Surgeon and Anesthesiologist Communication Failure Causes Brain Damage
The firm obtained a $3,000,000 settlement for the wife of a man who was confined to a nursing home bed for the rest of his life after a surgeon and an anesthesiologist failed to discuss critically necessary information prior to the start of sugery.
Newborn Paralyzed by Preventable Spinal Meningitis
Fellows and Blake obtained $3,500,000 settlement for parents of child who was paralyzed from a brain infection after the mother’s obstetrician ignores rule requiring Group B Strep (GBS) test prior to delivery and after child is born a pediatrician ignores signs of infection.
Mesothelioma Cancer from Asbestos Exposure
Fellows and Blake obtained a $2,000,000 settlement for a woman who developed mesothelioma cancer as a result of exposure to asbestos on her husband’s work clothing and from husband’s use of drywall taping compound while remodeling their home.
Driver Hits Young School Girl in Crosswalk
The firm obtained a $175,000 settlement for a 12 year old girl who suffered a broken leg when she was hit by a car when she was in the crosswalk in front of her school.
Truck Driver Hits Bicyclist Lawfully Crossing Intersection
Fellows and Blake obtained $375,000 for a man who suffered a broken leg when he was struck by an oncoming truck driver while lawfully riding his bicycle through a busy intersection. The truck driver was not paying attention when he made a left turn and hit the bicyclist traveling the opposite direction.
Nursing Home Patient Dies When Head Nurse Ignores Diabetic Distress Signs
Before damage cap laws were passed, the firm obtained a $1,500,000 settlement for the husband and adult sons of a diabetic woman whose nurse disregarded the patient’s loss of consciousness from low blood sugar. Co-workers had previously complained about the same nurse for failing to respond to patients in distress.