A 45-year-old man suffered the amputation of both arms when a device malfunctioned. His arms were surgically reattached. A mechanical engineering expert established that the equipment was negligently designed and manufactured, a Ph.D. economist computed his diminished earning capacity, and a life-care planner delineated the cost of future medical procedures and therapy necessary to maintain...Continue reading
A 40-year-old man was driving home from work when a commercial carrier lost control, went left of center, and struck and killed him.
A 62-year-old gentleman, with a long history of diabetes, presented himself to an emergency room complaining of an infection in his foot. The wound was not managed properly resulting in the amputation of his left leg above the knee.
A 63-year-old woman took a commonly prescribed laxative prior to a colonoscopy. The substance had inordinately high levels of creatine that caused complete kidney failure. As a result, she needed a kidney transplant.