Notable verdicts and settlements

$6,488,000.00 – failure to timely diagnose uterine cancer
$4,650,000.00 – negligent operation of a motor vehicle
$4,620,000.00 – failure to refer plaintiff to a hand specialist for treatment of abscess
$4,250,000.00 – failure to properly treat cervical cancer
$3,300,000.00 – cyclist struck by a sports utility vehicle
$2,600,000.00 – dentist’s failure to properly secure dentures; failure to timely remove denture resulting in infection
$1,700,000.00 – failure to communicate results of an abnormal mammogram
$1,625,000.00 – failure to diagnose ovarian cancer
$1,600,000.00 – insufficient warning of traffic cones in travel lane at excavation area
$1,500,000.00 – failure to timely diagnose lung cancer. Plainitiff was receiving colon cancer treatment unrelated to the lung cancer at the time of the alleged malpractice.
$1,240,000.00 – failure to recommend a colonoscopy and failure to advise the plaintiff of liver metastasis
$1,200,000.00 – failure to timely diagnose leukemia
$1,100,000.00 – failure to timely diagnose a gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST)
$1,100,000.00 – improper treatment of kidney disease resulting in loss of kidney
$1,050,000.00 – failure to recommend a colonoscopy resulting in a delay of diagnosis of colon cancer
$1,025,000.00 – failure to timely diagnose colon cancer
$1,000,000.00 – failure to properly treat pneumonia
$1,000,000.00 – failure to properly interpret a mamogram
$1,000,000.00 – delay in diagnosis of breast cancer
$1,000,000.00 – failure to properly treat a brain injury resulting in death
$950,000.00 – failure to timely diagnose breast cancer
$950,000.00 – failure to timely recognize a bile leak after gall bladder surgery
$950,000.00 – failure to properly perform heart surgery
$900,000.00 – nerve injury during hip revision surgery
$900,000.00 – failure to timely recommend colonoscopy, delay in diagnosis of colon cancer.
$875,000.00 – failure to timely diagnose lung cancer
$850,000.00 – failure to timely diagnose glaucoma. This case was previously rejected by another firm.
$850,000,00 – perforation during a coronary artery bypass surgery
$850,000.00 – delay in diagnosis of sarcoma
$850,000.00 – failure to timely diagnose carotid artery stenosis
$840,000.00 – failure to timely diagnose colon cancer
$825,000.00 – failure to properly treat a urinary tract infection resulting in sepsis and aortic valve infection
$800,000.00 – failure to timely diagnose and treat gastric cancer
$800,000.00 – failure to properly monitor and treat diabetes and vascular disease
$800,000.00 – failure to timely diagnose kidney cancer.
$750,000.00 – failure to timely diagnose lung cancer
$750.000.00 – failure to timely diagnose and treat lung cancer
$750,000.00 – failure to timely diagnose colon cancer
$700,000.00 – nursing home negligence. Failure to timely treat infection
$700.000.00 – failure to refer for a cardiac catheterization
$675,000.00 – failure to maneuver a patient following gastric surgery resulting in decubitus ulcers and death
$650,000.00 – failure to timely diagnose gastric cancer
$650,000.00 – failure to properly interpret a mamogram resulting in a delay in diagnosis of breast cancer
$650,000.00 – dental malpractice. Failure on the part of the dentist to resume coumadin resulting in a stroke
$650,000.00 – failure to timely diagnose gastric cancer
$625,000.00 – failure to timely diagnose bladder cancer
$600,000.00 – uterine perforation during termination of pregnancy
$600,000.00 – uterine perforation during termination of pregnancy
$600,000.00 – failure to timely treat bowel obstruction
$590,000.00 – failure to diagnose and properly treat a pulmonary embolism
$584,000.00 – pedestrian knockdown resulting in leg fracture. Failure to properly place cast resulting in debridement.
$525,000.00 – failure to timely diagnose lung cancer
$525,000.00 – failure to take a proper history of a urinary sphincter resulting in urinary injury
$500,000.00 – failure to diagnose gastric cancer
$500,000.00 – failure of the landowner to remove lead from the apartment
$500,000.00 – failure to diagnose an infection following gastric bypass surgery
$500,000.00 – nursing home negligence resulting in arm ulcer
$450,000.00 – failure to appreciate elevated eye pressure
$450,000.00 – failure to properly interpret a mamogram
$450,000.00 – failure to properly interpret a mamogram
$425,000.00 – failure to properly position the arm during hernia repair surgery
$400,000.00 – delay in diagnosis of compartment syndrome
$400,000.00 – failure to properly perform a cholecystectomy resulting in a bile duct injury
$400,000.00 – administered improper dosage of insulin resulting in death
$397,727.00 – failure to timely diagnose malignant melanoma
$350,000.00 – knee infection following knee replacement surgery
$350,000.00 – failure to properly interpret a mamogram
$349,500.00 – failure to properly secure safety netting during construction resulting in a trip and fall
$327,500.00 – home attendant negligence resulting in hip fracture
$325,000.00 – failure to properly treat bowel obstruction
$325,000.00 – improper maintenance of an elevator resulting in a fall
$300,000.00 – failure to properly treat a leg fracture
$300,000.00 – failure to timely recognize decreased blood flow following vascular surgery
$300,000.00 – home attendant negligence resulting in arm fracture
$300,000.00 – failure to timely treat achilles tendon injury
$275,000.00 – nursing home negligence resulting in hip fracture
$275,000.00 – failure to properly monitor elderly resident of a nursing home
$275,000.00 – failure to timely diagnose an orbital fracture.
$250,000.00 – mis-read of ct-scan resulting in unnecessary surgery
$225,000.00 – failure to recommend a colonoscopy to a plaintiff who was over the age of fifty
$210,000.00 – infection following a cardiac catheterization
$200,000.00 – improper supervision resulting in suicide
$100,000.00 – wrongful arrest. Plaintiff remained incarcerated for one night