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Verdicts

Here is a list of some of the thousands of verdicts and settlements won for our clients. While many cases are settled, if your case must be tried to a verdict, no one will be better prepared to do so than Pegalis and Erickson, LLC. The goal is a financial recovery that is adequate (whether by settlement or verdict) and for your peace of mind that justice has been served.

Some of our verdicts:

$116 million verdict for infant who sustained brain damage and cerebral palsy due to medical malpractice during a breech birth. Patel v. NYC Health & Hospitals (Queens)
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$114.8 million verdict for a 28 year-old woman who sustained anoxic brain injury due to respiratory arrest during an emergency tracheotomy. McCord v. St. Mary’s Hospital of Brooklyn (Kings)
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$111.7 million verdict for a 6 year old who sustained brain damage and cerebral palsy because of placental insufficiency. Reden v. Wagner (Suffolk).
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$35 million verdict for infant who sustained brain damage and cerebral palsy due to a failure to diagnose and treat preeclampsia (high blood pressure) during pregnancy. Lopez v. NYC Health Hospitals (Queens).
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$20 million verdict for a premature infant who sustained brain damage and cerebral palsy related to complications during pregnancy. Chiccino v. Pennsylvania Hospital (Pennsylvania).

$17.5 million verdict for a woman whose transplanted pancreas was injured during surgery Schenk v. Strong Memorial Hospital (Erie County, New York)
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$15.1 million verdict for the death of a 38 year-old woman due to a failure to timely interpret and act on PAP smear data, resulting in a delay in diagnosis of cervical cancer. Pedone v. Metpath (Nassau).
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$15 million verdict for a delay in diagnosis of breast cancer in a 40 year-old woman. Tesorio V. Fischer (Suffolk)
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$11.5 million verdict for a 53-year-old woman who sustained amputation of both legs due to a failure to timely diagnose peripheral vascular disease. Walker v. Zdanowitz (Brooklyn).
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$10 million verdict for infant who sustained brain damage and cerebral palsy as a result of a failure to perform a timely Cesarean-section, in spite of fetal distress. McGuire v. Goldstein (Nassau).
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$9 million verdict for infant who sustained brain damage and cerebral palsy due to a failure to act on prenatal abnormalities. Weinstock v. Huntington Hospital (Suffolk)

$8 million verdict for infant who sustained brain damage due to a pediatric failure to diagnose and treat hydrocephalus. Jenkins v. Jamaica Hospital (Queens)

$6 million verdict for a girl who sustained nerve damage (brachial plexus palsy) which is an Erb’s Palsy injury, during a traumatic birth process. Ajayi v. Maimonides Medical Center (Brooklyn).
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$6.1 million verdict for infant who had a lack of oxygen in utero and suffered brain damage and cerebral palsy. Doctors failed to act upon signs of fetal distress and waited two days to perform an emergency Cesarean-section. Dame v. Adkins (North Carolina).

$5.3 million verdict for infant whose head was severely compressed during labor causing a lack of blood flow resulting in brain damage and cerebral palsy. Doctors failed to properly monitor labor and delivery, and perform a timely Cesarean-section. Buckhout v. Turner (Suffolk)
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$3.6 million verdict for an infant who sustained an Erb’s Palsy injury (brachial plexus palsy) as a result of a traumatic birth. Segovia v. Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center (Bronx)

$3.2 million verdict for infant born prematurely who suffered brain damage, after the mother experienced a ruptured membrane at 34 weeks into pregnancy and doctors failed to properly monitor for signs of chorioamnionitis (infection). When Cesarean-section finally performed, the baby had already suffered brain damage. Craig v. Steingraeber (Wisconsin).

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