Emmanuel Law Firm, LLC

Verdicts and Settlement

Sample Cases Emmanuel O. Iheukwumere, Esquire has been involved in:

During his several years of the practice of law which span more than two decades, Emmanuel has helped secure millions of dollars for personal injury victims. A sample of the cases Emmanuel has been involved in which resulted in substantial monetary recoveries include the following:

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE:

  • $6 million jury verdict for failure to timely screen and evaluate hepatitis C patient for cancer, resulting in delayed diagnosis, treatment, and death of  elderly patient from liver cancer.
  • $2.5 million recovery for transfusion of patient with metastatic cancer with the wrong blood type resulting in death within 24 hours.
  • $2.35 million jury verdict for failure to timely screen and evaluate middle aged man for prostate cancer, resulting in delayed diagnosis, treatment, and death from prostate cancer.
  • $1.75 million recovery for delayed diagnosis and treatment of recurrent breast cancer resulting in death.
  • $1.8 million jury verdict for delayed diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.
  • $1.65 million recovery for delayed diagnosis and treatment of kidney cancer resulting in death.
  • $1.6 million recovery for delayed diagnosis and treatment of colon cancer resulting in death.
  • $1.5 million recovery for delayed diagnosis and treatment of carcinoid cancer.
  • $1.5 recovery for improper diagnosis and treatment of adverse reaction to medication in the ER  resulting in death.
  • $1.5 million recovery for delayed diagnosis and treament of Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia after cardiac surgery, resulting in pulmonary embolism and death.
  • $1.5 million recovery for delayed diagnosis and treatment of recurrent breast cancer.
  • $1.5 million jury verdict against a hospital for improper feeding and monitoring in the ER, resulting in aspiration and death of an elderly patient within 24-hours of being in the ER.
  • $1.5 million recovery for failure to timely screen and properly evaluate a long time smoker for lung cancer, resulting in delayed diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer.
  • $1.25 million recovery for delayed diagnosis and treament of recurrent breast cancer.
  • $1.2 million arbitration award for delayed diagnosis and treatment of kidney cancer, resulting in death.
  • $1.1 million jury verdict for delayed diagnosis and treatment of pregnancy induced hypertension, also known as preeclampsia, resulting in death.
  • $1.1 million recovery for delayed treatment of timely diagnosed bone cancer, resulting in cancer spread, and  death.
  • $1.1 million jury verdict for partial amputation of foot of elderly patient resulting from delayed diagnosis of skin cancer.
  • $1.1 million recovery for delayed diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer resulting in death.
  • $1 million recovery for delayed diagnosis and treatment of internal bleeding resulting in death.
  • $1 million recovery for delayed diagnosis and treatment of smooth muscle cancer known as a leoimyosarcoma.
  • $1 million recovery for mismanagement of anesthesia during surgery, resulting in brain injury and death within a few days.
  • $1 million recovery for failure to screen a hepatitis C patient for liver cancer, resulting in delayed diagnosis, treatment, and death from liver cancer.
  • $950,000 recovery for delayed diagnosis of lung cancer in elderly patient, resulting in death.
  • $800,000 recovery for delayed and treatment of colon cancer.
  • $800,000 recovery for failure to timely diagnose and treat suspected lung mass in an elderly long time smoker, resulting in lung cancer progression.
  • $750,000 recovery for improper colonoscopy procedure resulting in delayed diagnosis and treatment of colon cancer.
  • $750,000 recovery for surgical complications from treatment of untimely diagnosed and treated early stage cervical cancer.
  • $775, 000 recovery for untimely treatment of a patient with brain injury from a physical altercation, resulting in death within a few days.
  • $700,000 recovery for delayed diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary embolism resulting in death.
  • $650,000 recovery for improper postoperative care of elderly patient, resulting in death.
  • $600, 000 recovery for failure to investigate single complaint to physician of breast pain by elderly patient for possible cancer, resulting in delayed diagnosis, treatment, and death from breast cancer.
  • $525,000 recovery for delayed diagnosis and treatment of Burkitt’s lymphoma.
  • $500,000 recovery for failure to use sequential compression devices during lumbar decompression surgery in an elderly patient, resulting in post-operative pulmonary embolism and death.
  • $500,000 recovery for overdose of Dilantin resulting in death of elderly patient.
  • $500,000 recovery for delayed diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer resulting in death.
  • $450,000 recovery for inadequate monitoring and treatment of hypertension resulting in death from aortic dissection.
  • $425, 000 recovery for delayed treatment of sepsis leading to death.
  • $400,000 recovery for improper diagnosis and treatment of urinary incontinence resulting in surgical complications.
  • $400,000 recovery for delayed diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer, resulting in death.
  • $325,000 recovery for improper management of prescription drugs resulting in accidental overdose and death.
  • $325,000 recovery for delayed diagnosis and treatment of colon cancer.
  • $315,000 recovery for delayed diagnosis and treatment of a benign brain tumor.
  • $360,000 jury verdict for delayed diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary embolism post surgery, resulting in death of very elderly patient.
  • $325,000 recovery for fall in a hospital room resulting in head injury of a very elderly patient.
  • $300,000 recovery for improper pathology interpretation of slides contributing to delayed diagnosis and treatment of uterine cancer in a very elderly patient.

 

PRODUCTS LIABILITY:

  • $925,000 recovery for failure to adequately warn young patient of potential addiction to prescribed migraine headache medication, resulting in addiction.

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