Top 20 Medical Malpractice Verdicts in Florida in 2017

Top 20 Medical Malpractice Verdicts in Florida in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 Medical Malpractice jury verdicts (plaintiff and cross-claimant) obtained in Florida in the year 2017. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried 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 verdict should be on this list, please contact us today.

1
Amount:$33,153,912.00
Attorneys:Richard B. Sharp of Mallard & Sharp, P.A.
Case:E.R., Pro Ami v. The USA
Type:Birth Injury, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Failure to Treat
2
Amount:$21,585,148.00
Attorneys:Zachary A. Friedman, John S. Seligman, Gary A. Friedman of Friedman & Friedman, PA
Case:Lazard v. Signet Diagnostic Imaging Services, LLC, et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
3
Amount:$15,922,000.00
Attorneys:Crane A. Johnstone, Scott P. Schlesinger, Jonathan R. Gdanski of Schlesinger Law Offices; Paul M. Silva, Peter J. Somera, Jr. of Somera & Silva, LLP
Case:Hollingsworth v. Holy Cross Hospital, et al.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Failure to Treat
4
Amount:$13,903,245.00
Attorneys:Gary A. Friedman of Friedman & Friedman, PA; Lauri W. Ross of Ross & Girten
Case:Diaz v. Leon Medical Centers, Inc., et al.
Type:Failure to Warn, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
5
Amount:$7,919,263.00
Attorneys:Stephen F. Cain, Gary D. Fox, Michael E. Levine of Stewart Tilghman Bianchi & Cain, P.A.
Case:Gomez-Mccallum v. Marquez, M.D., et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
6
Amount:$3,500,600.94
Attorneys:Kenneth J. McKenna of Dellecker, Wilson, King, McKenna, Ruffier, & Sos
Case:Cook v. The Joseph L. Riley Anesthesia Associates, Inc., et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
7
Amount:$2,850,000.00
Attorneys:Robert W. Kelley, Michael R. Kaufman, Peter K. Spillis, Bonita A. Herrmann-Navin of Kelley Uustal PLC
Case:Estate of Pettigrossi v. Mann, M.D.
Type:Delayed Treatment, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death
8
Amount:$2,517,500.00
Attorneys:Alan J. Landerman, James S. Haliczer of Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm, P.A.
Case:Estate of Dardenne Jr. v. Singh, et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death
9
Amount:$2,089,480.00
Attorneys:Charles H. Baumberger, Jarrett L. DeLuca, Manuel A. Reboso of Rossman, Baumberger, Reboso & Spier, P.A.
Case:Belcher v. CSX Transportation, Inc.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, FELA
10
Amount:$1,554,250.00
Attorneys:Matthew K. Schwencke, Karen E. Terry, Edward V. Ricci of Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley
Case:Haley v. Bethesda Memorial Hospital, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Surgical Error
11
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Arthur B. Skafidas of Jayson, Farthing, Skafidas & Wright P.A.
Case:Estate of Mariano v. Gupta, et al.
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death
12
Amount:$1,460,000.00
Attorneys:Bonnie Navin, Peter K. Spillis of Kelley Uustal PLC
Case:Marks v. Brian Coleman M.D., et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death, Medication Error
13
Amount:$1,350,000.00
Attorneys:Jay Cohen, Rudwin Ayala of The Law Office of Jay Cohen P.A.
Case:Banks v. South Broward Hospital District, et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Failure to Treat
14
Amount:$909,000.00
Attorneys:Scott M. Fischer, Robert E. Gordon of Gordon & Doner
Case:Harrison v. West Boca Medical Center Inc.
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Fall
15
Amount:$818,797.00
Attorneys:Christopher S. Russomanno, Robert J. Borrello, Herman J. Russomanno III of Russomanno & Borrello, P.A.
Case:Rodriguez v. Bella Beauty School, LLC, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
16
Amount:$572,203.00
Attorneys:Joseph Glick of Law Offices of Joseph Glick P.A.
Case:Walters v. Lesinikoski
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
17
Amount:$568,999.00
Attorneys:Scott W. Leeds of The Cochran Firm
Case:Soref v. Agresti
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Failure to Treat
18
Amount:$561,748.00
Attorneys:Thomas S. Edwards, Jr., Lindsay L. Tygart, Karina Haycock of Edwards & Ragatz, P.A.
Case:Barth v. Select Specialty Hospital - Gainesville, Inc.
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
19
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Stuart N. Ratzan, Stuart J. Weissman, Ryan C. Tyler of Ratzan Law Group; Kimberly L. Boldt of Boldt Law Firm, P.A.
Case:Estate of Sorino v. JFK Medical Center Limited Partnership, et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat
20
Amount:$496,962.00
Attorneys:Michael V. Baxter, Michael Dickenson of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller & Overbeck, P.A.
Case:Keener v. North Broward Hospital District
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence

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