Viral Infection of the Heart Over $49 Million

A young woman was admitted to a Brooklyn Hospital for chest pain and shortness of breath. The ER made an erroneous diagnosis of pneumonia when in fact she had a viral infection in her heart. She died several days later leaving behind 3 small children. The case verdict was over $49 million dollars.

Failure to Intubate $49.8 Million

A 20 year old college student was brought to the ER for fever and a seizure. Despite tests that showed his blood oxygen was low the hospital staff failed to protect his airway by intubation and instead did nothing for 2 hours which caused him to sustain profound brain damage. After several lawyer rejections, with our doctors assistance, the case went to trial and won a verdict of $49.8 millions dollars.

Hypoxic Brain Injury $46.6 Million

Due to a failure of timely intubation, a 24 year old college student went into respiratory arrest resulting in hypoxic brain injury. With our doctors assistance his family was able to achieve a $46.6 million dollar verdict.

Improper Spinal Tap $27.2 Million

An 8 month old child was brought to the ER two days in a row. Against the mothers wishes, doctors performed a spinal tap that was improperly done by flexing the child's neck. This cut off his airway causing his heart to stop. Eventually the child's heartbeat was restored but he was no cortically blind and paralyzed from the neck down. The court verdict was $27.2 million dollars.

Mother Dies During Childbirth $13.2 Million

As a result of medical negligence, a mother died during childbirth. After consulting with our doctors, her family was able to achieve a $13.2 million dollar verdict, and $8 million dollar settlement.

Prescribed Medication Overdose $8.1 Million

A New York City woman died after a medication overdose in a hospital. Her case settlement was $8.1 million dollars.

Improper Craniotomy Over $5 Million

A patient with severe facial pain called trigeminal neuralgia was treated by a neurosurgeon who cut into her brain to relieve the pressure off of the fifth cranial nerve. Most patients are cured or their pain well controlled with a very benign drug. However, the neurosurgeon performed a craniotomy instead and the patient sustained numerous complications. As a result she underwent at least 6 additional surgeries on her brain leaving her totally disabled. The court verdict was in excess of $5 million dollars.

Post Operative Complications $3.9 Million

A 20 year old man fractured his right tibia and left femur. After a hospital surgery, he developed a post operative complication known as an acute compartment syndrome which requires additional surgery within 12 hours. This complication was missed and he lost both legs above the knee. The case settled for $3.9 million dollars.

Massive Internal Bile Leak Goes Unnoticed $2 Million

A healthy 35 year old mother of 4 underwent elective surgery for gallstones. The performing surgeon failed to secure the cystic duct causing a massive internal bile leak for the patient which was not discovered for several days leading to an infection. After 6 months of care and treatment, she eventually died. The first law firm to review her case failed to purchase her medical charts and claimed there was no instance of malpractice. Our doctors were able to re-evaluate the case and locate a dozens instances of malpractice. The case eventually settled for $2 million dollars.

Improper ACL Reconstruction $1.7 Million

A 50 year old man sustained a rupture of his left anterior cruciate ligament. The orthopedic surgeon was proven at trial to have performed the reconstruction of the ACL ligament improperly causing this man to become disabled with chronic pain for the rest of his life. The court verdict was $1.7 million dollars.

Incorrectly Discharged $1.5 Million

A 40 year old mother of 4 was admitted to a hospital with acute cholecystitis from gallstones and was incorrectly discharged home. Several weeks later she was readmitted to the ER with gallstone pancreatitis and a gangrenous bladder leading to her death. The case settled for $1.5 million dollars.

Misdiagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis $1.25 Million

A 50 year old female accountant was misdiagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Despite being at high risk for a deep venous thrombosis and a pulmonary embolus, she was not given DVT prophylaxis and developed a massive pulmonary embolism causing her death. The case settled for $1.25 million dollars.