Medical Malpractice

Relocation of temporary hemodialysis catheter was not monitored by hospital personnel and resulted in patient’s death from Hemorrhagic Shock and bleeding from catheter puncture site. DISCLAIMER: The results are specific to the facts and legal circumstances of each of the clients’ cases and should not be used to form an…

Severe spinal subdural hematoma from a cervical steroid injection in elderly patient, due to an underlying hemostatic abnormality known to the physician, which spiked the patient’s INR level and caused the patient lower extremity paralysis. Case settled at Mediation after Litigation was initiated. DISCLAIMER: The results are specific to the…

Following a nuclear stress test at Cardiology office, elderly patient loses consciousness at home due to spiked INR levels not monitored by the cardiologist following the test. Patient sustained multiple facial contusions, brain contusion and bleeding within the brain which resulted in an organic brain injury. DISCLAIMER: The results are…

After mis-diagnosing a foot sprain and discharging the patient, emergency room personnel did not follow-up, following a positive read by the hospital’s radiologist, to refer the patient to an orthopedic surgeon for treatment of the multiple comminuted fractures. The delay resulted in a permanent disability to the foot. Case settled…

Mother sustained a ruptured uterus while hospitalized for inducing, resulting in asphyxiation and ultimate death of her baby. Maximum claim allowance was obtained for client. DISCLAIMER: The results are specific to the facts and legal circumstances of each of the clients’ cases and should not be used to form an…

An unlimited number and type of birth injuries can occur as a result of a delivery room doctor’s carelessness or negligence. One of the most common birth injuries is cerebral palsy. According to United Cerebral Palsy, an estimated 764,000 children and adults have some form of cerebral palsy, and nearly…

Pregnancy is supposed to be a time of joy for soon-to-be parents, and most expectant mothers and fathers anticipate their child will be born healthy and without complications. While many children are, unfortunately some children are born with avoidable birth injuries. According to reports, approximately 7 in every 1,000 children…