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Child sustained brain injury after complications from tonsillectomy — $1.1M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Anoxic brain injury Name of judge or mediator: Judge Larry B. Kirksey (Ret.) Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $1,100,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): T. Daniel Frith III, Lauren M. Ellerman and Thomas ...

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Lawyer suffered cardiac arrest, death ­after epidural steroid injection — $2.35M verdict (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice; wrongful death Injuries alleged: Vegetative state and death Name of case: Estate of Michael Eisenstein v. Advanced Spine and Pain, PLLC Court: Arlington Circuit Court Case no.: CL 1900351900 Tried before: Judge Name of judge ...

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Patient died after sustaining vascular injuries during procedure — $1.275M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice; wrongful death Injuries alleged: Intangible losses to beneficiaries following decedent’s death after a heart catheterization procedure Name of judge or mediator: McCammon Mediation Group Date resolved: 12/1/2021 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $1,275,000 Attorneys for ...

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Man died after possible complications from drug — $1.2M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Failure to address suspected chemotherapy cardiotoxicity resulting in untimely death due to coronary vasospasm Date resolved: 12/16/2021 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $1,200,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): Travis W. Markley, Richard L. ...

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Jury returns verdict for doctor for alleged injury from hysterectomy — Defense verdict (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Alleged rectum injury causing temporary colostomy, two hernias, rectovaginal fistula, three surgeries and physical and mental pain Name of case: Goldstein v. Heritage Court: Prince William County Circuit Court Case no.: CL 19-2503 ...

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Patient suffered permanent injury after fall in hospital — $2M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Large left subdural hematoma following fall Court: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Norfolk Division Tried before: Judge Name of judge or mediator: Judge Lawrence Leonard (Ret.) Date resolved: 12/15/2021 ...

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Plaintiff’s gallbladder surgery led to bowel perforation — $1.275M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Bowel perforation Court: Newport News Circuit Court Special damages: Several hundred thousand dollars of medical bills Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $1,275,000 Attorney for plaintiff (and city): Robert J. Haddad, Virginia Beach Description ...

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Plaintiff left with limited range of motion after birth injury — $950,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice – birth injury Injuries alleged: Permanent brachial plexus injury to nerves C5-C7 Date resolved: 7/8/2021 Special damages: Life care plan totaling $705,000 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $950,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): Charles J. ...

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Patient treated for infection for months following surgery — $1.5M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Undiagnosed infection which led to plaintiff becoming septic Court: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Newport News Division Special damages: Several hundred thousand dollars of medical bills Verdict or settlement: ...

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