Young boy falls 30 feet from ski lift chair sustaining mild traumatic brain injury, five fractured vertebrae with resulting permanent back discomfort, and a fractured pelvis.
During routine sinus surgery, the surgeon breached the bone at the base of Client’s skull with a surgical tool called a microdebrider. CT scans taken before and after the surgery established the missing piece of bone at the skull base.
Child Injured On Escalator In China Obtains $3.35 Million Verdict In United States; $8.9 Million Final Judgment
Judgment upheld by Massachusetts Appeals Court in 2010 on issue of first impression – Nonseller trademark licensor who participates substantially in the design, manufacture, or distribution of the licensee’s products may be held liable under Massachusetts law as an apparent manufacturer.
Client, a 20 year-old young man with a history of muscular dystrophy, underwent vulpius heel cord lengthening surgery and a right midfoot osteotomy with staple fixation at a leading Boston hospital. Tourniquet time during the surgery substantially exceeded the time limits set by hospital policy. Following the surgery, the attending surgeon casted Client’s leg and admitted Client to the hospital for monitoring.
Joe presented to the Saint Vincent Hospital emergency department with complaints of dizziness and lightheadedness. The emergency department physician’s assistant ordered a CT scan, which showed recent bilateral occipital infarcts (strokes) between 24 hours and 2 weeks old.
This medical malpractice case settled for $2.64 Million.
In the early morning hours of May 28, 2005, a 29 year-old woman presented to a community hospital emergency department by ambulance with a headache, vomiting and diminished consciousness. The ambulance personnel inaccurately reported to two emergency department nurses that the plaintiff had a history of migraines.
Alexis was born with a fused trachea and esophagus, which required several operations to separate. By 29 months, she was breathing well with the help of a ventilator and was beginning to communicate with sign language, and her family had begun making plans for her to come home from the long-term Boston rehabilitation hospital where she had lived since she was a baby.
Mia was four months old when the Defendant radiologist read an X-ray of her left hip as normal and showing no dislocation. Unfortunately, the X-ray showed that Mia had a dislocated hip, and Defendant’s mis-read of the film delayed the diagnosis of Mia’s hip dysplasia for more than two years.