Defense verdict. Action involved allegation of failure to properly perform a mitral valve replacement and MAZE procedure for atrial fibrillation in addition to a claim of improper post-operative anti-coagulation. Plaintiff sustained an embolic stroke following surgery, causing hemiparesis and loss of speech. Demand of $1.75 million.
Defense verdict. Alleged negligent delay in treatment of anaphylactic reaction to prophylactic antibiotics, and resultant massive stroke.
Defense verdict. Alleged negligent prescribing and monitoring of psychiatric medication resulting in brain damage to a 28-year old female manic depressive. $3 million demand.
Defense verdict. Alleged failure to perform a fusion during two decompressive laminectomies, resulting in separate, recurrent disc herniations and increase in pre-existing spondylolisthesis. Demand was $300,000.
Defense verdict. Defense of plastic surgeon against allegation of improper harvest of cartilage in the process of a tertiary rhinoplasty, resulting in nasal collapse, and requiring subsequent procedure. Demand was $500,000.
Defense verdict. Alleged negligence in preparation for arthroscopic surgery and equipment used, causing plaintiff to sustain infection from the procedure, and failure to timely diagnose and treat post-operative infection, resulting in septic arthritis and osteomyelitis. Demand of $750,000.
Defense verdict. Allegations that improper administration of chelation therapy exacerbated plaintiff’s emphysema and caused atrial fibrillation. Demand of $390,000.
Defense verdict. Alleged failure to appropriately provide psychiatric treatment and monitoring of lithium and other psychotropic drugs resulting in severe cerebral atrophy. $3.7 million demand.
Defense verdict. Perforated uterus and perforated bowel during abortion procedure.
Defense verdict. Represented obstetrician in case involving a failure to properly perform tubal ligation.
Defense verdict. Allegation of improper care at nursing home resulting in multiple falls with fractures and decubitus ulcer formation.
Defense verdict. Wrongful death claim against radiologists alleging failure to diagnose ovarian cancer; discontinued against our clients during trial.
Defense verdict. Alleged failure to appropriately monitor 29 year-old plaintiff after the delivery of her infant, which caused delay in diagnosing uterine atony and post-partum hemorrhage, resulting in hysterectomy. Demand of $750,000.