Case Results

Case Results

Our experienced attorneys have established an exceptional track record of successfully litigating complex personal injury, wrongful death and medical malpractice cases, including those involving birth injuries (including those resulting in cerebral palsy), nursing home negligence and motorcycle/motor vehicle accidents. We are extremely proud of our history of aiding in obtaining consistently successful outcomes for our clients, resulting in numerous million-dollar-plus settlements including one for $4.5 million.

The following list highlights some of the recent settlements and verdicts the attorneys at Thomas & Wickenheiser have worked tirelessly to achieve for their clients. Note that every case is unique, and many factors are considered in the process of reaching a successful resolution.

Recent Key Case Results:

$1,787,500 verdict

in Worcester County, MA against a nursing home doctor for lack of care and gross neglect in the appropriate and timely treatment of a head injury suffered by an 80 y.o. woman with dementia after a fall, resulting in her death.

$1.32M verdict

in Suffolk County, MA, on behalf of a 59-year-old male operator of a motorcycle who was the victim of a hit and run.

$1 million settlement

in a case involving a 3-year delay in the diagnosis and treatment of vulvar cancer in a 45-year-old woman resulting in serious disfigurement and impairment.

$970,000 settlement

for the wrongful death of a 59-year-old man due to a delay in the diagnosis and treatment of liver cancer.

$750,000

for a PCP failing to follow-up on a CT scan, which showed a lung mass, for over 2 ½ years resulting in the death of an 84-year-old woman from metastatic lung cancer.

$525,000 settlement

for injuries (including concussion syndrome, shoulder fracture, torn meniscus, and broken teeth) suffered by a 68-year-old woman from a high-speed impact by another vehicle while sitting lawfully in her parked car.

$500,000 settlement

for an orthopedic surgeon’s failure to properly diagnose and treat a post-operative infection, which progressed to sepsis, in a 64-year-old man.

$475,000 settlement

for a surgeon’s error in using the wrong size plate and erroneously placing the plate in the ulnar joint instead of the ulnar bone during surgical repair of a distal ulnar bone fracture in a 60-year-old woman.

$425,000 settlement

for an orthopedic surgeon’s failure to timely diagnose a complete transection (cutting) of the left ulnar nerve that occurred during a left arthroscopic elbow surgery in a 70-year-old man resulting in limited use and deformity of his left dominant hand.

$400,000 settlement

for the failure of an ENT physician to timely diagnose nasal cancer in a 59-year-old woman resulting in unnecessary radiation therapy and removal of a larger part of her nostril than would have been necessary if diagnosed earlier.

$350,000 settlement

for two consecutive radiological misreads of a labral tear on MRI in a 53-year-old man resulting in delayed diagnosis and treatment.

$300,000 settlement

for a large facial scar on a 41-year-old woman due to a failure to properly treat basal cell carcinoma.

$250,000 settlement

against a mental health counselor who engaged in an inappropriate relationship with a patient.

$250,000 settlement

for a “lost” Endobag during a laparoscopic hysterectomy resulting in additional surgeries in an attempt to locate the Endobag in a 47-year-old woman.

$230,000 settlement

for a 33-year-old woman’s loss of a fallopian tube due to a delay in the diagnosis and treatment of an ectopic pregnancy.

$200,000 settlement

for failed dental restoration work in a 63-year-old man.

$150,000 settlement

for an elbow fracture in a 61-year-old woman from a trip and fall on uneven pavement.

$85,000 settlement

for a dog bite on the face of a 2-year-old boy.