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13 Disturbing Cases of Medical Malpractice

When a person visits the doctor's office or the emergency room of a hospital, they are entitled to receive a certain standard of medical care. Unfortunately, the standard of this "medical care" varies widely from hospital to hospital. In the most extreme incidences, the very hands that are suppose to be helping a patient can [...]

By |December 10th, 2015|Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death|

Deaths by Medical Mistakes Hit Records

It's a chilling reality – one often overlooked in annual mortality statistics: Preventable medical errors persist as the No. 3 killer in the U.S. – third only to heart disease and cancer – claiming the lives of some 400,000 people each year. At a Senate hearing Thursday, patient safety officials put their best ideas forward [...]

By |December 10th, 2015|Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death|

Sawyer Law Firm Files Dental Malpractice Case

DOTHAN, AL - Sawyer Law Firm LLC has filed a dental malpractice case against a dentist in which it is alleged that the patient was improperly sedated for a dental procedure. The patient underwent “conscious sedation” which involves the administration of sedatives and analgesics. These medications result in the patient becoming drowsy, sleepy and relaxed [...]

By |December 5th, 2015|Lawsuits, Medical Malpractice, Recent Cases, Wrongful Death|

Montgomery Nursing Home Held Responsible for Resident’s Death

ENTERPRISE, AL – Sawyer Law Firm was recently successful in securing an award in a wrongful death lawsuit against a Montgomery based nursing home chain. On January 10, an arbitrator ruled that Capitol Hill Nursing Home had caused the wrongful death of a resident and entered an award of $400,000 in favor of the family. [...]

Sawyer Law Firm Receives Award for Client

MONTGOMERY, AL - An arbitration panel has ruled that a Montgomery, Alabama nursing home caused the wrongful death of a resident in 2011. Following a week-long arbitration, the panel entered an award of $375,000 against South Haven Nursing Home. The 77-year old resident was admitted to South Haven on January 28, 2011 for the purpose [...]

Sawyer Law Firm Settles Bed Entrapment Lawsuit

HAMILTON, AL - Sawyer Law Firm LLC has recently settled a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of an Alabama man who died as a result of becoming entrapped by the rail of his hospital bed. "This was an absolute tragedy," said attorney J.P. Sawyer. "This poor man went into the hospital for bronchitis and died [...]

Sawyer Law Firm Reaches Settlement in Pool Drowning Lawsuit

FORT MYERS, FL.- Sawyer Law Firm LLC attorney J.P. Sawyer was recently involved in the settlement of a lawsuit related to the drowning death of a 3 year old child at a south Florida resort. The young girl was visiting the resort with her grandparents.  Shortly after arriving at the resort, the child suddenly went [...]

By |December 5th, 2015|Lawsuits, Recent Cases, Wrongful Death|