Verdicts And Settlements From Our Firm's Medical Malpractice And Nursing Home Injury Cases

THE FOLLOWING VERDICTS AND SETTLEMENTS ARE ACTUAL CASE RESULTS, AND THEY ARE SET FORTH TO DEMONSTRATE BOTH EXPERIENCE AND A RECORD OF ACCOMPLISHMENT IN MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE AND NURSING HOME LITIGATION.*

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    Hospital And Emergency Room Errors

    Female patient suffers severe brain injury due to cardiopulmonary arrest while being "monitored" in hospital: $3,983,000 *

    Teen suffers brain injury in hospital due to improperly administered medication and cardiopulmonary arrest: $3,618,000 *

    Paraplegia in 55-year-old woman resulting from undiagnosed spinal epidural abscess after several ER visits: $1,500,000

    Female suffers brain injury in hospital as a result of improper nursing and physician treatment: $1,200,000

    Failure to prevent stroke in 61-year-old who was presented with TIA: $625,000

    Female suffers heart attack and death while in hospital due to nursing and doctor negligence: $500,000

    Female dies in hospital following improper monitoring of respiratory function: $450,000

    Anesthesia Error

    Death of 53-year-old woman who died from anesthesia error: $1,500,000

    Death of infant resulting from improper anesthesia for eye surgery: $350,000

    Diagnosis Errors

    Death from cervical cancer due to misread Pap smears: $3,590,000

    Jury verdict - 60-year-old female's death due to undiagnosed kidney stones and infection by family physician: $3,511,000

    Jury verdict - Female suffers debilitating heart attack after her family physician fails to diagnose a heart disease: $2,540,000

    67-year-old man suffers quadriplegia after failure to diagnose spinal epidural abscess: $2,250,000

    Death of teenager from pulmonary embolus due to negligent failure to diagnose and treat blood clots in leg: $300,000

    Jury verdict in death of 55-year-old man from incorrectly diagnosed bone marrow disease: $930,000

    Death after negligent failure to diagnose kidney tumor: $875,000

    Female dies of severe pancreatitis following negligent failure to diagnose hyperparathyroid condition: $750,000

    Death from heart attack following failure of emergency and family physicians to diagnose impending heart attack: $750,000

    Delayed diagnosis of Hodgkin's disease: $625,000

    Jury verdict - 62-year-old female was not properly screened for colon cancer, resulting in death: $603,000

    Spinal cord injury resulting from a delayed diagnosis and surgical correction of epidural abscess: $600,000

    Female dies from infarcted bowel following negligent failure to diagnose ischemic bowel condition: $450,000

    Male suffers spinal cord injury following delay in diagnosing spinal cord tumor: $450,000

    Female dies from stomach cancer following negligent delay in diagnosis: $440,000

    Death of female from failure to diagnose curable lung cancer from X-ray: $300,000

    Surgical Errors

    Death of 37-year-old man after unnecessary surgery on aorta: $2,200,000

    Jury verdict - Permanent breast disfigurement after negligent breast reconstruction procedure: $1,800,000

    Death of 58-year-old woman from undiagnosed blood loss following cardiac catheterization: $1,650,000

    Jury verdict - Female suffers permanent injury to urinary tract due to negligent sling procedure: $1,332,162

    Brain injury and death to male negligently intubated into his esophagus, prior to surgical procedure: $1,000,000

    Male suffers brain injury following brain surgery when he fell and hit his head, due to negligent nursing care: $925,000

    Jury verdict and appeal in death of 62-year-old man who developed enterocutaneous fistulas after unwarranted surgery: $750,000

    Death due to negligent delay in reoperating for abdominal infection following bowel surgery: $600,000

    Jury verdict - Male dies from pulmonary embolus following negligently placed vena cava filter: $500,000

    Male suffers loss of colon after negligent bowel surgery: $500,000

    Birth Injuries

    Newborn suffers severe brain injury due to improper vacuum extractor use at birth and delayed delivery: $3,900,000 *

    Newborn suffers severe brain injury when nurses and doctor delay delivery following a uterine rupture: $2,200,000 *

    Newborn brain injury due to delays by physicians and nurses in performing cesarean section: $1,000,000

    Newborn brain injury following negligent delay in delivering premature baby following placental abruption: $700,000

    Newborn injury to brachial plexus resulting in Erb's Palsy following negligent delivery: $700,000

    NICU death of twin following negligent use of misplaced TPN PICC line: $700,000

    Newborn baby injury to brachial plexus resulting in Erb's Palsy due to improper delivery: $495,000

    Newborn brain injury resulting from delays in performing cesarean section delivery: $400,000

    Newborn brain injury resulting from improper forcep delivery: $400,000

    Newborn death resulting from nursing delay in obtaining emergency delivery after uterine rupture: $400,000

    Medication Errors

    Death of 27-year-old woman from toxic effect of being administered wrong cancer drug: $2,000,000

    Liver failure and transplant following improper drug monitoring and counseling by physician and pharmacist: $1,500,000

    Treatment Errors

    Death of 60-year-old woman because she did not have an implanted cardiac defibrillator: $800,000

    Death of 56-year-old woman due to inappropriate treatment for melanoma: $800,000

    Male dies from pulmonary embolus following negligent treatment of blood clots in leg: $750,000

    Partial paralysis in 40-year-old man following chiropractic treatment: $725,000

    Female suffers stroke following improper treatment of multiple TIAs over one-week period: $400,000

    Nursing Home Neglect

    Child nursing home patient suffocates when nurses fail to provide proper tracheostomy care: $5,618,000 *

    Elderly nursing home patient negligently allowed to fall out of bed, resulting in brain injury and death: $1,150,000

    Nursing home patient suffocates when head is caught in bedside rail due to negligent monitoring: $500,000

    Death of nursing home patient resulting from multiple bedsores and poor nutrition: $350,000

    Death of nursing home patient resulting from severe bedsore: $325,000

    * Settlement figures with asterisk include guaranteed future payments from insurance company.