Real-life misfeasance, malfeasance, and mayhem of medical professionals.
Ten lawsuits that prove you can pretty much sue anyone for anything.
Akron, Ohio, gynecologist Dr. John Black is being sued after a patient claims that a routine yearly check up became a painful, disfiguring experience that wound up in the local emergency room. The woman was reportedly undergoing a routine pelvic exam when the doctor reportedly reached for a spray bottle marked vinegar, and sprayed the substance onto her sex organs into her vaginal canal.
Like something out of an absurd late-night comedy sketch, the doctor that finally examined double amputee Brian Sinclair, who had been waiting in a Winnipeg emergency room for a whole day, said Sinclair had been dead for hours.
Police said they smelled meth and got a warrant, but there was no meth, just an old man and his wife, and now the man is dead, unjustly, according to his widow.
Three death row inmates are suing the Louisiana Department of Corrections, the Corrections Secretary and two prison wardens over what they call the “appalling and extreme” heat on the death row of the Louisiana State Penitentiary, also known as Angola. The suit contends that authorities have not met the requirement to treat death row inmates humanely.
A man serving time for the murder of a former friend and business partner is suing his victim’s family for emotional distress.
After repeated physical assaults on her daughter went unanswered, DeAnn Cooks was allegedly told by the Assistant Principal of her daughter’s Tulsa, Ok., school to drop her complaint because it made them look bad.
On ovember 29, 2012, Judge Kenneth Hoyt ruled to dismiss the lawsuit filed by Christopher Bridgeman and Martin Borger against Continental Airlines for negligence and invasion of privacy after their sex toy was found befouled and taped prominently to their vandalized luggage.
The father told reporters, "I married my wife out of love, but as soon as we had our first daughter, we began having marital issues. Our daughter was incredibly ugly, to the point where it horrified me."