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 placental 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

 

 

Failure to diagnose pituitary apoplexy

 

Damages Requested:  $22 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 hospitals for cardiac arrests

 

Multiple successful defenses of orthopedic surgeons for adverse events following surgery

 

Multiple successful defenses of anesthesiologists for adverse events during surgery