Medical Malpractice Tampa Bay Attorney

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$4.395 Million Total Settlement – Hospital and Emergency Medicine Malpractice
2015 & 2016 – Confidential Settlements
In a complex multi-defendant medical malpractice case involving failure to properly diagnose and treat our client’s spinal abscess, we obtained three settlements totaling $4.395 million for our client.

$5.25 Million Settlement – Anesthesiology Malpractice
Confidential
Settlements totalling $5.25 million were obtained in a case litigated by Dennis as a result of the failure of a nurse anesthetist and anesthesiologist to timely respond to severe hypotension (low blood pressure) during administration of general anesthesia, resulting in the patient’s prolonged coma and subsequent death.

$4.5 Million – Breach of Trust
Richard N. Baumgartner
A Pinellas County jury determined that Mr. Baumgartner’s trust had been mismanaged and awarded a verdict of $4.5 million.

$3 Million Jury Veredict – Internal Medicine Malpractice
Edith Ahle
A Pinellas County Jury determined that Mrs. Ahle’s wrongful death was the result of medical malpractice. Her family received a verdict of $3 million.

$2.6 Million Settlement – Stroke Care Malpractice
2012 – Confidential
Settlements totaling $2.6 million were paid to Dennis’ client who suffered permanent injuries when physicians at a hospital failed to diagnose and treat the client’s stroke.

$2.475 Million Award – Orthopedic Surgery Malpractice
Mrs. Fisher
In a medical malpractice case arising out of a foot-drop injury in Pasco County, Dennis obtained an award of $2.475 million on behalf of his client. This award is believed to be one of the largest medical malpractice awards in Pasco County history. Because the award was the result of a confidential arbitration proceeding, the names of the physician and medical group cannot be disclosed.

$2.1 Million Settlement – Internal Medicine and Hospital Malpractice
Confidential
Settlements totaling $2.1 million were paid to Dennis’ client who suffered permanent neurological
Injuries as a result of delayed diagnosis of a spinal epidural abscess.

$2.07 Million Settlement – Pathology Misdiagnosis Malpractice
2011 – Ms. Brubaker
After an injury sustained as a direct result of a pathology slide misdiagnosis – and the subsequent one year delay in bone cancer treatment – Ms. Brubaker received a settlement of $2.07 million.

$2 Million Settlement – Emergency Medicine Malpractice
Confidential
In late 2009, Dennis obtained a $2 million settlement for a client who was injured by failure of an emergency room to provide proper diagnosis and treatment for a low-back injury.

$2 Million Jury Veredict – Vascular Surgery Malpractice
William Perry
Pinellas County jury determined that Mr. Perry’s wrongful death was the result of medical malpractice. His daughter received a judgment and attorney’s fee totaling over $2 million.

$2 Million Settlement – Emergency Medicine Malpractice
2009 – Confidential
After an emergency room failed to properly treat a lower back injury a settlement was awarded for $2 million.

$2.04 Million Settlements – Sclerotherapy and Vascular Surgery Malpractice
Peggy Schatz
Ms. Schatz was injured by a lower-leg injection that resulted in a condition known as compartment syndrome. In a combined medical-malpractice and products-liability case case against three groups of defendants, Dennis obtained confidential settlements totaling $2.04 million for Ms. Schatz.

$1.8 Million Settlement – Obstetrical Care Malpractice
2011 – Confidential
The survivors of a woman who died due to birthing complications were awarded $1.8 million in a confidential settlement.

$1.7 Million Settlement – Cardiology Malpractice
Confidential Settlement
Settlements totaling $1.7 million were obtained from two cardiologists in a case that Dennis brought on behalf of a patient severely injured by the cardiologists’ failure to timely treat a postoperative complication from a cardiac procedure.

$1.5 Million Settlement – Stroke Care Malpractice
Confidential
Settlements totaling over $1.5 million were obtained in a case that Dennis brought on behalf of a patient severely injured by the failure of a hospital and physicians to timely render proper treatment to a patient hospitalized for a stroke.

$1.4 Million Settlement – Emergency Medicine Malpractice
2013 – Confidential
Settlements totaling $1.4 million were paid to Dennis’ client who suffered permanent leg weakness as a result of the failure of emergency room personnel to diagnose and treat spinal cord compression from a herniated disc.

$1.35 Million Settlement – Spinal Surgery Malpractice
2010 – Dr. David Buby
Retired physician Dr. Buby suffered neurological damages after surgical treatment of a severely herniated lumbar disk and was awarded $1.35 million in settlements.

$1.35 Million Settlement – Gynecological Care & Pharmacy Malpractice
2013 – Confidential
Settlements totaling $1.35 million were paid to Dennis’ client who suffered permanent injuries due to a gynecologist’s vague and inadequate instructions on a prescription for a chemotherapy drug and the subsequent failure of a pharmacist to correct the instructions before dispensing the chemotherapy drug.

$1.33 Million Settlement – Emergency Medicine, Interventional Radiology, & Vascular Surgery Malpractice
Giuseppe Vellucci
Mr. Vellucci’s medical malpractice action against multiple medical specialists arose out of a below-the-knee amputation caused by a delay in treating blood clots in his right foot. This hard-fought case resulted in pretrial settlements totaling $1.33 million.

$1.15 Million Settlement – Psychiatry Malpractice
Patricia Barlow
Ms. Barlow’s psychiatric malpractice action was settled for policy limits of $1 million on the second day of trial in 2009. Her total recovery was $1.15 million, including a pretrial settlement with another defendant.

$954,999 Settlement – Emergency & Internal Medicine Malpractice
2012 – Confidential
Settlements totaling $954,999 were paid to Dennis’ client who suffered reduced coordination in her legs as a result of delayed diagnosis and treatment of a spinal epidural abscess.

$950,000 Settlement – Obstetrical Care Malpractice
2013 – Confidential
Settlements totaling $950,000 were obtained by the firm for parents of a stillborn baby whose death was caused by medical malpractice.