Recent Verdicts & Settlements

Recent Sampling of Plaintiff’s Civil Verdicts and
Settlements of Greater Than $500,000.00*

Settlement // Medical Malpractice / Invasion of Privacy / Class Action
$190,000,000
Case:  Jane Doe No. 1, et al. v. The Johns Hopkins Hospital, et al.
Court:  Circuit Court for Baltimore City; Case No.:  24-C-13-001041
Settlement Date:  September 19, 2014

Verdict // Breach of Contract and Fraud
$36,224,076
Defendant's settlement offer prior to trial:  $350,000
Case:  Issac, et al. v. AIM-U Medversity, et al.
Court:  Circuit Court for Montgomery County; Case No.:  369791V
Verdict Date:  October 1, 2014 (Amended Verdict), January 29, 2015 (Upheld)

Verdict // Medical Malpractice – Failure to Properly Interpret and Report Prenatal Sonogram
$7,600,000
Defendant's settlement offer prior to trial:  $0.00
Case:  Doe v. American Radiology, et al.
Verdict Date:  February 8, 2006

Settlement // Premises Liability – Drowning of a Minor
$5,013,130
Case:  Anonymous v. Anonymous (Confidential Settlement)
Settlement Date:  September, 2003

Settlement // Medical Malpractice / Wrongful Death – Failure to Diagnose Pulmonary Embolism
$5,000,000
Case:  Anonymous v. Anonymous (Confidential Settlement)
Settlement Date:  January, 2012

Verdict // Wrongful Death – Resulting From Automobile Collision
$4,486,123
Defendant's settlement offer prior to trial:  $0.00
Case:  Freimiller, et al. v. The Estate of Stanly Fleming
Court:  Circuit Court for Cecil County; Case No.:  07-C-02-000389
Verdict Date:  September 3, 2004

Settlement // Medical Malpractice – Failure to Diagnose Spinal Cord Condition
$4,000,000
Case:  Anonymous v. Anonymous (Confidential Settlement)
Settlement Date:  May, 2012

Settlement //  Medical Malpractice – Paralysis Caused by Negligent Implantation of Spinal Cord Stimulator
$3,500,000
Case:  Anonymous v. Anonymous (Confidential Settlement)
Settlement Date:  December, 2009

Verdict // Wrongful Death – Resulting From Automobile Collision
$3,500,000
Defendant's settlement offer prior to trial:  $0.00
Case:  Gomez et al. v. University of Maryland Medical System, et al.
Court:  Circuit Court for Baltimore City; Case No.:  24-C-04-004434
Verdict Date:  January 25, 2006

Verdict //  Medical Malpractice – Failure to Timely Diagnose and Treat Lymphoma
$3,100,000
Case:  Sklar v. Mann
Court:  Circuit Court for Baltimore County; Case No.:  03-C-98-006482
Verdict Date:  November 5, 1999

Settlement // Breach of Contract Judgment
$2,881,785
Defendant's settlement offer prior to trial:  $0.00
Case:  Riddick L. Bowe v. Jeffrey Jackson
Court:  Circuit Court for Prince George's County; Case No.:  CAL-02-28520
Settlement Date:  December 16, 2002

Verdict // Wrongful Death – Automobile Accident
$2,823,046
Defendant's settlement offer prior to trial:  $1,4000,000
Funchion, et al. v. Klingensmith, et al.
Court:  Circuit Court for Calvert County; Case No.:  04-C-13-001443
Verdict Date:  April 30, 2015

Verdict //  Medical Malpractice – Stroke After Vascular Surgery
$2,500,000
Case:  Diane Kelly v. Louis Queral, M.D.
Court:  Circuit Court for Baltimore City: Case No.:  24-C-98181112
Verdict Date:  November 30, 1999

Settlement //  Medical Malpractice – Failure to Diagnose Genetic Disorder / Chromosomal Abnormality After Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS)
$2,000,000
Case:  Anonymous v. Anonymous (Confidential Settlement)
Settlement Date:  June, 2012

Settlement //  Medical Malpractice – Assault, Battery, Improper Restraint
$2,000,000
Case:  Anonymous v. Anonymous (Confidential Settlement)
Settlement Date:  July, 2004

Settlement //  Automobile Collision – Truck Pulling Tractor Trailer Collided With Car
$1,800,000
Case:  Anonymous v. Anonymous (Confidential Settlement)
Settlement Date:  June 18, 2006

Verdict (Jury Trial) // Commercial Litigation / Financial Adviser Malpractice
$1,782,898
Defendant's settlement offer prior to trial:  $30,000
Case:  Thompson, et al. v. UBS Financial Services, et al.
Court:  Circuit Court for Baltimore City; Case No.:  24C08005476
Verdict Date:  November 26, 2012

Settlement // Medical Malpractice / Wrongful Death – Failure to Diagnose and Treat Aortic Dissection
$1,600,000
Case:  Anonymous v. Anonymous (Confidential Settlement)
Settlement Date:  May, 2011

Settlement // Medical Malpractice / Wrongful Death – Surgical Injury
$1,400,000
Case:  Anonymous v. Anonymous (Confidential Settlement)
Settlement Date:  2013

Settlement // Negligence Case Against Two Major Air Carriers
Confidential
Case:  Anonymous v. Anonymous (Confidential Settlement)
Settlement Date:  January, 2014

Settlement // Negligence
$1,300,000
Case:  Anonymous v. Anonymous (Confidential Settlement)
Court:  Circuit Court for Baltimore City
Settlement Date:  December 13, 2013

Settlement // Motorcycle Collision – Resulting in Paraplegia
$1,250,000
(Settled for Policy Limits)
Case:  Dreier v. Gabri
Court:  Pennsylvania
Settlement Date:  March, 2010

Settlement // Medical Malpractice / Wrongful Death – Improper Restraint of Patient
$1,250,000
Case:  Anonymous v. Anonymous (Confidential Settlement)
Settlement Date:  September, 2003

Settlement // Wrongful Death – Improper Restraint of a Juvenile
$1,227,500
Case:  Anonymous v. Anonymous (Confidential Settlement)
Settlement Date:  November, 2009

Settlement // Medical Malpractice – Brachial Plexus Injury to Newborn Caused During Birth
$1,150,000
Case:  Anonymous v. Anonymous (Confidential Settlement)
Settlement Date:  February, 2011

Settlement // Wrongful Death – Motor Vehicle Striking a Bicyclist
$1,101,152
Case:  Anonymous v. Anonymous (Confidential Settlement)
Settlement Date:  June, 2011

Settlement // Medical Malpractice – Failure to Diagnose and Treat a Stroke
$1,000,000
Case:  Anonymous v. Anonymous (Confidential Settlement)
Settlement Date:  May, 2009

Settlement // Automobile Collision – Passenger Injured in Motor Vehicle Collision
$1,000,000
Case:  Anonymous v. Anonymous (Confidential Settlement)
Settlement Date:  May, 2009

Settlement // Product Liability – Hospital Bed Fire Caused by Design Defect
$1,000,000
Case:  Anonymous v. Anonymous (Confidential Settlement)
Settlement Date:  February, 2009

Settlement // Bicycle Collision – Motor Vehicle Striking a Bicyclist
$750,000
Case:  Anonymous v. Anonymous (Confidential Settlement)
Settlement Date:  November, 2010

Settlement // Automobile Collision – Injuries to a Minor
$730,000
Case:  Anonymous v. Anonymous (Confidential Settlement)
Court:  Pennsylvania
Settlement Date:  August, 2011

Settlement // Product Liability – Product Caused Burn Injuries to a Minor
$675,000
Case:  Anonymous v. Anonymous (Confidential Settlement)
Settlement Date:  November, 2011

Settlement // Medical Malpractice – Failure to Diagnose and Treat Bone Cancer
$650,000
Case:  Anonymous v. Anonymous (Confidential Settlement)
Settlement Date:  February, 2010

Settlement // Personal Injury – Negligent Provision of a Generator Causing Burns
$600,000
Case:  Anonymous v. Anonymous (Confidential Settlement)
Settlement Date:  March, 2011

Settlement // Medical Malpractice – Failure to Diagnose Ruptured Appendix
$600,000
Case:  Anonymous v. Anonymous (Confidential Settlement)
Settlement Date:  May, 2009

Settlement // Medical Malpractice / Wrongful Death – Failure to Treat a Bed Sore
$590,000
Case:  Anonymous v. Anonymous (Confidential Settlement)
Settlement Date:  March, 2008

Settlement // Medical Malpractice – Failure to Diagnose Pulmonary Embolism
$525,000
Case:  Anonymous v. Anonymous (Confidential Settlement)
Settlement Date:  September, 2011

Settlement // Medical Malpractice – Negligent Discharge of Suicidal Patient
$500,000
Case:  Anonymous v. Anonymous (Confidential Settlement)
Settlement Date:  September, 2008

Settlement // Wrongful Death – Negligent Failure To Have Working Automated Electronic
Defibrillator ("AED")
Confidential
Case:  Anonymous v. Anonymous (Confidential Settlement)
Settlement Date:  2013

In addition to the above sampling of verdicts and settlements, within the last five years, STSW attorneys have secured numerous additional verdicts and settlements in cases in which the total case recovery was below $500,000.00.  Over the past five years, in these cases the firm has recovered an additional $6,000,000.00 for our clients. 

* The civil case results above provide current and prospective clients with a sampling of the breadth of civil-plaintiff's cases the firm has litigated in recent years.  Each case is different and the past record is no assurance that the lawyer will be successful in reaching a favorable result in any future case.