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Joshua A. Whitman

Joshua Whitman’s Legal Cases

6 total

  • Houck v. United States

    Practice Area:
    Medical Malpractice
    Date:
    Oct 04, 1994
    Outcome:
    $4,150,000 recovery
    Description:
    Newborn infant with neonatal herpes encephalitis misdiagnosed by Navy doctor. Massive brain injury caused by untreated infection with resulting permanent blindness and deafness.
  • Smith v. Christner Trucking

    Practice Area:
    Trucking Accident
    Date:
    Jan 17, 2006
    Outcome:
    $1,999,999.99 Settlement
    Description:
    Settlement of wrongful death action arising from trucking negligence. Driver had marijuana in his bloodstream. Struck plaintiff's decedent from rear on off-ramp in Jacksonville FL causing a c-spine injury that led to death after 3 weeks. Suit was had in GA. Plaintiff's decedent son was an unmarried GA resident working in FL. Defendant trucking company maintained an agent in GA. Recovery was made to the estate for pain and suffering and to plaintiff as the decedent's next of kin for wrongful death.
  • Dawson v. State of Georgia et al.

    Practice Area:
    Medical Malpractice
    Date:
    Jan 15, 1996
    Outcome:
    $2 million settlement
    Description:
    Settlement under Georgia State Tort Claims Act for wrongful death of 15 year old girl due to misdiagnosis of cancer by state medical school employee pathologist and failure to transmit pertinent medical information to treating physician when proper diagnosis was rendered.
  • Urspruch v. United States et al.

    Practice Area:
    Medical Malpractice
    Date:
    Jan 16, 1998
    Outcome:
    $700,000.00 settlement with US
    Description:
    Plaintiff's decedent wife died from undiagnosed cervical cancer despite having had regular Pap smears throughout her adult life. She had been treated for several years leading to her death by the Naval Medical Clinic at Kings Bay NSB GA. The Pap smears had been misread for 4 years prior to the date of her diagnosis. She survived one year from diagnosis and died leaving her husband and a 6 year old son. Suit proceeded against the US government pursuant to the Federal Tort Claims Act as well as several private entities. All claims settled at or before pre-trial conference.
  • Leonard v. Standard Parking

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Jul 29, 2011
    Outcome:
    $5,200,000 verdict for Plaintiff
    Description:
    Hotel patron struck as a pedestrial by a vehicle being oiperated by a valet parking attendant suffered a pelvic crush injury.
  • Craig v. Arn

    Practice Area:
    Medical Malpractice
    Date:
    Apr 10, 2008
    Outcome:
    $10,000,000 verdict for Plaintiff
    Description:
    Primary Care Physician failed to diagnose bacterial infection and failed to timely prescribe antibiotics; wrongful death of 42 year old wife and mother.