Feldman Shepherd attorneys Daniel S. Weinstock and G. Scott Vezina obtained a record-setting $20 million pre-trial settlement on behalf of a family whose child suffered severe brain damage due to Kernicterus, caused by the defendants’ alleged failure to timely diagnose and treat hyperbilirubinemia. Attorneys Daniel S. Weinstock and G. Scott Vezina argued the child’s brain injury, which manifests as Cerebral Palsy, was caused by a nearly 40 hour delay in an immediately necessary post- delivery blood transfusion.
Attorneys Carol Nelson Shepherd and Patricia M. Giordanoreached a $10.24 million dollar settlement for the family of a child who was severely disabled as a result of a negligently managed hospital delivery. The case resulted in a unique two-part settlement.
Attorneys John M. Dodig and Jason A. Daria negotiated a $4.25 million settlement on behalf of a 69-year-old man who developed complications from a laceration sustained from a wheelchair at a hospital. The man later succumbed to his injury.
Attorneys John M. Dodig and Jason A. Daria secured a $3.7 million settlement on behalf of a construction worker who suffered multiple orthopedic injuries after falling from an elevated plank on a job site. It was later discovered that the general contractor was in violation of several OSHA regulations and requirements.
Attorneys John M. Dodig and Jason A. Daria obtained $2.4 million on behalf of William Arias (deceased) and his wife, Elvetia Urena, after a large sycamore tree fell on their tent during a camping trip, killing Mr. Arias and seriously injuring Ms. Urena.
Attorneys John M. Dodig and Jason A. Daria reached a $1.675 million settlement on behalf of the Estate of Christopher Johnson, a construction worker. Mr. Johnson was electrocuted and died when he came in contact with unsecured and unmaintained energized high-voltage electrical equipment while on a job site.
Attorney Peter M. Newman negotiated a confidential seven-figure settlement from a medical negligence claim on behalf of a client employed as a chef. He now suffers from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) as a result of a carpal tunnel-release surgery, in which a surgeon negligently injured the median nerve in his hand.
Attorneys John M. Dodig and Jason A. Daria obtained a $1.4 million verdict on behalf of the Estate of Deanna Compton, who drowned when her car became submerged during a torrential rainstorm at a flooded Germantown intersection.
Attorney Mark W. Tanner settled a case for the family of a motorcyclist who was killed in a Bucks County motor vehicle accident. Mr. Tanner argued that a witness’s estimation of speed was unreliable, and that the other vehicle involved in the collision should and could have seen the motorcyclist well in advance of the collision and taken appropriate action to avoid the accident.
Attorney Mark W. Tanner negotiated a confidential seven-figure settlement in a Delaware County medical malpractice case. The claim arose from a doctors’ failure to properly screen for colon cancer, resulting in a fatal delay of diagnosis in a 63-year-old woman.
John M. Dodig and Jason A. Daria have been retained by the family of an individual who was killed when a tractor-trailer made an improper left turn in front of his motorcycle in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. Mr. Dodig and Mr. Daria expect to prove that the driver of the tractor-trailer was in violation of state statutes and federal regulations at the time of the accident.