Safety Improvements: Many Kline & Specter cases have resulted not only in large monetary resolutions but also in changes that benefited thousands if not millions of citizens. (See examples)

The following are some of the larger publicly disclosed settlements and verdicts obtained by Kline & Specter attorneys.

$6.3M
Medical Malpractice

Settlement: Patient’s heart punctured during placement of port, results in heart attack.

$6.2M
Whistleblower

Settlement of a case against a medical imaging company that evaded New York state and city taxes.

$6.2M
Brain Injury

Settlement for boy who suffered brain damage after tonsil surgery. Hospital also pledged to make safety changes. (Bates)

$6M
Medical Malpractice

Settlement: Misdiagnosis leads to prolonged hypoglycemia, woman’s death.

$6M
Brain Injury

Settlement: Delay in treating thoracic aortic dissection brings cardiac arrest, brain injury.

$6M
Medical Malpractice

Settlement: Child with history of leukemia dies of acute bleeding due to over-transfusion.

$6M
Medical Malpractice

Settlement: Failure to relieve a spinal abscess causing permanent paraplegia.

$6M
Birth Injury

Settlement: Indiana County verdict for baby injured during delivery (Chichy)

$6M
Medical Malpractice

Settlement: Mismanagement of blood pressure during anesthesia causes stroke.

$6M
Birth Injury

Settlement: Premature baby in hospital three weeks contracts bacterial meningitis.

$6M
Medical Malpractice

Settlement: Botched CV line placement, delayed diagnosis leads to leg amputations.

$6M
Brain Injury

Settlement: Delay in treating thoracic aortic dissection brings cardiac arrest, brain injury.

$6M
Birth Injury

Settlement: Botched delivery by midwife results in baby’s severe brain injury.

$6M
Brain Injury

Settlement: Patient suffers respiratory distress after hip replacement, suffers brain injury.

$5.95M
Birth Injury

Settlement for a woman who suffered respiratory failure and septic shock after hospital staff failed to recognize an infection after a Caesarean delivery.

$5.8M
Medical Malpractice

Settlement: Woman suffers stroke following a transcatheter closure procedure.

$5.8M
Medical Malpractice

NJ verdict for woman given wrong anti-malaria drug for trip.

$5.63M
Medical Malpractice

Settlement: Medical malpractice leading to cardiac arrest following car accident.

$5.5M
Medical Malpractice

Settlement: Early withdrawl of antibiotics leads to infection, hydrocephalus.

$5.5M
Medical Malpractice

Settlement: Injection causes hematoma on spine, paralysis.

$5.5M
Wrongful Death

Verdict for parents of murdered parking lot attendant (Palmer)

$5.45M
Medical Malpractice

Settlement: Spine and brain trauma to psychiatric patient who fell in hospital.

$5.35M
Sexual Abuse

Verdict against Presbyterian Children’s Village for twice placing a young girl in the home of a temporary foster family where she was sexually molested. (PCV) (read article)

$5.3M
Birth Injury

Settlement: Delay in delivery causes severe hypoxic ischemic brain injury.

$5.25M
Medical Malpractice

Settlement: Surgery results in sliver of bone pressing against spine, paralysis.

$5.25M
Motor Vehicle Accident

Settlement for man injured in accident with truck. (Lebeau)

$5.21M
Medical Malpractice

Settlement: Pediatric ICU and endocrinologic malpractice results in brain injury.

$5.2M
Medical Malpractice

Settlement: Missed uterine cancer diagnosis leads to spread of the disease.

$5.2M
Medical Malpractice

Verdict vs. doctors for 76-year-old who suffered a stroke. (Monaghan)

$5.2M
Medical Malpractice

Verdict for estate of Philadelphia woman who died of internal bleeding.

$5.1M
Medical Malpractice

Settlement: Montgomery County verdict for woman injured during routine sinus surgery.

$5.1M
Wrongful Death

Settlement in drowning of 16-year-old boy (McCoy)

$5.1M
Medical Malpractice

Settlement: Missed diagnosis of clogged intestine in ER leads to fatal heart attack.

$5M
Medical Malpractice

Settlement for a woman in a case involving a medication error that resulted in eventual strokes.

$5M
Birth Injury

Settlement: Infant dies after misconnected tubing over-pressurizes resuscitation bag.

$5M
Birth Injury

Settlement: Negligent birth delivery and resuscitation causes neurologic injuries, death.

$5M
Birth Injury

Settlement: Failure to timely deliver baby in fetal distress causes neurological injuries.

$5M
Medical Malpractice

Settlement: Failure to properly read scan leads to cancer, multiple surgeries.

$5M
Medical Malpractice

Settlement: Late diagnosis and treatment of epidural hematoma causes quadriplegia.

$5M
Birth Injury

Settlement: Delay in diagnosis of placental abruption and delivery causes brain injury.