maine medical malpractice lawsuit | Press Release - Important Court Decision Supports Negligence Claim

Garmey Law attorneys Alexis Chardon and Terry Garmey convinced federal district court judge Lance Walker to allow Maine medical malpractice lawsuit to proceed against the pediatric clinic, alleging that healthcare providers were negligent in failing to recognize and report signs of child abuse, defeating the defendant’s argument that the infant’s healthcare provider did not owe the baby any duty to protect him from the possibility of child abuse. “Judge Walker is correct that one very important standard of care we allege is that the [physician’s assistant] should have told Alex that child abuse was on her baby’s differential diagnosis list, especially when he presented in clinic with unexplained bruises on both ears,” Ali said. “If the PA had done so, Alex would have protected her baby from further abuse.” See more from the Bangor Daily News here.