Top 20 Medical Malpractice Settlements in California in 2017

Top 20 Medical Malpractice Settlements in California in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 Medical Malpractice settlements obtained in California in the year 2017. The list is comprised of various case types that were filed either in state or federal courts.

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Important: While we strive to achieve maximum accuracy and completeness of our lists, we cannot guarantee either at 100%. If you believe another settlement should be on this list, please contact us today.

1
Amount:$6,000,000.00
Attorneys:Brian J. Panish, Peter L. Kaufman of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP; Jason S. Bell, Warren R. Paboojian of Baradat & Paboojian, Inc.
Case:Everest v. Regents of the University of California
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death, Medication Error, Erroneous Treatment
2 (tie)
Amount:$5,500,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel M. Hodes of Hodes, Milman, Liebeck, LLP; Amorina P. Lopez, Ramon R. Lopez of Lopez McHugh LLP
Case:Doe v. Roe Ob/Gyn
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth Delivery, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury, Ob-Gyn Malpractice
2 (tie)
Amount:$5,500,000.00
Attorneys:Cynthia R. Chihak, Amy R. Martel of Chihak & Martel
Case:Vasquez v. The Regents of the University of California
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Failure to Warn, Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Birth , Wrongful Life
3
Amount:$3,500,000.00
Attorneys:Jin N. Lew, Philip Michels, Steven B. Stevens of Law Offices of Michels & Lew
Case:R.J., Pro ami Chang v. Ahmadinia, M.D., et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
4
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey A. Milman, Benjamin T. Ikuta of Hodes, Milman, Liebeck, LLP
Case:Confidential v. Confidential
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury, Failure to Treat, Failure to Refer
5
Amount:$2,400,000.00
Attorneys:Nathaniel J.Friedman, Barton A. Friedman of Law Offices of Nathaniel J. Friedman
Case:C.L. v. County of San Bernardino
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury, Failure to Treat
6
Amount:$2,100,000.00
Attorneys:Thomas E. Donahue, Nichole D. Podgurski of Donahue & Horrow LLP
Case:A.P., Pro Ami v. Ventura County Med. Center
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth Delivery, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Brain Injury, Emotional Distress
7
Amount:$1,600,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel M. Hodes, Jacob A. Brender of Hodes, Milman, Liebeck, LLP
Case:Doe v. E.R.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat
8
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Monrae L. English of Wild, Carter & Tipton; Jeffrey S. Mitchell of Mitchell Law Group
Case:Pizana v. Community Regional Medical Centers
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
9
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel M. Hodes of Hodes, Milman, Liebeck, LLP
Case:Doe v. Internist
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat
10 (tie)
Amount:$950,000.00
Attorneys:Derek S. Raynes, Jeffrey S. Raynes of Raynes Erickson
Case:Medina v. Gomez, et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
10 (tie)
Amount:$950,000.00
Attorneys:Douglas N. Harty of Law Offices of Douglas N. Harty; Benjamin Fogel of The Law Offices of Benjamin Fogel APLC
Case:C.L., Pro Ami v. Yoo
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Birth , Wrongful Life
10 (tie)
Amount:$950,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel M. Hodes of Hodes, Milman, Liebeck, LLP
Case:Doe v. Roe
Type:Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death, Surgical Error
11
Amount:$900,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel M. Hodes, Jacob A. Brender of Hodes, Milman, Liebeck, LLP
Case:Doe v. Roe Pathologist
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death
12
Amount:$880,000.00
Attorneys:Todd F. Nevell, Daniel G. Sheldon of Scolinos, Sheldon & Nevell
Case:Carcelen v. California Cataract Center and Medical Group
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Lack of Consent
13
Amount:$700,000.00
Attorneys:Clifford S. Weingus of McTernan, Stender & Weingus; Jeffrey A. Haas of Jeffrey A. Haas, A Law Corporaion
Case:Estate of Dacosta v. Valleycare Medical Foundation, Inc., et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death
14
Amount:$699,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel M. Hodes of Hodes, Milman, Liebeck, LLP
Case:Plaintiff Breast Cancer Patient v. Defendant Ob/Gyn.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
15
Amount:$625,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel M. Hodes of Hodes, Milman, Liebeck, LLP
Case:Doe v. Roe Surgeon
Type:Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death, Surgical Error
16
Amount:$600,000.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey A. Milman of Hodes, Milman, Liebeck, LLP
Case:Plaintiff v. HMO Mediator
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Failure to Inform
17
Amount:$525,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel M. Hodes of Hodes, Milman, Liebeck, LLP
Case:Plaintiff with Pulmonary Embolism v. Defendant Surgeons
Type:Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Surgical Error
18
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel M. Hodes of Hodes, Milman, Liebeck, LLP
Case:Jane Doe v. Roe Geneticist
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
19
Amount:$475,000.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey A. Milman of Hodes, Milman, Liebeck, LLP
Case:Doe Plaintiff v. Roe Defendant HMO
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
20
Amount:$450,000.00
Attorneys:David Drexler, Jonathan A. Drexler of Law Offices of David Drexler
Case:J.R., Pro Ami v. Loma Linda University Medical Center
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence

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