Anesthesia Malpractice
$12.3 million Thompson v. Mathahs, Upland Outpatient Surgical Center, Inc., et al Brain Injury to 24-Year-Old during Cosmetic Surgery | San Bernardino County Dr. Fagel and his associates obtained a verdict of $12.3 million on behalf of a 28-year-old woman who now suffers severe brain damage after having Lidocaine induced seizures following elective breast augmentation surgery. During surgery, the surgeon administered Lidocaine as a local anesthetic in addition to general anesthesia. There were no problems during the surgery and the plaintiff was then moved to the... Read More
$5.6 million Rashad v. Mitchell Brain Injury to 3-Year-Old during Tonsillectomy | Los Angeles County Dr. Fagel obtained a verdict of $5.6 million on the behalf of a child who remains in a persistent vegetative state after sustaining injuries resulting from anesthesia errors during and after surgery. The plaintiff, then age 3 years old underwent a standard tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy at Los Angeles Metropolitan Hospital. The defendant, Dr. Mitchell, was the assigned anesthesiologist. There were no complications... Read More