Columbia, SC -- Mr. Fulda, Mrs. Perkins, and Mr.
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Charleston, SC: $ 6.9 million verdict. Mr. Fulda, Mrs. Perkins and Mr. Whetstone tried a medical malpractice case involving the failure of a radiologist to recognize and ultimately diagnose breast cancer on a mammogram. After a trial that lasted almost two weeks, a Charleston County jury awarded the patient and her husband a $ 6.9 million dollar verdict. The delay in diagnosis allowed the otherwise treatable cancer to spread and metastasize to other parts of the patient's body. The Plaintiff now has a terminal diagnosis.
Columbia, SC -- Mr. Whetstone and Ms. Perkins represented a young teacher who almost bled to death on the operating table when her surgeon severed multiple arteries and veins during laparoscopic surgery. She sustained permanent nerve damage that impaired her ability to work. This medical malpractice case settled for $450,000 before trial.
Mr. Fulda and Mr. Whetstone represented the estate of a married nurse who died after her small bowel was cut by an OB-GYN during surgery to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes. Mr. Fulda and Mr. Whetstone were able to show that the OB-GYN and nursing staff failed to recognize signs and symptoms of a bowel perforation and take appropriate action to correct the injury. This medical malpractice wrongful death case was resolved shortly before trial for $731,000.
Augusta, GA -- Ms. Perkins represented the family of a child who died after a treating neonatologist improperly placed an umbilical venous catheter tip into the right atrium of the baby's heart rather than properly placing the tip into the baby’s inferior vena cava. This medical malpractice case settled for $300,000.
Columbia, SC -- Ms. Perkins resolved this wrongful death case for $1.5 million paid to the wife and children of a deceased cardiac patient. The patient died after he sought treatment a number of times, but was never diagnosed with the pulmonary embolism that killed him.
Columbia, SC -- Ms. Perkins pursued a claim against the United States under the Federal Tort Claims Act because a government pathologist misread slides, significantly delaying a diagnosis of breast cancer. The patient died as a result, and the claim was pursued by her surviving adult children following her death. The medical malpractice wrongful death case was resolved in litigation for $750,000.
Columbia, SC -- Ms. Perkins represented a veteran who lost his leg because the Veteran's Administration Hospital failed to timely recognize a serious staph infection that developed after a knee surgery. Our attorneys achieved this settlement of $475,000 under the Federal Tort Claim Act.
Columbia, SC -- Ms. Perkins represented a young woman against her OB-GYN and OB nurse practitioner who failed to promptly diagnose and respond to maternal preeclampsia, resulting in the death in utero of the plaintiff's first child. This obstetric malpractice case was resolved pre-suit for $400,000.
Lexington, SC -- Ms. Perkins represented a brain damaged baby who developed cerebral palsy because the OB-GYN delivering the baby did not recognize fetal distress during labor and did not properly manage the administration of Pitocin. This obstetric malpractice claim was settled during litigation for $650,000.