Saturday, 15 of December of 2018

Expired Vaccine Allowed Girl to Develop Life-Threatening Infection, Jury Finds

The Florida girl had to have all four limbs amputated in order to save her life.

By Shapiro, Lewis, Appleton and Favaloro, Medication Error Victim’s Attorney in Virginia

In his latest post our Virginia (VA) personal injury lawyers’ website, my colleague Jim Lewis reports that a Florida (FL) girl who developed a life-threatening infection and had to have all four limbs amputated after she received an expired vaccine won her medical malpractice lawsuit. Jim does note, however, that winning the legal victory took 10 years. To read more, click over to “Medication Error That Led to Multiple Amputation Results in $12.6M Malpractice Award.”


About the Editors: The VA-NC medical malpractice attorneys at Shapiro, Lewis & Appleton include medical and surgical malpractice lawyers licensed in both Virginia and Carolina. Our medical/hospital malpractice focus on personal injury and accident law and have experience handling medical malpractice cases involving hospital and doctors’ mistakes, as well as nursing home abuse and neglect. Check out our case results to see our track record of success in medical malpractice lawsuits, and also be sure to read our free medical malpractice reports Top 10 Tips From a Medical Malpractice Insider and Top 5 Surgical Errors. Rick Shapiro and James Lewis have been listed among the Best Lawyers in America since 2008. They have also been named Virginia Super Lawyers since 2010, an honor fewer than 5 percent of outstanding attorneys receive.