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Robert Craig McLaughlin

Robert McLaughlin’s Legal Cases

10 total

  • John Doe v. John Doe Optometrist

    Practice Area:
    Medical Malpractice
    Outcome:
    $350,000 Settlement
    Description:
    Optometrist failed to diagnose open angle glaucoma that resulted in permanent partial vision loss in both of client’s eyes. Client incurred over $11,000 in medical bills, could not drive at night, and needed a magnifying glass to read.
  • Anonymous Male v. Anonymous Trucking Company

    Practice Area:
    Trucking Accident
    Outcome:
    $1,050,000 Settlement
    Description:
    38 years-old man suffered multiple fractures of his left and right legs; fractured left arm; lacerations to his spleen and kidneys and numerous other injuries when his car was hit head-on by a speeding Mack truck. A pick-up truck that negligently pulled out in front of the Mack truck was also partially at fault for causing the crash. Client had over $240,000 in past medical expenses and also incurred significant past and future lost wages.
  • Anonymous Female vs. Anonymous Trucking Company

    Practice Area:
    Trucking Accident
    Outcome:
    $1,085,000 Settlement
    Description:
    52 years old woman suffered lacerated liver, multiple right rib fractures, right ankle fracture, lung contusions, abdominal compartment syndrome, and other injuries when she was involved in a multiple vehicle collision on an Ohio interstate. A semi-tractor trailer tipped over and was blocking one of two highway lanes. A car struck the trailer and spun out into Plaintiff's lane of travel, striking the car in which she was a passenger. A third car then hit Plaintiff's car from behind. Approximately $200,000 was paid for Plaintiff's medical treatment and she also incurred significant lost income.
  • Anonymous Baby v. Anonymous OBGYN Doctor

    Practice Area:
    Medical Malpractice
    Outcome:
    $875,000 Settlement
    Description:
    Baby suffered brain damage when doctor negligently performed C-section. Mother had scar tissue from a previous abdominal surgery. Doctor negligently failed to remove scar tissue before cutting into the mother's uterus to deliver the baby; negligently failed to have a second experienced doctor (who was right down the hall) present to assist her in this difficult delivery; and negligently failed to call for the assistance of a more experienced doctor when it was clear she was in trouble and the baby was in distress. Case was tried on the issue of liability only in the Ohio Court of Claims and won. Case was then settled.
  • Anonymous Widow v. Anonymous Trucking Company

    Practice Area:
    Trucking Accident
    Outcome:
    $650,000 Settlement
    Description:
    58 years old truck driver was killed instantly when his truck was hit by another tractor-trailer. He was survived by his wife and his estate claimed $5,997 in funeral and burial expenses and $246,000 in lost income.
  • Anonymous Females v. Anonymous Pick-up Driver

    Practice Area:
    Car Accidents
    Outcome:
    $500,000 Settlement
    Description:
    59 years old female suffered multiple fractures of her arms and legs; degloving injury of left leg; and other injuries when pick-up truck went left of center and hit her van in head-on collision. She had over $229,00 in medical bills. Her 29 years old passenger suffered left knee fracture and incurred over $9,000 in medical bills. Insurance companies paid policy limits.
  • Anonymous Male v. Anonymous Driver

    Practice Area:
    Car Accidents
    Outcome:
    $470,000 Settlement
    Description:
    17 years old man suffered a fractured skull; blowout orbital fracture; and brain injury when car in which he was a passenger struck a utility pole. The driver was speeding and lost control of the car. Client underwent four months of hospitalization and outpatient rehabilitation and incurred over $126,000 in medical expenses.
  • Estate of Anonymous 82 years old female vs. Anonymous Nursing Home

    Practice Area:
    Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
    Outcome:
    $400,000 Settlement
    Description:
    82 years old female was totally dependent on nursing home staff for all of her needs, but she was left unattended on a portable toilet. She fell and hit her head, causing bilateral subdural hematomas. She died two days later. She was survived by her husband, two children, and a granddaughter.
  • Anonymous Male v. Anonymous Driver

    Practice Area:
    Car Accidents
    Outcome:
    $400,000 Settlement
    Description:
    76 years old man suffered closed head injury, punctured lung, lung contusion, and other injuries when another car ran a red light and struck him while he was clearing intersection by making left hand turn. Client was hospitalized for 14 days and incurred over $100,000 in medical bills.
  • Anonymous Female v. Anoymous Truck Driver

    Practice Area:
    Motorcycle Accident
    Outcome:
    $460,000
    Description:
    Client suffered fractured ankle and other injuries that required surgery when truck driver lost control, crossed over the median, and struck her head-on.