Columbus, Ohio Personal Injury,
Medical Malpractice and Legal Malpractice Lawyer

681 S. Front Street, Columbus, Ohio 43206
Call : 614.221.6751   1-888-525-8662
  • John M. Alton

  • John M. Alton

Verdicts & Settlements

Plaintiffs’ Cases

 

Medical Malpractice:

 $2,850,000.00 Settlement; a medical malpractice claim involving a hypoxic brain injury to an infant sustained shortly after birth due to negligent failure of nursing staff to respond to parent’s concern about baby’s lack of activity.
$2,775,000.00 Settlement (on fifth day of trial) for a man who sustained burn injuries and sequelae to his trachea during laser surgery due to the negligence of five medical care providers at three different hospitals.
$2,100,000.00 Settlement; a medical malpractice claim involving an anoxic brain injury to a 72-year old woman while recovering from thyroidectomy surgery due to negligent failure of nursing staff and Residents to respond to swelling in her neck which compromised her airway leading to an arrest.
$1,750,000.00 Settlement of a medical malpractice claim of a young girl who sustained brain damage and resulting speech impediment due to the negligence of a pediatric surgeon.
$1,150,000.00 Settlement; medical malpractice and wrongful death claim for a man who died due to misinterpretation of an echocardiogram.
$1,150,000.00 Settlement; medical negligence claim of a man who sustained injury to his sciatic nerve due to the alleged negligence of an orthopedic surgeon in treatment of back pain and radiculopathy.
$1,050,000.00 Settlement; man who sustained a heart attack and needed a heart transplant due to the negligence of a cardiologist and thoracic surgeon.
$750,000.00 Settlement; medical negligence claim of a woman who sustained injuries to her leg due to the alleged negligence of a vascular surgeon in diagnosis and treatment of the vascular condition.
$650,000.00 Settlement; survival and wrongful death claims of female housewife in her late 50’s, whose death was caused by the negligence of a physician who failed to diagnose and treat lung cancer.
$600,000.00 Settlement; woman who developed Coumadin-induced skin necrosis of her calf due to the negligence of two medical care providers.
$500,000.00 Settlement of a medical negligence claim; man who developed a vascular necrosis of both hips following alleged negligent administration of steroids for treatment of back pain.
$475,000.00 Settlement for an elderly diabetic who lost part of her lower leg due to inappropriate vascular surgery.
$474,999.99 Settlement for an elderly man due to improper urologic surgery resulting in significant injury.
$450,000.00 Settlement for a family of a child due to negligence in the delivery of the child resulting in neurologic injury.
$375,000.00 Settlement of a nursing home negligence claim due to injuries sustained in a fall due to failure to provide bedside commode.
$300,000.00 Pre-suit settlement of a medical malpractice wrongful death claim of a 19-day-old premature infant due to alleged negligence in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of a hospital.
$230,000.00 Settlement against an osteopathic physician who manipulated a young woman’s neck for a sore throat without her consent in an urgent care resulting in occipital neuralgia and more than 3 years of treatment including 2 nerve surgeries.
 $205,000.00  Settlement of a medical negligence claim of a man in his late 60s due to alleged failure to timely diagnose and treat an epidural hematoma which developed after a knee manipulation resulting in incomplete paraplegia, cauda equina syndrome and neurogenic bowel and bladder.

Personal Injury:

 $2,400,000.00 Settlement of a product liability claim for severe burn injuries sustained by a man attempting to put gas in a race car.
$1,375,000.00 Settlement (after trial but before verdict); rendered quadriplegic a woman due to negligent failure to maintain the premises where the defendant’s and plaintiff’s negligence were vigorously disputed.
$1,300,000.00 Settlement for a man rendered quadriplegic in a bicycle-automobile collision due to alleged negligence of a municipality in failure to repair potholes which prevented him from riding his bicycle as close to the right edge of the road as possible.
$1,200,000.00 Settlement of a wrongful death claim; man was a passenger in a motor vehicle and killed due to the negligence of another driver.
$1,082,000.00 Verdict; man who sustained herniated disks in his neck and low back from a rear-end collision.
$975,000.00 Settlement; man who sustained severe burn injuries due to the negligent operation of an oil tanker which went left-of-center and exploded.
$912,500.00 Settlement; woman who sustained a broken leg and ankle while a passenger in a motor vehicle collision.
$850,000.00 Settlement of a wrongful death claim; man whose death was caused by an intentional tort arising out of an explosion at a chemical plant.
$825,000.00 Settlement; man who sustained broken wrists and elbows and a fractured lower back, due to the negligence of a heating contractor in failing to barricade a hole in a roof on a construction site.
$605,000.00 Settlement; man who sustained a broken femur from a rear end monitor vehicle collision.
$565,000.00 Settlement; mentally retarded client who sustained second and third degree burns from his chest to his knees, due to the negligence of a caretaker who left him alone in a hot shower.
$475,000.00 Settlement of a claim of a 50-year old executive for post-traumatic stress disorder and major depression resulting from a head-on motor vehicle collision.
$450,000.00 Jury verdict ($9,000 in medical bills) for a man who sustained a mild traumatic brain injury due to a rear-end collision.
$445,000.00 Settlement of a personal injury claim for a man who was injured in a fall from an aerial work platform due to the alleged negligence of the entity which provided the aerial work platform to him and to the alleged intentional tort of his employer.
$300,000.00 Settlement of a personal injury claim for a man who was injured in a fall down ungated, poorly lit exterior steps at a commercial establishment resulting in nearly total loss of vision in one eye despite several surgeries.
$290,000.00 65-year-old was stepping off a curb in a turnaround in a hotel in Phoenix, AZ when she was struck by the corner of a car driven by the hotel valet resulting in fractures of the tibia and fibula and aggravation of a pre-existing torn rotator cuff resulting in earlier surgery than would have been necessary
$245,000.00 Settlement of a personal injury claim of a woman in her mid 40s who sustained an injury to her foot as a result of a motor vehicle collision
$240,000.00 Settlement of a personal injury claim arising out of a motor vehicle collision for a man who sustained orthopedic injuries as a result thereof
$200,000.00 Settlement of a personal injury claim arising out of a collision between a motor vehicle and a horse arising out of the alleged negligence of the owner of the horse in failing to barricade the horse within his property
$120,000.00 Verdict in the Court of Claims for a prisoner who sustained burns while working in the prison kitchen due to alleged negligence of prison employees