Vedicts and Settlements

Accident Lawyers in Columbia, Myrtle Beach, Kingstree and Marion, South Carolina

$700,000 Mismanagement of Labor and Delivery, Improper Use of Cervical Ripening Agent Resulting in Uterine Ru

Spartanburg, SC -- Ms. Perkins represented a mother and the estate of an infant in claims against an OB-GYN and hospital arising from improper off-label use of a medication to prepare the cervix for delivery.  The plaintiff's uterus ruptured during labor resulting in infertility and the death of

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$650,000 Mismanagement of Labor and Delivery Resulting in Cerebral Palsy

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

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$650,000 Botched Plastic Surgery

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

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$625,000 Tractor Trailer Accident Resulting in Brain Injury

Columbia, SC -- Ms. Perkins pursued a claim for brain injury and other injuries against a trucking company that caused a catastrophic collision. The tractor trailer case was resolved during discovery for $625,000.

$625,000 Tractor Trailer Accident Resulting in Orthopaedic Injuries

Columbia, SC -- Mr. Whetstone and Ms. Perkins represented a college student who received severe ankle injuries when his car struck a tractor trailer that had stopped in a blind curve on an interstate on-ramp due to mechanical issues but failed to put out warning triangles.  Through discovery it

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$600,000 High Speed Crash by Negligent Police Officer Resulting in Severe Injuries

Ms. Perkins represented a grandmother who was severely injured when the car she was riding in was struck by a speeding law enforcement officer.  This catastrophic injury case was settled pre-suit against the government and her underinsured motorist carrier for $600,000.

$525,000 Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Resulting in Death

Columbia, SC -- Mr. Whetstone and Ms. Perkins represented the estate of a resident of a nursing home who was dropped by an attendant who then lied about what happened.  The attendant picked up the elderly patient from the floor, returned her to the bed and then told EMS that the resident had hit

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$500,000 Failure to Diagnose Infection Resulting in Severe Injuries

Spartanburg, SC -- Mr. Whetstone represented a patient who became infected with resistent staph bacteria during a heart cath procedure.  She subsequently experienced significant disability, including being unable to walk.  This medical malpractice case was settled prior to trial for $500,000.

$500,000 Road Defect Wrongful Death Case Against County and Road Contractor

Lexington, SC -- Ms. Perkins pursued a claim against the county and a road contractor for improper road design that caused the death of a motorist when another driver lost control and crossed the center line.  The wrongful death case was resolved for $500,000 during litigation.

$500,000 Nursing Home Neglect Resulting in Death

Columbia, SC -- Ms. Perkins represented the estate of an elderly nursing home resident alleging neglect by the nursing home and that the resident's death resulted from improper administration of a medication by the hospital.  This nursing home wrongful death case was settled for $500,000 after

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