The case recoveries listed below have been obtained by either jury verdict, settlement during litigation, or pre-suit settlement. Please note that every case is different, and the potential recovery on any case depends on many factors. These factors include the extent of the liability, the damages suffered, and the causal relationship between the liability and the resulting damages.
The cases outlined below are simply meant to showcase a small sampling of the types of cases our firm has handled. There are other types of cases that we have handled that are not listed below. Therefore, if you have a case that you wish to discuss, do not hesitate to contact us.
1. Product Liability
32 year old man suffered paralysis when he sustained an injury stemming from the use of a harness that malfunctioned. Suit filed against company that produced harness.
2. Product Liability
28 year old man was injured by conveyor belt while at his job. A third party product liability suit filed against manufacturer of conveyor because system had an exposed pinch point. Worker suffered severe leg injury requiring multiple surgeries.
3. Medical Malpractice
42 year-old woman presented to her primary care health clinic with unstable angina over a six-week period. During this time, the clinic saw the patient 4 times, and each time sent her home. Eventually the patient was ordered to have a cardiac catheterization on an emergent basis and died during the procedure.
4. Premises Liability
24 year-old laborer was asked to help a crane operator at a warehouse to load material on to a truck. While the crane operator was steering the crane, the top of the crane made contact with overhead power lines, thereby causing worker to sustain electrical induced injuries; Plaintiff suffered severe scarring and third-degree burns, partial amputation of foot, partial amputation of two fingers, multiple surgeries on right hand.
5. Medical Malpractice
55 year old worker sustained an injury to toe. Went to clinic and was mis-diagnosed with simple injury to foot when in fact he had an infection that went untreated. Plaintiff had a partial amputation of leg. Malpractice claim made against physician for negligent diagnosis.
6. Automobile Accident
51 year old pedestrian while riding a bike was struck by car and suffered fractured leg, facial bruising, memory loss.
7. Product Liability
51 year old worker at a plastic molding company injured hand on molding machine. Suffered compartment syndrome.
8. Premise Liability
25 year old day worker suffered injury when working at a job site. Part of structure collapsed on worker who suffered multiple injuries that required hospitalization.
9. Medical Malpractice
65 year-old woman presented to the emergency room with slurred speech and weakness and was discharged home. The following day the patient suffered a stroke and had a prolonged convalescence period thereafter.
10. Commercial Claim – Breach of Contract
Two companies needed financing for development project and entered into a contract with financial firm to secure financing for the deal. Pursuant to the contracts, the companies provided $500,000.00 to obtain the services of the financial firm. Financial firm was supposed to secure financing from several entities totaling over $50,000,000.00. Financial firm never attempted to secure financing. A breach of contract claim was brought seeking potential lost profits that would have been earned if the project was developed.
11. Medical Malpractice
35 year old worker sustained an injury to arm. Went to physician and was mis-diagnosed with sprain. Patient needed immediate surgery. Plaintiff suffered partial loss of use of his arm. Malpractice claim made against physician for negligent diagnosis.
12. Product Liability
29 year old factory worker suffers an amputation of his arm due to a defective conveyor belt that did not have any guards.
13. Product Liability
20 year old worker at printing press got his hand caught between roller and suffered traumatic amputation of 2 fingers. Product liability suit filed against the manufacturer of the printing press.
14. Product Liability
16 year old was involved in a head one collision with another car while a passenger. The car the client was in negligently crossed over a median and struck an oncoming vehicle. Plaintiff sustained serious injuries which resulted in paraplegia. A claim alleging defective seatbelt and rear seat construction was pursued.
15. Medical Malpractice
77 year-old man with pulmonary embolism dies as a result of physician’s misdiagnosis.
16. Medical Malpractice
51 year-old woman undergoes unnecessary hysterectomy during which a bowel perforation resulted. The patient required extended hospitalization.
17. Denial of Health Benefits
61 year-old man had health insurance policy and presented a $6,000.00 claim for home health care. Carrier denied coverage thereby disrupting the patient’s care and treatment. Lawsuit was filed for breach of contract and claim that denial of benefits contributed to the deterioration of the patient’s health.
18. Medical Malpractice
7 year-old boy presented to neighborhood clinic with groin pain. Clinic failed to diagnose testicular torsion. Eventually boy had to have left testicle surgically removed due to infection.
19. Premises Liability & Product Liability
Pregnant woman was struck by a hit and run driver in a residential area. Examination of the scene revealed that the stop sign which the driver ran, was partially obscured by a tree belonging to a homeowner. Mother had to deliver baby prematurely by C-section; baby suffered some developmental problems due to the premature birth. Claims made against homeowner and municipality for not taking proper care of over-grown vegetation. Subsequent claim made against auto manufacturer for a defective seatbelt.
Recovery $400,000.00 from homeowner and municipality
Recovery $1,000,000.00 from auto manufacturer
20. Medical Malpractice
23 year-old woman underwent C-section and sustained a perforated viscus which was undetected. She eventually developed an intra-abdominal infection which required additional surgery to treat.
21. Medical Malpractice
42 year-old woman underwent a hysterectomy, and during the surgery a ureter was cut and not detected. Patient required two additional surgeries to repair the ureter.
22. Negligent Security
32 year old man was shopping at a major store, and upon leaving, was attacked in the parking lot. Plaintiff suffered shoulder injuries and emotional distress. Lawsuit was filed due to the lack of adequate security in the parking lot
23. Medical Malpractice
80 year-old man underwent cancer screening exam which failed to detect the presence of cancer which had not yet spread. Eventually patient underwent diagnostic cancer exam which revealed the presence of cancer. Patient sued the facility for the negligent performance of the initial cancer screening exam.
24. Automobile Accident
71 year-old lady crossing the street was struck by an oncoming vehicle that failed to yield the right-of-way. Plaintiff sustained a fractured hip.
25. Premises Liability
92 year old woman exits an elevator in a hotel lobby. The elevator does not line up with the floor thereby created a tripping hazard. Guest trips over the uneven landing and fractures hip.
26. Negligent Security
19 year-old was mugged at a residential development due to negligent security; a lawsuit was filed against the development for not having adequate cameras and guards on the premises. Plaintiff fractured right hand and sustained facial injuries.
27. Premises Liability
46 year-old man took his children to a bowling alley and slipped and fell on oil residue that was tracked from the bowling lane on to the approach area. Plaintiff suffered a fractured elbow.
28. Medical Malpractice
40 year-old man presents to the emergency room with back pain. Was told by the ER staff that he had passed a small kidney stone, but a second stone was not detected. The patient was discharged, and subsequently suffering an infection. The patient was having pain for 34 days before the second kidney stone was diagnosed.
29. Dental Malpractice
50 year old woman goes to dental clinic with toothache. Dentist negligently extracts several teeth that did not have to extracted. Patient suffered gum injury which required surgery by oral surgeon, and suffered loss of several teeth.
30. Medical Malpractice
79 year old man went to health clinic for check up. Patient was referred to have a colonoscopy which was performed and was positive for polyps; Clinic received recommendation to repeat the colonoscopy in a year, but the patient was never advised by the clinic. Patient eventually developed colon cancer and died.
31. Medical Malpractice
61 year old patient was recovering from surgery and suffered cardiac arrest. Physician did not timely re-intubate the patent who died several days later.
32. Product Liability
26 year old construction worker fell at job site when scaffolding collapsed. Scaffolding improperly assembled. Worker suffered shoulder injury, but was able to go back to work.
33. Premises Liability
32 year-old man injures himself playing soccer at a community center when he trips on an underground pipe lacerating his knee.
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