Notable Cases

$375,000 Settlement

For a patient who lost sight in one eye due to the failure of the doctor to properly treat and follow up on a condition.

$355,000 Settlement

Against the State of Missouri due to care givers at the state-run Northwest Habilitation Center who failed to provide the required supervision of a 24-year-old man with significant developmental disabilities and the eating disorder pica. The neglect led to the young man’s death. The settlement was the maximum allowed by law at the time.

$354,000 Settlement

For the family of a patient who died while under the care of a mental-health center.

$350,000 Settlement

For a female who fell on ice and fractured her knee.

$350,000 Settlement

For a St. Louis County man who sustained several orthopedic injuries in a work accident, rendering him permanently and totally disabled.

$350,000 Settlement

For a Missouri woman who formed bed sores due to the neglect of a nursing home facility and its staff.

$310,000 Settlement

For a man who sustained back and shoulder injuries as a result of slipping on a dangerous surface in a Phelps County restaurant.

$300,000 Settlement

For the parents of a three month old infant who died due to the negligence of a day care provider. A daycare provider placed a three-month old infant on a sofa and then left her unattended for at least 30 minutes. While unattended on the soft, unsecured surface the infant rolled onto her stomach and suffocated. On the day of the infant’s death, the daycare provider also violated Missouri law by having too many children in her care.

$300,000 Verdict

For a woman who became injured after falling at a gas station.

$300,000 Settlement

For a patient who acquired bed sores while under the care of a nursing home.