Medical Malpractice Case Results
$7.0 Million T.S. v. Anonymous Hospital and Anonymous Doctor T.S. v. Anonymous Hospital and Anonymous Doctor Fagel negotiated a $7,000,000 settlement for the family where medical negligence by doctors and the hospital resulted in the failure to adequately address an arrest of dilation of the mother and delay in delivery, which caused the newborn to have severe and permanent neurologic injuries. Read More
$7.0 Million R.C. v. Anonymous Hospital and Anonymous Doctor R.C. v. Anonymous Hospital and Anonymous Doctor Fagel negotiated a $7,000,000 settlement for the family where medical negligence by doctors and the hospital resulted in the patient suffering from cerebral palsy and global developmental delays caused by a delay in delivery by Cesarean section. Read More
$7.0 Million J.O. v. Anonymous Hospital and Anonymous Doctor J.O. v. Anonymous Hospital and Anonymous Doctor Dr. Fagel negotiated a $7,000,000 settlement for the family where medical negligence by doctors and the hospital resulted in the patient suffering from spastic cerebral palsy and severe cognitive delay caused by improper use of vacuum during delivery. Read More
$7.0 million A. H., a minor v. Sutter Tracey Community Hospital A.H. v. Anonymous Hospital and Anonymous Doctor Fagel negotiated a $7,000,000 settlement for the family where medical negligence by doctors and the hospital resulted in the patient suffering from being a spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy, a seizure disorder, and is fed through a gastrostomy tube which was caused a preventable delay in delivery. Read More
$6.95 Million J.L. v. Anonymous Hospital and Anonymous Doctor J.L. v. Anonymous Hospital and Anonymous Doctor Dr. Fagel negotiated a $6,950,000 settlement for the family where medical negligence by doctors and the hospital resulted in a negligent delay in diagnosing neonatal sepsis causing irreversible brain insult that has left the patient with global neurologic and cognitive deficits that have rendered him dependent on skilled nursing care for life. Read More
$6.5 Million I.Y. v. Anonymous Hospital and Anonymous Doctor I.Y. v. Anonymous Hospital and Anonymous Doctor Fagel negotiated a $6,500,000 settlement for the family where medical negligence by doctors and the hospital resulted in severe speech and language handicaps, motor delays, is blind, and hypotonic, all as a result of hydrocephalus that developed after his birth and worsened over the span of several months after doctors failed to diagnosis and treat this preventable condition. Read More
$6.0 Million L.M. v. Anonymous Hospital and Anonymous Doctor L.M. v. Anonymous Hospital and Anonymous Doctor Fagel negotiated a $6,000,000 settlement for the family where medical negligence by doctors and the hospital resulted in hypoxic-ischemic brain damage, a gastrostomy tube and a tracheostomy, and requires 24/7 care, all caused by an unmanaged infection that resulted in a septic cardiac arrest, during a debridement surgery for gangrene and necrotizing fasciitis. Read More
$6.0 million Harrell v. Anonymous Hospital Failure to Perform Timely Cesarean Section | Orange County Dr. Fagel achieved a settlement of $6,000,000 on the behalf of a child who suffers moderate cerebral palsy resulting from injuries that occurred during the birth process. Six weeks before delivery, a judge issued an order to suspend the mother’s obstetrician’s medical license after an investigation by the California Medical Board. However, the order was stayed with the requirement that the OB have a... Read More
$5.9 million Chapman v. University of California Board of Regents dba University of California Irvine Medical Center Cerebral Palsy and a Seizure Disorder | Orange County Dr. Fagel achieved a $5,900,000 verdict on the behalf of a young girl who now suffers from cerebral palsy after nearly suffocating to death at her mother’s side shortly after her birth. The minor plaintiff and her twin brother were both delivered by Cesarean section without serious complications. The mother was then given two medications, including morphine, to relieve pain from the... Read More
$5.7 million David Page v. County of LA dba LA County Hospital Negligent Care of 20-Year-Old after Surgery | Los Angeles County Dr. Fagel obtained a settlement of $5,700,000 million on behalf of a 22-year-old man who is now in a persistent vegetative state after going into respiratory and cardiac arrest after surgery. The plaintiff, then age 20, suffered 2nd and 3rd degree burns on his face, arms and upper chest in an accidental kitchen fire. He was taken to the Burn Unit at... 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
$5.5 million Guzman v. Anonymous Physician/Hospital Failure to Perform Timely Cesarean Section | Los Angeles County Dr. Fagel achieved a settlement of $5,500,000 on the behalf of a child who now suffers cerebral palsy and severe developmental delays after hospital staff negligently delayed in performing a Cesarean section for two hours. The mother had a history of Gestational Diabetes and Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension prior to her arrival at the defendant hospital for labor and delivery. The fetal monitor initially showed a non-reassuring pattern, so the... Read More