Top 20 Medical Malpractice Settlements in California in 2018

Top 20 Medical Malpractice Settlements in California in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 Medical Malpractice settlements obtained in California in the year 2018. 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:$9,950,000.00
Attorneys:Michael A. Kelly, Christian R. Jagusch of Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger
Case:S.V., Pro Ami v. Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Delayed Childbirth, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
2
Amount:$9,000,000.00
Attorneys:W. Christopher Dalton, Craig R. McClellan of The McClellan Law Firm
Case:B.P., Pro Ami v. Zaid, M.D., et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Birth , Wrongful Life , Failure to Inform, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort
3
Amount:$4,150,000.00
Attorneys:Michael G. Marderosian, Heather S. Cohen of Cohen & Marderosian, PC; Ricardo Echeverria, Kristin E. Hobbs of Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP
Case:Myers v. Northwest Surgical Development Company, Inc.
Type:Delayed Treatment, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Breach of Duty of Care
4
Amount:$4,000,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel M. Hodes of Hodes Milman, LLP; Jennifer R. Johnson of Law Office of Jennifer R. Johnson
Case:Confidential Plaintiff v. Defendant Radiologist
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death
5
Amount:$3,000,000.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey A. Milman, Benjamin T. Ikuta of Hodes Milman, LLP
Case:Doe Plaintiff v. Hospital
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Failure to Treat
6
Amount:$2,090,000.00
Attorneys:Philip Michels, Simona Danesh of Law Offices of Michels & Lew
Case:Z.F., Pro Ami v. Saint Agnes Medical Center, et al.
Type:Birth Injury, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Failure to Inform, Cerebral Palsy, Failure to Monitor, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
7
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:Brian T. Dunn, Jennifer A. Bandlow, Jonathan D. Evans of The Cochran Firm
Case:A.E. v. Sharp Memorial Hospital
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Failure to Treat, Medication Error, Failure to Monitor
8
Amount:$1,920,000.00
Attorneys:Major A. Langer, Alvin Chang of Perona Langer Beck Serbin Harrison; William D. Shapiro of Robinson Calcagnie Inc.; James F. Tierney, III of Welebir & Tierney
Case:Mitchell v. Williams
Type:Car Accident, Failure to Warn, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Failure to Report, Negligent Tort
9
Amount:$1,899,927.00
Attorneys:Clay Robbins, III of Magana, Cathcart & McCarthy
Case:Bigley v. Moza, et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Birth
10
Amount:$1,575,000.00
Attorneys:Kenneth W. Drake, Scott M. Hendler of The Law Offices of Kenneth W. Drake, Inc.
Case:Estate of Romero v. Grossman, et al.
Type:Delayed Childbirth, Delayed Treatment, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Ob-Gyn Malpractice, Premature Discharge, Negligent Tort
11 (tie)
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Carter M. Zinn, T. Andrew Davies of The Zinn Law Firm
Case:Zeller v. City and County of San Francisco, et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Treat
11 (tie)
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey A. Milman, Benjamin T. Ikuta of Hodes Milman, LLP
Case:Confidential Plaintiff v. Defendant HMO
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Failure to Treat
12
Amount:$1,200,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel M. Hodes of Hodes Milman, LLP
Case:Mother v. Physician
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice
13 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel M. Hodes of Hodes Milman, LLP; Ramon R. Lopez of Lopez McHugh LLP
Case:Plaintiff v. Defendant Hospital, et al.
Type:Delayed Childbirth, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Brain Injury, Wrongful Birth , Ob-Gyn Malpractice
13 (tie)
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Robert F. Vaage of Law Offices of Robert Vaage
Case:Knecht v. Lehfeldt
Type:Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Conspiracy, Fraud, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Intentional Tort, Lack of Informed Consent
14 (tie)
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Randall S. Schiavone, Angelique Mangaser of Kampf, Schiavone & Associates A.P.C.
Case:Estate of Phillips v. Loma Linda University Health System
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Ob-Gyn Malpractice
14 (tie)
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Edmond E. Salem of The Salem Law Firm
Case:Arango v. National Fertility Law Center, Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraudulent Concealment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Failure to Inform, Constructive Fraud
15
Amount:$350,000.00
Attorneys:Jeffrey A. Milman, Benjamin T. Ikuta of Hodes Milman, LLP
Case:Doe v. Physician, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Professional Malpractice, Defective Product, Overmedication, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
16
Amount:$325,130.00
Attorneys:Daniel W. Johnson of Berglund & Johnson
Case:Torres v. County of Los Angeles
Type:Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Unnecessary Surgery, Negligent Tort, Vicarious Liability, Respondeat Superior
17
Amount:$275,000.00
Attorneys:Daniel M. Hodes of Hodes Milman, LLP
Case:Plaintiff Male v. E.R. Defendant Physician
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Delayed Treatment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Breach of Duty of Care, Failure to Inform
18
Amount:$237,500.00
Attorneys:Daniel M. Hodes of Hodes Milman, LLP
Case:Confidential Plaintiff v. Confidential Defendant
Type:Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Surgical Error, Breach of Duty of Care, Unnecessary Surgery, Negligent Tort
19
Amount:$225,000.00
Attorneys:Benjamin T. Ikuta of Hodes Milman, LLP
Case:Confidential Plaintiff v. Confidential Defendant
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat, Breach of Duty of Care, Failure to Monitor, Negligent Tort
20
Amount:$200,000.00
Attorneys:Benjamin T. Ikuta of Hodes Milman, LLP
Case:Plaintiff Decedent v. Defendant Hospital
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice, Trip and Fall, Breach of Duty of Care, Failure to Monitor

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