Items Tagged ‘lawsuit’

March 5, 2013

Robosurgery Suits Detail Injuries as Death Reports Rise

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

In 2009, the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona found the complication in 21 of 510 robot hysterectomies done between 2004 and 2008, according to a study. The lead author of that report, Rosanne Kho, a gynecologic surgeon at the clinic, said in a telephone interview that while changes in surgeon techniques have lessened instances of the complication since, she […]

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Tags: Bloomberg, complication, Dr. Rosanne Kho, Hysterectomies, lawsuit, robosurgery, surgeon techniques

February 19, 2010

Family alleges negligence by Mayo Clinic in man’s suicide

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against Mayo Clinic, which was caring for a man who killed himself last year by jumping off a nearby parking ramp. Heather J. Harms, widow and next of kin for Kevin D. Harms, brought the lawsuit, filed in Olmsted District Court, against the clinic. Kevin Harms was being […]

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Tags: depression, lawsuit, suicide

February 15, 2010

Mayo Clinic adds its weight to class action lawsuit of CSL

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

The Mayo Clinic, one of the most prestigious and well-funded hospitals in the US, has joined a multi-million-dollar class action lawsuit against the Australian blood plasma group CSL, claiming it was part of a damaging international cartel that fixed plasma prices…   Documents filed with the Illinois Northern District Court show the Mayo Clinic citing […]

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Tags: CSL, lawsuit

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