Case Results

Podiatrists is negligent in treating a diabetic ulcer (Awarded: $225,000)

Posted by John Harris on Fri, Oct 15, 2010 @ 03:50 AM

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Podiatrists is negligent in treating a diabetic ulcer

The plaintiff was a diabetic who developed an ulcer on his foot. He was treated a podiatrist who failed to culture the wound and as a result prescribed the wrong antibiotic. His wound became more and more infected until he had to have his leg amputated at the knee. He died of unrelated causes before the case could be brought to trial. His death reduce the value of the case.

Awarded: $225,000

Topics: Medical Malpractice Claims

Medical Malpractice Results in Suicide (Awarded: $600,000)

Posted by John Harris on Tue, Oct 05, 2010 @ 11:53 AM

DISCLAIMER: Please note that every case is different and these verdicts and settlements, while accurate, do not represent what we may obtain for you in your case.

Medical Malpractice Results in Suicide

Plaintiff with depression, drug and alcohol addiction was misdiagnosed and not treated properly by his psychiatrist. He was over medicated, not supervised or required to have regular visits. He eventually committed suicide by shooting himself. The case settled for $600,000 four days before trial was to begin.

Awarded: $600,000

Topics: Medical Malpractice Claims