Our Results

Because Results Matter, here are some of our best results:  

 

Appeals

Dunnington v. Virginia Mason Med. Ctr., 187 Wn.2d 629 (2017)

Successful Pretrial Appeal Limiting Loss of Chance 

Doctrine and Imposing Patient’s Duty to Return for Care

 

Clark v. Teng, 195 Wn. App. 482 (2016)

Order Granting Plaintiff’s Motion for New Trial and Terms

Reversed for Entry of Judgment on Costs and Jury Defense Verdict

 

 

Trials

Anesthesia complication after surgery

Damages requested: $15-20  million

Verdict: Defense

 

Epidural abscess

Damages requested: $8 million

Verdict: Defense

 

Tendon/Joint issues due to antibiotic prescription

Damages requested: $457,000.00 +

Verdict: Defense

 

Post-op spinal cord injury

Damages requested: $8.2 million

Verdict: Defense

Death following cardiac arrest

Damages requested: $1 million

Verdict: Defense

 

Neurological injuries following arm surgery

Damages requested:  $1.5 million

Verdict: Defense

 

Neurological injuries following laminectomy

Damages requested:  $4 million

Verdict:  Defense

 

Action against family practice physician

For failing to prevent patient’s suicide

Damages Requested:  $3 million

Verdict:  Defense

 

Fetal Death following placenta abruption

Damages Requested:  $2 million

Verdict:  Defense

 

Wrongful death action against anesthesiologist 

alleging failure to timely Intubate teenager in anaphylactic shock

Damages Requested:   1.5 million

Verdict:   Defense

 

Group B strep infection with catastrophic brain injury to infant

Verdict: Defense

Group A strep infection with catastrophic brain injury to infant

Verdict: Defense

 

 Fetal death following amniocentesis

Verdict: Defense

 

Shoulder dystocia following difficult delivery

Voluntary dismissal first day of trial 

 

Failure to diagnose melanoma

Only defendant to be dismissed without payment

 

Multiple successful defenses of emergency room physicians

and  hospitalists for cardiac arrests 

 

Multiple successful defenses of orthopedic surgeons

for adverse events following surgery

 

Multiple successful defenses of anesthesiologists

for adverse events during surgery