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Tag Archives: Medical Malpractice

Patient required mandibular reconstruction after post-op infection — $1.4 million settlement (access required)

Type of action: Dental malpractice Injuries alleged: Mandibular reconstruction resulting from infection complications Name of judge or mediator: Judge Johanna M. Fitzpatrick (Ret.) Date resolved: 4/2/2021 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $1,400,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): Michele Bartoli Cain ...

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Technician fractured patient’s leg during hallway transport on roller stretcher — $250,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Fractures of tibia and fibula Date resolved: 6/17/2021 Special damages: $93,853 Demand: $600,000 Offer: $250,000 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $250,000 Attorney for plaintiff (and city): Carlton F. Bennett, Virginia Beach Description of ...

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70-year-old died eight days after surgery — $635,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Wrongful death for delayed diagnosis and failure to treat a bowel perforation and sepsis following routine laparoscopic cholecystectomy Date resolved: 1/20/2021 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $635,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and city) Lee ...

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Mother awarded $3 million in fetal death case — $3,000,000 verdict (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Fetal death Court: Henrico County Circuit Court Case no.: CL19-6545 Name of judge or mediator: Judge John Marshall Date resolved: 4/28/2021 Demand: $3,000,000 Verdict or settlement: Verdict Amount: $3,000,000 plus interest from 4/24/2019 ...

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Ophthalmology practice found not negligent in post-op treatment — Defense verdict (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Permanent corneal scarring, permanent visual deficiencies Name of case: Hartranft v. Anonymous Ophthalmology Practice Court: Virginia Beach Circuit Court Tried before: Jury Name of judge or mediator: Judge James C. Lewis Date resolved: ...

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