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  • Cases Against the Government

    $44,717,681
    Trial Verdict

    Air Force

    Medical Malpractice Birth Injury

    $20,000,000 judgment after appeal
    $15,752,732 received by clients with lifetime benefits
    $5,311,982 attorneys’ fees
    $232,364 litigation expenses

    Dickerson v. United States

    Sheppard Air Force Base Hospital

    Infant injured at birth as a result of pregnancy induced hypertension. Air Force providers failed to perform a timely c-section resulting in a profound brain injury.

    $32,676,410
    Trial Verdict

    Army

    Medical Malpractice Birth Injury

    $23,250,000 awarded on appeal
    $18,967,710 received by clients with lifetime benefits
    $6,347,611 attorneys’ fees
    $203,577 litigation expenses

    Lebron v. United States

    Fort Hood, Texas

    At Darnall Army Community Hospital, a doctor’s improper use of forceps crushed a baby’s skull, leading to massive brain damage, requiring lifetime care.

    $21,592,643.03
    Trial Verdict

    Veterans Affairs

    Stroke Misdiagnosis

    $21,592,643.03 trial verdict
    $15,884,511.98 in trust for clients with lifetime benefits
    $5,398,160.76 attorneys’ fees
    $309,970.29 litigation expenses

    Farley v. United States

    VAMC Manchester, N.H.

    Our client went to the Manchester Veterans Affairs with a minor stroke. The providers failed to diagnose the cause of his stroke and failed to prevent a second, larger stroke—causing our client locked in syndrome.

    $18,708,734
    Trial Verdict

    Army

    Medical Malpractice Birth Injury

    $12,000,000 post-trial settlement
    $8,704,761 received by clients with lifetime benefits
    $3,000,000 attorneys’ fees
    $295,238 litigation expenses

    Dominguez v. United States

    Darnall Army Community Hospital

    At Fort Hood Army Base in Killeen, Texas, providers failed to properly respond to a fetal heart rate monitor, causing the child to suffer a hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy.

    $13,690,648
    Trial Verdict

    Navy

    Medical Malpractice Birth Injury

    $12,500,000 settlement
    $9,183,752 received by clients with lifetime benefits
    $3,125,000 attorneys’ fees
    $191,248 litigation expenses

    Brown v. United States

    Naval Branch Health Clinic, Millington, TN.

    Navy doctors failed to properly prescribe prenatal vitamins containing folic acid which resulted in our client suffering a devastating spinal cord injury known as spina bifida.

    $10,000,000 Settlement

    Army

    Medical Malpractice Birth Injury

    $7,384,854 received by clients with lifetime benefits
    $2,500,000 attorneys’ fees
    $115,143.23 litigation expenses

    Guill v. United States

    General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital (ACH)

    Failure to properly interpret fetal monitoring and failure to properly resuscitate at birth caused global brain damage. During delivery, our client’s fetal monitoring alerted providers to multiple episodes of bradycardia that went ignored.

    $6,500,000
    Settlement

    Air Force

    Medical Malpractice Brain Injury

    $4,581,969.98 to clients
    $1,625,000.00 attorneys fees
    $285,061.14 litigation expenses

    Timmons v. United States

    Fort Walton Beach Medical Center

    Air Force settled this case after its doctors and nurses provided too much oxytocin to our client and failed to monitor her labor and delivery, causing cerebral palsy in her child.

    $5,800,000 Settlement

    Army

    Medical Malpractice Birth Injury

    $4,106,711.68 received by clients with lifetime benefits
    $1,450,000 attorneys’ fees
    $33,666.12 litigation expenses

    Humble v. United States

    Darnall Army Community Hospital

    During labor and delivery, the Army doctors and healthcare providers failed to timely and properly respond to the baby’s heart rate monitor causing the child to suffer permanent and severe brain damage as a result.

    $5,117,473.50
    Trial Verdict

    Air Force

    Medical Malpractice

    $3,475,648.35 received by clients with lifetime benefits
    $1,279,368.37 attorneys’ fees
    $412,914.78 litigation expenses

    Lee v. United States

    Randolph Air Force Base Clinic

    Military providers failed to provide our client, a child, the Prevnar vaccinations against pneumococcal pneumonia. When our client contracted pneumonia, the Air Force clinic failed to diagnose it, leading to a kidney transplant.

    $5,000,000 Settlement

    Army

    Medical Malpractice Failure to Diagnose

    $3,649,997.32 received by clients with lifetime benefits
    $1,250,000 attorneys’ fees
    $100,002.68 litigation expenses

    Spratling v. United States

    Martin Army Community Hospital

    The Army failed to diagnose aortic dissection, which resulted in the death of a mother and a permanent brain injury to her child.

    $4,500,000 Settlement

    Army

    Medical Malpractice Birth Injury

    $3,172,468 received by clients lifetime benefits
    $1,125,000 attorneys’ fees
    $202,531 litigation expenses

    K. White v. United States

    Winn Army Community Hospital

    Ft. Stewart, Georgia healthcare providers misdiagnosed a miscarriage and performed a D&C on a viable pregnancy. The baby survived the procedure, but had serious brain and orthopedic injuries as a result.

    $4,500,000 Settlement

    Army

    Medical Malpractice Birth Injury
    $3,305,854.50 received by clients with lifetime benefits
    $1,101,951.50 attorneys’ fees
    $92,194 litigation expenses

    Gerry v. United States

    Darnall Army Community Hospital

    Army providers at Ft. Hood failed to timely diagnose and treat our client’s placental abruption, resulting in a permanent brain injury to the baby.

    $3,000,000 Settlement

    Navy

    Medical Malpractice Birth Injury

    $2,322,359 received by clients with lifetime benefits
    $600,000 attorneys’ fees
    $77,641 litigation expenses

    Carman v. United States

    Portsmouth Naval Medical Center

    During labor and delivery, Navy providers failed to timely respond to our client’s placental abruption causing permanent and severe brain damage to her baby.

    $2,300,000 Settlement

    Navy

    Medical Malpractice Birth Injury

    $1,623,930 received by clients with lifetime benefits
    $575,000 attorneys’ fees
    $101,070 litigation expenses

    Holweger v. United States

    Portsmouth Naval Medical Center

    Portsmouth, Virginia Naval healthcare providers failed to properly monitor the baby’s fetal monitor strip, which caused hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy and a permanent brain injury.

    $2,247,280
    Trial Verdict

    Army

    Medical Malpractice Shoulder Dystocia

    $2,100,000 post-trial settlement
    $1,597,500 received by clients with lifetime benefits
    $532,500 attorneys’ fees
    $63,100 litigation expenses

    Jackson v. United States

    Darnall Army Community Hospital

    Army Providers in Killeen, Texas at Fort Hood mismanaged a shoulder dystocia during labor and delivery causing permanent brachial plexus injury to the baby.

    $2,150,000 Settlement

    Army

    Medical Malpractice Misdiagnosis

    $1,492,813 received by clients
    $537,500 attorneys’ fees
    $119,687 litigation expenses

    Cloer v United States

    Blanchfield Army Community Hospital

    Ft. Campbell, Tennessee providers failed to diagnose colorectal cancer leading to death. During the course of this case, we discovered a simple test would have discovered the cancer and saved our client’s life.

    $2,000,000 Settlement

    Navy

    Surgical Medical Malpractice

    $1,433,5000 received by clients
    $500,000 attorneys’ fees
    $66,500 litigation expenses

    Shurtz v. United States

    Pensacola Naval Hospital, Florida

    Our client was a Navy veteran who was negligently treated by Navy doctors and providers in Pensacola, Florida. The Navy providers negligently performed a gall bladder removal surgery that caused our client to suffer permanent damage to his liver, requiring a liver transplant.

    $2,000,000 Settlement

    Veterans Affairs

    Medical Malpractice Brain Injury

    $1,432,118 received by clients with lifetime benefits
    $500,000 attorneys’ fees
    $67,227 litigation expenses

    Richardson v. United States

    Audie Murphy VA Hospital

    Our client was on the telemetry floor of the hospital. He went to the bathroom, pushed the nurse call button, and coded. Providers could not find the key to unlock the door and was delayed in responding to his call. Our client suffered a brain injury as a result.

    $1,903,961
    Trial Verdict

    Department of Health

    Wrongful Death of Child, Choctaw Health Center

    $1,675,000 settlement on appeal
    $418,750 attorneys’ fees
    $105,745 litigation expenses

    $1,150,505 client recovery after fees and expenses.

    Chickaway v. United States

    Choctaw Health Center

    A 12-year old boy died following a clinic’s failure to diagnose a hip infection, which resulted in sepsis and death.

    $1,800,000 Settlement

    Veterans Affairs

    Medical Malpractice Hip Injury

    $1,315,992 received by clients
    $450,000 attorneys fees
    $34,007 litigation expenses

    Hedgpeth v. United States

    Portland VA Hospital

    Our client was an Army veteran who was negligently treated by VA doctors at the Portland VA Medical Center in Portland, Oregon. The VA doctors negligently operated on our client’s hip causing a permanent nerve injury to her leg.

    $1,625,000
    Trial Verdict

    Air Force

    Medical Malpractice Brain Injury

    $1,067,624 received by clients
    $418,248 attorneys’ fees
    $227,001 litigation expenses

    Hogans v. United States

    Madigan Army Medical Center

    Army providers at the Lewis-McChord Army Base in Tacoma, Washington, as well as Army doctors at Winn Army Community Hospital in Ft. Stewart, Georgia failed to diagnose a tumor, leading to stroke and brain injury.

    $1,560,000 Settlement

    Veterans Affairs

    Medical Malpractice Spinal Injury

    $1,133,963 received by clients with lifetime benefits
    $390,000 attorneys’ fees
    $36,037 litigation expenses

    J. White v. United States

    Audie Murphy Veterans Hospital

    Our client went into the VA in San Antonio, Texas for a spinal surgery. During the surgery, the surgeon negligently bruised the spinal cord causing permanent difficulties with walking and constant pain for our client.

    $1,000,000 Settlement

    Army

    Truck Wreck

    $650,236.03 received by clients with lifetime benefits
    $250,000 attorneys’ fees
    $99,673.97 litigation expenses

    Kinnaird v. United States

    Lawton, Oklahoma Army Truck Wreck

    An Army truck ran a red light and t-boned our client causing a mild traumatic brain injury. As a result our client suffered memory loss and other physical injuries requiring ongoing therapy.

    $1,000,000 Settlement

    Army

    Medical Malpractice Cancer

    $701,790 received by clients
    $250,000 attorneys’ fees
    $48,209 litigation expenses

    Owen v. United States

    Darnall Army Community Hospital

    Our client underwent surgery at the U.S. Army MEDDAC in Nuremberg, Germany. Following surgery, our client transferred her care to DACH. Despite pathology results that revealed cancer, Ft. Hood providers failed to diagnose it, resulting in the death of our client.

    $775,000 Settlement

    Postal Service

    Truck Wreck Leg Injury
    $340,000 received by clients
    $193,750 attorneys’ fees
    $241,250 litigation expenses

    Schulte v. United States

    Portland, Oregon USPS Truck Collision

    A United States Postal Service truck failed to yield at an intersection and t-boned our client causing nerve injuries in her leg. This case involved multiple experts, epidemiologists, and biomechanics experts. We settled this case before trial.





    Private Cases

    $8,700,000
    Jury Verdict

    Products Liability

    Confidential Settlement following appeal

    Muth v. Ford Motor Co.

    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

    Our client, an Army Major, became a tetraplegic when the roof of a Crown Victoria in which he was a passenger was crushed in on him during a rollover. We were able to show that a nine dollar repair that involved adding steel to the roof would have prevented our client’s injuries.

    $3,565,000
    Trial Verdict

    Products Liability

    Confidential Settlement following appeal

    Beene v. Ford Motor Co.

    Denver, Colorado

    Our client, a volunteer firefighter, was seriously and permanently injured when a Ford Expedition Police Truck that had been parked slightly uphill of our client slipped out of park into neutral. The Expedition rolled downhill and crushed our client’s legs.

    Products Liability

    Confidential Settlement

    Austin, Texas

    Our firm represented a nine-year-old boy who was asphyxiated and nearly killed when he was pinned between an automatic gate and fence at his apartment complex. We brought suit against Pennsylvania gate opener manufacturer, a Colorado apartment complex owner, and against the Austin gate installer.

    $5,500,000
    Jury Verdict

    Products Liability

    Travis County, Texas

    A Mack truck delivering the mail ran a red light and broadsided the car driven by our client’s 19-year-old son, killing him instantly. A defect in the brake valve, under the driver’s foot, prevented any substantial braking.

    $7,450,000 Settlement

    Truck Accident

    $4,309,199 received by clients
    $2,980,000 attorneys fees
    $160,800.68 litigation expenses

    Los Angeles, California

    Moments before a jury was selected in Los Angeles County, a delivery truck owner settled this case, with our Austin clients recovering in excess of $4.3 million for injuries he received when he was crushed by a dumpster.

    Aviation

    Confidential Settlement

    Georgia

    When an Embraer 120 turboprop aircraft crashed in Georgia, all of those on board lost their lives, including a NASA astronaut whose family retained our firm. After extensive investigation in federal court in multi-district litigation, we found that the cause of the crash was a manufacturing defect in a part of the propeller mechanism

    $1,750,000 Settlement

    Car Accident

    $1,166,507 received by clients
    $583,333.34 attorneys fees
    $159.51 case expenses

    Austin, Texas

    Settlement on behalf of a family of an 18-year old passenger in a vehicular accident that resulted in his tragic death. Our firm was able to negotiate a settlement before filing suit.

    Products Liability

    Confidential Settlement

    Austin, Texas

    Two boys, 7 and 9 years old, were brutally burned when the flick of a cigarette lighter ignited gas that had leaked into the passenger cab of a 1966 Chevrolet pickup. Because General Motors decided to put the fuel tank and its filler neck (with a rubber filler hose) within the passenger compartment, the gas leak was highly dangerous and constituted a design defect.

    $1,650,000 Settlement

    College Hazing

    $943,747.86 received by clients
    $660,000 attorneys’ fees
    $46,252.14 litigation expenses

    Hesselsweet v. Kappa Alpha

    Austin, Texas

    Our client was a pledge with Kappa Alpha fraternity at the University of Texas at Austin. During rush, he was hazed by the fraternity members and suffered a cracked skull and brain injuries as a result. The case settled after jury selection.

    Home Neglect

    Confidential Recovery

    Plano, Texas

    Mentally handicapped twin adult women were neglected/abused in their community home. When their mother complained, the owner threatened to discharge the twins in an attempt to avoid caring for them. After trial, the jury awarded the twins’ mother damages for pain and suffering, attorneys’ fees, and punitive damages. Subsequently, we settled their cases for a confidential amount.

    Products Liability

    Confidential Settlement

    Rezulin, available only by prescription, proved to be a dangerous drug that caused significant damage to a 55-year-old man’s liver, necessitating that he be placed on the liver transplant list. We settled the case on behalf of our clients for a confidential amount just prior to the beginning of trial.

    Products Liability

    Confidential Settlement

    Austin, Texas

    Our client, who had received her implants after undergoing a mastectomy for breast cancer, developed autoimmune problems after one of her implants ruptured. After her implants were removed, her health problems improved. This verdict paved the way for us to negotiate settlements for the approximately 200 women we represented in similar cases.

    Sexual Assault

    Confidential Recovery

    Travis County, Texas

    On his first day on the job, a new preschool teacher sexually molested children of our clients. The day care facility did not interview him or conduct a criminal background or professional reference check prior to hiring. The case settled for a confidential amount after the first week of trial before we called any witnesses to testify about the children’s damages.

    $1,400,000 Recovery

    Trucking Accident

    Travis County, Texas

    A head-on collision between an SUV and an eighteen-wheeler resulted in the death of a 43-year-old businessman. Our firm’s investigation into the accident revealed that the driver of the eighteen-wheeler was on drugs at the time of the accident. We were able to obtain a pretrial settlement from the truck driver’s employer.

    Aviation

    Confidential Settlement

    The firm represented families from Jakarta, Indonesia, Borneo, Hong Kong, and Pecos, Texas after their husbands and fathers were killed in a Bell 212 helicopter crash on the way to an ARCO rig off of Tarakan, Indonesia. In separate confidential settlement agreements, five families residing 12,000 miles apart received ample compensation for suits handled by our firm in three states. that failed in flight.

    Wrongful Death

    Confidential Settlement

    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    Our firm represented the family of Egypt’s Vice Minister of Security in a lawsuit that arose from the death of the general’s wife of 29 years. Doctors from a hospital in Oklahoma lured her to the United States with a promise of a liver transplant. When she arrived in Oklahoma, the doctors enrolled her in a experimental drug trial without her knowledge or consent, delaying her transplant.