Medical Malpractice

Epidural Abscess MedMal Case Results in Confidential High 7-Figure Settlement

By FG / May 13, 2024 /

Neurological problems can progress quickly, so it’s imperative to evaluate all possible causes when a patient presents with severe neurological symptoms. Claggett & Sykes’ client began experiencing symptoms 3 days prior to visiting the hospital, and by then was experiencing weakness in both legs, incontinence, and tingling and weakness in his hands. His complaints were…

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Animation in Med Mal Case Helps Net Large Confidential Settlement

By FG / March 11, 2024 / Comments Off on Animation in Med Mal Case Helps Net Large Confidential Settlement

Carpal Tunnel surgery is a fairly straightforward and common surgery. Delicate, for sure, given the nerves in the area, but there exist safety devices specifically to protect the nerves during this surgery. When a surgeon doesn’t use them correctly, however, that is medical malpractice, not a lack of an optimal result.  This is the situation…

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$1.5B in Verdicts and Settlements in 2023

By FG / February 9, 2024 / Comments Off on $1.5B in Verdicts and Settlements in 2023

We worked on projects for some of the best attorneys in the country during 2023, resulting in over $1.5B in verdicts and settlements! Thanks for working with us and putting your faith in our ability to help your cases. We love to show off the amazing work our visual experts do for our clients, so…

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$150K Settlement Offer Turns Into $4M Verdict in Med Mal Case

By FG / November 30, 2023 / Comments Off on $150K Settlement Offer Turns Into $4M Verdict in Med Mal Case

Patients typically trust their doctors and expect that they will provide the best care possible. They are human, however, and sometimes make mistakes. If that happens, they would be expected to own up to it and then do whatever they can to fix the mistake. In the case of Lloyd Bell’s client, she suffered a…

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Effective Sound Design in Legal Animations

By FG / October 6, 2023 / Comments Off on Effective Sound Design in Legal Animations

Visual aids in mediation or in the courtroom – animations, illustrations, PowerPoint presentations, 3D printed exhibits, and more – are proven to increase results for many reasons. For mediation, it may show defense that you are prepared to take them on in a courtroom, or show them aspects of the case in a way they…

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How Visuals Make Your Expert Look Like an Expert

By Sean Claggett / August 26, 2023 / Comments Off on How Visuals Make Your Expert Look Like an Expert

Medical illustrations and animations are used regularly by top trial lawyers during their expert testimony. The question is WHY these top trial lawyers feel that it’s necessary to use medical illustrations and animations during trial with their experts. Can’t an expert explain it all without such visuals? The answer is simple, we want our experts…

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Med-Mal Spine Surgery Case Settles for 7-figures

By FG / August 11, 2023 / Comments Off on Med-Mal Spine Surgery Case Settles for 7-figures

People put a lot of trust in their doctors, literally putting their lives in the hands of these highly trained professionals in the hopes that the outcome helps with whatever ails them. It can be devastating to learn that surgery is required. In the case of physician-attorney Leon Aussprung’s client, a cervical fusion was needed…

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Know Your Case (Part 3) – Medical Cost Projections

By Dr. Sam Colarusso / July 29, 2023 / Comments Off on Know Your Case (Part 3) – Medical Cost Projections

In our last article, we discussed the importance of having a clear picture of your client’s medical history, including past and current treatment for their injuries related to their personal injury case. How you use this information is crucial to settling the case before litigation, but it is also the foundation for a successful lawsuit.  …

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$47M Verdict in “Locked-In” Syndrome Case

By FG / March 14, 2023 / Comments Off on $47M Verdict in “Locked-In” Syndrome Case

A fall one evening prompted Amy Geiler’s family to take her to MountainView Hospital’s emergency room for treatment. Upon arriving and being examined, it was determined that her sodium levels were dangerously low (hyponatremia) and she was dehydrated, so saline was administered rapidly to try to stabilize her. MountainView Hospital’s policy would not allow the…

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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

By FG / January 25, 2023 / Comments Off on Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a broad term describing excessive and prolonged pain and inflammation that follows an injury to, or surgery on, an extremity. It is a neurological condition that has both acute and chronic forms. The exact cause of CRPS isn’t well understood but may involve abnormal inflammation or nerve dysfunction and…

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Monster $200M Verdict in Insurance Bad Faith Case

By FG / April 17, 2022 / Comments Off on Monster $200M Verdict in Insurance Bad Faith Case

Doctors take an oath to do no harm, but what happens when their intent is curbed by big business in the form of health insurance companies? For Doug Terry and Matt Sharp, their client suffered the ultimate loss…the death of a loved one because the insurance company, Sierra Health & Life (SHL), wouldn’t cover the…

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$29.5 Million Verdict in Anaphylaxis Brain Injury Case

By FG / April 26, 2021 / Comments Off on $29.5 Million Verdict in Anaphylaxis Brain Injury Case

Food allergies are very common, and in most cases, very treatable when exposure occurs. Christian Morris’ client was well-versed in what to do if she was ever exposed to peanuts, which happened at a convention in Las Vegas. She unknowingly ingested peanut butter that was in a pretzel topping on some ice cream, and immediately…

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