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Nebraska Man Misdiagnosed as Delusional for 20 Years Sues

A man who spent nearly 20 years locked in a state psychiatric ward in Lincoln, Neb., is suing doctors for malpractice, saying he was never mentally ill during his time there. John Maxwell Montin, 52, filed the lawsuit Friday in …

Nearly $3M Awarded in Missouri Malpractice Case

A Missouri family hopes a nearly $3 million jury reward in a medical malpractice case against a Kansas doctor and pain clinic will raise awareness of the risks and possible complications from pain injections. Joel Burnette was 40 when he …

Pennsylvania Law Firm Settles Le-Nature’s Malpractice Suit for $23.7M

One of Pittsburgh’s leading law firms has settled a malpractice claim stemming from the $684 million fraud scheme at Le-Nature’s, a defunct western Pennsylvania soft drink maker. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports K & L Gates didn’t acknowledge wrongdoing and isn’t …

New Trial for Ex-Miami Dolphin McDuffie in Toe Lawsuit

A new trial has been ordered in a malpractice lawsuit filed by former Miami Dolphins receiver O.J. McDuffie against a doctor over treatment for a career-ending toe injury. A Florida appeals court Wednesday upheld a judge’s previous decision to toss …

Ex-North Carolina Doctor Ordered to Pay $6M in Lawsuit

A former Fayetteville, N.C., surgeon has been ordered to pay more than $6 million in a malpractice lawsuit. The Fayetteville Observer reports that the lawsuit said Geraldine Nicholson of Lumber Bridge died in October 2006 after spending nearly a year …

Connecticut Woman Suing Doctor Was Convicted in Fatal Fire

A woman suing an East Hartford, Conn., doctor for allegedly hurting her during sex reportedly was convicted in connection with a 1996 fire in Manchester that killed her father. The Journal Inquirer of Manchester reports the 44-year-old East Hartford woman’s …