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GEICO offered $9K before suit, case settled for $275K – $275,000 Settlement (access required)

This was a contested liability and damages case. GEICO offered only $9,000 before suit and refused to negotiate any further until right before trial, when the case settled for $275,000. The plaintiff, a 58-year-old male turned left on a green ...

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Claimant fell from roof, hurt spinal cord – $1,221,282 Settlement (access required)

Claimant sustained a spinal cord injury when he fell from a roof in 2017. The employer accepted the claim and the Commission entered an award order. The parties began settlement negotiations in 2018. After several weeks a final settlement figure ...

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Woman, rear-ended on bridge, suffered TBI, PTSD – $1.6 Million Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff suffered a traumatic brain injury and severe post traumatic stress disorder after a CRST, Inc. tractor-trailer, being driven by the defendant, Charles Hitchcock, slammed into her small, disabled vehicle as it sat on the side of a highway bridge ...

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Mom had history of birth with dystocia, baby has Erb’s palsy – $1.2 Million Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff mother was admitted to the hospital in the care of her obstetric group following an office visit at 39 weeks with signs of labor. She suffered from obesity. The obstetrical group was aware of a history of prior ...

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Gynecologist was not negligent in performing hysterectomy – Defense Verdict (access required)

Annette Clements alleged that the defendant gynecologist negligently injured her right ureter during a laparoscopic hysterectomy on May 14, 2014. The patient had been diagnosed with symptomatic fibroids and an enlarged uterus and authorized the defendant gynecologist to surgically remove ...

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Woman suffered brain damage, died at nursing home – $450,000 Settlement (access required)

Jane Doe was a patient at a nursing home, rehabbing from a stroke. She had an underlying condition that required a tracheostomy and had a permanent trach. Doe was alert and summonsed help because she was having difficulty breathing. Help ...

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Towel left inside patient caused massive infection – $2 Million Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff was a 49-year-old woman who had abdominal surgery in February 2015. The defendant surgeon closed her wound but left a blue surgical towel, measuring 22” x 16”, in the wound. Such towels are NEVER to be introduced into ...

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Mom had history of birth with dystocia, baby has Erb’s palsy – $1.2 Million Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff mother was admitted to the hospital in the care of her obstetric group following an office visit at 39 weeks with signs of labor. She suffered from obesity. The obstetrical group was aware of a history of prior ...

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Doctors did not diagnose appendix cancer in 66-year-old – $2 Million Settlement (access required)

As of 2013, plaintiff, age 66, was generally healthy, independent, active and enjoying retirement with his wife. Following some urologic issues, he was seen at defendant urology practice. A CT urogram was ordered by defendant urologist and performed on July ...

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Man suffers spine injury in rear-ender inside Tunnel – $295,000 Settlement (access required)

On a rainy day, traffic came to an abrupt stop inside the Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel and plaintiff was rear-ended. The defendant blamed the considerable amount of water on the roadway for not being able to stop in time. Plaintiff initially ...

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