Columbia, SC – Mr. Fulda and Mr. Whetstone obtained a $250,000 settlement on behalf of the estate of a single mother who died as a result of an undiagnosed pulmonary embolism. This patient was transported via EMS to a local Emergency Department complaining of shortness of breath and chest pain with a cough since the prior day.
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This case resolved through a settlement of $4.5 million shortly before trial. The case involved a young father who repeatedly sought medical care for atypical, excruciating headaches but was never diagnosed with the aneurism that finally bled massively into his brain. He was left unable to walk, talk, or communicate in any way.
Orangeburg, SC – Mr. Fulda and Mr. Myers obtained a $900,000 settlement on behalf of the estate of a woman who died as a result of a cancerous skin lesion that went un-biopsied for approximately 4 years, despite over 20 doctor visits and numerous treatments of the lesion by the dermatologist with liquid nitrogen and steroid injections. The cancerous lesion ultimately metastasized to the client’s lungs, leading to a painful death. Mr. Fulda and Mr.
The medical malpractice attorneys at Whetstone, Perkins & Fulda negotiated a settlement of $650,000 for a plastic surgery patient who was grossly disfigured and suffered nerve damage from a brachioplasty (arm lift). The plaintiff was a gastric bypass patient with massive weight loss who had loose skin hanging from her upper arms. The surgeon took off too much skin from one arm, could not close the incision, and had to perform a skin graft. However, the scar tissue from the skin graft entrapped nerves, causing the patient severe and unrelenting pain. The patient also was left with a