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$2.0 million

Settlement for 55 year-old woman suffered a severe brain injury after undergoing eye surgery.

Plaintiff 55 year-old woman was undergoing eye surgery and received an anesthetic block behind her eye so that the surgery could be accomplished. After the surgery, she was found to have suffered a severe brain injury. Plaintiff contended that the block traveled down the optic nerve and anesthetized the brain stem causing respiratory depression. Plaintiff further contended that the anesthesiologist was responsible to monitor the respirations while the patient was asleep and therefore was responsible for the brain injury she suffered. Defendants contended that there was no evidence of a change in respirations until the oxygen saturation suddenly dropped; resuscitation was instituted immediately and she responded promptly. The case was settled for the defendant anesthesiologist’s full policy limits.

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We've Recovered Over $750 Million for Our Clients
  • $21,000,000 Auto/Truck Accident
  • $11,000,000 Neonatal Injury
  • $10,680,000 Birth Injury
  • $10,000,000 Birth Injury
  • $9,960,000 Medical Malpractice
  • $8,900,000 Labor and Delivery Injury
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What Sets Bostwick & Peterson, LLP Apart?

  • Over $750 Million Recovered for Our Clients

  • Record-Setting Birth Injury Verdicts & Settlements in Four States

  • We Have Received the Trial Lawyers "Presidential Award of Merit"

  • We Have Been Included in the List of "Best Lawyers in America" by U.S. News - Best Lawyers®

  • Attorney James Bostwick Is a Certified Specialist by the American Board of Professional Liability

  • We Are Members of the Inner Circle of Advocates, Which Is the Nation’s Top 100 Plaintiff Lawyers