February 2010 settlement for $625,000 in case involving death of newborn due to delayed diagnosis of intrauterine fetal distress necessitating emergent delivery.
December 2009 settlement for $2,800,000 in case involving death of married school teacher a few weeks after the birth of her second daughter due to inadequately treated post-partum hypertension.
In October, 2009, a Hibbing, MN jury returned a verdict in favor of the parents of a young boy who died of a ruptured appendix that had been misdiagnosed on two separate occasions in the days prior to his death including an office examination on the day before he died. The jury found the defendant physician's negligence caused the toddler's death and awarded $1,257,000.00 in damages.
$9,566,500 verdict, in Morris MN, for a baby with brain damage, cerebral palsy and severe, lifelong disability resulting from negligence at delivery (November 2008).
2008 verdict of $1,123,448 in Wisconsin against anesthesiologist for placing a neck line in the carotid artery rather than the internal jugular vein resulting in a stroke in an elderly lady.
Represented a client who suffered serious injuries after undergoing gastric bypass surgery. The Minnesota Supreme Court held that hospitals owe a duty to patients to use reasonable care in granting hospital privileges to physicians. This duty exists even when the physician is not an employee of the hospital. This is the first time that an appellate court in the State of Minnesota has recognized a common law cause of action for negligent privileging. Larson v. Wasemiller 738 N.W.2d 300 (Minn. 2007)
$4,500,000 for improper augmentation of labor with Pitocin and failure to intervene timely, resulting in catastrophic brain injury with significantly impaired life expectancy.
Represented woman not advised by her daughter's pediatrician that daughter's mental disability was genetic. Many years later, woman gave birth to son with same genetic disease. The Minnesota Supreme Court held that pediatrician had a duty to mother even though daughter was the physician's patient. The Court also held that the time limit for bringing suit did not begin to run before conception of the son. Molloy v. Meyer 679 N.W.2d 711 (Minn. 2004). The case was settled the morning trial began for a confidential sum.
$6,500,000 settlement in interventional neuroradiology case resulting in cosmetic deformity.
$4,659,433 verdict and a settlement that will pay $65 million with normal life expectance for a brain-damaged baby.
$3,160,000 settlement for a delayed delivery of baby in distress resulting in persistent vegetative state and severely impaired life-expectancy (2004).
$3,080,000 settlement of kernicterus case from failure to treat hemolytic disease of the newborn.
$2,350,000 settlement for death of 50-year-old man from defendant's failure to follow manufacturer's safety recommendations following administration of drug.
$1,900,000 for a baby damaged from negligence at delivery.
$675,000 for a 70-year-old man who suffered injury during laparoscopic gall bladder removal.
$1 million for a 42-year-old man who died of a heart attack after being treated with antacid for chest pain.
$1.245 million for a woman who died of cervical cancer following improperly interpreted pap smears.
$1.6 million for a woman who was partially paralyzed from neurosurgical malpractice.
$1.175 million where a man lost his leg from contact with an 8,000 volt power line.
$612,000 for delayed diagnosis of breast cancer.
$1.15 million partial settlement for paralysis from improperly designed bicycle. Balance of case settled for a confidential sum.