Verdicts and Settlements

The result obtained in a particular case depends on a variety of factors that are unique to each case, including the pertinent facts and applicable legal authority. Here are just some of the verdicts and settlements Mr. Smith has obtained for clients:

Another law bookAnoxic Brain Injury Settlement Before Trial:   $3,750,000.00

Patient was left unattended following intubation in the emergency department.  She was discovered with the intubation tube disconnected from the ventilator.  As a result of a lack of oxygen, the patient went into cardio pulmonary arrest.  She was resuscitated, but suffered permanent  brain damage.

Brain Injury Settlement Before Trial:   $5,200,000.00

Following oral surgery, the patient’s endotracheal (breathing) tube was removed prematurely, resulting in brain damage.

Wrongful Death Jury Verdict Following Trial:   $3,000,000.00

Wrongful Death, Medical Malpractice Case: Failure to diagnois Sickle Cell Crisis, resulting in the death of a three-year old child.

Commercial Litigation, Breach of Contract, Binding Arbitration Award:   $2,200,000.00

Wrongful termination of construction management contract.

Wrongful Death Settlement During Trial:  $1,600,000.00

Negligently performed surgery for an Aoritc Aneurism.

Wrongful Death Settlement Before Trial:   $1,500,000.00

Entrusting a company owned vehicle to a visbly intoxicated employee, resulting in the employee’s death in a single vehicle collision.

Wrongful Death Settlement Before Trial:   $1,500,000.00

Failure to diagnose and treat a Pulmonary Embolism.

Wrongful Death Jury Verdict $1,400,000.00

Design defect in a space heater, resulting in carbon monoxide asphyxiation.

Wrongful Death Jury Verdict $1,100,000.00

Failure to monitor a patient’s swallowing difficulty and to maintain suction equipment, which resulted in death due to Respiratory Failure.

Wrongful Death Jury Verdict Following Trial: $1,100,000.00

Administration of medication to which decedent was allergic.

Unnecessary Surgery Jury Verdict Following Trial:   $925,000.00

Unnecessary Surgery for suspected cancer/failure to obtain informed consent.