Have you or a loved one suffered a radiation overdose from the Cedars-Sinai CT brain perfusion scans?
The FDA investigation has brought to light the Cedars-Sinai hospital’s negligence causing personal injury and severe side effects of radiation exposure amongst over 200 patients. Are you one of them? Do you know someone who is? Owen, Patterson & Owen are representing hundreds of victims of the Cedars Sinai radiation overdose. We can help.
Radiation overdose can increase your risk for long-term health issues.
Senior Partner Greg Owen was appointed Chairman of the prestigious American Association of Justice Over Radiation Litigation Group. The AAJ is a national group of America’s best trial lawyers who will now pool their knowledge, expertise and resources to bring to justice those corporations and individuals who are responsible for over radiating their clients.
Cabell Huntington Hospital of Huntington, WV
Cabell Huntington Hospital Admitted that for the Past 18 Months they have Been Overdosing their CT Scan Patients.
Personal injury law firm Owen, Patterson & Owen is currently representing victims of radiation overdose.
IMPORTANT UPDATE: Unfortunately another hospital, Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, WV has announced that an internal review of specific radiological procedures between October 9, 2009 and November 23, 2010 may have resulted in a group of patients receiving an exposure to radiation that is above the recommended level. The patients who received a radiological procedure known as CT Angiography include one patient who may have received up to 800% of what was prescribed. The dosage she received is equal to nearly 2000 chest X-rays.
Three Los Angeles California hospitals (Cedars Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, Glendale Adventist Medical Center, Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center) are under investigation for delivering a radiation overdose to several CT scan patients over the last 24 months and now the problem is spreading nationwide as cases have also been reported at a Huntsville Hospital in Alabama and most recently Bakersfield Memorial Hospital in California.
Glendale Adventist Radiation Overdose
In November 2009, Glendale Adventist Medical Center reported that over a 10 month period, 10 patients received up to four times the normal level of radiation. If you, a loved one, or someone you know is suffering from the effects of a radiation overdose, the personal injury attorneys at Owen, Patterson, & Owen can help. Contact us for a free consultation with no obligation.
Huntsville Alabama Radiation Overdose
The radiation overdose issue is now starting to be discovered as a nationwide issue as hospitals review their equipment settings. Owen, Patterson, & Owen’s Rick Patterson is representing one identified victim from Huntsville Hospital in Alabama. Are there others who unknowingly received a large radiation overdose from a CT brain perfusion scan? Contact us today if you or someone you know might be suffering the symptoms of a severe radiation overdose.
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Radiation overdose symptoms can include:
- Hair loss
- Erythema (redness of skin)
Sometimes radiation overdose is difficult to detect. The FDA says, “If patient doses are higher than the expected level, but not high enough to produce obvious signs of radiation injury, the problem may go undetected and unreported, putting patients at increased risk for long-term radiation effects”.
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Radiation Overdose Related News
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- Bakersfield Memorial Says it Overexposed Patients to Radiation
- Well: When Radiation Treatment Turns Deadly
- The Radiation Boom: Radiation Offers New Cures, and Ways to Do Harm
- GE Sued in Alabama CT Excess Radiation Case
- WHNT 19 News – Huntsville Hospital Contacting Patients About Possible Radiation Overdose
- WAFF 48 News – Radiation Overdose Claim Has FDA Investigating Huntsville Hospital
- 3rd L.A.-Area Hospital in Radiation Overdose Probe
(December 8, 2009) County finds that 34 patients at Burbank’s Providence St. Joseph Medical Center appear to have received excessive radiation from CT perfusion brain scans. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has widened its investigation into radiation overdoses that patients have received from a type of brain scan, suggesting that the problem may be a nationwide issue. Rick Patterson of Owen, Patterson, & Owen is representing a radiation overdose victim from Huntsville Hospital in Alabama.
- Another Hospital Reports Over Exposure – Glendale Adventist Medical Center
- Radiation Overdoses Found at Second Hospital – Glendale Adventist Medical Center
- Cedars-Sinai Radiation Overdoses Went Unseen at Several Points
- CT Scan Radiation Can Equal Nuclear Bomb Exposure
- As CT Radiation Accumulates, Cancer Risk May Rise
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