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Woman’s Case Against Dermatologist Dismissed for Not Being Timely FiledWoman’s Case Against Dermatologist Dismissed for Not Being Timely FiledBy Jack H. FarnbauchApril 4, 2017Elizabeth White visited Dr. Sonya Campbell Johnson at Dermatology Associates, P.C., for laser hair removal on her face.New Study Links Communication Failures...New Study Links Communication Failures to More than 1,700 Deaths in Five YearsBy Jack H. FarnbauchApril 4, 2017In a 2015 study of a database of approximately 30 percent of U.S. malpractice cases from 400 hospitals, including...Sweeney Law FirmIndiana Court of Appeals Rejects Woman’s Claim of Continuing WrongBy Jack H. FarnbauchFebruary 27, 2017Sweeney Law FirmClaims Not Brought Before Medical Review PanelBy Jack H. FarnbauchFebruary 27, 2017Before getting in front of a judge or jury in a medical malpractice claim in Indiana a plaintiff must submit all of their materials to a medical review panel comprised of 3 doctors. Surgical team operates on patientStronger Malpractice Laws May Not Prevent Surgical ComplicationsBy Jack H. FarnbauchFebruary 27, 2017In states where doctors faced greater risk from malpractice claims, patients were actually MORE likely to develop life-threatening infections, the study found.Sweeney Law FirmTips for Visiting Walk-In Medical ClinicsBy Jack H. FarnbauchFebruary 27, 2017Sweeney Law FirmMalpractice Premiums Trail Inflation for Many PhysiciansBy Jack H. FarnbauchFebruary 27, 2017Many tort reform proponents are quick to point out that caps on damages are necessary because medical providers’ insurance premium costs are rising and rising.Sweeney Law FirmSurgeon Faces Charges After Spree of Injured Spine Surgery PatientsBy Jack H. FarnbauchFebruary 27, 2017Dr. Christopher Duntsch had a sterling reputation as a surgeon when he moved from Tennessee to Texas to continue his medical practice. Opioid PainkillersOpioid Painkillers for Recovering Surgery Patients Resulting in Deaths and Serious InjuriesBy Jack FarnbauchJanuary 17, 2017An alarming trend in hospitals is starting nationwide. Research by some of the nation's most respected physicians is indicating an increase in...Fewer Than 2% of Physicians Actually Responsible...Medical Malpractice SettlementsBy Jack FarnbauchJanuary 16, 2017Fewer than 2% of all physicians reporting to National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) over the past 25 years were responsible for...