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David Jack Elk

David Elk’s Legal Cases

18 total


  • Medical Malpractice

    Practice Area:
    Wrongful Death
    Outcome:
    Case Settled for $900,000.00
    Description:
    Client was admitted to the ICU due to orthostasis and rectal bleeding. There was insufficient vitals monitoring and an improper delay in a needed blood transfusion and a surgical consult, resulting in death.
  • Failure to Diagnose

    Practice Area:
    Medical Malpractice
    Outcome:
    Case Settled for $750,000.00
    Description:
    Client, age 62, was not properly diagnosed in time with bladder Cancer. As a result of the delay in diagnosis, the cancer was already at stage 4 cancer when the proper diagnosis was made.
  • Wrongful Death

    Practice Area:
    Car Accidents
    Outcome:
    Case Settled for $784,811.76
    Description:
    Client, age 49, was the driver of a vehicle impacted as a left turn was made into a parking lot. As a result, the client suffered from a head and lung injury, as well as a fractured pelvis.
  • Motor vehicle accident results in multiple fractures (October 2007)

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Outcome:
    $1 Million
    Description:
    The Defendant went left-of-center and struck Plaintiff. The Plaintiff suffered a fractured left hip and knee and sustained a fluid pocket in the right wrist.
  • Slip and fall results in broken hip, subsequent surgery (April 2011)

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Outcome:
    $500,000
    Description:
    The Plaintiff went out to eat at a restaurant when she fell off of a step and suffered a broken hip. The Plaintiff underwent surgery and had three screws implanted in order to repair the damage.
  • Motorcycle collision results in brain damage, impairment (October 2007)

    Practice Area:
    Motorcycle Accident
    Outcome:
    $200,000
    Description:
    The 47-year-old Plaintiff was the victim of a serious motorcycle collision in which he sustained brain damage and a mental impairment as a result of the accident. He also suffered a broken wrist, arm and legs. The Defendant admitted to turning in front of the Plaintiff.
  • Multi-vehicle accident results in herniated and compressed discs (November 2007)

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Outcome:
    $137,500
    Description:
    The plaintiff was the second driver in a three-car crash. She suffered herniated and compressed discs, headaches, neck pain and tingling in her left leg.
  • Motor vehicle accident results in multiple injuries (March 2010)

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Outcome:
    $100,000
    Description:
    The Plaintiff was a pedestrian in a parking lot when she was struck by the Defendant who was making a right turn. The Plaintiff suffered multiple injuries, including a head injury, a surgical procedure which required six screws to be placed in her knee, torn ligaments and contusions to the left elbow.
  • Motor vehicle accident results in broken ribs, back (March 2011)

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Outcome:
    $100,000
    Description:
    The Defendant failed to yield at a red light and hit the 62-year-old Plaintiff. She suffered broken ribs and back. The Plaintiff is now deceased.
  • Slip and fall results in fractured ribs, shoulder (February 2011)

    Practice Area:
    Slip and Fall Accident
    Outcome:
    $87,500
    Description:
    The Plaintiff slipped on ice that was present on the sidewalk of a business. The Plaintiff sustained five fractured ribs, a fractured right shoulder and had to wear a sling on his right arm.