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Defense offered $25K to settle back injury case – $362,500 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was in the third vehicle in a three-car rear-end collision. His vehicle sustained a damaged bumper and he transported himself to the hospital hours after the collision. Plaintiff suffered aggravation of a pre-existing desiccated disc at the L5-S1 level ...

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Wreck after birthday celebration resulted in woman’s elbow injury – $350,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff passenger and the defendant driver were out drinking and celebrating the driver’s birthday when the driver lost control on “ice” and her vehicle struck a tree. Following the collision, the plaintiff was trapped inside the vehicle and had ...

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Sewer line damaged by optic cable subcontractor – $19,467 Verdict (access required)

In January 2007, Lyons Den Underground Inc. was installing fiber optic cables in the plaintiff’s residential neighborhood as a subcontractor to Verizon. After the property of the plaintiff was marked by Miss Utility, employees of the defendant drilled horizontally across ...

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Child of Mexican national has brachial plexus injury – $2,551,629 Verdict (access required)

The minor plaintiff was delivered by the defendant doctor on Aug. 7, 2005. The mother, who was from Mexico, had received no prenatal care. During the delivery, the defendant encountered a severe shoulder dystocia, which was reduced after approximately five ...

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Death of infant blamed on too much bilirubin – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff, the mother and personal representative of the estate of an infant who died at day 16 of life, sued a neonatologist who had provided care for the newborn in a hospital nursery, immediately after birth. She alleged that the ...

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Passenger suffers brain injury in crash caused by drunken driver – $1,000,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff was a passenger in a vehicle that was struck head-on by an intoxicated driver. The emergency room medical records showed the victim sustained a concussion, a loss of consciousness, and total amnesia concerning the crash. The attending physician’s ...

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Legs amputated after delay in notifying doctor – $1,600,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a 60-year-old long-time smoker diagnosed with laryngeal cancer which required a laryngectomy. Following his 10-hour surgery, nurses noticed diminished pulses in his feet and discoloration on the soles. According to the nurses, this finding was made at 8:30 ...

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Amputation of patient’s legs blamed on tardy surgeon – Defense Verdict (access required)

On March 1, 2007, plaintiff underwent a radical neck dissection and laryngectomy for treatment of stage 4 laryngeal cancer. The surgery took approximately 10 hours. The next day, at approximately 8:30 a.m., the defendant hospital’s intensive care unit nurse noted ...

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Nursing home’s fall procedures challenged in death of patient – Defense Verdict (access required)

Sandra Dunlap, the adult daughter of Mary Suber, age 87, claimed that the defendant nursing home was negligent in its care and treatment of her mother over a nine-month period. The decedent suffered from sacral ulcers, deconditioning and multiple falls. ...

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