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Case Results & Settlements

The courtroom skill of North & Deutsch is demonstrated by the verdicts and settlements we have achieved for our clients.

 

$26 Million

Obstetrical Malpractice

Jury Verdict: Newborn suffered brain damage as a result of improperly managed delivery.

$15.7 Million

Vascular Surgery Malpractice

Jury Verdict: Woman lost her leg due to failure to properly treat arterial obstruction. (Top 10 highest verdicts in the State of New York in 2004. Reported in the New York Law Journal.)

$14.8 Million

Cardiology Malpractice

Jury Verdict: Man suffered a stroke as a result of improper medical treatment for a heart condition. Wife awarded $5.2 Million for loss of service on her derivative claim.

$12.1 Million

Failure to Monitor

Jury Verdict: Man left unattended during which time he went into cardiac arrest. Plaintiff sustained hypoxic brain injury (memory and organization deficits; inability to work or live independently).

$9.5 Million

Automobile Accident

Jury Verdict: Man suffered back injury as a result of multi-car collision.

$8.1 Million

Products Liability

Settled during Trial: Garage worker struck in head by exploding hydraulic system.

$6.0 Million

Medical Malpractice

Settled before Trial: Failure to timely diagnose heart attack resulting in need for heart transplant.

$5.9 Million

Medical Malpractice

Judge Award: The Court found that initial surgery was malpractice, the surgeon removed a portion of plaintiffs stomach not normally removed setting up a host of problems that caused his death.

$5.5 Million

Automobile Accident

Settled during Trial: High school girl suffered brain damage as a result of automobile accident with cement truck.

$5.3 Million

Medical Malpractice

Jury Verdict: Failure to timely treat cauda equina syndrome resulting in significant neurological impairment.

$4.2 Million

Automobile Accident

Jury Verdict: Man suffered spinal injury when struck by an oncoming car.

$3.5 Million

Genetic and Pediatric Malpractice

Settled during Trial: Child suffered brain injury as the result of improperly managed metabolic disorder.

$3.4 Million

Pulmonary Medicine Malpractice

Settled during Trial: Physician died from improperly managed pulmonary disease.

$3.3 Million

Emergency Medicine Malpractice

Settlement: Man rendered paraplegic as the result of improperly managed spinal abscess.

$3.2 Million

Pediatric Malpractice

Jury Verdict: Failure to properly treat hip infection in child.

$3.2 Million

Emergency Medicine and Neurology Malpractice

Settled during Trial: Doctors failed to timely recognize and treat cauda equina syndrome.

$3.1 Million

Ophthalmologic Malpractice

Settlement: Improperly managed eye condition led to blindness.

$3 Million

Products Liability

Settlement: Man suffered spinal cord injury caused by the collapse of improperly maintained machinery.

$2.8 Million

Hospital Negligence

Settled during Trial: Artist suffered brain damage due to improperly administered medications.

$2.4 Million

Obstetrical Malpractice

Settled during Trial: Doctors failed to timely recognize renal artery aneurysm. Death of mother and baby.

$2.2 Million

Internal Medicine Malpractice

Jury Verdict: On behalf of mother and child, involving the death of a man from a heart attack while working out in a
gym.

$2.1 Million

Gynecological Malpractice

Settlement: Woman died as the result of failure to timely diagnose cervical cancer.

$2 Million

Hospital Negligence

Settlement in Claim: Woman caught on fire in operating room.

$1.8 Million

Oncology Malpractice

Settlement: On behalf of husband whose wife died as the result of a failure to timely diagnose and properly treat cancer.

$1.7 Million

Cardiology Malpractice

Jury Verdict: Man died due to failure to properly diagnose and manage heart condition.

$1.7 Million

Rheumotology Medicine Malpractice

Settled during Trial: Doctor failed to timely recognize and promptly treat Wegner's granulomatosis.

$1.7 Million

Gynecological Malpractice

Settlement: Woman died as the result of the failure to timely diagnose breast cancer.

$1.5 Million

Products Liability and Automobile Accident

Settlement: Man suffered spinal cord injury from automobile accident and defective seat belt.

$1.2 Million

Emergency Medicine Malpractice

Settlement: On behalf of wife whose husband died as a result of the failure of doctors to appreciate impending heart attack.

$1.2 Million

Surgery and Pulmonary Medicine

Settlement: Doctors failed to recognize obstruction of pulmonary vessel resulting in the loss of a lung.

$1.2 Million

General Surgery

Jury Verdict: Improperly performed gallbladder surgery.

$950 Thousand

Gynecological Malpractice

Settlement: Failure to timely diagnose breast cancer.

$900 Thousand

Medical Malpractice

Settlement in Claim: Terminal cancer patient poisoned to death by hospital worker who mistakenly administered ten times the proper dose.

$900 Thousand

Orthopedic Malpractice

Settled during Trial: Improperly performed surgery with hardware failure.

$900 Thousand

Plastic Surgery Malpractice

Settlement: Doctor performed bogus penis extension procedure causing infection and partial impotence.

$900 Thousand

Spinal Surgery Malpractice

Settled during Trial: Anesthesiologist, pain management physician improperly performed myeloscopic procedure.

$900 Thousand

Plastic Surgery

Settled during Trial: Failure to obtain clear margins on a basal cell cancer causing loss of eye.

$850 Thousand

Infectious Disease Malpractice

Settled during Trial: Man suffered loss of eye due to failure to timely diagnose fungal infection.

$850 Thousand

Urological Malpractice

Settlement: Failure to timely diagnose bladder cancer.

$850 Thousand

Family Medicine Malpractice

Settlement: Family doctor failed to appreciate signs of stomach cancer.

$750 Thousand

Legal Malpractice

Settlement: Law firm failed to timely file legal papers.

$750 Thousand

Urology Medicine Malpractice

Settlement: Doctor failed to appreciate elevated PSA test result.

$750 Thousand

Orthopedic Malpractice

Settled during Trial: Elective knee surgery on patient with reflex sympathetic dystrophy (CRPS) causing exacerbation of condition.

$750 Thousand

Psychiatric Malpractice

Jury Verdict: Psychiatrist failed to properly assess suicidal tendencies.

$750 Thousand

Gastroenterology Medicine Malpractice

Settlement: Family doctor failed to refer symptomatic patient for colonoscopy. Colonoscopy improperly performed.

$575 Thousand

Products Liability

Settled during Trial: Boot manufacturer left nail protruding into boot injuring diabetic causing bone infection.

$500 Thousand

Hospital Negligence

Settlement: Woman suffered stroke from improperly placed catheter.

$450 Thousand

Construction Accident

Jury Verdict: Iron worker injured by displaced beam.

$375 Thousand

Premises Liability

Jury Verdict: Woman fell and suffered Colles fracture as the result of a fall over oil delivery hose that was not properly placed across sidewalk.

$350 Thousand

Orthopedic Surgery Malpractice

Settlement in Claim: Orthopedist performed arthroscopic surgery on the wrong knee.

$350 Thousand

Orthopedic Surgery Malpractice

Settlement in Claim: Orthopedist performed arthroscopic surgery on the wrong knee

$300 Thousand

Premises Liability

Jury Verdict: Woman fell to basement through improperly secured door at restaurant causing head injury.