Medical Malpractice Attorneys Recognize Loss of Life’s Pleasures

In a recent trend, some courts across the United States of America have begun recognizing “hedonic damages.” Hedonic damages refer to a plaintiff’s loss of the ability to engage in activities that he or she enjoys. Traditionally, there could be no award and recovery for the loss of life’s pleasures but in some states, this trend is coming to an end. As of 2006, the supreme courts of Connecticut, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Mexico, South Carolina, Washington, and Wyoming have all allowed medical malpractice attorneys to make separate claims for these types of damages. The Importance of Doing What You Love Lawyers believe that hedonic … [Read more...]

Medical Malpractice in Lackawanna County, PA

As a result of medical malpractice, a Lackawanna County, PA jury awarded a Dunmore woman $1.88 million for the cancer misdiagnosis that led to the death of her husband, 60 year old Terrence Golden. Medical Malpractice Lawyers fight Medical Negligence Christine Golden, wife of Terrence Golden, sued Milan J. Smolko, a urologist, Lillian Longendorfer, a pathologist, and Wayne Memorial Hospital, for failure to diagnose her husband's bladder cancer for over a year. Longendorfer and the hospital reached a private and confidential settlement with Mrs. Golden before the trial. Dr. Smolko and his attorney are appealing the $1.88 million jury … [Read more...]