Androscoggin Superior Court, Auburn, Maine. In this personal injury car crash case, the defendant denied responsibility for turning into oncoming traffic on a heavily traveled road and colliding with the plaintiff. The impact caused the 34-year-old plaintiff to smash her head on the door frame. The plaintiff injured the muscles, ligaments, and tissue in her neck. The jury issued a […]
Penobscot County Superior Court, Bangor, ME. 49-year-old plaintiff sued defendant hand surgeon and hospital after the surgeon failed to properly insert a screw into the plaintiff’s hand for a broken wrist. The negligence resulted in permanent damage, complications, and the need for follow-up surgeries by a different doctor. The $2 Million verdict covers the plaintiff’s loss of income, permanent disfigurement […]
Alfred, York County, Maine. When plaintiff tore the cartilage in his knee he went to defendant, an orthopedic surgeon who recommended arthroscopic surgery, which resulted in further nerve damage to plaintiff’s knee and numbness and weakness in his leg. We argued that the subsequent injury, which caused plaintiff pain and suffering, was due to negligence of doctor by use of […]
Other Portland, United States District Court, Maine. Two plaintiffs sued defendant restaurant company for sexual harassment claiming defendant’s employee supervisor sexually harassed them thus causing them emotional distress. The case went to jury on the issue of punitive damages. After verdict in favor of one plaintiff of $175,000, the case was settled for a total of $275,000. Prior to settlement, offer was $16,500.
Maine Superior Court. Bangor, ME. $1.785 million jury verdict against a hospital and a primary care physician, on behalf of a 71-year-old man who suffered bacterial infection in his heart after a failure of his medical providers to communicate with each other regarding the results of blood culture testing. Plaintiffs turned down a $900,000 Offer of Judgment and obtained a verdict nearly double the pre-trial offer.
Gorham, Cumberland County, Maine. Jury verdict vindicated a Gorham man who suffered a significant back injury because of a car accident and not “after-the-fact” as Allstate Insurance had claimed. Prior to trial, settlement offer was $60,000.
Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine. In this slip and fall accident, plaintiff suffered personal injury when she fell on a wet, slippery floor at defendant K-Mart’s store. Defendant’s employee was mopping water on floor and failed to post a warning notice. Plaintiff sustained pain and suffering of a broken kneecap. Plaintiff incurred $22,000 in medical bills. Prior to trial settlement offer […]
Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Due to defendant’s negligence, plaintiffs’ daughter was born with cerebral palsy and brain damage. After a prolonged labor, plaintiff requested to have a C-section but her doctor urged her to “stay the course” toward a vaginal delivery. Several hours later baby experienced a decelerated fetal heart rate and mother screamed in pain. Subsequently a c-section was […]
Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine. Plaintiff was a passenger on a motorcycle that was stopped at highway construction site when it was struck head-on by a pick-up truck. Plaintiff sustained serious head injury and brain damage in addition to broken bones and significant pain and suffering. Both plaintiff and defendant truck driver claimed defendant Maine Department of Transportation was negligent due […]
Portland, United States District, Maine. Plaintiff went to the emergency room with severe neck pain and was diagnosed with onset diabetes, urinary tract infection and bacterium. She was admitted to the hospital where she was seen by defendant orthopedic surgeon for her neck pain and other symptoms and he took x-rays but did not do an MRI. He misdiagnosed her […]