Defendants failed to properly monitor the progress of plaintiff’s labor including: not performing follow-up internal examinations; not augmenting labor with pitocin; failing to accurately interpret fetal heart monitor strips; failing to diagnose fetal distress; failing to promptly perform a Caesarean-section; failing to respond to fetal bradycardia. The settlement included both a cash payment and structured … Read more
Plaintiff suffered brain damage as a result of a hypoxic event which occured after cardiac surgery. While in the hospital neonatal unit, a nurse improperly positioned an intubation tube. This resulted in decreased oxygenation to the brain and cerebral palsy, neuromotor impairment, seizure disorder, development delays of gross and fine motor skills, and delays in … Read more
Child suffered severe brain damage as a result of medical malpractice which occurred during prenatal care. Physician noted in chart the likelihood of pre-mature birth, yet no treatment was rendered to the mother prior to delivery. Case was tried by current Oshman & Mirisola attorney John Langell.
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
$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 Oshman & Mirisola attorney John Langell.
$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.
$1,000,000 – Medical Malpractice. Patient sustained a leg fracture and developed an embolism within two days of being set for her cast. The embolism traveled to the patient’s lungs causing her death. At trial it was shown that the embolism developed by virtue of her fracture being improperly set and casted. While our client was … Read more
$925,000 – Podiatric Malpractice. Patient of podiatrist received excessive injections of steroids to treat a foot ailment over the course of approximately one year. These injections dissolved the soft tissue connecting to her ankle resulting in a bone fusion.
$850,000 – Medical Malpractice. During a nine-hour surgical procedure patient’s arm was left in a hyper-extended position without adjustment as required by accepted medical practice. As a result, he developed a severe brachial plexus palsy to his right arm.
$675,000 – Hospital Malpractice. Sixty-three-year-old patient was brought to emergency room with chest pains. He remained untreated on a gurney for nearly five hours and ultimately had a heart attack in the emergency room. He died a short time thereafter. Plaintiff worked part time as a security officer at the time of his death.