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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Failure to Admit | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Treat | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Diagnose | Medical Malpractice - Negligent Treatment 

Case: Gregory A. Stepanik and Sandra Stepanik v. Shari Rozen, M.D. and Preferred Primary Care Physicians

State: PA

Date: 2014-05-12

Experts: Robert M. Stark M.D. (Greenwich, CT) Cardiology

Summary: On July 27, 2009, plaintiff Gregory Stepanik, 56, a salesperson, presented to his family physician, Shari Rozen, of Pittsburgh, with symptoms of "gasping for breath" and "panic" at night, for two wee...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Admit | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Diagnose | Medical Malpractice - Lost Chance of Recovery 

Case: Myriam Wolf, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Robert M. Wolf v. Jerome S. Reich, M.D. and Kaplan, Reich & Zucker, M.D.'s, P.A.

State: FL

Date: 2013-11-22

Experts: Robert M. Stark M.D. (Greenwich, CT) Internal Medicine

Summary: On Feb. 13, 2010, Robert Wolf, 77, an administrator, telephoned his primary care physician, Dr. Jerome Reich, complaining of vomiting. Reich visited Wolf's Hialeah home, diagnosed him with an upset s...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice -  

Case: Lizbeth Logan, Personal Representative of the Estate of Melvin Logan v. Providence Hospital, Sharon Bajwa, M.D., et al.

State: MI

Date: 2012-07-13

Experts: Robert Stark M.D. (Greenwich, CT) Cardiology

Summary: This medical malpractice suit was filed following the death of a man from coronary artery disease. He had been evaluated at an emergency room a month earlier. The parties disputed whether the evaluat...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Hospital | Medical Malpractice - Cardiac Care | Medical Malpractice - Emergency Room | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Test | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Diagnose | Medical Malpractice - Premature Discharge 

Case: Nancy Wickham v. Jacqueline Weaver, M.D. Emergency Physicians of Samaritan, PLLC, and Samaritan Hospital of Troy, New York

State: NY

Date: 2011-03-28

Experts: Robert M. Stark M.D. (Greenwich, CT) Cardiology

Summary: On April 13, 2008, plaintiff Nancy Wickham, a counselor in her 40s, presented to the emergency-care department of Samaritan Hospital, in Troy. She reported that her respiration was impaired, and she ...

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Case Types: Civil Rights -  | Wrongful Death -  | Government - Municipalities | Civil Rights - Police as Defendant 

Case: Troy Pirolozzi, Administrator of the Estate of Shawn C. Pirolozzi, Sr., deceased v. Officer Eric Stanbro, City of Canton, Jerry Fuelling and Shawn Overdorf

State: OH

Date: 2009-05-20

Experts: Robert Stark M.D. (Greenwich, CT) Cardiology

Summary: A federal jury in Akron awarded $2,075,000 to the estate of a man who died after being subdued by City of Canton police officers. The defendants had denied any wrongdoing....

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice -  

Case: Starr Gardner, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Shirley Gardner, deceased v. Providence Hospital, Alison K. Brooks, M.D., Christian E. Mahado, M.D., Newland Medical Assocaites, P.C., and Heart Cardiology Consultants, P.C.

State: MI

Date: 2009-04-22

Experts: Robert Stark M.D. (Greenwich, CT) Cardiology

Summary: A bacterial heart infection following the implantation of a pacemaker resulted in a woman's death. This prompted a wrongful death lawsuit against the treating physicians and the doctors' employers. T...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice -  

Case: Starr Gardner, as Personal Representative of the Estte of Shirley Gardner, deceased v. Providence Hospital, Alison K. Brooks, M.D., Christian E. Mahado, M.D., Newland Medical Assocaites, P.C., and Heart Cardiology Consultants, P.C.

State: MI

Date: 2009-04-22

Experts: Robert Stark M.D. (Greenwich, CT) Cardiology

Summary: A bacterial heart infection following the implantation of a pacemaker resulted in a woman's death. This prompted a wrongful death lawsuit against the treating physicians and the doctors' employers. T...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death - Survival Damages | Medical Malpractice - Anesthesiology | Medical Malpractice - Informed Consent | Medical Malpractice - Negligent Treatment 

Case: Mary Ann Berger, personal representative of the Estate of Frank Berger v. Sewickley Valley Hospital, Robert Bettinger, M.D., Michael E. Barton, M.D., Edward Chekan, M.D., Paul Collier, M.D., Internal Medical Associates and Hans Fuchs, M.D.

State: PA

Date: 2009-02-10

Experts: Robert M. Stark M.D. (Greenwich, CT) Internal Medicine

Summary: On May 8, 2003, plaintiff's decedent Frank Berger, mid-50s, unemployed, a longtime smoker and diabetic, died from severe coronary atherosclerosis and acute myocardial infarction at Allegheny General ...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice -  

Case: Estate of Reverend Charles Harpole v. Foote Hospital, Jackson Cardiology Associates, Jashu Patel, M.D., and Rawden Evans, M.D.

State: MI

Date: 2007-01-31

Experts: Robert Stark M.D. (Greenwich, CT) Cardiology

Summary: The death of a reverend prompted a medical malpractice claim against an emergency room physician and cardiologist. The lawsuit alleged that defendant physicians were negligent in prescribing anticoag...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Cardiac Care | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Treat | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Detect 

Case: Randi, Justin and Hector Coca v. Dr. Paul Diamond, Dr. Howard Lipton, Dr. Gerald Eichman and Holy Name Hospital

State: NJ

Date: 2007-01-25

Experts: Robert M. Stark M.D. (Greenwich, CT) Cardiology

Summary: On Nov. 7, 2003, plaintiff's decedent Hector Coca, 50, received a stress test at Holy Name Hospital from Dr. Gerald Eichman. He presented with complaints of nausea and chest pains radiating into the ...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice -  

Case: Theresa M. Antico, Executrix v. Curtis C. Chui, M.D., Dennis R. LaRock, M.D. and George L. Tully, III, M.D.

State: MA

Date: 2006-09-20

Experts: Robert Stark M.D. (Greenwich, CT) Cardiology

Summary: A jury presented with a case in which a woman with an undiagnosed urinary tract infection died from sepsis found that the treating physicians were not negligent in their care of the patient. A defens...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice - Knee Surgery | Medical Malpractice - Anesthesiology | Medical Malpractice - Post-Operative Care 

Case: Margaret Sheikh as Personal Representative of the Estate of Asif Sheikh, Deceased, for Benefit of Margaret Sheikh, Wife, and Four Children v. Lexington Medical Center; Midland Orthopedics; Thomas Gross M.D.; and Gail B. Capell M.D.

State: SC

Date: 2006-08-11

Experts: Robert M. Stark M.D. (Greenwich, CT) Internal Medicine

Summary: On Dec. 31, 2001, plaintiff's decedent, Asif Sheikh, a 58-year-old orthopedic surgeon, entered Lexington Medical Center--the hospital where he was chief of the orthopedics board and former chief of s...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice - Cardiac Care | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Test | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Diagnose Heart Attack 

Case: Kimberly Maley, Personal representative of the Estate of Michael Maley v. William Beaumont Hospital, Michael Kable, M.D., and James Langeveld, M.D.

State: MI

Date: 2006-03-22

Experts: Robert M. Stark M.D. (Greenwich, CT) Internal Medicine

Summary: On Aug. 20, 2001, plaintiff's decedent Michael Maley, 39, unemployed due to a disability, presented to the ER at William Beaumont Hospital in Troy with nausea, vomiting and positive bowel sounds. Dr....

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice -  

Case: Estate of Doyce Caudill v. Terry Howell, M.D.

State: MI

Date: 2006-01-01

Experts: Robert Stark M.D. (Greenwich, CT) Cardiology

Summary: A medical malpractice case stemming from a man's cardiac death resulted in a verdict of no cause of action in Washtenaw County Circuit Court. However, the parties had entered into a high/low agreemen...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Diagnose 

Case: David Brezniak, as personal representative of the estate of Morris Brezniak and on behalf of Lee Brezniak, surviving spouse v. Mario Baez M.D. and Walk-In Family Medicine Center of Boynton Beach, Inc.

State: FL

Date: 2003-09-23

Experts: Robert M. Stark M.D. (Greenwich, CT) Internal Medicine

Summary: On Jan. 31, 1998, plaintiff's decedent Morris Brezniak, 80 and retired, sustained a lip laceration and a shoulder bruise after falling in his home. On the day of the fall, Brezniak visited the Walk-I...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice - Ambulance/EMS | Emotional Distress - Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress 

Case: Mary P. Matthews as administratirx of the estate of Robert Benford Matthews, deceased, and Mary P. Matthews individually v. Forsyth County, North Carolina and Forsyth County Emergency Medical Services

State: NC

Date: 2003-05-29

Experts: Robert M. Stark M.D. (Greenwich, CT) Cardiology

Summary: Plaintiff's decedent Robert Matthews, 65, died after going into cardiac arrest while walking with his wife, plaintiff Mary Matthews. Mary, on behalf of Robert's estate, sued Forsyth County, N.C., and...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice - Hospital 

Case: Willie Johnson, as personal representative for the estate of Violet Richardson, deceased v. Henry Ford Hospital

State: MI

Date: 2003-02-06

Experts: Robert M. Stark M.D. (Greenwich, CT) Cardiology

Summary: Plaintiff Violet Richardson, a 41-year-old school bus attendant, went to Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, suffering from symptoms of an acute lupus attack. She was admitted through the hospital emergenc...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice - Hospital | Medical Malpractice - Emergency Room | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Diagnose | Medical Malpractice - Negligent Treatment 

Case: Juanita Black v. MetroHealth Medical Center

State: OH

Date: 2002-10-14

Experts: Robert M. Stark M.D. (Greenwich, CT) Internal Medicine

Summary: On Sept. 6, 1997, plaintiff Juanita Black, 75, was admitted to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland with complaints of pain in her shoulder and back. These complaints did not follow any specific t...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice -  

Case: Kenneth Lane v. Annapolis Hospital, Inc., Shi Yappa Hulbanni, M.D. and P.C. and Morteza Hariri, M.D.

State: MI

Date: 2000-07-17

Experts: Robert M. Stark M.D. (Greenwich, CT) Cardiology

Summary: Plaintiff's decedent had a significant history of cardiac disease with three prior bypass surgeries when he underwent arterior femoral and femoral popliteal bypasses performed by Defendant Surgeons H...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice - Hospital 

Case: Leonard David v. Providence Hospital

State: MI

Date: 2000-05-08

Experts: Robert M. Stark M.D. (Greenwich, CT) Cardiology

Summary: Plaintiff's decedent presented to Defendant Hospital with chest pain and was diagnosed as having suffered a heart attack. She was placed in cardiac care and monitored over several days. Defendant's n...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice -  

Case: Guadalupe L. Bueno, Individually and as representative of the Estate of Antonio Bueno, and Adrienne Wendy Askew, Tony R. Bueno, and Maria V. Bueno vs. United States of America

State: TX

Date: 1999-05-24

Experts: Robert M. Stark M.D. (New Haven, CT) internal medicine

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice -  

Case: George and Mary Waller vs. St. Louis Healthcare Network; William Ritter, M.D.; Lillard Ashley, M.D.; Glenda Gibson, R.N. and Clinical Cardiovascular Associates

State: MO

Date: 1998-10-12

Experts: Robert M. Stark M.D. (Greenwich, CT) Cardiology

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice -  

Case: Melanie Saini v. Chester Plotkin, M.D.

State: OH

Date: 1993-11-01

Experts: Robert M. Stark M.D. (Greenwich, CT) Internal Medicine

Summary: Plaintiff's decedent had been treating with defendant family physician for many years. Decedent and defendant were aware that decedent had premature ventricular contractions (heart arrhythmia), but ...