Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Auto/Truck Accident Record-Setting Result $21,000,000
Largest California non-punitive verdict for a single individual (San Francisco County, Zivic v. Winterland).
Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Brain Injury, Sepsis, Medication Error Record-Setting Result $17,000,000
Settlement for a brain-injured baby.
Medical Malpractice, Brain Injury, Neonatal Injury, Surgical Injury Record-Setting Result $14,000,000
Surgery error on a 3-day old child resulted in brain injuries.
Medical Malpractice, Brain Injury, Birth Injury, Cerebral Palsy Record-Setting Result $11,400,000
Birth injury resulted in Cerebral Palsy. This settlement is a state record.
Medical Malpractice, Neonatal Injury, Failure to Diagnose Record-Setting Result $11,000,000
Neonatal blindness injuries to premature triplets after failure to diagnose the condition in a timely manner.
Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Brain Injury Record-Setting Result $10,000,000
Record settlement for a birth injury case in that state.
Medical Malpractice, Cardiac Misdiagnosis, Failure to Diagnose, Wrongful Death Record-Setting Result $9,960,000
This case against UCSF Medical Center was the largest medical malpractice settlement for a death in California history in 2002.
Medical Malpractice, Sepsis, Amputation Record-Setting Result $9,750,000
Failure to treat sepsis and excessive medication led to the loss of limbs. This is a record-setting result in the state.
Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Brain Injury Record-Setting Result $8,900,000
Record trial judgment for improper use of vacuum extraction and failure to timely deliver a baby (1985).
Medical Malpractice, Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury Record-Setting Result $7,600,000
Largest jury verdict in the world in 1978.