Employers insurance company failure to cover claim leads to suit, final verdict and judgment in favor of plaintiff for $15,000,000
Martin Stanley Law Offices represneted plaintiff in case against Everest National Insurance Company for failure to cover insurance claim in a near fatal worker accident. A dock worker working on a river clean up project was severely injured in accident which resulted in amputation of both legs below the pelvic region. Everests breach of contract, breach of implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing resulted in an award of $15,000,000 to the plaintiff. The trial lasted 5 days, deliberation 2hrs. and a 10-2 decision.
Verdict Search California – August 22, 2005 Vol 4 Issue 33 O’Donnell vs. Everest National.
Medical Device used for back pain causes paralysis and results in judgment of $9,660,000
Represented by Martin Stanley Law Offices the plaintiff after receiving medical treatment resulting in paralysis of her legs as well as other related medical conditions due to medical malpractice. After receiving medical advice to undergo a treatment to mitigate back pain the plaintiff suffered severe bodily injury due to said procedure. After finding in favor of plaintiff the final judgment awarded was $9,660,000 while the original offer from defendants counsel was $100,000. The trial lasted 11 days with jury deliberation of 2 days and a final vote of 11-1.
Verdict of the week – Products Liability – Medical Devices, failure to warn – Medical Malpractice 5/31/2005
McClafferty vs. Radionics/Tyco Healthcare
Law Offices of Martin Stanley which specializes in Medical Malpractice won a judgment for a wrongful death of a 31 year old woman. The woman, who was pregnant at the time, was not diagnosed properly when a mass was shown to exist after an ultrasound was performed. The attending physician was charged and found guilty of the wrongful death and ordered to pay the sum of $2,899,887 – the jury voted 11-1 in favor of the plaintiffs.
Trial Digest Vol. 12 No. 17
Parapalegic trucker wins suit again wheelchair lift manufacturer in amount of $536,827
After having a wheelchair list insltalled on his truck and having that lift malfunction in freezing wheater conditions the said plaintiff brought suit against the manufacturer. The plaintiff suffered a broken leg and mutiple complications.
Keegan Vs. Joytech International, Inc. Verdict $536,827
Failure to diganose woman’s cancer results in settlement of $250,000
After having visited a healthcare facility and being notified of a lump in her breast a woman discovers 1year later it was malignant breast cancer. Upon learning of the correct diagnosis the women was treated and brought suit against Nurse Practitioner who denied that the standard of care was breached. The case was settled through arbitration for $250,000.
Kim Vs. Kaiser – Binding Arbitration – $250,000
Medical Malpractice suit leads to quick settlement – $1,150,000.00
Plaintiff after having received sub par care during a delicate sugery in which his esophogus was peirced filed suit against the doctors performing the sugery and won a settlement. The physicians in the case claimed the surgical procedure they provided was no a breach of the standard of care but decided to settle 1 day prior to the case going to trial.
Hagstrom vs. Regents of the Univ. of CA – Settlement – $1,150,000.00
Legal Malpractice claim results in judgment of $381,600
After less then sound legal advice was given to the plaintiff in the original legal action she undertook the said plaintiff’s case was thrown out and was charged with perjury. Due to the situation the plaintif filed suit against the original firm representing her and won a judgement of $381,600 plus all legal fees incurred.
Cioffi Vs. Silberberg & Ross – judgment $381,600 plus all legal fees.
Hand surgery mishap forces law student to file suit – awarded $508,000 in damages
Martin Stanley Law Offices represents plaintiff in a medical malpractice suit for law student. After a minor surgery to remove a small mass on the plaintiffs right index finger results in permanent injury. The attending surgeon cut a tendon on the index finger of the plaintiff leaving the finger swollen and deformed. The case was won and the plaintiff was awarded $508,000 as the original offer from defense was $20,000. The trial lasted 8 days, deliberation of 1.5 days and 12-0 vote on contributory negligence.
O’Briens Verdictum Juris 3/26/96
Denoff vs. Markowitz M.D.
Taxi Cab passenger sustains broken ankle due to cab driver negligence results in judgment of $236,909
Representing the plaintiff the Law offices of Martin Stanley achieves success in the case against a negligent taxi cab driver. As the passenger was exiting cab the driver of the cab accelerated and ran over the passengers foot resulting in a broken ankle. The original offer from the defendants counsel was $80,000 and the final judgment in the case was $236,909. The trial lasted 4 days with deliberation of 1.25 hrs and a 12-0 decision on negligence.
Trials Digest – April 28, 2003 Vol 6 No. 17
Johnson vs. Yellow Cab
Represented by Martin Stanley law offices said plaintiff claimed negligent legal counsel. The suit alleged less than sound legal advice and result of that advice was the loss of use of 81 prospecting claims. In the case the defendants original offer to plaintiff was $350,000 and the final judgment in the case ended up being $950,000. Final verdict 11-1, deliberation was 1.5 hrs.
Trials Digest – March 24, 2003 Vol 6 No 12 Van Ert vs. Harris – Jury Trial – Verdict/Judgement $950,000