Verdicts

Verdicts & Settlements

Bond v. Potomac Associates

Wrongful death of West Virginia man for improper treatment of pancreatitis.

Wang v. Washington Hospital Center

$600,000 verdict.

Wiley v. General Motors

Represented a plaintiff who became paralyzed in a car accident as a result of a defective seatbelt. After six weeks at trial, the case was successfully settled.

Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

A landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision establishing the law on expert testimony.

Ealy v. Merrell Dow

$95 million verdict, including $75 million in punitive damages.

Hamilton v. Kaiser Permanente

$530,000 verdict for birth injury.

Kasdin v. GWU & GWU Health Plan

$1.5 million verdict for loss of kidney due to malpractice.

Gerver v. Benavides, M.D.

$2 million verdict for medical malpractice.

Cappadona v. Nimetz

$2.5 million verdict for medical malpractice.  While the defendant appealed, the verdict was affirmed by the D.C. appellate court, which affirmed the usefulness of special verdict forms.

Beach v. Ross

$2.75 million verdict for child with cerebral palsy. We collected all funds owed to our client despite the doctor leaving the state and a  relatively small insurance policy.

Clifton v. Georgetown University Hospital

$50 million verdict for young mother injured during childbirth.

Morton v. Adkins

$2.73 million verdict for paralysis during heart surgery by a prominent D.C. physician. Verdict was affirmed on appeal and paid in full.

McDonald v. City Hospital

$1.75 million verdict in a medical malpractice case.

Bell v. INOVA Health Systems

$3 million verdict for paralysis due to failure to diagnose an epidural abscess.

Boutz v. Stowasser

Jury Verdict related to pedestrian hit by car

Hudson v. Crisler

Wrongful death following bypass surgery. The case liberalized malpractice law in Virginia.

Havner v. Merrell Dow

$37 million verdict in drug liability case involving birth defects from mother’s use of a prescription drug.

Oxendine v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Oxendine v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Llitigated and won the first case involving Bendectin, a drug suspected of causing birth defects.

Yates v. George Washington Hospital and Washington Hospital Center

$6 million verdict for injury suffered during childbirth.