| October 17, 2005
A doctor wins after being sued for overprescribing steroid cream to treat a baby’s diaper rash.
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What?! I thought that lawyers don’t file non-meritorious cases. What gives?
And I thought juries were too stupid to understand medical evidence!!
How did this make it to trial?
“How did this make it to trial?”
Many judges are bought and paid for by the ambulance chasers. That’s how.
” a dosage expert witnesses told the jury was excessive.” If you give me 20 bucks and a hand job, I’ll tell a jury anything you want me to. It’s the American (Legal) way
What a waste of court time. A very clear case of frivolous lawsuit. The zinc deficiency was the causeof the child’s growth problem. Zinc is essential for protein and DNA synthesis and plays a role in the metabolism of the growth hormone. But the plaintiff’s lawyer thought that there was only one mineral needed for growth – gold.
I’m sure the baby loved the whole experience
That’s it. We should reward the parents (and ruin a doctor’s life) because the baby had a bad outcome. I could see the shark now: “We’re going to make this doctor pay…..so no baby ever gets a red, sore bottom…….ever again (tears from Counsel, the Jury, and all involved)
Yes, the doctors life is simply RUINED!!! Oh the humanity!! He’ll never be able to make hundreds of thousands of dollars again. He’ll never find another job. Oh wait, none of those are true.
I’m so sorry for you, CJD, that doctors get paid for their work so they can afford a higher class of Ho’ then you can. Perhaps if you were scouring the Piggly Wiggly at 2 pm for fat chicks who slipped on the “wet spot” on the floor so you can sue the market, instead of being busy blogging here, you could do a little better.
I bet it cost at least 60-80 grand to defend this ridiculous case. Not that the ambualnce chasers care.
I bet you don’t have a clue about how much a case costs.
I do. It costs an arm and a leg. It costs more than a red butt.
You paid $60-80K for a med mal case? Back it up.
It cost me 5 grand just to get my name dropped from a lawsuit in which I never saw the patient nor was my name on the chart.
You were overcharged.
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