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Carolyn Casey, J.D.
ProfileCarolyn Casey, J.D., is a legal content writer with 10 years of experience at AmLaw100 firms. Carolyn received her bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and her J.D. from the Washington College of Law at American University.
Articles by Carolyn Casey, J.D.
Anesthesiologist Awarded $4.23 Million After Slipping on Water Near Scrub Station in Hospital
Case Overview Case Name: Tareq Khan, M.D. v. CHI St. Luke’s Health Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center f/k/a St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital Case Types: Premises Liability – Dangerous Condition; Negligent Repair and/or Maintenance Medical Malpractice Slip and Fall Injury:…Posted on in Case Review & Featured
Artificial Intelligence and the Legal Profession: Are Lawyers Using it?
Artificial intelligence (AI) has been part of the legal field for a while. It has grown from litigators using it to rapidly review mountains of discovery documents to many additional use cases today. AI-enabled legal technology is pervasive, though not…Posted on in Featured & Legal Tech Solutions & News
Negligence, not Pre-Existing Conditions, Blamed in a $4.9M Award to Amputee
Case Overview Case Name: Samuel C. Gray and Belva Jean Gray, Husband and Wife v. Panagiotis Iakovidis, M.D., Bond & Steele Clinic, P.A. d/b/a Bond Clinic, P.A. and Bond Clinic, Husam K. Habboub, M.D., Radiology and Imaging Specialists of Lakeland,…Posted on in Case Review & Featured
Cancer Victim’s Death Avenged With a $5.8M Award to Her Estate
Case Overview Case Name: Mary Burgess, administratrix DBN of the Estate of Lucretia Burgess, deceased v. Claire Robinson, M.D., Einstein Physicians Wadsworth and Einstein Healthcare Network Case Type: Medical Malpractice – Failure to Treat Wrongful Death – Survival Damages Injury:…Posted on in Case Review & Featured
Double Amputee Awarded $6 Million for Orthopedic Surgeon’s Failures
Case Overview Case Name: Terence A. Williams v. Dimensions Health Corporation Inc., N. S. Mcunu Arthur, Jr., Mohammad Ali Khan, M.D., and Blundon Montague, M.D. Case Type: Medical Malpractice – Surgical Error; Failure to Monitor; Post-Operative Care Injury: Necrosis Prosthesis…Posted on in Case Review & Featured
Plaintiffs Awarded $6M for Unnecessary Spinal Surgeries From Doctor Accused of Medicare Fraud
Case Overview Case Name: Christopher Atwood, Rebekah Brady, Jennifer Hickey, Robert & Melaine Houghton, Paul Markesberry, Jr., Hiram & Dawn McCauley, Carol Ross, Michael & Diane Sander, David & Nancy Shempert and Richard Allen Stanfield v. Abubakar Atiq Durrani, M.D.,…Posted on in Case Review & Featured
Patient Awarded $10M After a Botched Gallbladder Surgery
Case Overview Case Name: Amy M. McGouirk and Allen K. McGouirk v. Tamica E. White, M.D. and Wellstar Medical Group, LLC Case Type: Medical Malpractice – Surgical Error; Failure to Test; Failure to Detect; Unnecessary Procedure Injury: Other – fever;…Posted on in Case Review & Featured
Terminal Breast Cancer Patient Gets $14.3M After Radiologist Fails to Detect Cancer
Case Overview Case Name: Lisa Leval and Gerard Leval v. Washington Radiology Associate, P.C., Gary Rose, M.D., and Ingrid L. Ott, M.D. Case Type: Medical Malpractice – Failure to Diagnose Injury: Tumor Neuropathy Metastatic disease Cancer – chemotherapy; breast; metastatic…Posted on in Case Review & Featured
Vascular Surgeon’s Medical Errors Results in $17M Award for Paraplegic Patient
Case Overview Case Name: Kathleen J. Bashore v. Sparrow Health System, Sparrow Medical Group, Edward W. Sparrow Hospital Association, Ara Pridjian, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Institute, Sparrow Hospital, Sparrow Heart and Vascular Center, Sparrow Thoracic and Cardiovascular Institute and Sparrow Cardiovascular…Posted on in Case Review & Featured
Air Force to Pay Victims and Survivors $230M for Former Airman’s Church Shooting Rampage
The military’s failure to report Devin Patrick Kelley’s court-martial conviction for domestic violence to the Federal Bureau of Investigation was at the heart of the court’s earlier determination that the government bore 60% of the responsibility for the harm from…Posted on in Featured & News