Lyme-Related Legal Cases



Ontario Canada- August 2013
Trial begins November 26, 2018

Allegations of Negligence, Malpractice and Breach of Contract

Frank Papineau, Plaintiff

V.

Dr. Pablo Romero-Sierra and Dr. Johnny Brisebois and Kemptville District Hospital, Defendants

Seeking general damages related to chronic Lyme disease in the amount of $350,00, plus past and future loss of income, loss of competitive advantage, future cost of care, housekeeping and maintenance, and more.  



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Sin Hang Lee, MD

V.

United States

May 15, 2018

$57.1 Million Lyme Disease Lawsuit Filed Against CDC

“Unprecedented” lawsuit claims CDC wrongfully terminated agreement to evaluate guaranteed “no false-positive” DNA based Lyme test utilizing superior technology. 


Press Release- May 15, 2018


Dr. Sin Hang Lee intends to use the award from the lawsuit to help patients by setting up DNA testing laboratories.  He will share his documents with patients and others in order to file additional legal actions. 

Milford Molecular Diagnostics Lab Information- Lyme Tests  http://www.dnalymetest.com/lymediseasednatesting.html

QUOTE- “…these patients represented undiagnosed cases of Lyme and related borreliosis or persistent infection of Lyme and related borreliosis after standard antibiotic treatments failed to eradicate the causative agents from the infected tissues.”  Source

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NOVEMBER 10, 2017  
US District Court- Eastern District of Texas

Lyme Disease Patients & Family Members

Vs.

INFECTIOUS DISEASES SOCIETY OF AMERICA (IDSA)

BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD ASSOCIATION

ANTHEM, INC.

BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD OF TEXAS

AETNA INC. 

CIGNA CORPORATION

KAISER PERMANENTE, INC.

UNITED HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC. 

UNITED HEALTH GROUP INCORPORATED 

DR. GARY P. WORMSER 

DR. RAYMOND J. DATTWYLER 

DR. EUGENE SHAPIRO 

DR. JOHN J. HALPERIN

DR. ROBERT B. NADELMAN 

DR. LEONARD SIGAL 

DR. ALLEN STEERE 


Lyme Disease Patients File Federal Antitrust Suit 
Against Infectious Disease Specialists And Health Insurers



Legal Cases & Information Related To 
Lyme & Tick Borne Diseases

973 F. Supp. 634 Riley v. Champion Intern Corp- TX

Becker v. AA County

CA Law- Statutes

Cecil Teen

Dr. Perry Orens

Dunn vs. Standard Insurance/Balfour/Beatty Construction Company

Employment Discrimination Related To Lyme Disease (Examples)

ERISA- Disability

ERISA Long-term Disability

ERISA Long-term Disability

Jessica Parente Vs. Empire BC/BS Dr. Orens

Jury Awards $5 Million- TBD Death of Child

Loudoun County, VA Lawsuit

Lyme Qualifies As Disability Under NJ Law Against Discrimination- 2016

Nashville Jury Awards $5 Million in Child's Death

No CDC Positive Tests Needed- SS Disability

Patient vs. University of Pittsburgh & Doctor- 2018

Rite-Aid

Soldier Dismissal Lyme Disease

Student Wins $4.7 Million

Tennessee Toddler Dies- Ehrlichiosis

Unprecedented Antitrust Investigation into the Lyme Disease Treatment Guidelines Process

United States Department of Labor Employee's Compensation Appeals Board- West Virginia

United States Department of Labor Employee's Compensation Appeals Board- New Jersey

WC- Bailey v. Ben Ciccone- NY

WC- Dispute Over Lyme Disease Claim- Radio Interview

WC- Margie E. Raimondi v. Morris County Park- NJ

WC- Maxwell v. Carl Bierbaum, Inc.- Arkansas

WC- Weiner v. Glenman Indus. & Commercial- NY

Workers Compensation

YMCA Camp Sued

Morris Park (NJ) Police Officer- Worker's Comp

France- 300 Filing Criminal Complaints- 2018

Dr. Mark Geier- Sued Maryland Board of Physicians- Won 2.5 Million

Maine Medical Malpractice From Misdiagnosis of Lyme Disease

 

Please see the link HERE for an overview of some additional Lyme-related cases.




Last Update- December 2018

Lucy Barnes

AfterTheBite@gmail.com

 

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