Verdicts & Settlements

Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home Verdicts and Settlements

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jury verdict—female suffers debilitating heart attack after family physician fails to diagnose heart disease: $2,540,000

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

Jury verdict—permanent breast disfigurement after negligent breast reconstruction procedure: $1,800,000

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

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

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

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

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

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 head, due to negligent nursing care: $925,000

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DISCLAIMER

THE ABOVE 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. THEY ARE NOT INTENDED TO INDICATE OR PROMISE ANY PARTICULAR RESULT IN YOUR CASE, AS THE CIRCUMSTANCES AND ISSUES AFFECTING RECOVERY VARY FROM CASE TO CASE.