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$1,600,000 Settlement of Products Liability Lawsuit - Tampa Injury Attorney
The Plaintiff lost his dominate arm by traumatic amputation when the blades of a radiator fan “flew” off the fan as he was performing mechanical work on the engine while it was running. Previous incidents involving the manufacture’s fans and expert analysis by metallurgists which determined flaws, cracks and design defects in the fan blades assisted in moving this case to resolution. Plaintiff was retired military and worked as a mechanic at his own business.
$985,000 Settlement of Auto Claim for Surviving Spouse - Tampa Auto Accident Attorney
83 years old man killed as he traveled through an intersection and broadsided by a car traveling on a cross road which ran perpendicular to his direction of travel. Although the deceased should have had a stop sign controlling his movement through the intersection, the stop sign had previously been knocked over by a garbage truck and not reported by the truck driver or the truck driver’s helper. Both the driver of the truck and his helper were aware that they had backed over and knocked down the stop sign, but the need to meet their schedule caused them to leave the scene and not report the down sign. Additionally, the video camera monitoring the rear view of the garbage truck was not operating and had been reported for months by various drivers of the truck that it was not operational.
Confidential Settlement against Nursing Home on behalf of Surviving Adult Children - Tampa Nursing Home Attorney
The deceased suffered from more than 1,500 ant bites which resulted in anaphylactic reaction and suffocation. The nursing home was aware of the existing problem with ants and failed to respond reasonably with appropriate controls. In fact, the nursing home had an existing contract with a pest control company, but the pest control contract called for inspections and treatments only to the outside premises.
$955,000.00 Settlement of Medical Malpractice Lawsuit - Sarasota Medical Malpractice Attorney
An elderly patient was inappropriately prescribed Coumadin (a blood thinner) after surgery and the result was a hematoma forming and pressuring the patient’s spinal cord with sufficient intensity and sufficient time for paralysis to occur.
$900,000 Settlement of Auto Accident Claim - St. Pete Auto Accident Attorney
The plaintiff was a commercial pilot in England. While visiting Florida he and his family were hit in a head-on-collision. He was taken to the hospital with grade I open tibia-fibula fracture and a right calcaneous fracture. The plaintiff was unable to continue his employment as a commercial pilot.
$680,000 Settlement in a confidential pharmaceutical case
$600,000 Settlement of Wrongful Death Claim brought on behalf of a Construction Worker - Tampa Wrongful Death Attorney
While receiving roof trusses being lifted to the top floor of a four (4) story apartment building, the Decedent was knocked over the edge and fell 43 feet to his death. Investigation and research determined that the defendant had previously been cited by OSHA on multiple separate occasions for violations of the same regulations applicable to this tragic fall. The Defendant failed to have proper fall restraint systems or safety systems in place for workers performing tasks at heights.
$575,000 in Confidential Settlement of Medical Malpractice/Wrongful Death Lawsuit
involving a patient who was admitted to a hospital for low back surgery. During surgery, the anesthesiologist provided inadequate, inappropriate, or no "fluid management" and the patient suffered a massive hemorrhage. The patient languished and deteriorated over the course of 53 days following surgery and ultimately died. The anesthesiologist's policy was limited to $500,000.
Approximate $500,000 Settlement of Medical Malpractice/Wrongful Death Lawsuit
A Northwest Florida client had Rocky Mountain spotted fever that went undiagnosed. A family physician and his employee, a nurse practitioner, resolved the claim by payment of a confidential amount in light of the plaintiff’s theory that an inadequate history was taken from the patient at a time when the patient would have survived had proper antibiotic therapy been initiated.
$525,000 Settlement in a confidential product liability case involving a recalled drug
$500,000 Settlement Medical Malpractice/Wrongful Death against Hospital ER
The decedent died because of a hypoxic/anoxic brain insult due to inadequate oxygenation. Decedent presented to the ER suffering from an allergic reaction and there was a failure to adequately preserve an airway and decedent ultimately suffocated. A defendant physician remains in this case and the case is currently set for trial.
$460,000 Confidential Settlement in a product liability case
$455,000 Settlement of Medical Malpractice Lawsuit - Sarasota Medical Malpractice Attorney
The plaintiff presented to the hospital with signs of an allergic reaction, and unfortunately was not intubated in a timely manner and later died.
$337,500.00 in Confidential Settlement of Medical Malpractice/Wrongful Death Lawsuit
Patient died as a result of choking on vomit while being restrained in bed. The patient was a known long-term alcoholic going through withdrawal while hospitalized for an unrelated medical condition.
Confidential Settlement of Medical Malpractice Claim for North Florida Woman with a Partial Foot Amputation
When presenting to the ER with a history of gastric disturbances hospital personnel attempted insertion of an IV line at several locations. Ultimately, without appropriate order from a physician, a nurse inserted an IV line into the top of the patient’s foot. Later Phenergan, which is a known problematic medication when given through an IV, was administered to the patient through the inappropriately placed IV line. Over the course of the next several days the patient developed gangrene which necessitated a partial amputation. The case was resolved at mediation.
$250,000 Policy Limits Settlement during Pre-Suit Medical Malpractice/Wrongful Death Claim
Wife of retired physician died as a result of metastatic lung cancer which went undiagnosed for approximately one (1) year. The deceased was a non-smoker, but a routine chest x-ray which went unreviewed by her family physician indicated the presence of a suspicious mass which required follow-up. No review of the films and no contact with the patient resulted in no follow up.
$250,000 Confidential Settlement of Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
where patient suffered child birth-related brachial plexus injury which resulted from excessive traction forces applied during the birthing process.
$250,000 Policy Limits Settlement of a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
after a physician prescribed an extreme amount of narcotics to a patient.
$200,000 Settlement of Product Liability Claim
The plaintiff was a practicing orthopedic surgeon and was a proficient cyclist. She was riding her recumbent bicycle with her cleats snapped into the Frog pedals. While riding she made a gentle turn on her bicycle at a low rate of speed when her bicycle started to slide or skid to the right out from under her. As she attempted to release her foot from the Frog pedal, the pedal failed to release causing her to fall while remaining locked in the pedal. Because her right foot remained locked in the pedal she hyperflexed and twisted her right knee causing her to sustain significant cartilage and knee joint damage.
$196,000.00 Settlement Motor Vehicle-Bicycle Crash - St. Pete Auto Accident Attorney
Client was the bicycle operator who was forced to “push off” from a passing motor vehicle as it drifted toward him as he was traveling along the right hand side of the road. The resulting fall caused him to suffer a significant break to his upper arm requiring surgeries.
$195,000 Settlement Medical Malpractice
A patient with a known history of failed attempted suicides was admitted to a hospital psychiatric ward. The psychiatrist released the patient due to a promise to follow-up with treating physician. The patient later hung himself.