Medical Malpractice

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  • $5,000,000 for Failure to Follow-Up An Abnormal Pap Smear

    $5,000,000 on behalf of the husband and children of deceased, mother of 2, age 36. Defendant physician and his employer failed to properly follow up on abnormal pap smear, and severe cervical dysplasia. As a result CIN III was present for one year without treatment. Plaintiff’s decedent developed cervical cancer, with metastasis disease, resulting in long-term chemo and radiation therapy, and ultimately death. Read more about a Failure to Follow Up Abnormal Pap Smear »

  • $4,500,000 recovery for improper administration of spinal anesthesia

    $4,500,000  recovery for retired construction worker, as a result of improper administration of spinal anesthesia, resulting in spinal cord injury, and partial paralysis.

  • $2,750,000 for delay in diagnosis of breast cancer

    $2,750,000.00 to a 45 year old female for a delay in diagnosis of breast cancer.  Defendants’ failure to order a biopsy for a solid palpable mass resulted in a delay, and permitted the tumor to grow untreated for 2 years.

  • $2,500,000 for death due to a delay in diagnosis and subsequent required surgery

    $2,500,000.00 on behalf of the widow and children of a 42-year-old male who died as a result of delay in diagnosis and surgery to repair a leaking aortic aneurysm.

  • $2,100,000 for medical negligence

    $2,100,000 for medical negligence for a 58-year-old patient became totally blind (posterior ischemic optic neuropathy) while undergoing 12 hour lumbar spinal fusion surgery. (March 2010)

  • $1,700,000 verdict for death due to failure to recognize and treat appendicitis

    $1,700,000.00 jury verdict in favor of the family of a 57-year-old woman who died as a result of her physician, and surgeon’s failure to recognize and treat appendicitis.

  • $1,250,000 for a Teenager who Lost Sight in One Eye

    $1,250,000 for a teenager who lost sight in one eye as a result of failure to properly diagnose and treat an eye injury caused by a fellow student throwing a pen during new student orientation day. McArdle Frost first sued the student who initially threw the pen, securing $300,000 from his parents’ homeowners insurance policy. The firm then successfully sued the eyecare center and its physicians for medical malpractice, securing an additional $925,000 for the injured plaintiff. Read more about loss of sight case »

  • $1,150,000 settlement for unnecessary hysterectomy

    $1,150,000.00 settlement for 17-year-old girl who underwent an unnecessary hysterectomy as part of cancer staging and tumor removal.

  • $740,000 recovery for failure to recognize and treat pulmonary embolism

    $740,000.00 recovered on behalf of the family of a 72-year-old woman who died as a result of the defendant’s failure to recognize and treat pulmonary embolism.

  • $600,000 for failure to make adequate suicide assessments

    $600,000.00 on behalf of the family of a 46-year-old man being treated by defendant at MacNeal Hospital for severe depression and suicidal ideation. Defendant discharged patient from inpatient care without adequate suicide assessment, or making any inquiry as to whether he owned or possessed any firearms or handguns. Subsequent to discharge, patient failed to appear for outpatient day program, and committed suicide with a handgun.

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