Case Results

Confidential Settlement, Wrongful Death Action, San Bernardino County Superior Court, 2012.  We obtained a settlement of $2,000,000.00 for our clients, the parents of a single, unemployed adult male, who was killed by a hit-and-run driver who was eventually arrested.

Confidential Settlement, Kaiser Malpractice Arbitration, Below the Knee Amputation, 2014. We secured a settlement of $652,000.00 in a Kaiser malpractice action, wherein our eighty-year-old client suffered a below the knee amputation due to post-surgery nursing error.

Confidential Settlement, Kaiser Malpractice Arbitration, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, 2018. Our client, a fifty-two-year-old registered nurse, employed by Kaiser in Southern California, was diagnosed with severe Complex Regional Pain Syndrome after undergoing foot and ankle surgery at the Kaiser Hospital in Woodland Hills, Calif. This matter settled after two mediation sessions for the amount of $500,000.00.

Debra Jean Jones v. USA, Federal Medical Malpractice Action, U.S. District
Court, San Diego, 2015.
Our client sustained a transected sigmoid colon during a
surgical procedure performed by a physician employed by a federally-funded medical provider.  We achieved a settlement of $500,000.00 for our client.

Confidential Settlement, Medical Malpractice Action, Permanent Nerve Damage, Riverside County Superior Court, 2016.  We obtained a settlement of $400,000.00 for our client, a forty-five-year-old elementary school teacher, who sustained permanent nerve damage during a surgical procedure to her right knee.

Confidential Settlement, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Riverside County Superior Court, 2016. Our client, a thirty-five-year-old single mother, was diagnosed with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome after undergoing a blood draw procedure at the Hemet, Calif, branch of a nationwide medical laboratory. The parties reached a settlement of $385,000.00 after multiple mediation sessions.

Kayla Cuevas v. China Buffet, Premises Liability Action, Orange County Superior Court, 2013.  Our client, four-year-old Kayla Cuevas, suffered second degree burns when a food server spilled hot liquid on her. We resolved this matter for $310,000.00 at mediation.

Confidential Settlement, Orange County Superior Court, Injury to the Common Bile Duct, 2018. Our client, a forty-six-year-old married male, sustained a major bile duct injury during a laparoscopic gallbladder removal procedure at a hospital in Los Alamitos, Calif.  This matter settled at mediation for $295,000.00.

Confidential Settlement, Kaiser Malpractice Arbitration, Injury to the Common Bile Duct, 2016.  Our client, a thirty-five-year-old single female, sustained a major bile duct injury during a laparoscopic gallbladder removal procedure at the Kaiser Hospital in Downey, Calif.  This matter settled at mediation for $250,000.00.

Confidential Settlement, Kaiser Malpractice Arbitration, Injury to the Common Bile Duct, 2016. Our client, a twenty-six-year-old single female, experienced a transected common bile duct during a laparoscopic gallbladder removal procedure at the Kaiser Hospital in Baldwin Park, Calif. This matter settled within sixty (60) of the filing the Demand for Arbitration for $225.000.00.

Mary Brown v. Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Medical Malpractice Arbitration, Fractured Femur, 2013.  Our client, who fractured her femur after slipping and falling at the Emergency Room of the Kaiser Hospital in West Los Angeles while being treated, received an arbitration award of $236.434.00.  Kaiser refused to present a settlement offer prior to the arbitration hearing.

Harvey Left v. Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Medical Malpractice Arbitration, Permanent Nerve Damage, 2006.  Our client, a retired, seventy-five-year-old married male, suffered a permanent injury to his right sciatic nerve during a right total hip replacement at the Kaiser Hospital in Fresno, Calif.  The arbitrator awarded our client $251,400.00.  Kaiser refused to engage in settlement discussions prior to arbitration.