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1 Date of Trial: 4/7/06 MEDICAL/DENTAL MALPRACTICE Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Male and Female ages unknown/ Defendant: N/A Last demand before trial: unknown Last offer before trial: unknown Specifics: Repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm-complications of a rupture of the right common iliac artery aneurysm, massive bleeding, cardiac arrest and death

2 Date of Trial: 7/24/06 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Female age 39/ Defendant: Male age unknown Last demand before trial: unknown Last offer before trial: unknown Specifics: Back surgery

3 Date of Trial: 7/28/06 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Male age unknown and female age 43/ Defendant: Male age unknown Last demand before trial: unknown Last offer before trial: unknown Specifics: Knee surgery

4 Date of Trial: 9/11/06 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Male and female unknown/defendant: age unknown Last demand before trial: unknown Last offer before trial: unknown Verdict: For the Plaintiff $1,536, Specifics:

5 Date of Trial: 9/11/06 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Female (deceased)/defendant: N/A Last demand before trial: unknown Last offer before trial: unknown Specifics: Case involving the alleged administration of excessive morphine

6 Date of Trial: 10/9/06 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Female age 55 (deceased)/ Defendant: N/A Last demand before trial: unknown Last offer before trial: unknown Specifics:

7 Date of Trial: 11/2/06 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Female age 65/ Defendant: Female age unknown Last demand before trial: unknown Last offer before trial: unknown Specifics: Reduction Mammoplasty

8 Date of Trial: 12/4/06 Sex and Age: Plaintiffs: #1 Female age unknown, #2 Male age unknown, #3 Male age unknown, #4 Female age unknown, #5 Male age unknown Last demand before trial: unknown Last offer before trial: unknown Verdict: For the Plaintiffs; Total before comp fault: $406, after was $203, Plaintiff #1: $3, for interest on burial expenses Plaintiffs #2-#4 $50, each for loss of parental consortium 50/50 Specifics: Plaintiff claims the defendants were negligent in the care and treatment of the decedent and that negligence caused his death. Defendant claimed the negligence was that of the deceased.

9 Date of Trial: 2/12/07 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Male age 47 Last demand before trial: $50, Last offer before trial: No offer s Specifics: Action for damages out of surgery performed. Plaintiff claims improper informed consent and alleges negligence led to further cervical spine complications, scarring, and need for future treatment

10 Date of Trial: 2/16/07 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Male (deceased) Last demand before trial: $700, Last offer before trial: No offer s Specifics: Plaintiff claims that the Defendant was negligent in the diagnosis and treatment of the deceased Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

11 Date of Trial: 2/19/07 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Male age 5 Last demand before trial: $950, Last offer before trial: $25, Specifics: Plaintiff claims that the Defendant was negligent in providing medical care by placing a catheter in the right ulna artery or placing the catheter without performing the Allen test. Plaintiff was born premature and required an Arterial line placed. First line clotted, was removed, and a second line started. The fingers on the hand became necrotic

12 Date of Trial: 4/16/07 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Female age Last demand before trial: $40-60, Last offer before trial: would not negotiate Specifics: Plaintiff claims Defendant was negligent in care of Plaintiff during abdominoplasty. Plaintiff alleges failure to provide proper post-surgical care, wound and infection management procedures, and failure to act as a reasonable plastic surgeon

13 Date of Trial: 4/16/07 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Female age 45 Last demand before trial: No demand Last offer before trial: No offer Verdict: For Plaintiff $600, Past scarring/physical disfigurement: $50, Loss of full mind and body: $195, Past Pain and Suffering: $350, Lost Wages: $5, Specifics: Breast Reconstruction Surgery

14 Date of Trial: 5/21/07 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Female age 80 Last demand before trial: no pretrial negotiations Last offer before trial: no pretrial negotiations Verdict: for Plaintiff $1,628, Past medical: $28, Past pain and suffering: $200, Future pain and suffering: $200, Past loss mind and body: $300, Future loss of mind and body: $600, Past loss of consortium: $150, Future loss of consortium: $150, Specifics: Plaintiff complained of left sided chest pain and underwent a cardiac ablation procedure and suffered a bi-ventricular perforation of her heart (cardiac tamponade) and as a direct complication Defendant was without a heart beat and without perfusion of blood and oxygen fro 10 minutes leading to visual impairment and limb numbness and global cognitive impairment

15 Date of Trial: 6/13/07 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Male age 35 Last demand before trial: unknown Last offer before trial: unknown Specifics: that the Defendants were negligent in the insertion of a chest catheter.

16 Date of Trial: 7/9/07 Sex and Age: Plaintiff #1: Male age 54, Plaintiff#2: Female age 46, Plaintiff #3 Minor Last demand before trial: unknown Last offer before trial: Verdict: For Plaintiffs $1,140, Plaintiff #3 Plaintiff#1 and #2: $140, Past pain and suffering: $250, loss of consortium Future pain and suffering: $250, Past loss of full mind and body: $250, Future loss of full mind and body: $250, Specifics: Allegations of substandard care arising out of the delivery of the a permanent brachial plexus injury

17 Date of Trial: 7/16/07 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Female age 44 at death Last demand before trial: no negotiations Last offer before trial: no negotiations Specifics: Plaintiff claims post-operative complications from gastric by-pass surgery. Chronic vomiting, nausea, inability to eat solid foods, low potassium levels, and dehydration. Plaintiff claims defendant failed to properly care for the deceased after her surgery and caused her untimely death

18 Date of Trial: 8/20/07 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Female age 28, Male age minor/ Defendant: N/A Last demand before trial: no pretrial demand Last offer before trial: no pretrial offer Verdict: For the Plaintiff in the amount of $13,055, Future medical expenses after age 18: $8,855, Past pain and suffering: $67, Future pain and suffering: $933, Past loss of function: $134, Future loss of function: $1,866, Loss of future earning capacity: $1,200, Damages to female Plaintiff: $461, Past loss of services: $65, Future loss of services$165, Future medical expenses to age 18: $231, Damages Defendant have proven will be replaced or paid by Government programs or other services, If Defendant failed to prove damages will be replaced $0 is entered. Plaintiff (Male) Plaintiff (Female) Future medical: $0 Past loss of services: $5, Loss of future earning capacity: $20, Future loss of services: $0 Future medical expenses to age 18: $0 Defendants #1: 75%, Defendant #2 25% Specifics: Plaintiff alleged medical negligence during delivery. Injuries included brain damage resulting in cerebral palsy.

19 Date of Trial: 1/7/08 Sex and Age: unknown Last demand before trial: unknown Last offer before trial: unknown Verdict: For Plaintiff Specifics: Substandard medical care/hip replacement surgery

20 Date of Trial: 4/21/08 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Male age 79 Last demand before trial: unknown Last offer before trial: unknown Specifics: Plaintiff alleged that he received severe burns to his rectal perineal area and inner buttocks during surgery for prostate seed implantation

21 Date of Trial: 5/19/08 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Male age 40, Female deceased Last demand before trial: no settlement discussions Last offer before trial: no settlement discussions s 90% Plaintiff, 5% Defendant #1, 5% Defendant #2 Specifics: Plaintiff claims Defendants failed to properly provide care and treatment of the Plaintiff (female) when she sought help to prevent her from suicide. Cause of death of plaintiff (female) was suicide

22 Date of Trial: 7/14/08 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Female age unknown Last demand before trial: unknown Last offer before trial: unknown s Specifics: Plaintiff claims that defendants were negligence in the diagnosis and treatment (Defendant #1) and negligent of x-ray exam (Defendant #2) Plaintiff claims her injuries were the result of being struck by a horse in the leg. The third Defendant diagnosed the injury as right lateral tibia plateau fracture.

23 Date of Trial: 8/18/08 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Female age unknown Last demand before trial: unknown Last offer before trial: unknown s Specifics: Plaintiff claims Defendant was negligent in performing an angiogram and aftercare

24 Date of Trial: 8/25/08 Sex and Age: Plaintiffs: (deceased age 10), Female 42, Male 40 Last demand before trial: unknown Last offer before trial: No offer s Specifics: Plaintiff alleged the defendants were negligent in the care and treatment of their child and this negligence caused the death of their son. Failure to diagnose diabetes which allegedly sent him into ketoacidosis.

25 Date of Trial: 8/25/08 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Female age 38 Last demand before trial: Last offer before trial: Last offer by Plaintiff prior to trial was $30,000.00, no counter offers Verdict: For the plaintiff $47, $8, future dental expenses $24, past pain and suffering $5, future pain and suffering $8, past loss of function $2, future loss of function Specifics: Tooth extraction where during course of extraction damaged a neighboring tooth to the point that it had to be removed as well. Plaintiff also claims damage to the nerves and that she suffers from parathesia of the lower left quadrant of her face

26 Date of Trial: 10/20/08 Sex and Age: Plaintiffs: Female age unknown, Male: age unknown Last demand before trial: unknown Last offer before trial: unknown Specifics: Plaintiff alleges that the Defendant failed to inform her of material information relating to a medical procedure (fine needle aspiration) performed by the Defendant on her son and as a result her son suffered damages.

27 Date of Trial: 5/04/09 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Female age 31 Last demand before trial: discussions during failed mediation Last offer before trial: discussions during failed mediation Specifics: Permanent injury resulting in claimed permanent fecal urgency and frequency, diarrhea, constant pelvic and rectal pain, injury to the pudenal nerve, depression; all resulting in loss of employment and disability

28 Date of Trial: 7/6/09 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Male age18, Defendant is deceased Last demand before trial: $88, Last offer before trial: No offer Specifics: Alleged malpractice resulting in permanent restriction in movement and

29 Date of Trial: 7/6/09 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Female age 51 Last demand before trial: parties request demand not be published Last offer before trial: No offers Specifics: Ruptured appendix

30 Date of Trial: 7/20/09 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Female age 57 Last demand before trial: Not able to disclose Last offer before trial: Not able to disclose Verdict: For Defendant, jury found Defendant at fault but not the proximate cause Specifics: Wrongful death claim against hospital for failing to adequately ventilate the deceased post gall bladder surgery.

31 Date of Trial: 9/14/09 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Female age 30 Last demand before trial: discussions during failed mediation Last offer before trial: $10, Verdict: For plaintiff: $125, before comp fault, $93, after Past loss of full mind and body: $60, Past pain and suffering: $60, Future pain and suffering: $5, /75 Specifics: Plaintiff claims that she went to the dentist for a broken tooth. Dentist said it needed extracted but that he could not perform the extraction that day. The dentist called in a prescription for an antibiotic that was a known allergy to the plaintiff. Plaintiff took the medication causing a reaction which she claimed caused pneumonia, kidney failure and sepsis. Defendant admits prescribing the wrong medication but denies the extent of the damage.

32 Date of Trial: 9/21/09 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Female age 25 Last demand before trial: no pretrial negotiations Last offer before trial: no pretrial negotiations Specifics: The Defendant performed surgeries on the Plaintiff to repair her broken nose. Plaintiff alleged that the Defendant committed medical battery and failed to obtain informed consent in performing these surgeries and that she suffered damages as a result. Defendant denied allegations.

33 Date of Trial: 9/21/09 Sex and Age: Plaintiffs: Male age 65, Female age 63 Last demand before trial: No pretrial demand Last offer before trial: no pretrial offer Verdict: For Plaintiffs $3,870, % to Defendant #1, 75% to released party Plaintiff Male: $3,700, Plaintiff Female: $100, Past pain and suffering: $350, Past loss of consortium: $50, Future pain and suffering: $600, Future loss of consortium: $50, Past loss of function: $750, Future loss of function: $2,000, Past lost earnings: $70, Specifics: Plaintiff underwent coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Surgeon gave order for C-PAP machine but the order was not carried out and the Plaintiff suffered a cardio- cause of the Defendant suffering the arrest resulting in an anoxic brain injury. The Defendant denied negligence and alleged another party was negligent and their negligence was the proximate cause.

34 Date of Trial: 10/19/09 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Male age 63, Female deceased Last demand before trial: unknown Last offer before trial: unknown Specifics: Plaintiff claims Defendant was negligent in the care and treatment of the Plaintiff died.

35 Date of Trial: 12/07/09 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Female age 51 Last demand before trial: unknown Last offer before trial: unknown Specifics: Plaintiff alleges that the Defendant failed to diagnose her breast cancer with four lymph node involvement resulting in a double mastectomy, lymph node resection, chemo and radiation

36 Date of Trial: 12/7/09 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Male age 39 Last demand before trial: $650, Last offer before trial: $325, Specifics: Plaintiff alleged 100% disability due to a misdiagnosis by the Defendant. Plaintiff claimed lower back pain, bowel and bladder dysfunction, and saddle anesthesia all resulting is Caude Equina Syndrome.

37 Date of Trial: 1/11/10 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Estate of Deceased age 44 Last demand before trial: Damages were estimated at $3,000, Last offer before trial: unknown Specifics: Plaintiff presented at ER with complaints of headache, body aches, loss of appetite and weakness. The plaintiff was treated, sent home, and discovered the next morning deceased in his home. Plaintiff had died as a result of a pulmonary embolism related to leukemia.

38 Date of Trial: 4/12/10 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Female age 50; Male age 49 Last demand before trial: None requested Last offer before trial: No offer during litigation Specifics: Plaintiff claims that the Defendant failed to get informed consent to perform a wide excision of a pilondial cyst leading to injuries to nerves which caused chronic pain

39 Date of Trial: 5/3/10 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Male age 60 Last demand before trial: $30, Last offer before trial: No offer Specifics: Medical Malpractice case tried on informed consent theory. The Plaintiff underwent a cervical epidural steroid injection to relieve pain. This resulted in an epidural hematoma (blood clot pushing against spinal cord which left untreated could lead to paralysis) resulting in the need for a cervical laminectomy decompression. The Plaintiff alleged that he was a poor candidate for this procedure and that he was not adequately informed of the risks associated therewith.

40 Date of Trial: 8/23/10 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Male age 60 Last demand before trial: $128, Last offer before trial: $0.00 Specifics: Plaintiff alleged that the defendant performed his gastric bypass surgery incorrectly which resulted in another bypass procedure

41 Date of Trial: 10/10/11 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Female age 50 Last demand before trial: No demand Last offer before trial: No offer Specifics: Plaintiff went through a total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingoophorectomy which cause an interruption of the distal left ureter with a formation of a retroperitoneal urinoma.

42 Date of Trial: 11/14/11 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Female age 50 Last demand before trial: No demand Last offer before trial: No offer Specifics: Plaintiff alleged that the Defendant failed to correctly diagnose and treat her abdominal pain which led to emergency surgery for a perforated colon and resulted in a colostomy.

43 Date of Trial: 11/28/11 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Male deceased at 66 Last demand before trial: > $1,000, Last offer before trial: No offer Specifics: Plaintiff was diagnosed with a gastroesophageal junction cancer. After a second surgery, the Defendant removed a section of the esophagus and stomach and crafter an anastomosis which began to leak and eventually led to infection and multi organ shut down and death.

44 Date of Trial: 1/23/12 Sex and Age: Plaintiff: Male age 71; Female age 70 Last demand before trial: $200, Last offer before trial: $25, % to hospital, 0% to Doctor, 60% to Plaintiff Specifics: Fractured tibia and fibula from fall at hospital after epidural steroid injection into hip.

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