Professional Negligence Results
- Business client given advice by insurance agent over 10 year period regarding worker’s compensation insurance which resulted in improper premium being paid. After suit filed by worker’s compensation insurance carrier against client, seeking premiums which were not paid but should have been paid, the client settled and suit was brought for client against the agent and broker. $1,000,000.00 settlement obtained for client.
- Represented publishing company business client sued in federal court in Miami over publication of book pertaining to aviation pioneers. Sued by person mentioned in the book by the author. Author sued as well. Obtained verdict completely in favor of client.
- Mother died of what was referred to as an amniotic fluid embolism while giving birth. An amniotic fluid embolism is a condition which cannot be foreseen, occurs during labor and is essentially like the mother being allergic to her own amniotic fluid. The mothers bleed profusely and they almost always die. It is a rare occurrence, occurring only once in every 10,000 or more births. The babies usually die as well. In this instance the baby did not die. Represented three university affiliated physicians involved in care of mother and baby and also the university owned hospital where the treatment was given. Case received extensive local newspaper coverage. Jury verdict obtained in favor of all clients.
- Woman claimed that she was seriously injured when injected by physician with pain medication adversely affecting her ability to be employed. Represented treating physician. Obtained jury verdict in favor of client.
- Man claimed to have had an inner ear infection, gone to the emergency room, and fallen off of the gurney after being examined by the emergency room physician due to the side rail being left down. Man was Cuban refugee and had only worked a matter of months after emigrating but went on Social Security Disability and hadn’t worked for years by the time of trial. Co-counsel on case. Obtained jury verdict in favor of client.