$5,700,000.00 – Semi-Tractor Trailer Fatigued Driver Crash
A family of four, while on vacation, was traveling to Disney World on U.S. Highway 27. They were stopped at a traffic light when a large semi-tractor trailer rear ended the family, killing one and causing serious injury to the car’s other occupants. During deposition it was revealed that the truck driver was in violation of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, as he was deprived of sleep. Punitive damages were claimed, resulting in a $5,700,000.00 award at trial.
$3,000,000.00 – Semi-Tractor Trailer Crash
In this case, our client, a young mother, was driving her vehicle with her husband and son as passengers when she was struck by a semi-tractor trailer. The accident caused permanent and debilitating injuries to our client, and a recovery of $3,000,000.00 was obtained.
$2,500,000.00 – Large Commercial Truck Runs Red Light
An elderly lady was proceeding into an intersection on a green arrow when a large commercial truck ran a red light and hit her vehicle on the driver’s side door. The vehicle was crushed severely. She sustained multiple brain injuries and internal injuries. The case was resolved within ten months after the accident.
$2,520,000.00 – Rear End Collision
Our client was turning left on a green arrow, when a driver failed to stop hitting our client in the driver’s side door at a high rate of speed. Our client suffered significant permanent brain and bodily injuries. We were able to reach a settlement for our client of $2,520,000.00.
$2,000,000.00 – Semi-Tractor Trailer Invades Right of Way
This case involved a young woman who was returning home after a day’s work. As she returned home, a large semi-tractor trailer rounded a curve invading the lane of the woman causing a head on collision. The woman/client sustained critical injuries. Through investigation and discovery, it was proved that the semi-tractor trailer had bald tires which contributed to the driver’s ability to control the truck thereby resulting in the crash. A recovery of $2,000,000.00 was obtained for the client.
$1,500,000.00 – Commercial Truck Runs Red Light
Our clients were hit by a commercial vehicle that ran a red light causing extensive damages. They experienced significant back, shoulder, knee and head injuries. This case resulted in a pre-suit settlement of $1,500,000.00
$1,200,000.00 – Rear End Crash by Commercial Truck
Our client was rear ended by a commercial truck. As a result of the crash, her left lower extremity, together with other parts of her body, was injured. She underwent extensive physical therapy and multiple operations. The case was extensively litigated and as a result, the client received a recovery of $1,200,000.00.
$1,005,000.00 – Low Speed Vehicle Accident Resulting in Brain Injury
Our client, a college student with a promising future, was the passenger on a three-row low speed vehicle (golf cart) that was being driven by his friend. While traveling down the road one evening, our client was caused to fall from the vehicle. As a result, he suffered severe and traumatic brain injuries which detrimentally affected his future. A seven-figure settlement was obtained after litigating with our client’s insurance company.
$750,000.00 – Trucking Accident Involving Multiple Claimants
Our clients were on their way to a church fundraiser when the van they were traveling in was rear ended by a tow truck, which resulted in all of our clients being transported to the hospital with injuries. After litigating with the tow truck company, we were able to effectively negotiate a settlement with the tow truck company’s insurer.
$750,000.00 – Pedestrian v. Automobile
This case involved significant shoulder injuries received by a gentleman in a pedestrian versus automobile collision. The insurance company for the Plantiff, State Farm Insurance Company, offered $130,000.00 prior to trial. Settlement offers were refused and the case went to trial, resulting in a jury award of approximately $750,000.00.
$700,000.00 – D.U.I. Driver
This case involved the unfortunate death of a teenage girl by a drunk driver. This case was difficult for the Plaintiff due to the comparative negligence issues of our client. Regardless, the case was tried before a jury in Polk County and resulted in a jury award of approximately $700,000.00.
$600,000.00 – Underinsured/Uninsured Motorist Claim
Our client was struck by an automobile, suffering a tibial plateau fracture, while walking through a Publix parking lot. After recovering $100,000.00 from the at-fault driver, a demand was made to our client’s Underinsured/Uninsured Motorist insurance carrier. The insurance company only offered $5,000.00 to resolve our client’s claim. After a three day trial was held, a verdict was rendered by a jury for $600,000.00.
$450,000.00 – Statue Falls on Child
A 10 year old boy was at a city park playing. Some other children were playing around a memorial statue, when it fell over crushing our young client’s foot causing severe damage. This case was litigated and ultimately settled prior to trial for $450,000.00.
$440,000.00 – Eye Injury at Camp
This case involved a teenager who went to camp and developed an infection in his eye. He was treated for pink eye, when it was actually a severe corneal abrasion which became infected. He was not taken to the hospital for treatment despite his worsening symptoms. There was a delay in treatment of several days, causing permanent loss of eyesight. This case resulted in a settlement of $440,000.00.
$420,000.00 – T-bone Automobile Accident
This case involved an automobile accident where a vehicle ran a red light t-boning our client’s vehicle with three children in the back seat. Our client who was driving, sustained a broken pelvis, lacerated diaphragm, with multiple other injuries. This case was heavily litigated, and ultimately settled prior to trial in the amount of $420,000.00.
$400,000.00 – Car Accident
In this case, our client was injured in a bus/car accident requiring neck fusion. A settlement of $400,000.00 was obtained.
$350,000.00 – Rear End Collision
Our client made a stop for a pedestrian who was attempting to cross the road. Unfortunately, the individual who was driving behind her failed to stop, causing his vehicle to collide with our client’s vehicle. As a result, our client suffered from knee injuries, as well as injuries to the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. After litigating the case, the bodily injury carrier and uninsured/underinsured motorist carrier tendered the policy limits of each respective policy.
$350,000.00 – Dump Truck Runs Red Light
This case involved a large pickup truck and a dump truck hauling a wood splitter. The dump truck ran the red light coming into the pathway of our client turning left on a green arrow, causing them to collide. Our client sustained serious injuries as he was pinned in his vehicle due to the severity of the crash. This case was vigorously litigated and settled for $350,000.00 prior to trial.
$344,500 – Rear End Collision
While coming to a stop at a red light, our clients were rear-ended. The husband was diagnosed with a thoracic spine fracture, which caused him to be placed in a back brace and immobilized for roughly six (6) months, resulting in muscle loss and weight gain. Th wife suffered from a L5-S1 disc herniation, and disc bulges. After working with the insurance carriers, we were able to resolve the bodily injury and uninsured/underinsured motorist claims prior to suit being filed.
$325,000.00 – Trucking Accident Involving TBI
Our client was traveling down the interstate when the tractor and trailer in the lane next to her was blown into her lane by a sudden gust of wind, causing our client to engage in evasive maneuvers. As a result, our client struck her head on the side window of the car. After treating with her doctors, it was discovered that she suffered from postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, a condition that causes the heart rate to increase upon changing posture from lying to sitting up or standing. After litigation and prior to trial, the case was resolved.
$300,000.00 – Automobile Accident
This young man was driving down the road when another vehicle pulled out in front of him causing him to hit her. The driver had been drinking and left the scene but was found. Our client suffered numerous injuries from the collision including neurological damage causing tremors and weakness to his hand, severe whiplash to his neck, pain in his right shoulder, right wrist, right hip and right knee. The lady that hit him did not have any insurance so an uninsured motorist claim was filed and only $1,500.00 was offered on a $10,000.00 policy. Suit was filed and this case went to trial and the jury awarded our client $300,000.00.
$300,000.00 – Soft Tissue Damage
This case involved soft tissue injuries received by a gentleman in an automobile accident. The insurance company for the Plaintiff, Allstate Insurance Company, offered $20,000.00 just before trial. Settlement offers were refused and the case went to trial, resulting in a jury award of approximately $300,000.00.
$275,000.00 – Rear End Collision
Our client was stopped at a red light when he was rear ended by an elderly man who hit the gas pedal instead of the brake. After hitting our client, he backed up and accidentally hit him again. Our client sustained numerous back and neck injuries including spinal bulges. This case was litigated and settled for $275,000.00.
$250,000.00 – Defective Mini Bike
A teenage girl (our client) was riding a mini bike when the front fork separated from the handlebars and hit her in the face by the fork, causing a multitude of dental problems requiring significant lifetime care for dental injuries. A six-figure recovery was obtained for the client.
$250,000.00 – Bowling Alley Fall
Our client suffered a soft tissue injury when she fell while bowling at the corporate defendant’s bowling alley. Defendants offered nothing before trial. The jury rendered a verdict against the bowling alley with an award of over $250,000.00 for our client.
$250,000.00 – Truck Accident
A young woman (our client) was running errands for her employer. While waiting to make a left turn, she was rear-ended by a crane truck. The impact caused her vehicle to spin and she was ejected through the passenger rear window. As a result she sustained a serious and permanent injury. A six-figure recovery was obtained for the client.
$250,000.00 – Motor Vehicle Accident
Our client was traveling on Lakeland Highlands Road when a speeding F250, exiting the Polk Parkway, lost control and collided with our client’s vehicle, causing it to flip. He experienced post concussive injuries, memory loss, numbness in the lower right extremity, neck and back injuries. The initial offer we received from the insurance company was $500.00. Ultimately, a six-figure settlement was obtained for the client.
$225,000.00 – Automobile Accident
A Canadian driver ran a stop sign, causing our client to t-bone his vehicle which caused her to break her arm in two places. Unfortunately, our client required surgery and had to re-learn how to write with her other hand, since her dominate arm was affected by the accident. A pre-suit settlement was obtained in the amount of $225,000.00.
$220,000.00 – Failure to Pay Attention Accident
Our client was t-boned by a negligent driver on State Road 35 while he was slowing down to enter a business’ parking lot. Despite traveling behind our client, the at-fault driver failed to pay attention to his slowing down. Consequently, she ran off the road and slammed into the side of our client’s truck while he was turning. He had severe neurological injuries as a result of the accident because he was knocked unconscious. A six-figure settlement was obtained for our client.
$205,000.00 – Failure to Stop at Stop Sign
Our client was injured when the defendant failed to stop at the stop sign, thereby pulling directly into the path of our client. Prior to filing a lawsuit, the bodily injury carrier tendered the policy limits and the uninsured motorist carrier supplemented that amount to give our client the funds they needed for their injuries.
$200,000.00 – Rear End Collision in Golf Cart
Our clients were driving their golf cart when they were violently rear ended by a vehicle. A combined settlement of $200,000.00 was obtained.
$200,000.00 – Slip and Fall
This case involved a woman who was walking into a place of business when she slipped on a slick sidewalk and injured her knee. Following numerous deposition testimonies of experts and witnesses, the client received a $200,000.00 recovery.
$200,000.00 – Respiratory Damage by Chemical Explosion
A father of two young boys (our client) heard an explosion outside his second-story apartment window. When he went to check on the source, he was hit in the face by a cloud of chemicals that caused respiratory problems for the client. Even after two surgeries, he was still plagued with the effects of this incident. A six-figure recovery was obtained for the client.
$200,000.00 – Soft Tissue Injury
Our client, a dentist, injured the soft tissue of his thumb in a minor car accident involving a large garbage truck. He was offered $80,000.00 before trial, which was rejected. The jury returned a verdict in excess of $200,000.00.
$175,000.00 – Rear End Collision
Our client was rear ended when he was coming to a stop at a red light. He sustained serious injuries to his neck and back. This case was litigated and ultimately settled for $175,000.00.
$175,000.00 – Rear End Collision
Our client was traveling on Daughtery Road when he was rear ended. The at-fault driver reversed the vehicle, put it back in drive and rear ended our client again. Our client suffered injuries to his back that required surgical intervention.
$175,000.00 – Rear End Collision
Our client was rear ended when he was coming to a stop at a red light. He sustained serious injuries to his neck and back. This case was litigated and ultimately settled for $175,000.00.
$162,500.00 – Forklift Collision
Our client and her 10-year old son were sitting in their parked vehicle, waiting for her husband to get off of work in Palm Beach when a forklift collided with their vehicle. The mother experienced injuries to her neck and back, resulting in radiating pain down her legs and numbness in her hands. She underwent surgery for her injuries. Her son experienced injuries to his neck, back and shoulder. By the time we mediated this case the insurance company had not made an offer. Ultimately, a six-figure settlement was obtained for the clients.
$150,000.00 – Head-On Collision
Our clients were traveling down State Road 33 near Polk City, Florida, when an oncoming driver attempted to overtake the car in front of him. Unfortunately, the at-fault driver caused a three car, head-on wreck. A six-figure settlement was obtained from the at-fault driver.
$150,000.00 – 32” Boxed Television Falls on Head
Our client was shopping at a local retail store looking at televisions, when one of the boxes holding a 32” television fell down hitting her face, neck and body. It caused significant injuries to her right shoulder, right cheek bone, neck, sinuses and low back. She also endured herniation to her cervical spine which required injections and potential future surgery. This case was litigated and settled for $150,000.00.
$150,000.00 – Collision resulting in Total Hip Replacement
Our client, a 29 year old mother, was stopped at a stop sign. Another vehicle, traveling 55 – 65 mph, approaching a U.S. Highway 27 intersection from the south struck another vehicle turning across the intersection. The collision caused one of the vehicles to rotate and strike our client’s resting vehicle. Our client suffered with numbness and tingling in her legs and was diagnosed with cervical sprain/strain. A victim of hip dysplasia as an infant, she has no real symptoms of the condition in her adulthood. Her injuries resulting from the collision necessitated a total hip replacement, causing her to miss an extensive amount of work to recover. (Note: The defendant’s insurance company offered zero compensation at mediation on this case.)
$147,000.00 – Training in Haphazard Conditions
Our client, a member of a local gym, was performing exercising drills under the supervision of her trainer, in the alley directly behind the gym. The trainer failed to warn her of the hazardous conditions in the alley. While performing the drills, she collided with a metal object next to the dumpster. She fractured her right wrist and nose. Our client also experiences headaches as a result of this accident. The initial offer we received from the insurance company was $25,000.00. Ultimately, a six-figure settlement was obtained for the client.
$145,000.00 – Rear-end Collision
While heading home from church, our elderly client was rear-ended by a driver that was not paying attention. Frazzled from the accident, our client failed to put her car in park which caused her to be dragged by her car. She sustained injuries to both shoulders which required surgical intervention and extensive rehabilitation. The at-fault driver’s insurance company refused to pay their insured’s policy limits citing our client’s failure to put her car in park. After extensive litigation, we obtained a six-figure settlement for our client.
$140,000.00 – Head-on Crash After Improper Turn
Our client suffered a bone contusion of the distal femur, deep bone bruising/stress fracture of the medial femoral condyle, and lateral meniscal tear to his left knee after a driver failed to yield the right of way at an intersection, causing a near head-on crash with our client’s vehicle. The at-fault party’s insurance company refused to tender their insured’s policy limits. After litigating this matter, her insurance company tendered all of her bodily injury policy’s limits.
$140,000.00 – T-Bone Collision
Our client, the passenger in a vehicle, was t-boned by a company vehicle that ran a stop sign on Knight’s Griffin Road. Our client suffered severe injuries to her collarbone and neck. Surgical intervention was required.
$130,000.00 – Trucking Accident
Our client was cut-off by a tractor and trailer, which caused her vehicle to collide with another one and was caused to crash into the rear of the tractor and trailer. Our client, who suffered multiple fractures, was able to get her case resolved pre-suit with the trucking company’s insurance company.
$125,000.00 – Head-On Collision
While traveling down the road near her home, our client was hit head-on by a driver who drifted into her lane. Luckily, our client survived the accident. Unfortunately, she did suffer from neck and back pain, as well as wrist and shoulder pain. After extensive litigation, and with an approaching trial, her insurance company tendered the entirety of her underinsured motorist policy’s limits.
$125,000.00 – Rear End Motor Vehicle Accident
While slowing down for traffic, our client was rear ended by another driver that was not paying attention. Consequently, he suffered a herniated disc in his lumbar spine which detrimentally affected his ability to work. Initially, our client’s automobile insurer declined to make an offer. After extensive litigation and with less than a month before the trial began, our client’s insurer tendered the entirety of his underinsured motorist policy’s limits.
$125,000.00 – Motor Vehicle Accident
Our client was carrying her small grandson while attempting to load bags into the trunk of her vehicle in a large retail parking lot when she was violently struck by a vehicle. She experienced injuries to her right knee (requiring surgical intervention), right hip, neck and low back. By the time we mediated this case the insurance company had not made an offer. The initial offer we received from the insurance company was $75,000.00. Ultimately, a six-figure settlement was obtained for the client.
$125,000.00 – Large Carpet Roll Falls on Head
In this case, our client, a middle-aged woman, was shopping at a carpet store when a roll of carpet fell from above hitting her in the head and knocking her to the floor. This caused her serious injuries including a concussion, neck, back and head pain and a laceration to her face. This case was litigated and ultimately settled prior to trial for $125,000.00.
$125,000.00 – Dog Bite
This case involved a military man who was at a friend’s home when his large dog unexpectedly jumped up and bit him in the face ripping his mouth, requiring 200 stitches and causing scaring and permanent nerve damage. This incident also caused tremendous anxiety issues. The case was litigated and settled prior to trial for $125,000.00.
$120,000.00 – Auto Accident Wrongful Death
Our clients’ son was asleep in the passenger seat of a vehicle being driven by his friend during the early morning hours on State Road 37. For unknown reasons, our client’s friend failed to slow down and rear-ended a semi-truck at a stop light. A six-figure settlement was obtained on behalf of the estate for our clients’ son.
$115,000.00 – Flipped Vehicle
Our client was driving a septic tank truck owned by his employer. He slowed down to make a right turn into a private driveway when the defendant driver attempted to pass our client’s truck and struck the boom on the back of the septic tank truck, causing client’s vehicle to overturn. Our client severely injured his neck and back. This case was settled after mediation for $115,000.00.
$110,000.00 – Automobile Accident
While driving down a country road, an oncoming sports car lost control and hit our clients’ vehicle. Both the driver and passenger were injured, and required extensive medical treatment. We were able to obtain a settlement of over $100,000.00 from the at-fault party’s bodily injury insurance policy.
$110,000.00 – Rear End Collision resulting in Surgery
Our client was traveling on South Florida Avenue when a truck rear ended her at a high rate of speed, causing her airbags to deploy. Her left arm was broken in several places, requiring surgical intervention. She also suffered injuries to her neck, back, hip, shoulders and legs. A six-figure settlement was obtained for the client.
$105,000.00 – Rear End Collision
Our client was in a rear end automobile collision. As a result, he suffered from herniated disks that prevented him from working for a substantial amount of time.
$100,000.00 – Underinsured/Uninsured Motorist Claim
Our client was t-boned by an uninsured motorist who negligently drove through an intersection where our client had the right of way. Our client’s insurance company only offered him $12,000.00 to settle his claim but, after filing suit and litigating our client’s claim, the insurance company settled for $100,000.00.
$100,000.00 – Severe Collision Resulting in Surgery
Our client was in an automobile accident where a truck pulled across three lanes of traffic in front of her. Her car sustained over $15,000.00 worth of damage and she suffered a herniated disk and required surgery.
$100,000.00 – Herniated Disc after Rear End Collision
Our client was rear ended in Orlando and experienced a disc herniation. The initial offer we received from the insurance company was $13,000.00. The case eventually settled with a six-figure amount.
$100,000.00 – T-Bone Collision
Our client was involved in a T-Bone type of collision in Orlando. She suffered from multiple herniations, received injections and is a surgical candidate for her injuries. The initial offer we received from the insurance company was $10,834.00.
$100,000.00 – Wreckless Driving
This case involved a client who was getting out of her car and walking into her condo, when a young driver hit her, causing severe permanent injuries. This case was litigated at length and settled for $100,000.00.
$100,000.00 – Motorcycle Accident
While riding on the back of a motorcycle, the driver our client’s bike was caused to lose control because of a phantom driver’s refusal to let our client merge into the lane. Our client’s uninsured motorist insurance carrier refused to tender her policy’s limits despite having had extensive injuries. After taking testimony from an independent witness who saw the accident, which supported our client’s version of events, a policy limit’s tender of six figures was obtained.
$90,000.00 – Right Turn on Red Accident
Our client suffered a recurrence of a hiatal hernia due to the negligence of a driver that failed to yield the right of way while making a right turn on red.
$60,000.00 – Medium Speed Head-On Collision
While traveling one day, our client’s right-of-way was suddenly and unexpectedly impeded by an individual who did not see our client’s car coming. As a result, his vehicle pulled directly into our client’s path, causing a medium speed head-on collision. Prior to filing suit, the insurance company tendered a fair and reasonable amount to our client.
$60,000.00 – T-bone Collision
This young lady was driving down the road when a sheriff’s deputy, who was coming from the opposite direction in an unmarked vehicle, suddenly turned on his lights going at a high rate of speed and entered the intersection on a red light, t-boning our client. Our client suffered back and neck injuries. The Sheriff’s office refused to offer any monies to settle the case. This case was vigorously litigated and taken to trial where a jury awarded her $60,000.00.
$55,000.00 – Motor Vehicle Accident
While traveling, the defendant was attempting to exit a shopping center and pulled directly into the path of our client. As a result, our client suffered multiple injuries in the lumbar spine and the hip. Prior to filing a lawsuit, an amicable settlement was negotiated.
$50,000.00 – Bicyclist Hit by Motor Vehicle
Our client was riding his bicycle across a crosswalk when he was struck by a motor vehicle attempting to turn right on red. After litigating the claim, the insurance company tendered the policy limits.
$50,000.00 – Uninsured Motorist Claim against Own Insurer
Our client was involved in an accident and suffered from a permanent injury to the cervical spine. After initiating litigation, the insurance company settled the claim and tendered the limits of the policy.
Auto-Hauler Truck Crash
Our client, a 30 year old father of four small children, was traveling northbound on I-75 and had slowed for traffic when the at fault party, who was driving an auto hauler, rear ended his vehicle. The client suffered significant injuries, including a traumatic brain injury, confirmed by the Defendant’s expert. He had back surgery and injections and will require additional surgery in the future. He suffers memory loss and personality changes which have affected his relationships with his entire family. His wife now must carry the burden of caring for her husband, their four young children and their home. A substantial six-figure recovery was obtained for our clients.
Semi-Tractor Trailer Crash
One early morning this young woman (our client) was on her way to class at college when a semi-tractor trailer pulled out in front of her, invading the right of way. She could not avoid hitting the tractor trailer with her vehicle and as a result sustained a serious and permanent injury. A six-figure recovery was obtained for the client.
Soft Tissue Hand Injury
This case involved a middle aged female who underwent a minor operation in a local hospital. The client was given a shot of Demerol for pain, which was misadministered by the nurse. This resulted in a serious muscular and neurological injury. The case resolved in a substantial award of six-figures for the client.
We have litigated and tried a multitude of automobile and motorcycle cases resulting in substantial awards of varied amounts to our clients.
$3,000,000.00 – Surgical Error
In this case, a hole was drilled in the wrong point of our client’s skull resulting in permanent brain damage. A recovery of $3 million was obtained.
$2,500,000.00 – Nursing/Medical Malpractice-Neurological Injury
This brain injured infant case was successfully litigated against the doctors and the hospital on medical malpractice claims for birth related injuries due to delayed diagnosis and failure to resuscitate the infant, resulting in an award in excess of two million dollars for the child and parents.
$2,250,000.00 – Delayed Diagnosis
A newborn suffered brain injury due to a delayed diagnosis and failure to resuscitate the infant in a timely manner. This case was successfully litigated against the doctors and the hospital on medical malpractice claims for birth related injuries, resulting in an award in excess of two million dollars for the child and parents.
$1,700,000.00 – Failure To Perform Cesarean Section
A baby had a birth related brain injury for failure to timely diagnose and implement cesarean section. Through vigorous litigation, our firm successfully obtained an award in excess of one million dollars for the child and parents.
$1,575,000.00 – OB/GYN Malpractice
Failure of OB/GYN physicians and nurses to bring our client in when she was going into premature labor caused the premature birth of a son which resulted in severe permanent injuries. A settlement of $1,575,000.00 was obtained for our client.
$1,200,000.00 – Failure to Properly Treat Cancer Case
This case involved a young man who had a small growth on his body which a surgeon repeatedly treated by cutting. No radiation or chemotherapy was ordered or performed. The patient unfortunately succumbed to cancer during the course of the lawsuit. This case settled just before trial for approximately $1,200,000.00.
$1,000,000.00 – Failure to Diagnose a Malformed Fetus
This wrongful life case involved a child who was born seriously malformed. The case was brought with medical malpractice claims and failure to diagnose and inform pursuant to ultrasound, resulting in an award of a million dollars. It is believed that the amount obtained in this case is one of the highest obtained in the State of Florida for this cause of action.
$800,000.00 – Failure to Extubate Properly
This case involved a young man in his late 20’s who was involved in an automobile/motorcycle accident. He went to the hospital to have his nose repaired. During surgery, the anesthesiologist failed to perform proper extubation, prematurely or incorrectly extubating our client resulting in loss of oxygen, pulmonary infiltrates and edema which resulted in cardiopulmonary arrest and death. This case settled for $800,000.00.
$700,000.00 – Loss of Vision
In this case, our client presented to the hospital with complaints of eye pain and then was released to go home. Later, it was discovered that a piece of metal had lodged in his eye and that the delay caused complete vision loss in one eye to the plaintiff. A recovery of $700,000.00 was obtained.
$600,000.00 – Failure to Diagnose Symptoms for Stroke
This case involved a gentleman in his sixties who was experiencing classic signs and symptoms of a stroke. He presented to the defendant doctor’s clinic and was discharged home. Afterward, the Plaintiff suffered a debilitating stroke. This case ultimately settled prior to trial, after extensive litigation, for approximately $600,000.00.
$600,000.00 – Failure to Read CT Scan
This case involved a woman in her 30’s, who went to an ER for female issues. She had a CT scan of her abdomen performed, but the results were not given to her until six months later when she presented again to the ER. It was found that she had cervical cancer which showed in the scan six months prior. She immediately began chemotherapy and radiation, but unfortunately passed away a year later, leaving behind her husband and two children. This case was heavily litigated and settled for approximately $600,000.00.
$500,000.00 – Failure to Inform
This case involved a physician’s failure to inform his patient of a life threatening tumor that was detected after an MRI was taken. The physician should have followed up with his patient after the MRI was taken but failed to inform the patient of this tumor for nearly a year. Sadly, this delay in treatment ultimately led to the patient’s death. This case settled during pre-suit, without the necessity of filing a lawsuit, for the entire amount of the medical malpractice policies carried by both the health care facility and negligent physician.
$500,000.00 – Heart Attack
This case involved a fifty-five year old gentleman who had been seeing a general practitioner for many years. The client was exhibiting classic signs of congestive heart failure that went undiagnosed. He suffered a fatal heart attack. Suit was brought against the treating physicians and a local hospital for failure to save this man’s life. The case proceeded to trial, resulting in an award of approximately $500,000.00.
$350,000.00 – Nursing Negligence – Overdose
A nurse misread our client’s chart and he was given 25 nitroglycerin pills instead of 1, resulting in severe cardiac and neurological complications. Our client received a significant reward of $350,000.00.
$350,000.00 – Insulin Overdose
This case involved an elderly woman who had high blood sugar. Her physician ordered 10 units of insulin and the nurse gave her a severe overdose of 1,000 units of insulin, causing her death. This case was settled pre-suit for $350,000.00.
$300,000.00 – Hospital Fall Injury
A claim was filed against the nursing staff of a hospital for permitting an elderly man to fall. This case was resolved for approximately $300,000.00.
$200,000.00 – Failure to Monitor Medical Staff Resulting in Overdose
This case involved an elderly gentleman who was given a large I.V. overdose of Gentamycin, by a CNA at a clinic who was not licensed to dispense, measure or administer this medication. The overdose caused the loss of our client’s inner ear follicles, causing permanent severe imbalance problems. This case settled for $200,000.00.
$200,000.00 – Medical Malpractice – Surgical Removal of Wrong Lesion
The physician in this case negligently performed surgery on our client by removing the incorrect lesion from our client’s body. Consequently, our client had to undergo extensive cancer treatment because of the physician’s negligent oversight.
$200,000.00 – Nursing/Medical Malpractice – Neurological Injury
Our client, a 60 year old school teacher, was misdiagnosed with a stroke when she really had a broken neck. This caused permanent nerve damage, instability in walking, and a burning sensation in her hand.
$30,000.00 – Medical Malpractice leading to the Development of Cataracts
Our client was treating with an internal medicine physician who failed to refer our client to a specialist, resulting in our client developing cataracts. After the Notice of Intent was sent, the physician and hospital responded with a satisfactory offer.
This case involved a retired, hard working lady who had a significant mass on her lung. Radiographic films clearly showed the mass, but the radiologist misread them. This case was ultimately resolved for a high six-figure amount.
Nursing Negligence – Improper Injection
This case involved a middle aged woman who underwent a minor operation in a local hospital. The client was given a shot of Demerol for pain, which was improperly administered by the nurse. This resulted in a serious muscular and neurological injury. The case resolved in a substantial award of six-figures for the client.