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Significant Verdicts & Settlements

Medical Malpractice:

$1,200,000.00 -   delay in diagnosing and treating meningitis at birth

$1,600,000.00 — man suffers hemiparesis following back surgery complication

$5,000,000.00 — man suffers partial brain damage injury following aortic valve replacement surgery

$2,100,000.00 — patient dies as result of misdiagnosis of aortic dissection

$1,200,000.00 — birth injury resulting in Erb's Palsy

$900,000.00 — pediatric patient suffers eye injury following installation of incorrect solution to the eye during operative procedure

$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

$635,000.00 — undiagnosed intestinal perforation and gangrene following total knee replacement procedure

$458,000.00 — elderly patient dies as result of misdiagnosis of endocarditis

$300,000.00 — delay in diagnosis of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

$270,000.00 — delay in diagnosing pulmonary embolism

$2,400,000.00 — misread echocardiogram resulting in heart attack

$1,425,000.00 — failure to properly intubate in emergency room

$1,000,000.00 — neurosurgical procedure performed improperly

$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

$2,200,000.00 — delay in diagnosing and treating disseminated intravascular coagulation

$1,100,000.00 — delay in treating prolapse cord

$940,000.00 — delay in diagnosing and treating breast cancer

$685,000.00 — delay in diagnosing and treating breast cancer

$4,000,000.00 — delay in diagnosing and treating sepsis in a newborn

$2, 300,000.00 — delay in performing a caesarean section resulting in hypoxic stroke

$2,000,000.00 — delay in diagnosing and referring for a liver transplant

$1,700,000.00 — failure to recognize hypoxic insult during delivery

$2,750,000.00 — failure to recognize and treat an intracerebral bleed

$700,000.00 — failure to diagnose necrotizing fasciitis

$2,200,000.00 — failure to diagnose and treat sepsis

$750,000.00 — failure to diagnose colon cancer

$800,000.00 — failure to diagnose hospital-acquired infection

$1,000,000.00 — failure to diagnose pulmonary embolus

$550,000.00 — failure to diagnose heart attack in emergency room

$1,500,000.00 — delay in diagnosing and treating herpes encephalitis

$900,000.00 — improper treatment of burns in emergency room

$750,000.00 — Erb's palsy as a result of shoulder dystocia

$800,000.00 — failure to diagnose blood clot in calf

$900,000.00 — improper use of anesthesia

$500,000.00 — improper lumbar fusion of the spine

$700,000.00 — improper use of LMA during general anesthesia

$1,000,000.00 — anesthesia during colonoscopy resulted in hypoxic injury

$425,000,00 - misread x-ray resulting in delay in diagnosing lung cancer

$450,000.00 - improper placement of nasogastric tube causing brain infection

$450,000.00 - podiatrist failure to diagnose pulmonary embolism following ankle surgery 

$115,000.00 - ruptured aorta during placement of intravenous line

$750,000.00 - nine month delay in diagnosing and treating stage IV colon cancer

$300,000.00 -  nurse practioner failure to diagnose pulmonary embolism following foot surgery

Personal Injury:

$1,540,000.00 — young man dies from single car accident caused by defective roadway design

$1,100,000.00 — electrocution at construction site

$1,300,000.00 — automobile accident on bridge

$3,400,000.00 — airplane accident

$800,000.00 — motorcycle accident

$600,000.00 — bar held responsible for serving drunk driver

$405,000.00 — bar held responsible for serving drunk driver

$900,000.00 — boat accident

$350,000.00 — slip and fall on ice in parking lot

$250,000.00 — slip and fall at stadium

$450,000.00 — construction site accident at a slag dump 

$250,000.00 — airplane crash

$100,000.00 — pedestrian car accident

$250,000.00 — injury as the result of a defective pontoon boat

$150,000.00 — defective highway design

$115,000.00 - drunk driving accident 

 

Landmark Decision:

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