Here are a few examples of recoveries on behalf of individuals and their families in serious injury and birth cases in the Pittsburgh area, Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia:
A recovery in a rural county in excess of $1 million on behalf of a family whose child was deprived of oxygen during labor.
A significant recovery in a rural county to a truck driver where a hydraulic fluid line ruptured, releasing liquid under pressure and causing partial loss of vision to the truck driver's eye.
A recovery on behalf of a young man who was injured in a high speed head-on automobile collision with a car driven by a fugitive who was being pursued at high speeds over a long-distance by a number of police cars.
A recovery in a rural county in excess of $1 million against a physician and a hospital upon a claim that the child was deprived of oxygen in utero during a caesarean section as a result of the inability of the obstetrician to deliver the child in a timely fashion.
A recovery of $1.5 million in a rural county on behalf of a child who had to be resuscitated upon delivery when the child should have been delivered by caesarean section rather than allowing the labor to progress.
A recovery on behalf of a woman in her 50's who underwent a therapeutic splenectomy where the general surgeon inadvertently damaged the client's pancreas.
A significant recovery for a woman in a rural county who underwent gallbladder surgery which resulted in inadvertent injury to the hepatic duct.
A recovery in a rural county on behalf of a mother and child involved in a collision with a construction vehicle on a two-lane country road.
A multi-million dollar recovery in a rural county in a birth asphyxia case where the child was deprived of oxygen during the labor process and was born with severe disabilities which resulted in her death at two years of age.
A recovery in excess of $1.5 million on behalf of a mother who suffered debilitating stroke during labor as a result of the failure of the physician and hospital to diagnose and treat preeclampsia.
A recovery in excess of $1 million in a failure to timely diagnose and treat a pelvic tumor to the point that treatment required removal of a portion of the husband's pelvis, necessitating significant reconstructive surgery.
A significant recovery on behalf of the family of a child who suffered a spinal injury in a head-on collision due to the defective design of the vehicle.
A recovery against PennDOT for failure to properly maintain a roadway resulting in the deaths of a mother and son who lost control descending an ice-covered hill.
A recovery against PennDOT on a claim that it had allowed gravel to accumulate on a roadway causing a high school student to loose control of his car on a bend, resulting in the death of that teenager."The above recoveries are not intended to suggest future results. Each claim is dependent upon its own set of facts."