Medical Malpractice

  • Medical Malpractice: Confidential Settlement–Client suffered injuries to her bladder during a cystoscopy—Settled for a confidential amount.
  • Diabetes Medical Malpractice Death (confidential settlement): Widow and Parents of a patient hired Jim Perdue, Jr. to bring a wrongful death action against doctor and hospital. Our client went to the hospital ER and had a diabetic crisis and admitted, but multiple delays in testing and treatment while in the ICU led to his death. The case settled in the family’s benefit.
  • Medical Malpractice: We obtained one of the Texas Lawyer Top three medical malpractice verdicts of 2012 in a lawsuit tried in Jefferson County. We represented a widow who lost her husband needlessly to a heart attack after waiting in a hospital nearly 13 hours for a doctor to come treat him. While the claims against the hospital and multiple physicians were resolved, the firm went to trial against a remaining physician defendant who refused to settle.
  • Anesthesia Malpractice Death (settlement): A two-year-old child went in for ear tubes and ended up dying while under anesthesia. His mother hired the firm with Jim Perdue, Jr. as lead counsel. The firm sued the outpatient surgical facility which had minimal policies in place for children and the attending anesthesiologist. A confidential settlement was reached.
  • Chemotherapy Overdose Malpractice (confidential settlement): After being told she had cancer and needed to undergo immediate chemotherapy, our client was admitted to the wrong ward of the hospital late in the day. A prescription error led to four days of improper administration of toxic chemotherapy, a massive overdose, and extensive treatments leaving the client permanently deaf. The patient and her husband retained Jim Perdue, Jr. and obtained a confidential settlement.
  • Hospital Failure to Transfer (settlement): The firm represented the parents of a 1-year-old girl who was brought to the hospital with a history of intestinal obstruction. Despite the history, the hospital kept the young child under a diagnosis of non-specific infection until she suffered a cardiac arrest. She was transferred to higher care hospital where the intestinal obstruction blocking her small bowel was treated by surgically removing much of her bowel. A confidential settlement was reached benefiting the child’s future care and education


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