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These blog posts are all examples of rule breakers being held accountable for not following fundamental safety rules or, even worse, covering up their safety rule violations in order to make money.  Fortunately, the Constitution provides every resident the right to a jury trial so that these rule breakers can be held accountable for the benefit of the whole community. 

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$23.9 Million jury verdict after hospital delay causes baby’s brain injury

January 8, 2020

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Woman was driving safely when an oncoming driver attempted to pass another vehicle in a no-passing zone.  Driver struck the woman’s vehicle, killing them both. 

Man who went to ER for kidney stones was never told about a mass the doctors found in his bladder.  He had to have his bladder and prostate removed; he now has to urinate every two hours.  The verdict included $2 Million for his wife for her derivative losses.

Man started smoking at 13, after receiving free samples.  He died of cancer.  Jury verdict included $11 Million in compensatory damages and $10 Million in punitive damages for the cover-up.

A 3 year-old toddler was sent home three times within a 48-hour period from a local hospital, despite having E.coli bacteria.  When finally admitted, she spent three months in the hospital, developing liver and kidney failure.

Doctors performing spine surgery on 56 year-old woman noticed that a piece of bone became lodged in the spine, bruising the spinal cord.  Doctors reported no complications in the official record.  

Police beat a man and locked him in a room for four days with no food or toilet.  This was second trial, after jury verdict of $22 Million at first trial appealed by police department. 

Verdict for family for $6.65 Million because nurse failed to communicate with doctor regarding findings of swelling of mom’s lungs.  Mom died hours after delivering healthy baby.

Woman survived but requires 24/7 care, cannot walk, cannot feed herself, and has very limited cognitive abilities.  Defendants offered nothing to settle the case pre-trial.  

Mother went to hospital presented at 25 weeks’ gestation with preeclampsia (high blood pressure).  Doctors and nurses improperly diagnosed fetus as being fine and developed a plan of care based upon that inaccurate information, resulting in a catastrophic brain injury...

Asthma patient and mother of 5 taken to ER where her dioxide levels were found to be very high and her PH levels very low, strongly suggesting hypercapnia acidosis.  While in hospital on ventilator and steroids, patient retained fluids and her blood pressure plummeted,...

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