$8,000,000 medical malpractice settlement involving failure to manage peripartum cardiomyopathy following pregnancy resulting in cardiac arrest and brain damage (fall 2019)
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$3,000,000 medical malpractice settlement involving emergency room physician’s failure to treat severe sinus infection resulting in venous sinus thrombosis and brain damage.
$4,500,000 medical malpractice settlement involving anesthesia induced respiratory arrest during EGD (upper GI) resulting in brain damage (summer 2019)
A forty-eight-year-old man suffered blindness after his glaucoma was mismanaged by his eye doctor. The lawsuit alleged that the physician diagnosed the wrong form of glaucoma, open-angle glaucoma, and missed the signs and symptoms that showed the patient was actually suffering from the more severe and more dangerous form: angle closure glaucoma. Because of the […]
A forty-four-year-old husband and father of two died as a result of allergic reaction to drug used to treat a heart condition. The FDA had warned of life-threatening allergic reactions to the drug, Coreg, as early as 2009. The patient presented to an Emergency Room on two occasions during the thirty-day period prior to his […]
A fifty-seven-year-old man presented to a hospital for a hernia repair. Following the operation, laboratory studies, failure to urinate, dropping blood pressure and pain indicated the patient was probably bleeding internally. The laboratory findings and the dropping blood pressure were not acted upon and approximately 36 hours following the surgery, the patient died as a […]
Patient injured her back at work. She was directed by her employer to present to a workers’ compensation medical clinic for treatment. She treated at clinic over six-weeks and ultimately was assigned to a neurosurgeon. Immediately after the surgery, she could not move her legs. The neurosurgeon failed to order appropriate post-operative imaging studies, which […]
Jeff Meyers and Justin Hakala obtained a $4,652,000 settlement involving compensation to a victim of a post collision fuel fed fire. The case involved a limousine which was struck at a high rate of speed by a tractor-trailer rig. The action was litigated in Florida.
Plaintiff presented to the emergency department with complaints of chest pain and shortness of breath. A decision was made to admit the patient to the hospital; however, a bed was not available. As the patient sat in a holding area of the emergency department, evidence was presented to the jury that several hospital employees and/or agents […]
A Medical malpractice action alleging a failure to diagnose a cancerous tumor in patient’s thigh. Despite the fact that the Plaintiff presented to the Defendant physician with complaints of pain and a lump in his thigh, the physician failed to order an ultrasound or MRI and failed to include a cancerous mass in his differential […]