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Veterans File Class-Action Complaint Against VA SystemJanuary 16, 201913 veterans have filed a medical malpractice class-action complaint against VA Northern Indiana Health Care System.Jury Awards $25.5 Million Verdict Against Insurance Company for Acting “Recklessly”By Jack H. FarnbauchNovember 20, 2018A cancer patient was awarded $25.5 million in a verdict against the insurance provider, Aetna.Newspaper Reports on Nursing Home’s Continuing to Provide Inadequate Care Even After Highly Publicized Medical Malpractice DeathBy Jack H. FarnbauchNovember 20, 2018A nursing home in Kentucky has failed to provide adequate patient care, even after a report exposed a pattern of negligence.Investigation Finds Hospitals Flippant in Their Response to Requests for Medical RecordsBy Jack H. FarnbauchNovember 20, 2018A study by JAMA found hospitals are widely noncompliant with medical record requests.St. Joseph Hospital in Fort Wayne One of Only 17 Hospitals in the Nation to Recieve an “F” Safety GradeBy Jack H. FarnbauchNovember 20, 2018The hospital has received multiple poor grades in recent years. The safety report considers 28 measures of safety data.Almost Half of ICU Transfers Result in Medication ErrorsBy Jack H. FarnbauchNovember 19, 2018Medication errors witnessed in nearly half of all transfers of patients from an ICU to a non-ICU location.7th Circuit Affirms Discharged Railroad Worker’s Injury LawsuitBy Jack H. FarnbauchNovember 15, 2018The court sided with railroad workers in their case against a railroad company for injuries caused by locomotive equipment.Expert Limited from Testifying because of Discovery Rules ViolationsBy Jack H. FarnbauchNovember 15, 2018The court sided with the defendants due to a history of failing to provide information in a timely manner.Indiana Court of Appeals Approves Med-Mal Venue Switch to Monroe CountyBy Jack H. FarnbauchNovember 14, 2018Ind. Code § 23-0.5-4-12 states that trials can be moved to counties in which the greater number of defendants reside.Judge Rejects Request to Lower $15M Med-Mal Jury AwardBy Jack H. FarnbauchNovember 13, 2018The defendants in the medical malpractice case will be liable to pay the $15M award.