Son of Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant, Age
Military doctors at Fort Lee, Virginia failed to diagnose and treat
this young man’s elevated blood pressure over many years, resulting
in the permanent destruction of his kidneys. Suit was filed and a recovery
secured, which included future medical care, substantial up front cash,
monthly cash payments for life, and a college trust fund.
Wife of Navy Petty Officer, Age 43
Army doctors at Madigan Army Medical Center failed to timely diagnose
the cervical cancer of this patient which led to her untimely death.
We obtained a wrongful death recovery on behalf of both her husband
and her two minor children. The children’s recovery included college
trust funds for each.
Army Veteran, Age 67
VA surgeon at Spokane VA Medical Center transected both ureters during
surgery to remove a rectal tumor. Veteran must now wear a permanent
tube to drain urine from his kidneys. A substantial recovery was obtained
on behalf of both the vet and his spouse.
Army Sergeant, Age 33
A female active duty sergeant at Fort Huachuca, Arizona was referred
to a civilian doctor for gallbladder surgery. During the procedure,
the patient’s cystic duct was negligently severed. As a result,
the patient had to undergo multiple corrective surgeries and was medically
discharged from the Army. Our firm filed suit in Arizona State Court
against the civilian doctor and secured a substantial recovery for the
Sergeant, her husband, and her two minor children.
Wife of Army Captain, Age 35
While stationed in Korea with her husband, this patient experienced
dangerously elevated blood pressure and was medivaced to Tripler Army
Medical Center in Hawaii. There an Army doctor performed a negligent
renal biopsy which lead to bilateral kidney failure. The patient therefore
was placed on to permanent dialysis. This action was filed in Alabama
Federal Court because the active duty husband had been reassigned to
that state. Our attorneys secured a substantial recovery on behalf of
the patient and her husband.
Son of Army Sergeant, Age 2
During his delivery, this child suffered permanent injury to his brachial
plexus when doctors at Darnall Army Hospital used excessive force in
manipulating his head and shoulder. As a result, the baby’s arm
was significantly deformed. We filed suit and secured a settlement that
provided for future medical care, including corrective surgeries at
Texas Children’s Hospital. Also included was a college fund, money
for annual family vacations with the child until his age of maturity,
and monthly payments for the child for the remainder of his life.
Air Force Veteran, Age 52
Doctors at the Buffalo VA Medical Center failed to diagnose this veteran’s
subarachnoid hemorrhage which led to his untimely death. A wrongful
death suit was filed on behalf of the veteran’s wife and two teenaged
children. All three received a substantial recovery. Each child’s
recovery included a college trust fund and life time monthly payments.
Daughter of Marine Corps Colonel, Age 16
In preparation for non-emergency surgery, an Army doctor improperly
administered an antibiotic which caused this child to suffer a cardiopulmonary
collapse. Although the doctors were able to resuscitate the teen, the
injuries inflicted were so severe that she died several days later.
In an effort to cover up the incident, the Army doctor falsely reported
the manner in which the drug had been given in the medical records,
but later confessed to the deception. Our attorneys filed an action
in the federal court of the District of Columbia and secured a substantial
recovery for the child’s parents.
Daughter of Air Force Colonel, Age 2
Medical personnel at Ellsworth Air Force Base failed to diagnose meningitis
in the child of an Air Force doctor, resulting in the child’s
death. Suit was filed in Alaska but when the father was reassigned to
Maryland, we transferred the case to the federal court in that state
where it was ultimately resolved and a recovery was secured on behalf
of the surviving parents.
Wife of retired Air Force Lieutenant General,
Doctors at Malcolm Grow Air Force Medical Center failed to diagnose
this patient’s lung cancer until it had metastasized to her brain
resulting in her death. Suit was filed and a recovery was secured on
behalf of the husband, including damages for the deceased wife’s
lost income, lost household services, and lost companionship.
Wife of Air Force Captain, Age 33
Military doctors at Lakenheath Air Force Base failed to timely diagnose
the breast cancer of this patient until it had advanced to a stage where
her life expectancy was significantly diminished. A claim was filed
under the Military Claims Act and a settlement obtained for the patient
and her husband.
Army Veteran, Age 36
Medical personnel at the Wichita VA Medical Center failed to timely
diagnose an epidural abscess which was impinging on the patient’s
spinal cord. As a result, the veteran suffered paraplegia and other
neurological compromise. A substantial settlement was obtained, including
cash, life time monthly payments, and future medical care.
Wife of retired Air Force Colonel, Age 54
Doctors at the Balboa Naval Medical Center negligently performed shoulder
surgery on this patient which destroyed her deltoid muscle and prevented
her from raising her dominant arm. Suit was filed in San Diego and a
substantial recovery secured for both the patient and her husband.
Army Veteran, Age 24
While on active duty, this vet developed a lump between his scrotum
and anus which was ignored by Army doctors. Upon discharge, he sought
care at VA clinics in both Oklahoma and Arkansas. Again, the condition
went undiagnosed and untreated. Finally, a biopsy was performed which
revealed Stage IV epithelioid sarcoma. Suit was filed and a substantial
recovery obtained for this bachelor prior to his death. Several attorneys
unfamiliar with government claims rejected this case before the vet
retained our services.
Army Veteran, Age 65
Doctors at the Denver VA Medical Center performed negligent prostate
surgery on this cancer patient resulting in bilateral lower extremity
neurological damage. Suit was filed and a recovery secured for both
the vet and his spouse.
Daughter of Navy Petty Officer, Age 4
Navy dependent child was watching TV in Navy quarters at Subic Bay
Naval Station when a government fire truck crashed into the home killing
the child. A wrongful death claim was filed on behalf of the parents
and a recovery secured.
Retired Army Captain, Age 46
Our client was serving as a volunteer at the Fort Leavenworth Trap and
Skeet Range when the trap machine unexpectedly fired a clay pigeon which
struck him in the eye at close range. As a result, he lost sight in
his eye. A claim was filed against the Army Morale, Welfare and Recreation
Fund and a substantial recovery secured.
Widow of Retired Navy Commander, Age 54
This patient underwent eye surgery at the U.S. Navy Hospital in Naples
during which she experienced complications. She was referred to the
Landstuhl Army Hospital in Germany for consultation and treatment. Because
of excessive delays, she was not seen for several months during which
her condition deteriorated and she lost sight in her eye. A claim was
filed under the Military Claims Act and a recovery secured.
Wife of Army Sergeant, Age 42
Our client underwent elective breast implant surgery at Tripler Army
Medical Center which resulted in asymmetrical breasts. Two attempts
by Army surgeons to correct the problem only aggravated the asymmetry.
We filed suit and negotiated a settlement which included a cash payment
as well as corrective surgery performed by a nationally recognized plastic
Air Force Veteran, Age 67
An active 67 year old vet underwent colon cancer surgery at the Little
Rock VA Medical Center during which a portion of his colon was removed.
A post-surgical leak in his bowel went undiagnosed until he became septic
and died. His wife and two adult children retained our firm to file
a wrongful death claim which was ultimately settled prior to trial.
Wife of Air Force Staff Sergeant, Age 44
While stationed in Alaska with her husband, our client underwent complex
abdominal surgery during which most of her stomach was removed. Unfortunately,
the inexperienced military surgeon failed to refer the patient for medical
treatment that would have avoided the need for surgery. The patient
now must receive 90% of her sustenance through a tube inserted into
her colon. Both she and her husband secured a substantial recovery once
suit was filed and discovery completed. Suit was filed in Nevada after
the husband was reassigned to Nellis Air Force Base.
Army Veteran, Age 47
Health care providers at the VA Medical Clinic in Appleton, Wisconsin
failed to timely diagnose and treat this veteran’s symptoms until
he experienced a severe stroke which paralyzed the right side of his
body. After being turned away by several other attorneys, the vet contacted
us. We filed suit and secured a large recovery for him, his wife, and
his two teenaged children.
Wife of Air Force Captain, Age 32
While undergoing surgery at Mountain Home Air Force Base in Idaho, this
patient’s surgeon identified a small growth on her adrenal gland.
However, he failed to follow-up and several years later the patient
was diagnosed with terminal adrenal cancer, a rare disease. Upon filing
suit, we discovered that the surgeon involved had been a civilian independent
contractor who had since moved to Ohio. We therefore filed suit in Ohio
State Court and secured a recovery from the doctor. We also filed suit
against the Air Force in Idaho and obtained a settlement for both the
husband and minor child of the decedent.
Wife of retired Army Sergeant, Age 52
Army doctors failed to timely treat this patient when she presented
to the Fort MacPherson emergency room seeking treatment for chest pain.
As a result, she suffered severe heart damage that left her in a debilitated
condition. Suit was filed and a substantial recovery obtained after
a trial on the merits.
Marine Corps Veteran, Age 63
Over a period of several years this vet’s doctors at the Durham
VA Medical Center delayed surgery to repair his abdominal aortic aneurysm
until it ruptured and caused his death. Suit was filed and recoveries
obtained for the surviving spouse and three adult children.
Infant Daughter of Air Force Major
Doctors at David Grant Air Force Medical Center negligently delivered
the infant daughter of an Air Force Officer resulting in the child’s
death. A wrongful death recovery was secured on behalf of the parents.