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Tag Archives: Medical Malpractice

High blood pressure went untreated, man had a stroke — $850,000 settlement (access required)

Injuries alleged: Stroke Tried before: Mediation Name of judge or mediator: Hon. Michael Allen (Ret.) Date resolved: 5/29/2020 Special damages: Past medical expenses – $85,000; life care plan – $748,000 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $850,000 Attorney(s) for plaintiff (and ...

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Child suffered permanent nerve injury at birth — $900,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Permanent brachial plexus injury Date resolved: 7/07/2020 Special damages: Life care plan – $400,000; past medical bills – $200,000 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $900,000 Attorney(s) for plaintiff (and city): Charles J. Zauzig ...

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Child suffered permanent nerve injury at birth — $900,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Permanent brachial plexus injury Date resolved: 7/07/2020 Special damages: Life care plan – $400,000; past medical bills – $200,000 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $900,000 Attorney(s) for plaintiff (and city): Charles J. Zauzig, ...

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Woman sued surgeon for injuring spine during operation — $1.3 million settlement (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Spinal cord injury leading to Brown-Sequard syndrome and central pain syndrome resulting from over-surgerizing at an unindicated level of the cervical spine. Court: State Court in Virginia Date resolved: 11/16/2020 Special damages: $300,000 ...

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Taking off the cap: Lawyer, senators target change in medical malpractice law (access required)

A Washington lawyer whose client was denied $33.4 million under Virginia’s medical malpractice cap has vowed to get the law changed. Joseph Cammarata says the cap on recovery works the greatest hardship on the most severely injured, including his client ...

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Spine fracture went undiagnosed — $5 million settlement (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Paraplegia, neurogenic bowel and bladder Date resolved: 09/09/2020 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $5,000,000 Attorney(s) for plaintiff (and city): Amberley Gibbs Hammer, Chesapeake; Kevin T. Hadden, Harrisonburg Description of Case: Plaintiff suffered a ...

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81-year-old fell, later died — $690,000 settlement (access required)

Injuries alleged: Wrongful Death Date resolved: 11/10/2020 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $690,000 Attorney(s) for plaintiff (and city): Avery T. “Sandy” Waterman Jr., Williamsburg Description of Case: Medical malpractice case of alleged personal injuries and wrongful death of 81-year-old resident ...

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Injury to ureter, severed during cancer surgery, went unrecognized — $6,500,000 verdict (access required)

Plaintiff underwent a right laparoscopic assisted hemicolectomy at Southside Regional Medical Center to remove an early stage colon cancer in July 2016. During the procedure, his right ureter was severed, but the surgeon did not realize it at the time. ...

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