1 STCV Jeanette Hadwin vs. Patrick C. Ryan MD Frederick S. Bergen, Zachary H. Thomas MMP WILLIAM P FRANKLIN JR, ALISON SAWYER KENNICKELL, JAMES V PAINTER Coolidge 3/24/2005 9/20/2011 Plaintiff is seeking special damages in the form of medical expenses. She is also seeking general damages for past, present, and future mental and physical pain and suffering and disfigurement in an amount to be determined by a jury that would consitute full and adequate compensation. Jury Verdict in favor of the Defendant On March 24, 2003, the Plaintiff underwent a surgical procedure by the defendants and claims that the defendants failed to adhere to the general Standard of Care. As a result of surgery, plaintiff alleges that she experienced severe septic event which resulted in extended hospital stays and permanent injury with deconditioning syndrome. Asks for the case to be dismissed.
2 STCV Adriene J. Fennell vs. Memorial Health JOSEPH Y RAHIMI II MMP CHRISTOPHER W PHILLIPS, BRADLEY M HARMON, NICHOLAS J LAYBOURN Coolidge 6/08/2006 8/10/2011 Attorney s fees, punitive damages, damages for Defendant s breach of its fiduciary duties to Mary Ruth Fennell. The general and special damages are added up to an amount of $148, On July 30, 2004, Mary Ruth Fennell underwent a successful coronary artery bypass surgery. Shortly after, Mary Ruth was admitted to the ICU until she made good progress. According to physical evaluation, she had little strength in her legs and needed assistance getting in and out of bed. The plaintiff alleges that the Defendant s employee failed to give this care, which led Mary Ruth Fennell falling and fracturing her knee. The Plaintiff alleges that the fall eventually led to an incomplete recovery and then to her death. The Plaintiff then claims that the Defendant failed to properly document the fall or notify the family of what had happened. Plaintiff s decedent s injury and death were caused by an accident, an act of God, or the negligent acts or failures to act of others for whose actions Memorial is not responsible. Jury Verdict in favor of the Defendant
3 STCV E. Ronald Finger vs. St. Josephs/Candler FREDERICK S BERGEN, ZACHARY H THOMAS MMP WILEY A WASDEN III, W RICHARD DEKLE, B NICOLE SMITH, ROGER E HARRIS, T CASE MANER, SHANNON C SHIPLEY 7/10/2006 1/26/2011 $8,040, for present and future lost wages. On Dec 8, 2004, the plaintiff was admitted to undergo a surgical lumbar decompression and stabilization procedure. The Plaintiff claims that Nurse Serena Harris failed to comply with the Standard of Care and did not alert Ronald s physicians of his medical conditions including anemia. During surgery, the Plaintiff alleges that severe anemia among other issues due to preexisting conditions resulted in ischemic optic neuropathy and blindness. Treatment that plaintiff received was within the applicable Standard of Care and the complaint should be dismissed. Jury Verdict in favor of the Defendant
4 STCV Steven Spiker vs. Samuel Allen FREDERICK S BERGEN, ZACHARY H THOMAS WILEY A WASDEN III, W RICHARD DEKLE, B NICOLE SMITH, ROGER E HARRIS, T CASE MANER, SHANNON C SHIPLEY Ginsberg 11/20/2006 7/01/2011 At 3pm on 4/11/2005, plaintiff was traveling eastbound on Victory Drive. Defendant was driving 1990 Dodge van behind plaintiff. Defendant ran into the back of plaintiff. General damages for pain and suffering. Medical expenses in excess of $7, Damages for loss of capacity to earn in the amount of $9, In total for lost wages, pain and suffering, attorney s fees, and all other damages, asking for $200, Jury Verdict in favor of the Plaintiff in the amount of $17, for general damages and $7, for medical bills. Defendant admits that he was at fault in the accident, but all other claims he denies.
5 STCV Ethel Mae Garris vs. Marvin Kennedy ROBERT BARTLEY TURNER MALCOLM MACKENZIE III, JAMES B BLACKBURN JR, PETER A GIUSTI Coolidge 4/12/07 6/22/11 Injuries and damages in excess of $15,000.00, amended to $350, for suffering, loss of use, pain, and her medical bills. 10/16/2006 at about 9:30am, plaintiff was crossing Ogeechee Road at its intersection with the entrance to the Kroger parking lot. Defendant was operating a vehicle owned by the city of Savannah. Defendant proceeded to pull out of the parking lot to make a left turn and struck the plaintiff. Plaintiff was transported via EMS to Candler, where she remained an inpatient for several days. The Plaintiff claims to have received substantial injuries to her leg requiring pins and screws to be inserted for immobilization due to the accident. Plaintiff did not exercise her own use of personal safety and put herself at risk. She did not cross in a crosswalk, either. Jury Verdict against the defendant in the sum of $28,
6 STCV Linda Kea vs. Memorial Health University MALCOLM F BRYANT JR, PAUL K COOK CHRISTOPHER W PHILLIPS, BRADLEY M HARMON, JARED SCOTT WESTBROOK, STEVEN E SCHEER 2/19/08 7/06/11 Exhibit A adds up the medical expenses to be $41, General damages, and pain and suffering, which will be measured by the enlightened conscious of a jury. On 2/26/2006, plaintiff was an invitee of the defendant Memorial. Plaintiff was walking on the sidewalk beside the parking garage on the defendant s property when she tripped on uneven pavement and fell, face first, onto the sidewalk. Plaintiff claims to have sustained serious injuries and severe discomfort. Plaintiff s complaint against the Hospital Authority is barred and should be dismissed. Case withdrawn; private mediation
7 STCV Roger Gatson Jr vs. Debra Decrescenzo VICTOR C HAWK, MELISSA DETCHEMENDY MARTIN KENT, J WESLEY PADGETT 3/27/08 11/02/11 All medical expenses that he incurred as a result of the injury, which are to be determined later, full compensation from the loss of business that his business will suffer, and pain and suffering in an amount not less than $50, (Ballpark figure of around $900, according to Wes Padgett). in the amount of $150, /10/06, plaintiff was driving northbound on Columbia Ave. in Rincon, GA. As he approached traffic light at intersection with Ft. Howard Road, he came to a stop at a red light. Plaintiff claims that the defendant s car then slammed into the back of the plaintiff s causing the plaintiff s car to strike the one in from of it, and that car to strike the car in front of it. Plaintiff was transported by ambulance to Effingham County Hospital and claims to have suffered severe pain in neck, shoulders, upper and lower back, and his right leg. Plaintiff has exaggerated the injuries and did not exercise safe caution himself.
8 STCV Chad H. Baker vs. Buffi G. Boyd, MD JULIAN H TOPOREK, RICHARD M DARDEN MMP TRACIE GROVE SMITH, J CURT THOMAS 7/30/08 10/05/11 $10, in general damages, $21, in medical expenses. Pain, suffering, and mental anguish due to the permanent loss of his testicle as a direct result of the Defendant s malpractice. On 7/31/06, plaintiff underwent surgery to remove scrotal clips on both testes put in place by a prior vasectomy. During the procedure, the plaintiff alleges that the defendant severed the artery supplying blood to the plaintiff s left testicle and did not recognize this in time for the damage to be reversed. The Plaintiff claims that the Defendant did not meet standard of care and caused the plaintiff months of suffering and ultimately the loss of his left testicle. Claims that at all relevant times, the care and treatment rendered by her was within the applicable standard of care and the Plaintiff s Complaint should therefore be dismissed..
9 STCV Edward Heyward vs. Daniel W. Giles BRENT J SAVAGE, DANIEL J MCNAMARA GWENDOLYN FORTSON WARING, TIFFANY A COLEMAN Coolidge 3/18/09 2/08/11 Special damages in an amount to be proven at trial. Punitive damages against the Defendant s pursuant and recovery from Defendant s attorneys fees and costs of investigation. Within the last year, plaintiff claims that the defendant has published or caused to be published false statements to third parties about plaintiff. Plaintiff also alleges that Defendant has falsely imputed to Plaintiff a crime punishable by law and has falsely made charges against Plaintiff in reference to his trade, office or profession. Complaint is frivolous and constitutes abusive litigation, complaint is barred by the statute of limitations, court lacks jurisdiction over this matter. Jury Verdict in favor of the plaintiff in the amount of $125,
10 STCV Jason Waits vs. Adriana Miller BRENT J SAVAGE, DANIEL J MCNAMARA, BRENT J SAVAGE JR JORDON D MORROW 3/24/09 4/19/11 Plaintiff is awarded an appropriate sum to compensate for the injuries and damages. On 3/27/2007, Plaintiff was driving on Rio Road. Defendant failed to yield the right away and pulled her vehicle into oncoming traffic. Defendant s care struck the Plaintiff s car. Plaintiff was substantially harmed. Plaintiff claims that the defendant was negligibly operating the vehicle. Defense wishes the claim to be dismissed. Judgment in favor of the Plaintiff in the amount of $40,
11 STCV Melissa Osteen vs. Memorial Health OWEN C MURPHY, ROY R KELLY IV R PATRICK WHITE, CYNTHIA L TOLBERT Coolidge 4/28/09 7/19/11 Past medical expenses totaling $36,465.24; future medical expenses between $361, and $723,750.00; lost wages totaling $30,650.40, past, present, and future physical, mental, and emotional pain in an amount to be determined by the Jury. On 9/14/07, a Memorial Hospital Ambulance was traveling eastbound in the inside lane on DeRenne Ave. The ambulance attempted to change lanes, and in doing so collided with another vehicle. Memorial ambulance was not involved in an emergency situation and Memorial has admitted its liability for this wreck. Plaintiff claims that as a result of the wreck, Mrs. Osteen suffered injuries to her neck and lower back that caused severe pain. Plaintiff also alleges that further treatment has determined that Mrs. Osteen (26 yrs old at the time) will need epidural shots indefinitely to minimize the pain. Judgment in favor of Plaintiff in the amount of $750, Participated in an unsuccessful mediation.
12 STCV Lindsey G. Smith vs. Gedallia I. Ross ARTHUR L COOPER D CAMPBELL BOWMAN JR 8/11/09 3/23/11 Medical Expenses totaling $4, Defendant was driving behind Plaintiff on W. Montgomery Crossroads, in the right hand lane. The Plaintiff stopped at the intersection of Abercorn because it was a red light. Plaintiff claims that the Defendant did not notice that the Plaintiff had stopped until it was too late and rear ended her. Plaintiff claimed to sustain severe injuries to her neck, upper back, and right shoulder. In favor of the Plaintiff in the amount of $2, with future interest at the legal rate plus the costs of court.
13 STCV Pro Se Lavergne White vs. MC Transportation INC and Latoya Bonaparte JOSEPH H BARROW, TRAVIS D WINDSOR, DAVID B GROFF, 9/02/09 7/26/11 Special Damages for medical bills and lost wages based on the evidence thereof presented at trial. Plaintiff was operating vehicle on MLK Blvd. on 1/5/09. He stopped at the traffic light of MLK and Taylor St. and his vehicle was struck in the rear by the Defendant s vehicle. The Defendant was cited for following too closely, and the Plaintiff claimed to have suffered injuries that required medical attention as well as loss of time from work. In favor of the Plaintiff in the amount of $4,
14 STCV Judith Ann Klump vs. Myrtice J. Lewis MARK A TATE, C DORIAN BRITT, JAMES E SHIPLEY JR MARTIN KENT Sapp 9/18/09 11/30/11 Claims to have incurred medical expenses totaling $33, Plaintiff was riding her bike in a sponsored event in Thunderbolt, GA on 5/4/08. The defendant was driving in her vehicle and as the plaintiff took a left turn, the plaintiff claims that the defendant crossed a double line and struck the plaintiff, knocking her off of her bicycle. The Plaintiff alleges to have suffered serious injuries and damages as a result and will continue to incur medical expenses for an indefinite amount of time. Judgment that the Plaintiff take nothing and ruled in favor of the defendant. Mediation; no agreement reached
15 STCV John F. Massey vs. John Wiebe DDS MICHAEL J WARSHAUER, LYLE GRIFFIN WARSHAUER, TRENT S SHUPING, DARL H CHAMPION MMP MATTHEW S COLES 1/28/10 6/02/11 Recovery of full value of the life of Elizabeth Massey, all funeral and burial expenses, emotional stress that Elizabeth Massey suffered between the surgery and her death. Plaintiff s wife, Elizabeth Massey, underwent a procedure on 11/5/08 where multiple teeth were to be removed. Plaintiff alleges that Dr. Wiebe and his staff failed to recognize that a permanent 3- tooth structure which was attached to one of the teeth Dr. Wiebe was extracting, had been aspirated by Mrs. Massey in her lung. The Plaintiff claims that this led to an infectious process that ultimately caused her death on 12/8/08. Denied all allegations of negligence. Jury Verdict in favor of the Defendant