Items Tagged ‘lawsuit’

March 5, 2013

Robosurgery Suits Detail Injuries as Death Reports Rise

By 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 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 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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