Medical Malpractice

Jury verdict $3.25 million - Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas

Jury verdict $3.125 million in a medical malpractice case against a hospital and emergency room physician for failure to diagnose and adequately treat a fractured pelvis, resulting in otherwise avoidable surgery, permanent limitation and lost earning capacity.

$1.4 million settlement - Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas

$1.4 million settlement of a medical malpractice claim against a hospital and surgeon. It was alleged that the surgeon, a hospital employee, negligently performed abdominal surgery, resulting in damage to the bowel of a young woman.

Jury verdict $1.25 million - Delaware County Court of Common Pleas

$1.25 million settlement of a medical malpractice claim asserted against an Otorhinolaryngologist (ear, nose and throat doctor) for failure to diagnose an oral cancer. The failure to diagnose resulted in extensive surgery and removal of a portion of the patient’s jaw.

$1,250,000 Settlement - Lehigh County, PA

$1,250,000.00 settlement in a medical malpractice case involving negligent administration of radiation treatment. Plaintiff suffered significant radiation burns as a result of a calculation error in the administration of cancer treatment.

$1.2 million settlement - Delaware County Court of Common Pleas

$1.2 million settlement of a medical malpractice claim asserted against a bariatric surgeon for failure to timely diagnose and treat a post-surgical leak which resulted in the patient’s death.

Jury Verdict $1.125 Million - Delaware County Court of Common Pleas

Partner Jerry Baldino secured a $1.125 million verdict on behalf of a woman who had an extra bone removed during a foot surgery.


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$1.1 million settlement - Delaware County Court of Common Pleas

$1.1 million settlement in a medical malpractice case for failure to diagnose breast cancer. Despite the patient’s diligent follow-up, her breast cancer went undiagnosed as a result of the negligence of her surgeon and a radiologist.

Jury Verdict $1 million - Camden County, NJ

A Camden County, New Jersey jury rendered a verdict in favor of our client in the amount of $1,000,000. In this case, Plaintiff had been dropped while participating in physical therapy, following a hip replacement. As a result of the physical therapist’s negligence, the patient went on to multiple hip revision surgeries and ultimately suffered permanent damage to her hip as a result of post-surgical infections. The jury accepted evidence that both the physical therapist, as well as the hospital, in a supervisory capacity, was responsible for the patient’s harm and as a result, the hospital, on behalf of the physical therapist, paid four times the charitable immunity cap on damages for which they would have otherwise been responsible.

$900,000.00 settlement - Delaware County Court of Common Pleas

Partner Tom Sacchetta secured a $900,000.00 settlement in a medical malpractice claim against a gastroenterologist. As a result of the doctor’s failure to medically perform testing, our client missed an opportunity for an early diagnosis of cancer. This cancer ultimately led to her untimely death.

$750,000.00 - Chester County, PA Court of Common Pleas

$750,000.00 settlement of a medical malpractice case in which plaintiff’s wound care doctors failed to timely diagnose and treat a flesh-eating skin condition.

Jury Verdict $650,000.00 - Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas

$650,000.00 verdict in a medical malpractice case. It was alleged that plaintiff’s surgeon inserted a nickel stent in the plaintiff without considering the fact that the patient had a nickel allergy.

Jury Verdict $620,000 - Bucks County, PA

Jury verdict $620,000.00 in a medical malpractice case against two surgeons who negligently performed a colon resection surgery. As a result of defendants’ negligence, plaintiff suffered recurrent infections and required additional, otherwise-avoidable surgery.

$600,000 Settlement - Camden County, NJ

Partner Jerry Baldino was able to negotiate a $600,000.00 settlement in this medical malpractice claim. The patient had suffered an abdominal infection resulting in the removal of a portion of her stomach as a result of a hospital’s failure to timely transfer her to a qualified bariatric surgery facility.

$575,000.00 settlement - Delaware County Court of Common Pleas

$575,000.00 settlement to the estate of a young woman who died as the result of an emergency room doctor’s negligence in failing to diagnose a pulmonary embolism. The case was tried and concluded with a hung jury. The settlement was reached the following day.

Jury Verdict $500,000.00 - Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas

Jury verdict $500,000.00 in a dental malpractice case against an oral maxillary surgeon who had failed to refer her patient to a specialist for nerve damage resulting from a wisdom tooth removal.

Jury Verdict $450,000.00 - Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas

Jury verdict $450,000.00 in a medical malpractice case against a family physician who failed to identify and diagnose tuberculosis in a young woman under his care.

$450,000 Settlement - Camden County, NJ

$450,000.00 settlement in medical malpractice case involving doctor’s failure to diagnose and treat complications in the form of pseudo aneurism following an angiogram.

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