Landscaper awarded $4M in medical misdiagnosis case Robert Wyble was told that he had myasthenia gravis — which led to chest surgery to take out his thymus, blood treatments and medication that caused him to put on 80 pounds. His health-damaging ordeal gave him hypertension and was for nothing. He did not have the condition. Atty. Richard Gurfein & Robert Wyble Robert Wyble will discuss his harrowing personal story about the importance of getting a second opinion. Atty. Gurfein is a longstanding member of the new York State Bar Association and has been admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court. His case presents a clear demonstration of the need and the value of a patient obtaining a second opinion especially when aggressive medical treatment and surgery with permanent effect is suggested. When Mr. Wyble was forced to find a new neurologist, after Dr. Lange abandoned him, the truth of his condition was discovered.
Dr. Eric Leuthhardt is a neurosurgeon and the director of the center for innovation in neuroscience and technology at Washington University School of Medicine, where he researches brain-computer interfaces. He will talk about his new futuristic thriller, REDDEVIL 4. For more information, visit www.RedDevil4.com.
Bruce Jones is a senior fellow and director of the international order and strategy project at the Brookings Institution and a consulting professor at Stanford University. He will talk about his new book, Still Ours To Lead: America, Rising Powers, and the Tension Between Rivalry and Restraint. (Brookings Institution Press)
Atty. Richard Gurfein & Robert Wyble Robert Wyble will discuss his harrowing personal story about the importance of getting a second opinion. Atty. Gurfein is a longstanding member of the new York State Bar Association and has been admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Steve Weisman will discuss America Online hacking.
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