A gynecologist caused irreversible damage to his patient’s uterus when he failed to remove an old intrauterine device before inserting a new one. The patient would experience severe pelvic pain for six months before discovering that her doctor had made the horrendous error, which resulted in massive uterine perforation, painful adhesions, and a ruptured tubo-ovarian […]
Nursing Home Neglect: Elopement and Wandering Confidential Settlement for the family of an elderly man who wandered out of a nursing home and was found dead three weeks later. The nursing home employees testified that the Wanderguard alarm sounded so frequently that they became desensitized to the alarm and did not notice when the man left […]
Medical Malpractice: Failure To Diagnose Colon Cancer Confidential settlement for the family of a woman whose primary care physician failed to diagnose colon cancer in a timely manner. Despite several visits to her doctor in which she complained of rectal bleeding – a key symptom of colon cancer – the doctor did not prescribe the […]
Medical Malpractice: Undiagnosed Neonatal Nypoglycemia Award for a girl whose neonatal hypoglycemia went undiagnosed and untreated during the first 24 hours after birth. As a result, the girl suffers from cerebral palsy, including cognitive and motor developmental delays.
Medical Malpractice: Spinal Meningitis Multi-million dollar result for a young boy who suffered disabling injuries due to spinal meningitis. The child’s physician failed to order appropriate testing to confirm the diagnosis of bacterial meningitis and order proper antibiotic therapy in a timely fashion to treat this potentially devastating disease.
Car Accident: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) Due To Fender Bender Million plus dollar mediation award for a woman who sustained Complex Regional Pain Syndrome due to a minor rear-end motor vehicle collision.
Plane Crash: Small Aircraft Crashed Into Group Of People Multi-million dollar settlement during trial for a group of plaintiffs injured when the pilot of a small aircraft crashed his plane in dense fog. Mr. Rooth and his co-counsel were able to demonstrate that the pilot was negligent in operating his plane in conditions which exceed […]
Product Liability: Defective Punch Press Million dollar plus award to a man who sustained traumatic amputation of three fingers due to a defective punch press. Mr. Rooth was able to prove that the engineers who repaired the machine had improperly modified the safety guard so as to allow enough room for a hand to enter […]