A medication error at a Kentucky Hospital caused a patient to suffer a second heart attack and undergo additional heart surgery, resulting in permanent injuries. Hospital settled days before trial for a confidential amount.
An ER doctor trained in ophthalmology and working at a southern Indiana hospital failed to diagnose a heart attack, leading to the death of a 51 year old woman. The Indiana Medical Review Panel unanimously found that the ER doctor was at fault. Settlement: $1,200,000.00 Legal Malpractice
A Kentucky lawyer handling a Florida medical malpractice case missed the statute of limitations, resulting in the client being unable to sue the negligent Florida surgeons who wrongfully fused her spine at the wrong level. The Lawyer settled on the eve of trial for a confidential amount.
Lawyer missed statute of limitation in car accident cases. Client suffered soft tissue neck and back injuries in a car accident. Settlement: $175,000.00
Lawyer missed statute of limitation in a product liability case against a car manufacturer. Client had suffered soft tissue neck and back injuries. Settlement: $100,000.00 (policy limits). Auto & Motorcycle Accidents
Negligent driver turned in front of a motorcyclist resulting in a crash. Motorcyclist sustained complex leg fractures. Settlement: $350,000.00
$1.161 million policy limit settlement in a wrongful death case of an Indiana honors high school student who was killed in a head on collision with a drunk driver.
A fiery car crash involving a disabled vehicle on I-64 led to death of the driver. The case settled for $210,000.00, which was all the available insurance proceeds, within months of the accident.
A UPS pilot sustained a permanent knee injury when struck by a car crossing the street. Settlement: $225,000.00 Product Liability - Crashworthiness
Confidential settlement in a products liability lawsuit against Ford Motor Company for a defective seat back in a Ford Escort. The child suffered a depressed skull fracture with mental deficits. Premises Liability
A slip and fall injury at the Caesar's Riverboat Casino resulted in a knee fracture and multiple surgeries. Settled: $207,500.00.