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James Bostwick Featured on Walter Cronkite's 6 O'Clock News in 1978 for the Highest Jury Verdict

James Bostwick, California personal injury attorney and founding partner at Bostwick & Peterson, was featured on Walter Cronkite's 6 o'clock news in 1978 for securing a $7.6 million jury verdict, the highest jury verdict in the country at that time.

The medical malpractice case was tried in San Francisco involving an 18-year-old woman who had been rendered quadriplegic during radiation treatment for cancer she had suffered as a child. This was an extremely difficult liability case against two major local hospitals and a nationally recognized radiation therapist. The 1978 jury verdict of $7.6 million received worldwide media coverage.

James Bostwick has spent more than 50 years specializing in complex medical malpractice and personal injury law and has set the bar for litigating some of the most complex and high-stakes cases in the country. Bostwick is one of the most respected medical malpractice and personal injury lawyers in the nation. As Founder of Bostwick & Peterson, he’s cultivated a reputation as a top-tier specialist in catastrophic malpractice cases and has secured numerous record-setting verdicts and settlements.

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