Yearly Archives: 2011

2011 Personal Injury Cases in Review

2011 has been a busy year, and we would like to give you a look into our success over the past year. 18 wheeler litigation. In one instance we downloaded ECM black box data to determine the speed breaking and other driving factors applicable to an accident causing critical injuries to our clients. Securing the […]

Recall on Tampons which potentially cause toxic shock syndrome

URGENT– Recently Kotex Tampons recalled about 1,400 cases of Kotex Tampons do to the risk of infection due to the bacterium Enterobacter sakazakii in the raw materials used in manufacturing the tampons. The bacteria can cause infections and lead to health risks including urinary track infections, septic shock,  pelvic inflammatory disease and other life threatening illnesses. The […]

What is a Hospital’s Duty of Care to a Mental Health Patient?

We recently finished a wrongful death suit against a Mental Hospital who failed to see any of the warning signs of a suicide risk in one of their patients. The hospital had numerous opportunities to intervene and all of the warning signs were there. You don’t have to be a doctor to know that if a patient […]

Product Recalls

Here at John D. Giddens P.A. we will keep you updated on recent product recalls and provide you with enough information to identify the products even if you don’t remember the exact model number. This week we have three recalls and reasons: 1. Big Lots Recalls Glider Recliners with Ottomans Due to Entrapment and Finger […]

Rose Cancer Center

Updated JACKSON, Miss. — A cancer doctor stood shackled before a federal judge Wednesday and pleaded not guilty to charges of stealing millions of dollars from Medicaid and Medicare by diluting chemotherapy drugs and reusing old needles on multiple patients. Dr. Meera Sachdeva, the 50-year-old founder of Rose Cancer Center in Summit, said little other […]

How Personal Injury Cases Set the Rules for Our Society

Many of the cases that we take are a result of businesses not doing the work that is required to protect the people that they serve. Every business should have proper processes and procedures to protect citizens from foreseeable hazards and personal injury: 18-wheeler companies should have strict policies about what happens when their drivers […]

Hancock County man award over $1.4 million in civil suit

http://www.thestate.com/mld/sunherald/news/politics/9563209.htm BILOXI, Miss. – A Hancock County man has been awarded over $1.4 million in damages for injuries he suffered during unnecessary brain surgery. Surgeon Michael Lowry and radiologist Michael Diaz were accused of causing permanent neurological damage to Charles Connetti. Connetti and his wife, Carmen, sued the doctors at Memorial Hospital in Gulfport and […]