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Federal Court Jury Verdict Obtained by Swartz & Swartz, P.C. for Misdiagnosed HIV

August 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

A US District Court jury announced a verdict in a medical malpractice case awarding Sean Stentiford $18,400,000 against two doctors associated with Lahey Clinic. The two physicians, Dr. Southard and Dr. Hreib attended to Mr. Stentiford while he was a patient at the Lahey Clinic. Mr. Stentiford was a gay man who had complained to his physicians about illnesses and symptoms consistent with HIV infection.

Some representative record setting million dollar results of Swartz & Swartz, P.C.

Fire, Explosion and Electrocution Injuries

$24.8 Million

PONCIN V. BAY STATE
(2 deaths and 6 injuries in gas explosion resulting from improper gas line locating)

$ 17.0 Million

CAREY V. NSTAR
(Deaths of two children in house explosion resulting from failure of gas company to replace corroded fitting)

$ 9.25 Million

VOLKMAN V. EL PASO NATURAL GAS
(Severe burns to child from camping trailer propane fire in New Mexico)

$ 5.6 Million

ALLISON V. WORKWEAR
(Burns from flammable uniforms sustained in Texas factory explosion)

$ 5.4 Million

NUGENT V. SEARS ROEBUCK
(Burns sustained in fire caused by electric blanket)

$ 4.2 Million

MARTEL V. COMMERCIAL UNION INSURANCE CO.
(Burns sustained by 3 employees in Rhode Island factory explosion)

$ 3.5 Million

DOE V. CONDO OWNER
(Death of college student resulting from fire in condominium with inadequate fire detection devices)

$ 2.6 Million

SABEAN V. MARSHALL’S
(Burns resulting from flammable bathrobe)

$ 2.3 Million

DOE V. DOE
(Propane Fire – plaintiff burned after lighting cigarette in house where he was aware gas had accumulated.

$ 1.5 Million

DOE V. STERLING-CLARK-LURTON
(Death resulting from explosion of denatured alcohol in cooking stove)

$ 1.4 Million

ROSENBERG V. EASTERN ISLES
(Burns sustained when relighting candle ignited child’s flammable nightgown)

$ 1.4 Million

WHITE V. ROBERTSHAW
(Burns caused by propane flash fire in New Hampshire)

$ 1.4 Million

HINKLEY V. EASTMAN KODAK
(Burns to children from flammable comforter)

$ 1.2 Million

PORTER V. BROCKTON EDISON
(Death of child from downed wires in hurricane)

$ 1.1 Million

JETTE V. ARLAN’S DEPT. STORE
(Burns from flammable child poncho)

$ 1.025 Million

DOE V. DOE GAS COMPANY
(Death from propane flash fire in mobile home)

$ 1.0 Million

GAUTHIER V. DOE STOVE MANUFACTURER
(Burns to child from defectively designed stove)

$ 1.0 Million

LAPLANTE V. SEARS ROEBUCK
(Burns in New Hampshire propane flash fire)

$ 1.0 Million

MAHONEY V. SPRING A.G.
(Burns from denatured alcohol fire in chafing dish)

$ 1.0 Million

FOWLER V. DUPONT
(Burns sustained in methylene chloride explosion in New Hampshire factory)

Automotive Defect Injuries

$17.5 Million

TRULL V. VOLKSWAGEN
(New Hampshire incident involving injury to one child and death to another caused by failure of vehicle to have shoulder harness in rear seats)

$ 4.5 Million

DOE V. DOE AUTO MANUFACTURER
(Quadriplegic injury to Oregon resident resulting from defective transmission)

$ 2.2 Million

DUNNE V. GENERAL MOTORS
(Burns resulting from improperly designed

$ 2.1 Million

SHORE V. DOE AUTO MANUFACTURER
(Burns from gasoline fueled fire due to defectively designed engine compartment)

$ 2.1 Million

DOE V. DOE AUTO MANUFACTURER
(Paraplegia caused by failure of vehicle to have rear shoulder harnesses)

$ 2.0 Million

HADLEY V. DOE AUTO MANUFACTURER
(Paraplegia in Maine incident caused by failure of vehicle to have rear shoulder harnesses)

$ 1.5 Million

DOE V. DOE AUTOMOTIVE CLEANER MFR.
(Burns from flammable automotive cleaner)

$ 1.3 Million

GRONDIN V. GENERAL MOTORS
(Paralysis to Maine resident resulting from defective fiberglass roof in rollover incident)

$ 1.2 Million

BRAUER V. SEARS ROEBUCK
(Death from carbon monoxide in bus)

$ 1.1 Million

LEDOUX V. AMERICAN MOTORS
(Paralysis from defectively designed bucket seat)

Toys and recreational product-related Injuries

$ 6.6 Million

KOENIG V. MUSKIN
(Quadriplegic injury to Pennsylvania resident from diving into above-ground pool)

$ 6.25 Million

BROWN V. CONSOLIDATED STORES
(Brain injury to Ohio child who strangled in mini-hammock)

$ 4.0 Million

SMITH V. DOE POOL MANUFACTURER
(Brain injury to child who entered above ground pool by climbing on filter)

$ 3.5 Million

DOE V. DOE MANUFACTURER
(Brain injury sustained by Kansas child caused by hazardous backyard game)

$ 3.1 Million

CUNNINGHAM V. FISHER-PRICE
(Brain injury in New York case resulting from improper design of toy figurine)

$ 2.4 Million

DOE V. SEASPRAY-SHARKLINE
(Brain injury to child who entered above ground pool by means of “safety ladder”)

$ 3.5 Million

DOE V. CONDO OWNER
(Death of college student resulting from fire in condominium with inadequate fire detection devices)

$ 2.3 Million

MCCRAY V. RIVERSIDE PARK
(Spinal cord injury resulting from use of defective amusement park ride)

$ 1.8 Million

WILLETTE V. YAMAHA
(Bicyclist injured in Montana due to failure of bicycle frame)

$ 1.5 Million

DOE V. DOE BICYCLE CO.
(Spinal cord injury resulting from defective bicycle component)

$ 1.2 Million

DOE V. DOE SPORTS
(Head injury to West Virginia child from recreational product)

Medical Malpractice

$ 6.6 Million

KOENIG V. MUSKIN
(Quadriplegic injury to Pennsylvania resident from diving into above-ground pool)

$ 4.0 Million

PARILLA V. BIDMC
(Brain injury due to separation of two-piece introducer)

$ 3.7 Million

DOE V. DOE DOCTOR
(Negligent treatment of patient erroneously diagnosed as HIV positive)

$ 3 Million

SERRANO V. DR. LAI
(Woman treated for HIV for nine years despite fact she never had the disease)

$ 2.2 Million

DOE V. DOE HOSPITAL
(Failure to perform timely cesarean section)

$ 1.5 Million

DOE V. DR. DOE
(Negligent post-mastectomy treatment)

 

$ 1.3 Million

LAVITA V. DR. DOE
(Death resulting from negligent failure to diagnose meningitis)

$ 1.25 Million

DOE V. DR. DOE
(Death resulting from negligent failure to diagnose colon cancer)

$ 1.25 Million

DOE V. DR. DOE
(Negligent medical treatment of child)

$ 1.1 Million

DOE V. DR. DOE
(Negligent failure to timely diagnose breast cancer)

$ 1.0 Million

CAMILO V. DR. DOE
(Death from colon cancer resulting from failure to Follow-up terminated sigmoidoscopy)

$ 1.0 Million

POULIN V. DR. DOE
(Paralysis resulting from negligent emergency treatment)

$ 1.0 Million

DOE V. DR. DOE
(Negligently performed plastic surgery)

$ 1.0 Million

DESARO V. DR. DOE
(Death resulting from negligent failure to timely diagnose heart disease)

$ 1.0 Million

CHAPARLES V. DR. SHERRY
(Negligent medical treatment of child)

$ 1.0 Million

BERGAN V. DR. DOE
(Negligently performed colon surgery)

Miscellaneous Product-Related Inuries

$ 7.8 Million

DOE V. DOE DRUG MANUFACTURER
(Paralysis resulting from defective prescription drug)

$ 2.8 Million

LAAPERI V. SEARS ROEBUCK
(Death in house fire resulting from defective smoke detector)

$ 2.012 Million

PARILLA V. ARROW
(Brain injury due to separation of two-piece introducer)

$ 1.6 Million

DRAYTON V. DRAIN CLEANER MFR.
(Burns to child from contact with drain cleaner)

$ 1.5 Million

HENSLEIGH V. SEARS ROEBUCK
(Paralysis caused by chain saw kickback)

$ 1.1 Million

CARTER V. RAND MCNALLY
(Case against textbook manufacturer involving dangerous science experiment)

$ 1.0 Million

DOE V. DOE MANUFACTURER
(Death of man entrapped in auto shredder)

$ 1.0 Million

DOE V. DOE MANUFACTURER
(Death of child passenger in recreational vehicle)

Construction & Workplace Injuries

$ 4.04 Million

JENNINGS V. CRANE COMPANY
(Construction worker injured by falling bricks)

$ 2.625 Million

DOE V. SCAFFOLD MANUFACTURER
(Death of construction worker who fell 130 feet To his death)

$ 2.6 Million

CONNER V. CANAL ELECTRIC
(Cleaning company employee caught in air preheater)

$ 1.2 Million

CUNNIFF V. LYNN LADDER
(Painter injured in staging collapse)

$ 1.1 Million

WALLACE V. ANTONELLI
(Ironworker paralyzed in fall from building)

$ 1.0 Million

HOGAN V. HUGHES KEENAN
(Workman in cherry-picker electrocuted)

Other Catastrophic Injury Or Death

$ 6.1 Million

RELATOR V. DRUG COMPANY
(Suit by Whistleblower under the False Claims Act claiming Drug Company engaged in illegal over promotion)

$ 5.5 Million

DOE V. DOE TRANSPORTATION COMPANY
(Brain injury to child in vehicle rollover accident caused by improperly installed guardrail)

$ 2.9 Million

GRADY V. HARRIS
(Family injured due to collision with vehicle operated by drunk driver)

$ 2.8 Million

FLOOD V. SOUTHLAND
(Teenager stabbed outside convenience store due to inadequate security)

$ 1.8 Million

DOE V. DOE DAY CARE CENTER
(Brain injury to child resulting from negligence in day care setting)

$ 1.4 Million

DOE V. N.E. MEDICAL CENTER
(Death to patient caused by improper maintenance of radiation machine)

$ 1.2 Million

NASCIMENTO V. DELUCCA FENCE
(Injury to vehicle operator due to negligently installed guardrail)

$ 1.2 Million

DOE V. DOE
(Coffee burns to child)

$ 1.145 Million

DOE V. DOE BAR
(Plaintiff suffers spinal cord injury after becoming intoxicated with friend who drove into telephone pole after leaving bar)

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