Result Category: Medical Malpractice
Wrongful Death/Medical Malpractice – $250,000$250,000 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.
Medical Malpractice – $380,000$380,000 Medical Malpractice
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.
Medical Malpractice$275,000 Medical Malpractice
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.
Medical Malpractice$300,000 Medical Malpractice
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 at Mediation after Litigation was initiated.
Nica Claim for Death of Baby at Delivery – $110,000$110,000 Medical Malpractice
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.