$9,792,412 Awarded to Medical Malpractice Victim

DATE OF VERDICT
2006-05-18

COURT AND COUNTY
Supreme Bronx

AGE AND OCCUPATION OF PLAINTIFF
31 year old male disabled potato chip delivery man

DESCRIPTION OF CASE
The plaintiff sustained an inter-operative stroke while undergoing surgery to remove a tumor from his brain. The case against the primary surgeon settled prior to trial for $1,950,000 out of an available $2,000,000 in insurance coverage. S. Joseph Donahue, an associate of the firm, then proceeded to trial against the assistant surgeon procuring a $9,792,412 verdict. Mr. Donahue successfully proved that although an assistant, the assisting surgeon was nonetheless responsible (in part) for the harm done to the patient.

INJURIES/DAMAGES
Left arm paralysis and partial left foot paralysis

VERDICT/SETTLEMENT AMOUNT
$9,792,412

NOTE
This case was tried to verdict by S. Joseph Donahue