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$3 Million Settlement For Traumatic Brain Injury Caused During Sinus Surgery

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.

$3.5 Million Settlement For Client Who Suffered Compartment Syndrome

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.

Jury Awards Family $1.9 Million For Hospital’s Neglect In Malpractice Case

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.

$3 Million Settlement for Patient’s Brain Bleed Mistaken for Migraine

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.

Seven-Figure Settlements for Family That Tragically Lost Two To Malpractice

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.

$1.6 Million Medical Malpractice Settlement For Delayed Diagnosis Of Child’s Hip Dysplasia

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.