Failure to Treat Gastroenterologist and primary care doctor failed to treat or transfer our 65-year-old client who was hospitalized for GI bleeding, which resulted in our client’s death.
Death Due to Failure to Diagnose Death due to failure to diagnose abdominal cancer.
Medical Malpractice Brain damage, paralysis, and speech deficits from a bedside procedure.
Brain Damage Brain damage from a misplaced breathing tube.
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning An on-site contractor ran gas engines during business hours, which caused a 30-year-old office worker to suffer from carbon monoxide poisoning with cognitive loss.
Illegal Left-Hand Turn A 17-year-old driving an SUV made an illegal left-hand turn at a T-intersection in a residential neighborhood. The driver hit our client in the middle of the intersection, never seeing him on his motorcycle. Our 36-year-old client suffered severe head and brain trauma; multiple fractures to his face and skull; multiple rib fractures; cervical vertebrae fracture; left femur, left hand, and left foot fractures; a punctured lung, which resulted in pneumonia; right shoulder injury; and multiple blood clots in the arms, shoulders, and legs. He was in a coma for weeks and hospitalized for months, with extensive rehabilitation needed so he could learn how to walk on crutches, eat, and dress himself. Despite significant progress, he suffered from a permanent traumatic brain injury due to trauma.
Pedestrian Accident Our client was a pedestrian that was struck by a car. This accident caused severe injury that resulted in leg amputation.
Head-On Collision Results in Passenger’s Death A 23-year-old male was a passenger in a vehicle that crossed into the path of a school bus and struck it head-on, which resulted in his death.
Cable Man Slipped on a Half Inch of Ice in the Entryway A 34-year-old man was installing cable television equipment at a condominium complex when he slipped on a half-inch of ice in the entryway, causing him to fall on his back and hit his head. As a result, the man underwent three invasive procedures due to lumbar spine injuries. Despite the procedures, he was determined to be 40 percent disabled, limiting his future ability to work in a full-time, labor-intensive position.
Low-Impact Sideswipe A 34-year-old driver was sideswiped on the highway and later developed failed back syndrome, leaving him unable to work and suffering from chronic pain.
Fall on Ice Our diabetic client fell on the ice and broke their ankle. Rubbing from the ankle cast caused a non-healing wound which led to leg amputation.
Death Due to Failure to Diagnose Death due to failure to diagnose skin cancer.
Failure to Monitor Patient Failure to monitor patient after surgery resulting in death.
Pedestrian Accident A 23-year-old woman was assisting a fellow motorist whose car had broken down on the side of the highway when another driver lost control of his vehicle, striking the disabled car and the woman. She was thrown 20 feet over an overpass into a marsh, suffering multiple fractures, a facial injury, and an injury to her left leg that required partial amputation.
Failure to Treat Infection Death due to failure to treat infection after weight loss surgery.
Scooter Accident A scooter operator was hit after the defendant attempted to make a left-hand turn. The client suffered severe injuries, including a fractured hip and a concussion.
Pedestrian Accident A 37-year-old man was walking in a truck stop parking lot late one night when he was hit by a tractor trailer driver who was driving with his lights off. The walking man suffered numerous injuries, including disc herniation to his lower back. After years of conservative treatment and multiple surgeries, the man was assessed as having a 25 percent permanent partial impairment rating for his lumbar spine.
Death from Catheter Insertion Death from catheter insertion.
Errors Result in Death Medication errors resulting in death.
Passenger Loses Consciousness Our 27-year-old client was a passenger in a vehicle that drove over a patch of ice and spun out. The driver veered left and hit the gas pedal, which caused the vehicle to hit a pole head-on and tore the car into two pieces.