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SETTLEMENT AND VERDICT HISTORY

Sessums Dallas, PLLC

The lawyers at Sessums Dallas are widely known for their success as advocates for those wrongfully damaged or injured. They have an impressive history of verdicts and settlements, as indicated in the following chart.

Recovery amounts vary according to the specific facts and circumstances of each case; the following chart reflects actual settlements and does not insinuate or guarantee similar results in potential cases.

Medical Malpractice

$9,000,000

Hospital Negligence

Improper care and treatment during hospitalization resulting in cardiac arrest, lack of oxygen to brain, brain injury and quadriplegia

$2,797,042

Hospital Negligence

Failure to diagnose epiglotitis

$500,000

Hospital Negligence

Compartment syndrome

$8,000,000

Failure to Diagnose

Failure to properly diagnose Wegener’s Granulomatosis – and misdiagnosis and treatment of non-existent cancer

$5,000,000

Failure to Diagnose

Failure to properly diagnose and treat brain injury – resulting in death

$3,600,000

Failure to Diagnose

Failure to properly diagnose and treat impending transient ischemic stroke, resulting in permanent paralysis and other debilitating injuries

$1,395,106.22

Surgical Error

Wrongful death of 56-year-old female following laparoscopic gallbladder surgery

$950,000

Surgical Error

Improper laparoscopic surgery – resulting in death

$700,000

Surgical Error

Unnecessary removal of good kidney – thought to be cancerous

$5,550,000

Medication Error

Improper administration of medication resulting in permanent and debilitating brain injury and subsequent death

$3,000,000

Anesthesia Error

Failure to properly intubate injuries sustained in automobile accident – improper ER treatment resulting in death

$2,400,000

Birth Injury

Failure to properly monitor and assess prenatal condition and timely perform C-section, resulting in cerebral palsy and brain damage

$2,600,000

Medication Error

Over-prescribed steroids – resulting in avascular necrosis

$615,500

Anesthesia Error

Improper anesthetization of minor

$1,100,000

Birth Injury

Vaginal birth after C-section resulting in cerebral palsy

$810,000

Trucking/Wrongful Death

Driver killed by the negligent acts of a truck driver

$1,373,320

Automobile Wreck

Automobile wreck resulting in subdural hematoma/brain damage

$4,100,000

Product Liability

Defective design of automobile

$2,000,000

Product Liability

Defective design of motor vehicle

$1,720,333

Insurance Bad Faith

Revocation of policy and Failure to pay claims

$3,750,000

General Personal Injury

Wrongful death after acquiring Hepatitis A from restaurant

More Case Results

Medical Malpractice

TYPE DESCRIPTION AMOUNT
Hospital Negligence Improper IV – resulting in injuries and permanent scarring $300,000
Hospital Negligence Fall from gurney $250,000
Hospital Negligence Improper treatment for mental condition $200,000
Failure to Diagnose Failure to diagnose and advise patient – resulting in kidney failure – dialysis necessary – awaiting kidney donor $3,000,000
Failure to Diagnose Failure to properly diagnose and treat myocardial infarction resulting from atherosclerotic coronary artery disease; Failure to properly interpret angiogram; Improper diagnosis and treatment resulting in death $600,000
Failure to Diagnose Failure to diagnose squamous cell carcinoma $595,000
Failure to Diagnose Failure to diagnose appendicitis in young girl – resulting in death $4,750,000
Failure to Diagnose Failure to diagnose cervical fracture – resulting in paraplegia $2,700,000
Failure to Diagnose Failure to diagnose cervical cancer $1,000,000
Failure to Diagnose Failure to properly interpret tissue specimens $1,000,000
Failure to Diagnose Failure to diagnose cancer – resulting in death $950,000
Failure to Diagnose Failure to diagnose atrial fibrillation – resulting in stroke $875,000
Failure to Diagnose Failure to diagnose pulmonary embolism $750,000
Failure to Diagnose Failure to diagnose impending stroke – resulting in death $600,000
Failure to Diagnose Failure to diagnose impending heart attack $400,000
Failure to Diagnose Failure to diagnose tuberculosis $390,000
Failure to Diagnose Failure to diagnose impending stroke $385,000
Failure to Diagnose Failure to diagnose breast cancer $350,000
Failure to Diagnose Failure to diagnose avascular necrosis $340,000
Failure to Diagnose Failure to diagnose heart attack $249,950
Failure to Diagnose Failure to diagnose and advise patient – resulting in kidney
Failure to Diagnose Failure to properly diagnose and treat myocardial infarction resulting from atherosclerotic coronary artery disease; Failure to properly interpret angiogram
Failure to Correctly Interpret Radiology Films Radiology lab switched films, causing improper cancer diagnoses resulting in an erroneous removal of breast $1,900,000
Surgical Error Laparoscopic cholecystectomy – damage to common bile duct/ common hepatic duct $187,500
Surgical Error During lumbar laminectomy, surgeon caused injury to the cauda equina, resulting in permanent damage to the neurogenic bowel and bladder, and other permanent physical injuries $796,578.51
Surgical Error Laparoscopic cholecystectomy – damage to common bile duct $250,000
Surgical Error Blindness from improper eye surgery $650,000
Surgical Error Perforated esophagus during endoscopic procedure $500,000
Surgical Error Sponge left in abdomen during surgery – resulting in death $500,000
Surgical Error Cardiac surgery $450,000
Surgical Error Damage to common bile duct during laparoscopic removal of gallbladder $450,000
Surgical Error Improper hysterectomy $450,000
Surgical Error Blindness resulting from cataract laser surgery $415,000
Surgical Error Laparoscopic cholecystectomy – damage to common bile duct $385,000
Surgical Error Loss of vision following surgery $375,000
Surgical Error Sponge left in abdomen during surgery – resulting in death $375,000
Surgical Error Improper lumbar interbody fusion $360,000
Surgical Error Improper surgery resulting in nerve damage $300,000
Surgical Error Improper gynecological surgery $230,000
Surgical Error Damage to lingual nerve $100,000
Surgical Error Laparoscopic cholecystectomy – damage to common bile duct
Surgical Error During lumbar laminectomy, surgeon caused injury to the cauda equina, resulting in permanent damage to the neurogenic bowel and bladder, and other permanent
Medication Error Improper administration of medication resulting in stroke and brain injury $750,000
Medication Error Improper injection of morphine into pain pump $450,000
Medication Error Providing improper mediation $315,000
Anesthesia Error Failure to properly monitor respiratory arrest – permanent brain injury $600,000
Anesthesia Error Improper induction of anesthesia $500,000
Birth Injury Failure to properly monitor fetal heart tone, resulting in cerebral palsy and permanent brain injury $975,000
Birth Injury Failure to properly monitor and assess prenatal condition and timely perform C-section, resulting in cerebral palsy and brain damage $2,400,000
Birth Injury Shoulder dystocia/Erb’s palsy $600,000
Birth Injury Shoulder dystocia/Erb ‘s Palsy $266,000
Birth Injury Shoulder dystocia/Erb’s Palsy $250,000
Birth Injury Failure to properly monitor fetal heart tone, resulting in cerebral palsy

Other Injury Claims and Lawsuits

TYPE DESCRIPTION AMOUNT
Automobile Wreck Automobile/Truck Wreck $967,521.40
Automobile Wreck Automobile/Truck Wreck $485,000
Automobile Wreck Automobile Accident – resulting in injuries $410,000
Automobile Wreck Automobile/Truck Wreck $185,000
Product Liability Defective design of vehicle $1,060,000
Product Liability Defective school bus design $750,000
Product Liability Defective sports equipment $400,000
Product Liability Defective all terrain vehicle (ATV) $350,000
Product Liability Defective design in automobile $160,000
Insurance Bad Faith Uninsured motorist coverage – bad faith $437,500
General Personal Injury Negligent shooting causing injury resulting in deformity of arm/shoulder $750,000