Mother diagnosed with gestational diabetes and a 9 lb., 6 oz. fetus. A vaginal delivery was attempted and the baby’s shoulder became stuck behind the mother’s cervix. Rather than perform a c-section, the obstetrician utilized an improper delivery technique and a brachial plexus injury known as an Erb’s Palsy resulted. The settlement reflects both a … Read more
Passenger driving with her fiancé sustained multiple fractures to her leg and hip, as well as psychological damages, when a drunk driver crossed into their lane of traffic. Verdict against both the drunk driver and the bar where he was served alcoholic beverages while already intoxicated. Our client’s fiancé was killed in the accident and … Read more
$3,900,00 – Medical Malpractice. A recovering cancer patient was undergoing radiation therapy for rectal cancer. Physician gave excessive doses of radiation which not only resulted in severe burns, but a disabling injury to the groin area affecting plaintiff’s ability to walk. Case was tried by current The Oshman Firm attorney John Langell.
$1,450,000 – Construction Accident. Plaintiff was moving a container filled with construction debris on a wooden ramp. The ramp suddenly collapsed beneath him and he sustained back and leg injuries which necessitated surgical intervention. Case settled after selection of a jury with $250,000 of plaintiff’s settlement being structured.
$1,225,000 – Construction Accident. Plaintiff was performing excavation work in a trench when it was caused to collapse due to improper shoring and support of the trench walls. Plaintiff sustained a crush injury and fracture to a leg requiring surgical correction. Case settled in the middle of trial.
$1,060,000 – Medical Malpractice. Client was an innocent bystander who was shot in the leg. Hospital failed to detect a bullet fragment which was visible in an x-ray. As a result, the client developed a vascular necrosis. Case settled in the middle of trial.
$1,050,000 – Premises Liability. Building owner allowed defective downspout on roof of building to discharge water onto public sidewalk. Plaintiff slipped and fell on a pool of ice, which formed on public sidewalk from melting snow which drained off the defendant’s roof. Plaintiff sustained a back injury and a fractured hip, which necessitated hip replacement … Read more
$1,020,000 – Municipal Liability. Client was a participant in a softball league playing in Central Park. During the course of a game, she was playing the outfield when she stepped upon a manhole cover which was improperly installed. The manhole cover flipped over causing her to fall into the resulting opening. She sustained herniated discs … Read more