Man Dies from Complications After Surgery

This was a medical malpractice wrongful death case brought by the decedent’s estate. Mr. Watson had outpatient laparoscopic surgery to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (“GERD”).  The surgery was performed by Defendant Dr. Tersigni at Defendant North Bend Medical Center.  After being discharged, Plaintiff claims that Mr. Watson’s wife called Defendants several times explaining that her…

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School District Negligent For Not Following IEP

Plaintiff Smith was a student in the fifth grade at Margaret Scott Elementary School.  He suffers from Muscular Dystrophy. Defendant school district signed an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) which directed that Smith have close standby supervision while walking. The reason for the IEP was the understanding that in Smith’s condition, a fall could cause a leg…

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Car Crash With Knee & Shoulder Injuries

Plaintiff Cooksley was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped for pedestrian traffic when it was struck from behind by Defendant Lofland. Cooksley claimed that the crash caused injuries including: Torn rotator cuff requiring surgery; Damage to the right knee including a torn meniscus which will require future surgery; Neck/Back strains and sprains; Post-traumatic…

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UIM Verdict

Plaintiff Daniels was hit in a rear-end car crash in 2009.  He settled with the at-fault driver for policy limits ($100,000.00).  Daniels brought this action for underinsured motorist benefits against his own insurance company.  He claimed he suffered injuries including a C6-7 disc injury which required surgery.  He sought medical bills totaling $112,048.35, wage losses…

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