Dawn Collins, JD

NORTHERN VIRGINIA FAMILY MEDICINE, PC

Attorney At Law 5655 Naples Canal

Long Beach

California

90803

United States

MS COLLINS is an attorney specializing in medical malpractice in Long Beach, California. She welcomes feedback on this column via e-mail. Click on the envelope icon to email.

Articles

Wrong testicle removed during surgery

July 23, 2018

"At trial, the urology expert testified that the defendant urologist failed to offer the patient alternative treatments before proceeding with the drastic option of removing the testicle," writes Dawn Collins, JD.

BPH patient injured during prostatectomy

June 26, 2018

The plaintiff claimed that the urologist should have performed TURP.

Penile injections lead to disfiguration

June 06, 2018

The urologist argued that he did obtain informed consent to the injection treatment, noting that the patient had signed a document that explained that scars were a possible outcome.

Complications after sling repair lead to lawsuit

February 01, 2018

The physician argued that the migration of the mesh is a known risk of the procedure and the patient had given informed consent for the operation.