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04-11-2014
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Pregnant Woman Sustains Permanent Brain Damage Resulting from Improperly Managed Respiratory Issues; Settled for $5,700,000

A 17-year-old pregnant woman suffered profound and permanent brain damage resulting from the hospital staff’s alleged failure to properly manage her respiratory issues. The woman, who was 34 weeks pregnant at the time, was admitted to the hospital with back and abdominal pain. Over the next few days, her condition deterioriated and she was septic…

08-29-2016
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Mis-Programming by Doctor of Man’s Cardiac Defibrillator Leads to Profound Brain Injury; Settled for $4,315,000

A young man suffered oxygen deprivation leading to severe brain damage after a physician allegedly mis-programmed his cardiac defibrillator. The man, now 30-years-old, cannot speak and will need around-the-clock assistance for the rest of his life. He is cared for by his parents, who are both in their 60s. The man was born with a…

10-25-2012
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Infant Suffers Continuous Seizures After Hospital Mismanages Ventilator and Breathing Tube; Settled for $4.1 Million

After multiple visits to the emergency room because of minor seizures, the hospital arranged to have the 9-month old infant transported to a different facility for a higher level of care and was placed on a ventilator in anticipation of the transport. When the transport team from the second hospital arrived, it was discovered that…

01-04-2011
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Insufficient Emergency Room Diagnosis Leaves 30-Year Old Woman in a Vegetative State; Settlement of More Than $4 Million

The emergency room diagnosed a 30-year old woman complaining of blurry vision and headaches with hyperventilation and anxiety.  Three days later she returned to the hospital after being found unconscious at home.  Her condition worsened but her pulmonologist was not notified until she was irreparably harmed. The woman remains in a vegetative state.

07-26-2011
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Failure to Diagnose Bacterial Infection Leads Women to Undergo Multiple Limb Amputations; Settled for $3,850,000

An emergency room physician failed to properly diagnose and treat a young mother of two who suffered from a bacterial infection. The doctor failed to administer antibiotics which resulted in toxic shock syndrome leading to her becoming septic. This caused her to lose blood flow to her hands and feet resulting in gangrene and eventually…

08-07-2014
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$2,500,000 Settlement: Lack of adherence to protocol causes premature triplets to contract infections killing two of the infants and severe brain damage to the third infant

A 30-year old woman, pregnant with triplets, was admitted to the NICU due to pregnancy complications, stemming from in-vitro fertilization. After an extremely premature birth, all three infants contracted infections due to staff’s failure to observe proper hospital protocol, resulting in death for two of the triplets and severe brain damage for one. Following their…

04-02-2014
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Woman Suffers Permanent Paralysis Due to an Undiagnosed Stroke; No Offer Case; Arbitration panel Finds for Plaintiff on Liability and Causation, Case then Settles for $2,250,000

A 44-year-old woman suffered from a middle cerebral artery stroke allegedly as a result of her physician’s failure to properly diagnose the condition based on early warning signs, resulting in permanent partial paralysis. The woman described her symptoms over the phone to her primary care physician, including a “pincheing” sensation in the neck and a…

11-14-2013
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Multiple Sclerosis Misdiagnosis Causes Liver Failure and Neurologic Injury; Settled for $2.1 Million

A 45-year-old woman was misdiagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) and as a result, sustained injuries including neurologic damage and liver failure. The woman, who consulted her primary care physician because one of her legs was dragging when she walked was referred to a neurologist for care. She underwent a complete MS workup, including MRIs of…

01-17-2012
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Baby Born with Down Syndrome After Negligent Interpretation of Prenatal Genetic Testing; Settled for $1.75 Million

Hodes Milman represented a husband and wife who gave birth to a Down Syndrome baby girl after doctors neglected to exercise proper care while interpreting prenatal genetic test results. During the second trimester, doctors tested the fetus for Down Syndrome and other genetic abnormalities on two separate occasions, yet despite observing warning signs, they did…