Recent Trial Results
May 2015 - Alleged damage to the seventh cranial nerve during plastic surgery causing facial asymmetry. Defense Verdict.
April 2015 - Alleged failure to diagnose and prevent pulmonary embolus in 50-year-old man following knee surgery. Defense Verdict.
March 2015 - Alleged failure to advise patient of the risks of a tummy-tuck procedure leading to pulmonary embolus. Defense Verdict.
March 2015 - Failure to discontinue heart medication allegedly causing blindness in 68 year-old-man. Plaintiff sustained bilateral irreversible blindness. Ten week trial - Defense Verdict.
June 2014 - Alleged failure to monitor and perform prenatal diagnostic testing resulting in brain damage to infant. Seventeen-week trial with demand of $24M plus lifetime medical expenses. Defense Verdict.
June 2014 - Alleged failure to diagnose lung cancer in 48-year-old man with three minor children. $5 million demanded by Plaintiff. Discontinued at Trial after Motion to Dismiss.
May 2014 - Alleged failure to timely diagnose and treat a bowel perforation following a colonoscopy requiring a bowel resection in a 76-year-old female. Defense Verdict.
October 2013 - Alleged negligent transmission of Hepatitis C to a patient via colonoscopy. Plaintiff demand of $350,000. Motion to Dismiss Granted at Trial.
July 2013 - Alleged wrongful death of a 42-year-old mother of four. Decedent presented to hospital with flu-like symptoms; alleged failure to diagnose and treat sepsis that resulted in death. Plaintiff asked the jury to award $22 Million in damages. Defense Verdict.
July 2013 - Alleged negligent failure to diagnose lung cancer in 62-year-old male resulting in pain, suffering and death. Plaintiff demanded $5 million at trial. Defense Verdict.
June 2013 - Alleged negligent treatment of a 91-year-old stroke victim who developed decubitus ulcers while in the care of a nursing home. Motion to Dismiss Granted During Trial.
May 2013 - Alleged negligent performance of breast augmentation surgery on 35-year-old woman resulting in hypertrophic scarring and need for multiple revision surgeries. Defense Verdict.
March 2013 - Alleged negligent surgical treatment of a hernia in a 78-year-old male resulting in additional surgeries, colon resection, and fistula. Defense Verdict.
February 2013 - Alleged negligent failure to release the medial ligament during a total knee replacement on a 65-year-old male resulting in need for multiple revision surgeries, pain and inability to walk without a walker. Defense Verdict.
Recent Pretrial Results
Though our firm has found success against the most formidable adversaries at trial, every case is reviewed for the possibility of early dismissal or favorable disposition. Each of the following represents a case resolved in favor of our clients prior to trial from 2013 through the present.
Alleged improper diagnosis of breast cancer resulting in recurrence. Motion to dismiss based upon statute of limitations.
Alleged performance of improper surgery. Action discontinued with prejudice following client's deposition.
May 1, 2015
Alleged failure to properly treat saphenous vein harvest infection. Motion for Summary Judgment granted.
March 18, 2015
Alleged failure to properly diagnose avascular necrosis. Action discontinued with prejudice.
February 10, 2015
Alleged negligence during carpel tunnel surgery leading to death of patient. Motion for Summary Judgment granted.
February 10, 2015
Alleged wrongful death of a 59-year-old woman following carpal tunnel surgery. Obtained voluntary discontinuance after filing Motion for Summary Judgment.
February 10, 2015
Alleged failure to diagnose an endolymphatic sac tumor. Successfully obtained Summary Judgment.
February 9, 2015
Alleged negligent removal of leg cast resulting in lacerations. Successfully precluded Plaintiff from using subsequent treating physician as an expert at trial, resulting in Plaintiff's voluntary discontinuance.
February 4, 2015
Failure to properly treat prostate cancer. Motion for Summary Judgment granted.
January 15, 2015
Alleged failure to diagnose brain tumor. Motion for Summary Judgment granted.
January 5, 2015
Alleged failures to properly perform hip replacement surgery and properly provide anesthesia during procedure. Prevailed on Motion for Summary Judgment on behalf of hospital.
December 5, 2015
Alleged failure to diagnose and treat penile cancer. Action discontinued following our Motion for Summary Judgment.
December 2, 2014
Alleged delay in diagnosing lipsarcoma resulting in need for more extensive surgery and radiation. Obtained discontinuance from plaintiff before trial.
October 10, 2014
Alleged failure to diagnose infection resulting in left above-the-knee amputation. Motion to Dismiss granted.
September 25, 2014
Successfully moved the court to add affirmative defense of Statute of Limitations after Plaintiff attempted to expand dates of alleged negligent treatment in Bill of Particulars.
June 16, 2014
Alleged wrongful death of 62-year-old male due to the alleged failure to timely diagnose and treat a subdural and subarachnoid hemorrhage following an emergency department visit and hospital admission. Motion for Summary Judgment granted.
April 11, 2014
Alleged negligent placement of tracheostomy resulting in bleeding and death. We represented the hospital. Motion to dismiss granted.
March 20, 2014
Claimed negligent implant of defective defibrillator leads resulting in heart damage, requiring surgery to repair damage to heart and death. Obtained discontinuance before trial.
March 19, 2014
Alleged failure of emergency department physicians to properly treat nasal bleeding and abnormal EKG findings resulting in cardiac arrest and death of a 68-year-old female. Summary Judgment granted with respect to all of our clients.
March 17, 2014
Alleged failure to diagnose Wegener's Granulomatosis, resulting in death. Obtained discontinuance with prejudice.
March 17, 2014
Alleged improper performance of breast augmentation resulting in need for further surgery. Prevailed on Motion to Dismiss.
March 13, 2014
Alleged improper prescription of a Fentanyl Patch in a 67-year-old disabled male with a history of chronic back pain resulting in overdose, multi-organ damage and inability to walk. Obtained a Stipulation of Discontinuance with prejudice.
February 24, 2014
Alleged failure to diagnose and treat non-small cell lung cancer in 73-year-old female. We obtained a Stipulation of Discontinuance with prejudice for our client.
February 1, 2014
Alleged retained foreign object (nasal clip/suture material) following sinus surgery. Motion to Dismiss granted.
January 21, 2014
Alleged negligent medical clearance for cardiac surgery resulting in toe amputation. Obtained discontinuance with prejudice.
January 13, 2014
Alleged failure to diagnose compartment syndrome. Prevailed on Motion for Summary Judgment.
December 5. 2013
Improper performance of colonoscopy and alleged failure to diagnose splenic rupture. Obtained Stipulation of Discontinuance on eve of trail with no payment by our client.
August 13, 2013
Alleged negligent mitral valve repair on a 65-year-old male. We represented the surgeon; Motion for Summary Judgment Granted.
August 5, 2013
Alleged failure to diagnose and treat a rib fracture of plaintiff, a 51-year-old female, resulting in the loss of a kidney. Partial Summary Judgment Granted.
July 17, 2013
Alleged failure to timely diagnose and treat Guillain-Barre Syndrome in a 29-year-old male resulting in subsequent injuries related to syndrome. Plaintiff Discontinued with Prejudice.
June 17, 2013
Alleged failure to timely diagnose and treat myocardial infarction resulting in death of a 52-year-old male. Plaintiff Discontinued after Defense Motion.
June 17, 2013
Alleged negligent performance of a hip replacement; Motion to Dismiss Granted.
May 29, 2013
Alleged improper treatment of laceration in emergency room on 10-year-old male resulting in need for subsequent surgeries. Plaintiff Discontinued after Defense Oral Argument.
May 10, 2013
Alleged failure to diagnose and treat MRSA infection in the right hip of a 42-year-old male, father of four, resulting in death. Plaintiff Discontinued with Prejudice.
May 8, 2013
Alleged improper performance of cosmetic eye surgery without proper informed consent resulting in ptosis and decreased visual acuity. Plaintiff Discontinued with Prejudice.
May 7, 2013
Alleged negligent performance of shoulder surgery in a 60-year-old male resulting in infection. Plaintiff Discontinued with Prejudice.
April 24, 2013
Plaintiff alleged two-week delay in diagnosing colon cancer in a then 60-year-old male resulting in permanent disability and need for surgery. Motion to Dismiss Granted.
April 11, 2013
Alleged wrongful death of a 71-year-olf female due to complications with pneumonia. Plaintiff Discontinued with Prejudice after Jury Selection.
April 2, 2013
Alleged failure to diagnose and treat lung cancer resulting in death of 48-year-old married male. Motion for Summary Judgment Granted.
March 15, 2013
Alleged negligent performance of hernia surgery in a 55-year-old female resulting in the need for a second hernia operation. Motion for Summary Judgment Granted.
February 25, 2013
Alleged failure to diagnose foreign object in sinus cavity. Motion to Dismiss Granted.
January 7, 2013
Alleged failure to prescribe antibiotics and properly prevent infection following eye surgery. Motion to Dismiss Granted.
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