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Significant Verdicts & Settlements

Medical Malpractice:

$5,000,000.00 — man suffers partial brain damage injury following aortic valve replacement surgery
$4,000,000.00 — negligent monitoring and treatment following a routine surgical procedure
$4,000,000.00 — delay in diagnosing and treating a cardiac tamponade
$4,000,000.00 — delay in diagnosing and treating sepsis in a newborn
$2,750,000.00 — failure to recognize and treat an intracerebral bleed
$2,400,000.00 — misread echocardiogram resulting in heart attack
$2,300,000.00 — delay in performing a caesarean section resulting in hypoxic stroke
$2,200,000.00 — delay in diagnosing and treating disseminated intravascular coagulation
$2,200,000.00 — failure to diagnose and treat sepsis
$2,100,000.00 — patient dies as result of misdiagnosis of aortic dissection
$2,000,000.00 — delay in diagnosing and referring for a liver transplant
$1,700,000.00 — failure to recognize hypoxic insult during delivery
$1,600,000.00 — man suffers hemiparesis following back surgery complication
$1,500,000.00 — delay in diagnosing and treating herpes encephalitis
$1,425,000.00 — failure to properly intubate in emergency room
$1,200,000.00 — birth injury resulting in Erb's Palsy
$1,200,000.00 — delay in diagnosing and treating meningitis at birth
$1,100,000.00 — delay in treating prolapse cord
$1,000,000.00 — neurosurgical procedure performed improperly
$1,000,000.00 — failure to diagnose pulmonary embolus
$1,000,000.00 — anesthesia during colonoscopy resulted in hypoxic injury
$940,000.00 — delay in diagnosing and treating breast cancer
$900,000.00 — pediatric patient suffers eye injury following installation of incorrect solution to the eye during operative procedure
$900,000.00 — improper treatment of burns in emergency room
$900,000.00 — improper use of anesthesia
$875,000.00 — man dies following over prescription of narcotic pain medication
$850,000.00 — man suffers cauda equina syndrome following epidural injection for back pain
$800,000.00 — failure to diagnose hospital-acquired infection
$800,000.00 — failure to diagnose blood clot in calf
$750,000.00 — failure to diagnose colon cancer
$750,000.00 — Erb's palsy as a result of shoulder dystocia
$750,000.00 — nine month delay in diagnosing and treating stage IV colon cancer
$700,000.00 — failure to diagnose necrotizing fasciitis
$700,000.00 — improper use of LMA during general anesthesia
$685,000.00 — delay in diagnosing and treating breast cancer
$635,000.00 — undiagnosed intestinal perforation and gangrene following total knee replacement procedure
$550,000.00 — failure to diagnose heart attack in emergency room
$500,000.00 — improper lumbar fusion of the spine
$458,000.00 — elderly patient dies as result of misdiagnosis of endocarditis
$450,000.00 — improper placement of nasogastric tube causing brain infection
$450,000.00 — podiatrist failure to diagnose pulmonary embolism following ankle surgery
$425,000,00 — misread x-ray resulting in delay in diagnosing lung cancer
$300,000.00 — delay in diagnosis of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
$300,000.00 — nurse practioner failure to diagnose pulmonary embolism following foot surgery
$270,000.00 — delay in diagnosing pulmonary embolism
$115,000.00 — ruptured aorta during placement of intravenous line

Personal Injury:

$3,400,000.00 — airplane accident
$1,540,000.00 — young man dies from single car accident caused by defective roadway design
$1,300,000.00 — automobile accident on bridge
$1,100,000.00 — electrocution at construction site
$900,000.00 — boat accident
$800,000.00 — motorcycle accident
$600,000.00 — bar held responsible for serving drunk driver
$450,000.00 — construction site accident at a slag dump
$405,000.00 — bar held responsible for serving drunk driver
$350,000.00 — slip and fall on ice in parking lot
$250,000.00 — slip and fall at stadium
$250,000.00 — airplane crash
$250,000.00 — injury as the result of a defective pontoon boat
$150,000.00 — defective highway design
$115,000.00 — drunk driving accident
$100,000.00 — pedestrian car accident

Landmark Decision:

$88,000,000.00 — verdict awarded in federal court under the Tortured Victims Protection Act