Medical Malpractice Case Results
$11.0 Million V.L. v. Anonymous Hospital and Anonymous Doctor V.L. v. Anonymous Hospital and Anonymous Doctor Fagel negotiated a $11,000,000 settlement for the family where medical negligence by doctors and the hospital resulted in the patient suffering from cerebral palsy, epilepsy, being fed through a gastrostomy tube and is dependent on others for all of her daily needs. The patient’s injuries are the result of the hypoxic-ischemic brain damage that she suffered during the events of... Read More
$11.0 million O. P., a minor v. CHW Failure to diagnose/treat kernicterus | Kern County Fagel negotiated a $11,000,000 settlement for the family where medical negligence by doctors and the hospital resulted in choreoathetoid, spastic quadriparetic cerebral palsy, moderate to severe cognitive deficits, requires supplementation with overnight gastrostomy tube feeds, and is dependent on others for nearly all of his daily living needs. These preventable conditions were caused by a delayed delivery. Dr. Fagel relied... Read More
$10 million J. F., a minor v. Anonymous Hospital/Medical Group Failure to Diagnose Bowel Obstruction in 3-Day-Old Child | Riverside County Dr. Fagel negotiated a settlement of $10,000,000 on behalf of a child who now has Short Bowel Syndrome and mild mental retardation as a result of medical professionals’ failure to diagnose a malformed anus and a bowel obstruction during his neonatal care. Although the plaintiff was born prematurely at 31 weeks to an 18 year old with a history of illegal drug... Read More
$9.85 Million Palacio v. Anonymous Hospital and Anonymous Doctor Palacio v. Anonymous Hospital and Anonymous Doctor Fagel negotiated a $9,852,805 settlement for the family where medical negligence by doctors and the hospital resulted in the newborn requiring 24 hour skilled nursing care for the remainder of her life. In addition to pediatric visits, the Plaintiff will require lifelong care and intervention by numerous specialists, including gastroenterologists, surgeons, neurologists, pulmonologists, orthopedists, ophthalmologists, and physiatrists. Read More
$9.75 Million F.G. v. Anonymous Hospital and Anonymous Doctor F.G. v. Anonymous Hospital and Anonymous Doctor Dr. Fagel negotiated a $9,750,000 settlement for the family where medical negligence by doctors and the hospital started a chain of events which resulted in the birth of a markedly premature infant, who went on to exhibit hydrocephalus and the intracranial bleeds frequently associated with prematurity. Read More
$9.25 million S. M., a minor v. Mercy San Juan Hospital S.M. v. Anonymous Hospital and Anonymous Doctor Fagel negotiated a $9,250,000 settlement for the family where medical negligence by doctors and the hospital resulted in severe and permanent neurologic brain injuries due to severe acute perinatal hypoxia and ischemia just prior to, and during delivery. Read More
$9.03 Million E.C. v. Anonymous Hospital and Anonymous Doctor E.C. v. Anonymous Hospital and Anonymous Doctor Fagel negotiated a $9,029,000 settlement for the family where medical negligence by doctors and the hospital resulted in severe cerebral palsy and global developmental delays as a direct result of an untimely diagnosis of the mother’s placental abruption resulting in a delayed C section. Read More
$9.0 million D.Y., a minor v. Anonymous Physician/Medical Center Oxygen Deprivation after Birth | Las Vegas, Nevada Dr. Fagel obtained a settlement of $9 million on behalf of a child who now suffers severe brain injuries after experiencing hypoxic injuries from ventilator complications shortly after his birth. After being born prematurely, the infant plaintiff was admitted to the Neonatal Intensive care Unit and placed on a ventilator. He was weaned from the ventilator in a few days and was... Read More
$9.0 million Leah Gumb, a minor v. Regents Delay in c-section | Sacramento County Settlement: $9,000,000 Plaintiff Attorney: Bruce G. Fagel, Thomas S. Alch, Law Offices of Bruce G. Fagel & Associates, Beverly Hills, Cal. Defense Attorney - Leo Schuering, Schuering, Zimmerman &Doyle, Sacramento. Facts: Plaintiff, Leah Gumb, now 20 months old, suffered an anoxic brain injury as a result of a delay in delivery by c-section on Oct. 14, 2011. Plaintiff's mother received... Read More
$9.0 million V. R., a minor v. Kaiser V.R. v. Anonymous Hospital and Anonymous Doctor Fagel negotiated a $9,000,000 settlement for the family where medical negligence by doctors and the hospital resulted choreoathetoid cerebral palsy, with some spasticity, cognitive delay, and is gastrostomy tube dependent all due to a preventable hypoxic-ischemic brain injury that she sustained when doctors ruptured the mother’s uterus with excessive Pitocin. Read More
$8.8 million L. H., a minor v. Anonymous Physician/Medical Center Failure to Diagnose and Properly Treat Ischemic Bowel in 3-Month-Old Child | Riverside County Dr. Fagel obtained a settlement of $8,800,000 on behalf of a 3 month old child who now has a debilitating bowel condition after numerous physicians and hospital staffers failed to diagnose and properly treat her ischemic bowel. Before her visit to the defendant hospital, the child had a history of prior bowel obstructions, one of which required surgery. The child first... Read More
$8.75 million Michael Novell, a minor v. Clovis Community Hospital Improperly Managed Labor and Delivery | Fresno County Dr. Fagel obtained a verdict of $8.75 million on behalf of a child who received significant brain injuries during the birth process after medical staff failed to properly respond to fetal distress. The plaintiff’s mother was admitted to the hospital at 37 weeks gestation for induction of labor due to mild pre-eclampsia. After 22 hours on Pitocin, the midwife considered possible failure to progress... Read More