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Case Examples To Consider

At Terrell Hogan Law, our dedicated team of trial lawyers is committed to helping you seek justice and overcome injustice in various legal matters. From personal injury and wrongful death cases to business litigation, criminal law, real property disputes, estates/trusts, breach of contract, family law, tortious interference, defamation, premise liability, warranty, fraud, and negligence, we are here to advocate for your rights and interests.

Employing Our Firm. When you employ Terrell • Hogan, we are committed to you, a person, not a corpo­ration. This is your only case; because it matters to you, your case matters to us. So, when you need dedicated attorneys to represent you, we invite you to consider our law firm. At Terrell • Hogan, we will appreciate hearing from you, listen to your concerns, and answer your questions.

Examples of Results. Examples of our case results begin on this page. If you need an attorney to represent you, these may help you as you choose a law firm. The decision you are making is about your case and the facts; what happened to you, how you were hurt, who hurt you, and how it affected you and your family are specific to your case. In short, no two cases are the same. You know this, of course, and it is certainly one of the reasons you are being careful about choosing a law firm. And, just as certainly, it is also why no one can guarantee success in all cases.

Infor­mation about Clients. Keeping client infor­mation confi­dential is important to us, and, for that reason, the examples briefly listed here do not reveal client names or identifying infor­mation. However, if some examples seem similar to what you are going through, and you would like to know more about them, please let us know and we will ask our clients for permission to discuss the specifics with you.

Example Amounts. The amounts in these examples reflect the amounts the at-fault parties/insurers settled for or were ordered to pay, so they are the results before any deduction for attorneys’ fees, costs and expenses. None involved hourly fee billing, retainer fees or cost deposits by the clients.

We know that people, unlike corpo­rations and insurance companies, cannot afford to do that. When we agree to represent a person, it means we believe in the case and we have the confidence to take the risk that, if we are unable to make a recovery, the client will not pay fees for our work or reimbursement for our costs. Note, you will see that some examples listed are for cases where there was an agreement not to disclose the amount paid, so no amounts are provided in those examples.

To summarize, these result examples do not predict what will happen in your case, since each case is evaluated, handled and resolved on its own merits, and that’s as it should be when we accept profes­sional responsibilities.

$10 Million

MESOTHELIOMA/ASBESTOS CASE RESULTS



For two plaintiffs with mesothelioma; a welder at the shipyards and an electrician at the railroad, paper mill and Navy.

Attorney:
Alan Pickert

$10,000,000

Attorney:
Alan Pickert

$8 Million

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Delayed diagnosis of stroke

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$8,000,000

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$4 Million

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



A garage worker contracted mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos while working on brakes and clutches for more than 38 years.

Attorney:
Alan Pickert

$4,135,000

Attorney:
Alan Pickert

$3 Million

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Paralysis from medical malpractice

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$3,750,000

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$2 Million

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Mistreated heart attack

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$2,990,000

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$2 Million

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Settlement for hypoxic brain injury case.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$2,980,000

$2 Million

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



A housewife exposed to asbestos from her father bringing asbestos home on his clothes when she was a child died from mesothelioma.

Attorney:
Alan Pickert

$2,600,000

Attorney:
Alan Pickert

$2 Million

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Verdict for brain death resulting from improper monitoring of neurological patient.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$2,869,588

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$2 Million

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Misdiagnosis of a posterior circulation stroke.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$2,500,000

$2 Million

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Settlement for stroke misdiagnosis case.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$2,500,000

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$2 Million

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Settlement for anesthesia malpractice case.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$2,350,000

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$2 Million

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Settlement for mismanagement of heart attack.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$2,000,000

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$1 Million

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



$1,600,000 verdict (after $700,000 settlement with co-defendant) for brain death caused by decreased cerebral perfusion from medication error.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$1,600,000

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$1 Million

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Settlement for anesthesia malpractice case.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$1,500,000

$1 Million

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Settlement for stroke misdiagnosis case.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$1,500,000

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$1 Million

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Misdiagnosis of an acute ischemic circulation stroke.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell, Fadi Chakour

$1,350,000

$1 Million

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Settlement for stroke misdiagnosis case.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$1,350,000

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$1 Million

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



For wrongful death in a medical negligence case (infant prema­turely released from hospital).

Attorney:
Bruce Maxwell

$1,300,000

Attorney:
Bruce Maxwell

$1 Million

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Medical malpractice and adverse medication reaction.

Attorney:
Evan J. Yegelwel

$1,300,000

Attorney:
Evan J. Yegelwel

$1 Million

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Settlement for iatrogenic stroke case.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$1,250,000

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$1 Million

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Death resulting from a hypoxic brain injury.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$1,050,000

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$1 Million

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Settlement for hospitalist malpractice case.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$1,000,000

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$1 Million

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Failure to recognize and treat TIA as precursor to cardioembolic stroke.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$1,000,000

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$1 Million

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Settlement for failure to prevent a stroke case.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$1,050,000

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$950,000

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Failure to provide appro­priate post-operative care.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$950,000

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$900,000

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Wrongful death resulting from misman­agement of patient’s chest pain.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$900,000

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$900,000

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Failure to provide appro­priate post-operative care.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$900,000

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$800,000

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Wrongful death caused by the admin­is­tration of contraindicated medicine.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$800,000

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$800,000

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Pre-Suit Settlement. Death due to negligent placement of feeding tube.

Attorney:
Christopher G. Burns

$800,000

$750,000

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Medical negligence action for wrongful death (failure to timely diagnose and treat a perforated bowel).

Attorney:
Bruce Maxwell

$750,000

Attorney:
Bruce Maxwell

$750,000

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Wrongful death from stroke caused by untreated coagulopathy.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$750,000

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$700,000

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Delay in diagnosing and treating lung cancer that occurred at a VA Hospital.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$700,000

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Settlement for failure to diagnosis cancer case against the VA.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$700,000

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$600,000

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Settlement for Cath Lab nursing malpractice case.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$600,000

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$560,000

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Settlement for delay in diagnosing infection case.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$560,000

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$500,000

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Settlement for stroke misdiagnosis case.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$500,000

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$375,000

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Settlement of a wrongful death claim with physician, Dr. Michael Widick. $250,000 policy limits + $125,000.

Attorney:
Christopher Shakib

$375,000

Attorney:
Christopher Shakib

$299,900

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Medical malpractice case against the company that provides medical treatment to inmates in the Jacksonville prison system.

Attorney:
Christopher G. Burns

$299,900

$250,000

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Settlement for iatrogenic stroke from a surgical error. $250,000 policy limit.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$250,000

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

$250,000

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Settlement for sciatic nerve injury case resulting from surgical error.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell, Fadi Chakour

$250,000

$80,000

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Client’s claim regarding nursing error.

Attorney:
Leslie A. Goller

$80,000

Attorney:
Leslie A. Goller

$75,000

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Fractured arm after ambulance employees inadequately restrained elderly patient.

$75,000

Fractured arm after ambulance employees inadequately restrained elderly patient.

$40,000

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Dental implants incorrectly done.

Attorney:
Bruce Maxwell

$40,000

Attorney:
Bruce Maxwell

Six Figure Settlement

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Victim suffered cardiac arrest, nearly expired, and required sternum bone removal after his postop­erative recovery from heart surgery was mismanaged.

Attorney:
Christopher G. Burns

Six Figure Settlement

Confidential Settlement

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Victim underwent surgery where gauze was left inside, neces­si­tating additional surgery.

Attorney:
Christopher G. Burns

Confidential Settlement

High Six Figure Settlement

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Medical malpractice in failure to diagnose a small bowel obstruction which led to subsequent death.

Attorney:
Christopher G. Burns

High Six Figure Settlement

Mediation

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Failure to timely diagnose and treat cancer.

Mediation

High Six Figure Settlement

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Confi­dential settlement for 77 year old man receiving a defective abdominal hernia mesh.

Attorney:
Alan Pickert

High Six Figure Settlement

Attorney:
Alan Pickert

Settlement

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Confidential seven figure settlement for woman with permanent throat damage due to physician failing to timely identify aneurysm on brain stem.

Attorney:
Bruce Maxwell

Settlement

Attorney:
Bruce Maxwell

Settlement

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Thrombotic stroke caused by mismanagement of post-operative heparin.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

Settlement

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

Settlement

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Ischemic stroke from undiagnosed cerebrovascular injury sustained during car wreck.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

Settlement

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

Settlement

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Brain death following hemorrhagic stroke caused by improper surgical technique.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

Settlement

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

Settlement

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Brain death resulting from failure to monitor post-operative patient receiving multiple opioid narcotics.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

Settlement

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

Settlement

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Iatrogenic embolic stroke resulting in brain death.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

Settlement

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

Settlement

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Confidential settlement: Thrombotic stroke resulting from failure to send TIA patient to stroke center for workup.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

Settlement

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

Settlement

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



Permanent brain injury due to delay in activation of stroke protocol.

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

Settlement

Attorney:
Matthew Sowell

Settlement

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE RESULTS



For permanent injuries from aesthetic breast surgery by an out-of-state plastic surgeon.

Attorney:
Christopher Shakib

Settlement

Attorney:
Christopher Shakib
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