Tenn. Aquarium Sued for $2.4M After Boy Gets Sick

The parents of a child who developed a bacterial infection after petting stingrays and sharks at Chattanooga’s Tennessee Aquarium has filed a federal lawsuit seeking $2.4 million. Spokesman Thom Benson told the Chattanooga Times Free Press on Friday that aquarium …