The injured plaintiff ultimately received $10,123,652.95 and her husband received $600,000. This was a medical malpractice case against Parma Hospital where she was given an unnecessary test called cerebral arteriography which caused a spinal cord infarction and permanent quadriplegia.
Brain-damaged baby verdict due to delay in delivery
Jury verdict for our client who suffered a herniated disc from an automobile collision.
A 40-year-old man was sideswiped in an automobile collision by a truck. He didn’t get treated for six weeks then had some therapy and finally had an MRI showing a herniated disc in his lower back. Surgery was not until two and a half years after the collision, which was not a severe collision. The lower back surgery failed, and he could not work any longer in the factory. The defense hired Susan Stevens to say it was a 3 — 6 month soft tissue injury. They offered $200,000 and the verdict was $2,057,000 plus PJI.
Jury verdict for the wrongful death of a 17 year old teenager who died in a car crash.
Wrongful death verdict of a young man who died from medical malpractice during surgery.
Wrongful death case. 17 year old boy was killed as a passenger when the 18 year old driver who was his next-door neighbor and friend lost control of the car and crashed it. Offer was $250,000. Verdict was $1,800,000 and the defense paid $1,900,000 considering the PJI and 10% comparative negligence.
Resolved a case in Butler County, Ohio. He was about 29 years old and had lower back surgery. About a year later he was hurt when a door at a warehouse came off its tracks and fell on him. The defense of course disputed causation, and we ultimately settled for $1,800,000.
A pledge at a Kent State University fraternity. Under a very unusual hazing statute, we settled his case for $1,750,000. He was a quadriplegic with only slight movement of his arms and legs. Liability was very difficult because of his comparative negligence.
Male injured at work when a warehouse door fell on him that required him to have three back operations.
A 20-year-old student was “hazed” at college while pledging for a fraternity. Our client suffered spinal injuries that caused quadriplegia.
Wrongful Death of a 69-year-old mother of two from an automobile collision.
Man injured at the airport in a construction-related issue when the swing gate on a dump truck broke loose due to a defective weld. He had a Cl Jefferson Burst Fracture requiring a Halo. We settled for $1,350,000.
A 45-year-old man was injured while working at the airport when a crane struck him causing a cervical fracture.
Wrongful death settlement that resulted from an automobile/motorcycle collision of a 24 year old male.
Woman was involved in a T-bone automobile collision involving soft tissue shoulder injury. She had chronic pain. With about $10,000 in bills, insurance company offered $50,000. Verdict was $1,055,000 as the jury bought permanency.
Automobile collision where our client suffered a soft tissue shoulder injury. Her medical bills were only $5,000.
Wrongful death of a 63 year old female who was improperly weaned off a ventilator at a local hospital.
A 63-year-old female in poor health wrongfully died at a hospital when the hospital staff failed to properly deflate her respiratory cuff cutting off her oxygen. She died from asphyxia.
Man had a soft tissue elbow injury with was a contracture of his elbow from an automobile collision with a Cleveland Heights Detective. Stacy taught tennis. The offer was $50,000 and the verdict was $1,000,000.
Product liability case.
Medical malpractice case involving a man who suffered an aneurysm and died at home after he was released by the hospital.
Wrongful Death of a 19-Year-old college student from an automobile collision with an unlicensed driver.
Our client suffered “soft tissue” injuries in an automobile collision, and the jury awarded damages for future lost income.
Negligence against the homeowner.
Man was in a rear-end collision. He was 25 years old and sustained a lumbar herniated disc which was operated. He returned to work one month after surgery as a construction supervisor. Hartford offered $262,000. Verdict was $895,400 but they paid almost a million dollars with PJI.
A 25-year-old client suffered lumbar herniated disc which required surgery. The court awarded prejudgment interest because the insurance company did not make a reasonable offer prior to trial.
Woman in an automobile collision when a truck knocked her car off the road. She had shoulder surgery and a neck herniation without surgery. Causation was disputed. Offer was $20,000 and the verdict was $859,000 which was paid. The verdict was in 2002.
Our client suffered a torn rotator cuff which required surgery, and she also suffered a cervical injury that did not require surgery.
Wrongful Death drowning of a 15-year-old nonswimmer in an apartment pool.
The client was in a two-automobile collision that we combined into one lawsuit and fortunately with the second impact, there was a lot of insurance. He had lower back surgery. The two companies offered $100,000 and the verdict was $602,000.
Verdict against a bus company for a sexual assault on a school bus.
Sexual assault in the workplace.
18 year old male suffered significant knee and back injuries in an automobile collision.
Wrongful death of a 16 year old male who was negligently restrained by a group home facility treatment specialist.
41 year old male suffered permanent vision loss in one eye due to a product manufacturers negligence of a fitness exercise band.
Simpson v Dolan, Verdict (May 2016)
42 year old suffered low back injuries when the defendant failed to yield the right of way. Client only incurred $8,800 in actual medical bills. Verdict was $136,800.
Connor v Estate of Locasio (February 2017)
45 year old club golf pro sustained low back injuries when he was hit head on by defendant driver. Client underwent pain management for the injuries and had trouble performing his job duties. Verdict was $188,722 plus pre-judgement interest was awarded in the amount of $3,153 for a total verdict of $191,875.