This case involved the paralysis of a young girl. The hospital the substituted the medical records of another patient to hide the negligence. We discovered the fraud and the case then settled.
P. Higgabotham v. Montogmery Ward Inc.
Aug 24, 1994
One Million Dollars Punitive Damage Award
The client was shopping in the infant department whe a glass shelf fell and severly injured her. The jury found the damages to be $319,510.49 and one million in punitive damages.
Confidential Passengers v. Pilot
Oct 12, 1988
Four hundred ninety thousand dollar settlement
Larry Wall settled a case for a husband and wife who were killed on take off by a careless pilot. The settlement was for $490,000.00. It is noteworthy because the pilot was flying the husband to Houston for chemotherapy treatment of his terminal lung cancer. Their children saw the crash and had to watch as their parents burned to death in the wreckage.
Baby W v. Confidential Hospital
Oct 14, 1994
Settled for Seven Million
The baby was given the wrong dose of a routine medication shortly after he was born. The medication error resulted in permanent brain damage. It is noteworthy because the child was a twin birth and his sister was not damaged except the entire family then spent the next 11 years cring for baby W.