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Reporter 2013 Ophthalmology
Negligence in placing incorrect lens; TMLT adds employment practices liability coverage to all policies
Failure to evaluate patient
A 72-year-old man was evaluated by Ophthalmologist A on several occasions. The patient had cataracts, with best corrected visual acuity of 20/25 in the right eye and 20/40 in the left eye.
Negligence in placing incorrect lens
A 59-year-old man came to his ophthalmologist complaining of ongoing visual problems. He had a long, complicated history that included uveitis, inflammation, and glaucoma.
Improper performance — cataract surgery
A 63-year-old man came to Ophthalmologist A complaining of visual changes to both eyes. He had a history of bilateral cataracts.
Vision loss following surgery
A 41-year-old woman was referred to an orthopedic surgeon. She had a history of progressive lumbar scoliosis secondary to spasticity from congenital diastematomyelia.
Reporter 2011 Ophthalmology
Failure to evaluate patient; Highlighting HIPAA and HITECH — changes enacted to privacy rules
Reporter 2010 Ophthalmology
Failure to conduct an appropriate preoperative assessment; Gadolinium, renal failure, and NSF: a potentially dangerous combination
Reporter 2009 Ophthalmology
Cataract surgery not indicated; TMLT continues fight to maintain medical liability reform
Reporter 2008 Ophthalmology
Failure to diagnose and refer; TMB enforces new rules for medical record documentation
Reporter 2007 Ophthalmology