Recent Car Accident Case Results
December 2019 – The firm obtained a $1.1 million settlement in an auto accident involving the tragic death of a 30 year old woman. The unwitnessed, head-on collision occurred on a dark country road shortly after midnight. The settlement funds will help the woman’s parents as they cope with the loss of their daughter.
February 2020 – The firm obtained a $200,000 car insurance policy limit settlement in a car accident case where a pregnant woman suffered the stillbirth of her 15 week unborn child.
In 2018, the firm obtained a $20 million settlement in a defective product injury case involving the tragic deaths of four family members and severe injuries to another individual after a carjacked vehicle struck the family of pedestrians. The funds recovered in the case will help the family and surviving children.
Emergency Room, Medical Malpractice
The firm obtained a $7.7 million verdict on behalf of the family of a 50 year old woman who died of a pulmonary embolism, after emergency room doctors failed to diagnose the pulmonary embolism despite her obvious signs and symptoms of a pulmonary embolism.
Montgomery County, PA
The firm achieved a $6.3 million verdict on behalf of a 76 year old woman who’s primary care doctor ignored the signs and symptoms of an impending stroke. The woman later suffered a disabling stroke that should have been prevented.
A young man lost the lower part of his leg in a horrible accident at a construction site. The case was settled during jury selection for an amount that will replace income lost during his entire lifetime.
A working man’s leg was pulled into an unguarded piece of landscaping machinery. After several operations, the lower part of his leg had to be amputated. During the trial the manufacturer of the machine settled for an amount that will allow him to take care of himself and his disabled wife for the rest of their lives.
Montgomery County, PA
Trial Verdict: The family of a man who dies after a vein implant designed to stop blood clots migrated to his heart and caused fatal cardiac arrest has won a $3.2 million verdict against a Montgomery County Hospital. Top 20 Pennsylvania Verdict 2017.
Emergency Room/Hospital Malpractice
Jury Trial Verdict: An 18 year old college student with a bright future died in a Philadelphia, PA emergency room when a doctor failed to diagnose a life-threatening heart defect. The jury’s verdict held the hospital responsible for this tragic death.
Cancer Misdiagnosis, Medical Malpractice
Indiana County, PA
Pre-Trial Settlement: A young woman died because of a failure to timely diagnose her lung cancer.
A young man died as a result of medical malpractice while he was being transported to a hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries from an automobile accident. The settlement for his widowed mom was justice for the loss of her only child.
Car Accident Injury Settlement
Car & Truck Accident Law
A woman with a prior history of back surgery was stopped at a red light when her car was rear-ended at low speed. The accident aggravated her back pain to the point that she required daily doses of narcotic medications and she was no longer able to work. She received an award which will compensate her for the pain she will suffer for the rest of her life.
Fetal Distress Settlement
A pregnant woman who was past her due date arrived at the labor and delivery room. Although her doctor immediately saw signs of fetal distress on the fetal monitor, he waited several hours before performing an emergency c-section. The baby was born with cerebral palsy. The firm achieved a settlement which will help the child’s family provide for his special needs.
Motorized Scooter Injury Settlement
A disabled man was riding a motorized scooter up a hill when it stopped. When he attempted to reset the switch for the motor he accidentally hit the brake release switch. The scooter rolled backwards and threw him to the ground resulting in death from a head injury. The firm brought a product liability suit against the manufacturer of the scooter because the reset and brake switches were difficult to distinguish from the driver’s seat. We achieved a favorable settlement on the first day of trial.
Delayed Diagnosis Verdict
A 49 year old woman underwent a laparoscopic hysterectomy during which the instruments punctured her bowel. A delay in diagnosis led to severe sepsis requiring a colostomy and a four week hospital stay. The firm achieved a jury verdict in favor of their client.
Labor & Delivery Settlement
A pregnant mom presented to the emergency room in her seventh month with vaginal bleeding. Emergency room personnel delayed thirty minutes before sending her to the labor and delivery suite in the same hospital. The child was born with severe cerebral palsy. After three days of trial, the firm achieved a settlement with which the family was able to purchase a home that was wheelchair accessible and will be able to pay future medical bills.
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