Personal Injury / Medical Malpractice

$9.6 million settlement on behalf of a severely brain injured young woman. This injury occurred when she was rear-ended in a vehicle. The parties and details of the resolution are confidential.

Co-counsel for families of Senator Paul Wellstone, his wife, daughter and three staff members who died in a crash of a chartered airplane, obtaining payment of policy limits with aviation charter company and its corporate affiliates.

Wrongful death of 50-year-old married woman with no children, settlement in excess of $5 million.

$11.1 million jury verdict involving a mother who suffered catastrophic brain damage because the ambulance failed to arrive in a timely fashion.

$26.5 million verdict (plus 46% pre-judgment interest) for the wrongful death of a paraplegic man murdered by a home health aide.

$17 million settlement of consolidated cases in the I-5 (California) dust storm litigation involving a 99-vehicle, rear-end accident.

$10.3 million jury verdict involving a youngster who was seriously injured in an automobile incident with a semi-trailer.

$8.5 million jury verdict involving a 17-year-old boy who lost both of his arms. The case was tried in the hometown of the defendant manufacturer.

$7 million verdict against a hospital when a 26-year-old psychotic patient with a history of epileptic seizures was not properly monitored, resulting in quadriplegia.

$6.5 million settlement involving injection of inappropriate drug by interventional neuro-radiologist resulting in cosmetic injury necessitating numerous corrective surgeries.

$5.4 million settlement for failure to appropriately monitor and treat known cardiomyopathy.

$5 million settlement during trial for three plaintiffs in a pharmaceutical products case involving claims of cancer being caused by a drug.

$4.4 million verdict against a medical clinic pertaining to a brain-injured infant.

$4.2 million verdict against a building owner for 14 plaintiffs injured as a result of a Sick Building Syndrome that was allowed to develop in the indoor air environment of this office building during its renovation.

$4 million jury verdict involving a 9-year-old girl who lost her arm in a parade accident.

$2.8 million settlement involving the death of a 50-year-old man for failure to diagnose and treat sepsis.

$3 million settlement on behalf of the family of a man killed in a head-on collision.

$2.8 million verdict for a brain injured child.

$2.6 million verdict involving an explosion that caused burns over 85% of an individual's body.

$2.5 million settlement against an HMO whose failure to diagnose a pulmonary embolus in a 38-year-old woman resulted in significant brain damage.

$2.3 million settlement on behalf of a laborer who was crushed to death by a defective machine that polished raw iron castings.

$2.1 million settlement for failure to promptly administer antibiotics for kidney infection, resulting in death.

Past results are reported to provide the reader with an indication of the type of litigation we practice. They do not and should not be construed to create an expectation of result in any other case, as all cases are dependent upon their own unique fact situation and applicable law.
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