Recent Results

Defense verdict for psychiatrist in a $1 million suit alleging failure to properly diagnose and treat adolescent patient resulting in suicide of 13 year old.

Defense verdict for hospitalist in $250,000 wrongful death suit alleging failure to timely diagnose adverse medication reaction resulting in death of 80 year old patient.

Plaintiff's verdict for plastic surgeon in $90,000 suit against medical device seller for breach of contract and deceptive trade practices.

Defense verdict for critical care specialist in $1.5 million wrongful death suit alleging failure to properly treat patient following adverse drug reaction.

Defense verdict for ophthalmologist in an $800,000 suit alleging negligence in performing vitrectomy resulting in loss of eye in 40 year old patient.

Defense verdict for gynecologist in a $10 million suit alleging negligence in implanting pelvic mesh to treat urinary incontinence.

Defense verdict for plastic surgeon in a $750,000 suit alleging failure to properly treat postoperative complications following breast reconstruction surgery in a 30 year old patient.

Defense verdict for an anesthesiologist in a $50,000.00 suit alleging failure to protect the patient's eye during orbital fracture surgery causing corneal abrasion in a 30 year old patient.

Defense verdict for critical care specialist in a $1 million wrongful death suit alleging failure to properly resuscitate following code resulting in death of 68 year old patient.

Defense of a hospitalist in a $3 million wrongful death suit alleging failure to timely diagnose internal bleeding following liver biopsy resulting in the patient's death (Retrial of previously hung jury). Plaintiff's verdict $1.8 million.

Defense verdict for plastic surgeon in a $250,000 suit alleging failure to diagnose and treat infection after breast augmentation resulting is loss of implant in a 26 year old patient.

Defense of a psychiatrist in a $600,000 suit alleging failure to properly monitor lithium levels resulting in lithium toxicity, kidney disfunction and cardiac arrhythmia in a 51 year old patient. Plaintiff's verdict.

Defense verdict for psychiatrist in a $2 million suit alleging negligence resulting in suicide of a 60 year old patient.

Defense verdict for pulmonologist in a $4 million wrongful death suit alleging internal bleeding following liver biopsy leading to death of a 47 year old patient.

Defense of a hospitalist in a $24 million suit alleging improper performance of lumbar puncture while patient was receiving anticoagulants resulting in paralysis of a 28 year old patient. Hospitalist found 51% negligent. Verdict reversed on appeal.

Defense verdict for a pain management specialist in an $800,000 suit alleging failure to timely diagnose infection and failure to remove pain pump in a 50 year old patient.

Defense of a physician for breach of contract for failure to pay for home repairs. Plaintiff's verdict.

Hung jury for hospitalist in a $3 million suit alleging failure to timely diagnose and treat internal bleeding resulting in death of a 21 year old patient. Jury vote 9-3 for hospitalist.

Defense verdict for plastic surgeon in a $2.25 million suit alleging failure to timely diagnose and treat infection leading to amputation in a 17 year old patient.

Defense verdict for psychiatrist in a $1 million suit alleging improper prescription of anti-depressant resulting in unnecessary treatment and hospitalization in a 16 year old patient.

Defense verdict for hospitalist in $1 million suit alleging failure to timely diagnose postoperative bleeding in a 45 year old patient.

Defense verdict for plastic surgeon in an $800,000 suit alleging improper correction of deviated septum and nerve damage in a 45 year old patient.

Defense verdict for surgeon in an $800,000 suit alleging improper performance of laparoscopic cholecystectomy resulting in right hepatic duct injury in a 20 year old patient.

Defense verdict for pediatrician in a $1 million suit alleging failure to diagnose congenital immune deficiency syndrome resulting in death of a 3 year old patient.

Defense of oncologist in a $6 million suit alleging overdose of chemotherapy medication. $300,000-$1 million high/low agreement reached at conclusion of trial. Plaintiff's verdict. Case settled for $1 million.

Defense verdict for a radiologist in a $1 million suit alleging failure to diagnose osteomyelitis resulting in left ankle amputation in a 26 year old patient.

Defense verdict for emergency physician in a $1 million suit alleging improper transferring to another facility in ambulance following diagnosis of pneumonia with respiratory failure in a 30 year old patient.

Defense verdict for pulmonologist in a $1 million suit alleging failure to diagnose bilateral pneumothorax and improper placement of chest tube resulting in death of a 62 year old patient.

Defense verdict for cardiologist in a $1 million suit alleging failure to diagnose cardiac arrest resulting in death of a 50 year old patient.

Defense verdict for pulmonologist in a $1.5 million suit alleging improper performance of bronchoscopy resulting in death of a 76 year old patient.

Defense verdict for an orthopedic surgeon in a $1.7 million suit alleging failure to properly treat an abscess.

Defense verdict for a cardiologist in a $550,000 suit alleging failure to recognize defective heart valve.

Defense of an emergency physician in a $1 million suit alleging failure to diagnose rhabdomyolysis in a 12 year old girl resulting in her death. Plaintiff's verdict for $800,000.

Defense verdict for a retina surgeon in a $1 million suit alleging improper surgical technique and causing 44 year old patient to go blind.

Defense of an ambulance company in a $6 million suit alleging esophageal intubation and failure to recognize same in a 21 year old patient. Plaintiff's verdict 2.4 million. Jury found paramedic 5% responsible resulting in $80,000 payment.

Defense verdict for a pulmonologist in a $1.5 million suit alleging failure to properly manage airway of a 40 year old patient.

Defense of a pathologist in a $3 million suit alleging failure to properly diagnose bladder cancer in a 45 year old patient. $500,000 - $1 million high/low agreement reached. Plaintiff's verdict $900,000.

Defense verdict for an internist in a $3 million suit alleging failure to treat infection. Plaintiff's verdict against Co-Defendant for $1 million.

Defense verdict for an anesthesiologist in a $500,000 suit alleging failure manage airway resulting in the death of a 53 year old patient.

Defense of a pain management clinic in a $350,000 suit alleging negligence dislodging spinal cord stimulator. Plaintiff's verdict $130,000.

Defense of a family practitioner in a $750,000 suit alleging failure to diagnose stroke causing the death of a 60 year old patient. Pre-trial offer $150,000. Plaintiff's verdict $427,000.

Defense verdict for an ophthalmologist in a $1 million suit alleging failure to timely diagnose a pituitary tumor which resulted in blindness in a 73 year old patient.

Defense verdict for a surgeon in a $500,000 suit alleging failure to treat an infection resulting in sepsis and death.

Defense verdict for an internist in an $850,000 suit alleging failure to timely diagnose stroke resulting in paralysis of 80 year old patient.

Defense of a general surgeon in a $600,000 suit alleging negligence in severing both the hepatic duct and common bile duct in a cholecystectomy in a 49 year old patient. Pre-trial offer $100,000. Plaintiff's verdict $300,000.

Defense verdict for a urologist in a $300,000 suit alleging failure to properly treat hydrocele resulting in removal of a 48 year old's right testicle.

Defense verdict for an orthopedic surgeon in a $300,000 suit alleging failure to treat an infection in a 73 year old patient.

Defense verdict for an internist in a $10 million suit alleging failure to properly treat a nursing home patient resulting in death of 70 year old patient. Plaintiff's verdict as to Co-Defendant nursing home.

Defense verdict for a pulmonologist in a $1 million suit alleging negligence in ordering arteriogram resulting in death of 82 year old patient.

Defense verdict for a radiology oncologist in a $2 million suit alleging failure to properly diagnose colorectal cancer and unnecessarily subjecting patient to radiation therapy resulting in 73 year old patient's death.

Defense verdict for an emergency physician in a $200,000 suit alleging failure to diagnose a heart attack in a 37 year old patient.

Defense verdict for an anesthesiologist/pain management doctor in a $1 million alleging failure to diagnose synovial sarcoma.

Defense verdict for a dialysis center in a $1 million suit alleging failure to properly monitor.

Defense verdict for an orthopedic surgeon in a $300,000 suit alleging failure to repair a Lis-Franc fracture.

Defense of a surgeon in an $800,000 suit alleging failure to treat intra-operative bleeding resulting in the death of 84 year old patient. Defense offered $500,000 prior to trial. Plaintiff's verdict $532,000.

Defense of plastic surgeon in a $350,000 suit alleging improper performance of mastectomy. Plaintiff's verdict $20,000.

Defense verdict for a supervising physician in a $60,000 suit alleging failure to diagnose appendicitis which ultimately perforated necessitating resection of small intestine in a 24 year old patient.

Defense verdict for an anesthesiologist in a $1.5 million suit alleging failure to manage airway resulting in death of a 52 year old patient.

Defense verdict for 2 anesthesiologists in a $1 million suit alleging negligence in damaging the iliac artery while inserting a femoral catheter and improper monitoring causing death of a 74 year old patient.

Defense verdict for an internist in a $1 million suit alleging failure to diagnose adenoid cystic carcinoma in the right submandibular salivary gland resulting in the death of a 70 year old patient.

Defense verdict for a psychiatrist in a $1 million suit alleging failure to monitor a bipolar patient resulting in a 32 year old committing suicide.

Defense of a gastroenterologist in a $6 million suit alleging negligent referral of patient to surgeon resulting in death of 73 year old patient from surgical complication. Jury found 10% negligence as to gastroenterologist. Total verdict $3.5 million.

Defense of a pathologist in a $30 million suit alleging misdiagnosis of a pituitary adenoma causing improper surgical approach resulting in brain damage and paralysis of a 32 year old patient. All Co-Defendants settled prior to trial for $8.5 million. Demand to pathologist $5 million. Jury found pathologist 20% negligent and awarded $27 million. Case settled post trial as to pathologist for $3 million.

Defense verdict for an emergency physician in a $250,000 suit alleging misdiagnosis of appendicitis resulting in perforation and peritonitis in a 28 year old patient.

Defense verdict for an emergency physician in a $3 million suit alleging failure to diagnose Meningitis resulting in permanent brain damage in a 40 year old patient. Defense offer prior to trial was $1 million. Plaintiff's demand $2 million.

Defense verdict for a pathologist in a $2 million suit alleging misdiagnosis of breast cancer resulting in death of 32 year old patient.

Defense verdict for an electric cooperative in a $250,000 suit alleging improper destruction of Plaintiff's ancient trees, trespassing, conversion and theft.

Defense verdict for an emergency physician in a $3 million suit alleging failure to diagnose Compartment Syndrome resulting in left above knee amputation of a 46 year old patient.

Defense verdict for an internist in a $1 million suit alleging failure to diagnose myocardial infarction in a 57 year old patient resulting in death.

Defense verdict for a family practitioner in a $700,000 suit alleging failure to diagnose abdominal aortic aneurysm in a 72 year old patient resulting in death.

Defense verdict for radiologist in a $6 million suit alleging failure to diagnose hypoharyngeal cancer resulting in death of a 70 year old patient.

Defense verdict in retrial for anesthesiologist in a $3 million suit alleging failure to protect airway of a patient following tonsillectomy resulting in death of a 3 year old patient.

Defense verdict for anesthesiologist in a $3 million suit alleging failure to protect airway of a patient following tonsillectomy resulting in death of a 3 year old patient.

Defense verdict for an internist in a $500,000 suit alleging improper prescription and monitoring of Doxepin resulting in suicide of 35 year old patient.

Defense of an ophthalmologist in a $600,000 suit alleging negligence in performing radial keratotomy causing permanent vision loss in a 30 year old patient. Plaintiff's verdict.

Defense verdict for an emergency physician in a $1 million suit alleging failure to diagnose rib fracture and pneumothorax in a 26 year old patient.

Defense of orthopedic surgeon in a $20,000 suit alleging improper implantation of spinal cord stimulator resulting in partial paralysis of a 40 year old patient. Plaintiff's verdict $8,000.

Defense verdict for a hospital in a $350,000 suit alleging sexual assault by a nurse of a 53 year old psychiatric patient.

Defense of a surgeon in a $3 million suit alleging negligence in performing cholecystectomy and post operative monitoring resulting in death of 73 year old patient. $300,000-$1 million high/low settlement reached. Plaintiff's verdict $2.5 million.

Defense verdict for a hospital in a $850,000 suit alleging nursing negligence in transporting patient who fell out of wheelchair causing paralysis in a 30 year old patient.

Defense verdict for a cardiologist in a $2 million suit alleging negligence in performing catheterization resulting in severe myocardial infarction and permanent brain injury in a 60 year old patient.

Retrial of emergency physician in a $600,000 suit alleging failure to treat infection leading to permanent nerve and tendon damage in a 75 year old patient. Plaintiff's verdict $152,000.

Defense verdict for an emergency physician in a $600,000 suit alleging failure to treat infection leading to permanent nerve and tendon damage in a 75 year old patient.

Defense of emergency physician in a $1 million suit alleging failure to properly treat a puncture wound leading to infection and foot amputation of a 64 year old patient. Demand before trial $800,000. Plaintiff's verdict $475,000.

Defense verdict for a nightclub in a $2 million suit alleging tortious interference with acquisition of another club by a prospective investor.

Defense verdict for an orthopedic surgeon in a $900,000 suit alleging negligence in performing three level spine fusion surgeries resulting in paralysis of 60 year old patient.

Defense of hospital in a $900,000 suit alleging premises defect resulting in permanent spine injury and stroke in a 65 year old patient. Hospital pretrial offer $100,000. Plaintiff's demand $650,000. Plaintiff's verdict $350,000.

Defense verdict for orthopedic surgeon in $1.5 million suit alleging negligence in treating hand injury resulting in total paralysis of 23 year old patient.

Defense verdict for a shopping center in a $3 million suit alleging premises defect causing injury to 35 year old Plaintiff.

Defense verdict for a family practitioner in a $100,000 suit alleging improper treatment of shoulder injury in a 30 year old patient.

Defense verdict for hospital in a $900,000 suit alleging nursing negligence causing permanent spine injury in 32 year old patient.

Plaintiff's verdict for insurance company against agent for breach of contract.

Defense verdict for a plastic surgeon in a $700,000 suit alleging negligence in performing face lift which resulted in permanent injury to spinal accessory nerve in a 64 year old patient.

Defense verdict for a medical device manufacturer in a $300,000 suit alleging defective device causing permanent injury in 60 year old patient.