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John Lowery

Study Shows Doctors Often Distort the Truth with Patients

A study discussed in Friday's Tennessean shows that many physicians withhold the truth from patients to avoid being held accountable through a lawsuit:

More than half admitted describing…

John Lowery

Birds of a Feather: Why Tennessee Doctors Stick Together in Malpractice Cases

In medical malpractice litigation we often see a phenomenon where doctors stick together and seem to defy logic in the way they swear under oath that sometimes deadly mistakes aren’t…

John Lowery

Legislation Would Make Emergency Rooms Accountability Free

Posted with permission from the Tennessee Association for Justice:

Legislation Would Make Emergency Rooms Accountability-Free

HB 174/SB 360 Would Eliminate Current Patient Protections in…

Rob McKinney

Birth Injury Lawsuit Settled for $3 Million

The parents of an infant who died during delivery will receive a $3 million wrongful death settlement. The lawsuit alleged that the delivering doctor crushed the baby’s skull and caused liver damage while using forceps toassist with delivery.The boy was born at 4:20 a.m. Aug. 29. His mother had been admitted to the Plains Township hospital Aug. 28 at 10:15 a.m., according to the suit. The infant…