Personal Injury Verdicts & Settlements
This is a partial list of results from the Law Offices of Alvin de Levie and his team of lawyers. Confidentiality agreements prohibit disclosure of some of the settlement amounts.
$10,000,000 Brain Injury Settlement
Settlement on behalf of a woman who suffered serious brain damage after her healthcare providers failed to diagnose her medical conditions, and then failed to timely intubate her once she went into cardiopulmonary arrest.
Motor vehicle accident Centre County
Client sustained Lumbar herniation and underwent a Laminectomy and decompression at L4 with L4-5 medial facetectomy, foraminotomy with Pedicle screw instrumentation and subsequent post-operative debridement.
$9,000,000 Birth Labor & Delivery Malpractice
Settlement on behalf of a child who experienced severe brain damage due to negligence during the labor and delivery process.
Automobile Accident Centre County
Claim settled after Mediation in Pittsburgh; client sustained an oblique fracture of the proximal fibula and complex displaced oblique fractures of the mid-shaft of the right tibia and fibula with additional non-displaced oblique cortical fractures mid to distal tibial shaft.
$8,000,000 Construction Accident Settlement
Settlement on behalf of a man who sustained catastrophic injuries while working in a construction zone.
Motor Vehicle Accident Centre County
Claim settled. Client sustained a grade II open transverse tibial fracture and soft tissue disruption with foreign bodies with post-surgical infection and complications. Permanent scarring and knee patella tendinitis.
$7,500,000 Medical Malpractice Settlement
Philadelphia County jury award on behalf of a 15-year-old by who suffered a below-the-knee amputation due to substandard medical care after breaking his ankle during a football game.
Personal Injury Accident, Centre County
Settlement prior to suit. Unstable L-1 fracture and L3-L4 compression fracture, requiring surgical stabilization including a T12-L2 posterior spinal fusion with bone graft. Permanent scarring.
$7,250,000 Brain Injury Settlement
Major settlement on behalf of a brain-injured child during routine medical procedure.
Slip and Fall Accident in Clinton County
Settlement in Federal Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania after mediation. Client sustained a full thickness tear of the supraspinatus tendon/rotator cuff right shoulder requiring an arthroscopic double rotator cuff repair with permanent restrictions and loss of strength.
$6,200,000 Medical Malpractice Settlement
A man suffers brain-injury from motor vehicle accident while at work.
Tractor Trailer Accident, Mifflin County
Client, while working and driving a tractor-trailer in North Carolina, was involved in an automobile accident. Settlement of the claim against the other driver and a full Compromise and Release settlement with the workmen's compensation carrier. Client sustained an L2-L4 vertebral fracture, a C7 end plate disruption, a closed head injury and elbow dislocation.
$5,000,000 Neurological Injury Medical Misdiagnosis
Major settlement on behalf of a woman who suffered serious neurologic injury when her health care providers failed to properly treat cerebral hemorrhage.
Head and Neck Injuries in Snyder County
Settlement - Fracture of the cricoid cartilage and laceration of tongue with bruised vocal cords and hematoma of the voice box.
$5,000,000 Settlement from Cancer Misdiagnosis
Philadelphia County jury award on behalf of a woman whose breast cancer was not timely diagnosed.
Wrongful Death/Motor vehicle accident Centre County
Case was settled pre-lawsuit. Death occurred involving an ATV 4 wheel drive accident.
$4,900,000 Settlement from Surgical Error
Luzerne County jury award on behalf a woman who suffered a substantial bleed leading to permanent neurologic injury as a consequence of surgical error.
Industrial accident injury in Clearfield County
Lawsuit in the Federal District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania (Johnstown), settlement - Amputation due to a crush injury to the left hand and open comminuted fractures and associated muscle and vascular injuries; wrist and arm became entangled between two rollers on an unguarded and unprotected machine. Claim was made that the machine was not properly guarded exposing the worker to an unnecessary risk which led to the amputation of his left arm below the elbow.
$4,800,000 Medical Negligence Settlement
Philadelphia County jury award on behalf of a woman who sustained a host of complications after a suffering a massive bleed caused by medical negligence during a caesarian section.
$4,500,000 Settlement wrongful death medical malpractice
Philadelphia County jury award on behalf of the Estate of a woman who died the day following a hysterectomy.
Workers Compensation & Work Injury Lawsuit Centre County
Client sustained central protrusion at C5-6 and left protrusion at C6-7, chronic neck syndrome and Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) from auto accident. Settlement of auto claim, underinsurance claim and workmen's compensation claim. Client working in course and scope of employment when accident occurred.
$4,200,000 Settlement Hospital Negligence
Settlement on behalf of brain-injured child.
$3,500,000 Settlement malpractice from medical procedure
Philadelphia County jury award on behalf of a woman who sustained permanent injury as a result of a negligently performed knee replacement surgery.
$3,000,000 Settlement Resulting from Death during Childbirth
Settlement on behalf of the Estate of a woman who died shortly following childbirth.
$2,900,000 Jury Award Failure to Diagnose
Philadelphia County jury award on behalf of a man who suffered permanent neurologic injury as a result of a physician's failure to timely decompress his spinal cord.
$2,900,000 Jury Award Misdiagnosis Hospital Error
Philadelphia County jury award on behalf of the Estate of a man who died after his cardiac issues were not appropriately addressed.
$2,500,000 Jury Award Cardiac Misdiagnosis
Montgomery County Pennsylvania jury award on behalf of the Estate of a man who died after his cardiac issues were not appropriately addressed.
$2,500,000 Jury Award medical negligence
Philadelphia County jury award on behalf of a woman who suffered permanent injury after suffering a delay in diagnosis of her neurosarcoidosis.
$2,100,000 Jury Award medical misdiagnosis
Philadelphia County jury award on behalf of a man left with cognitive and motor impairment after suffering a delay in diagnosis and treatment of encephalitis.
$2,100,000 jury award delay in medical diagnosis of Cancer
Jury award on behalf of a woman who suffered a delay in diagnosis of her colon cancer.
$2,000,000 Jury Award Prescription Medicine misdiagnosis
Lackawanna County jury award on behalf of a man who developed avascular necrosis of his hips due to over-prescription of steroids.
$1,800,000 Medical Malpractice and Negligence
Chester County jury award on behalf of a man who suffered an above-the-knee amputation as a result of the negligence of his vascular surgeon.
$1,700,000 Jury Award Brain Injury medical negligence
Bucks County jury award on behalf of a man who suffered permanent neurologic injury after his brain hemorrhage went untimely diagnosed.
This is a partial list of the latest results from the Law Offices of Alvin de Levie and his team of lawyers. Confidentiality agreements prohibit disclosure of some of the settlement amounts.