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Jennifer L Keel

Jennifer Keel’s Legal Cases

21 total

  • Kernicterus-caused Cerebral Palsy (2 cases)

    Practice Area:
    Medical malpractice
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2007
    Outcome:
    $9,000,000.00 total settlement for both cases
    Description:
    Successfully resolved 2 cases of catastrophic injuries caused by kernicterus.
  • Wrongful Death caused by adenosine administration

    Practice Area:
    Medical malpractice
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2007
    Outcome:
    $875,000.00 Settlement
    Description:
    60-year old man with asthma was given the contraindicated drug adenosine during a chemical stress test by his cardiologist, dying as a result.
  • Surgical Error in removing cancer

    Practice Area:
    Medical malpractice
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2007
    Outcome:
    $235,000.00 Settlement
    Description:
    Surgeon failed to remove cancerous tumor during bowel resection, additional surgery required.
  • Mold Endocarditis following open heart surgery

    Practice Area:
    Medical malpractice
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2008
    Outcome:
    $800,000.00 Settlement
    Description:
    Due to a failure of the defendant hospital to ensure its operating room ventilation systems were clean and protected from ongoing construction, this client's heart became infected with mold during an open heart surgery.
  • Surgical Error causing paralysis

    Practice Area:
    Medical malpractice
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2009
    Outcome:
    $5,000,000.00 Settlement
    Description:
    A surgeon's error caused this client to be paralyzed from the waist down.
  • Erb's Palsy

    Practice Area:
    Medical malpractice
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2009
    Outcome:
    $500,000.00
    Description:
    Client was injured at birth when delivering physician used excessive traction, causing permanent injury to nerves of the brachial plexus.
  • Failure to Diagnose Bacterial Endocarditis

    Practice Area:
    Medical malpractice
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2009
    Outcome:
    $200,000.00
    Description:
    Client contracted bacterial endocarditis (a heart infection) and physician failed to diagnose it in a timely fashion, resulting in multiple embolic events caused by pieces of the bacterial colony breaking loose from the heart valve and traveling to other parts of the body. Surgery was required to replace the affected valve. Client made a good recovery after valve replacement surgery.
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

    Practice Area:
    Personal injury
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2010
    Outcome:
    $400,000.00 settlement
    Description:
    Client suffered traumatic brain injury after being hit by a car.
  • Erb's Palsy

    Practice Area:
    Medical malpractice
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2010
    Outcome:
    $550,000.00
    Description:
    Client was injured at birth when delivering physician used excessive traction, causing permanent injury to nerves of the brachial plexus.
  • Failure to diagnose and timely treat testicular torsion

    Practice Area:
    Medical malpractice
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2010
    Outcome:
    Confidential Settlement
    Description:
    Client suffered a spontaneous testicular torsion which was not timely diagnosed, and suffered the loss of his testicle as a result of the delay in treatment.