Case Results

March 23, 2011

Quincy Reynolds v. Franciscan Health Systems-West, et als.

Tom Vertetis represented an eighty-four (84) year old woman left with paraplegia and a resulting grade IV decubitus ulcer following post-operative complications and hypovolemic shock. The matter reached settlement for a confidential amount.
Hospital Interior

Result
  • Settlement: Confidential
Cause Number
  • Pierce County: 09-2-12719-6
Defendant(s)
  • Franciscan Health Systems-West, d/b/a St. Joseph Medical Center, et als.
Attorneys
December 21, 2008

Harris v. Buttorff

Pierce County Superior Court Cause No.:05-2-04327-5
Recovered a confidential settlement in Pierce County against a vascular surgeon arising from surgery that resulted in client suffering partial permanent paralysis.

December 21, 2008

Estate of Yvonne Sanford v. UWMC

Pierce County Superior Court Cause No.:05-2-05069-7
Obtained confidential settlement for the husband & estate in a wrongful death action brought as a result of the hospital’s failure to properly monitor patient’s blood pressure which lead to an acute intracranial hemorrhage. Settled prior to trial for a confidential amount.

December 21, 2008

Cogger v. Blakeney

Pierce County Superior Court Cause No.:06-2-12810-4
Obtained $1 million verdict in Pierce County against an OB/GYN arising from a failure to properly repair a bladder laceration after performing a hysterectomy.

December 21, 2007

Figuracion v. Hyder et al.

Pierce County Superior Court Cause No.:04-2-08394-5
Obtained confidential seven-figure settlement for a 6-year old boy left with permanent bilateral blindness after his pediatrician & ophthalmalologist jointly failed to timely identify & treat an intracranial condition that caused severe optic nerve atrophy.

August 23, 2007

Estate of Nadia Van Rosendael v. Puyallup School District

Pierce County Superior Court Cause No.:06-2-09078-6
Represented parents & estate of student in wrongful death action brought as a result of failure of school district to enforce transportation policies. The matter reached settlement on the 3rd day of trial for a confidential amount.

December 21, 2005

Confidential v. Confidential

Pierce County Superior Court Cause No.:xx-x-xxxxx-x
Recovered one of the largest dental malpractice settlements in Washington on behalf of a client left with partial permanent facial paralysis after receiving an over injection of dental anesthetic.

December 21, 2002

Mitchell v. Wendt

Douglas County Superior Court Cause No.:99-2-0082-7
Confidential settlement for woman injured by negligent injection of cortisone shot.

December 21, 2002

Estate of O’Neill v. Franciscan Health Systems

Pierce County Superior Court Cause No.:99-2-08048-9
Recovered a confidential settlement for the wife, son, & the estate of the father in a wrongful death action brought as a result of the hospital’s failure to properly supervise the patient admitted for psychiatric evaluation. The patient unilaterally left the facility & took his own life. Settled for a confidential amount.

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