Svendsen v. United States

Practice Area: Medical malpractice

Date: Jul 18, 2016

Outcome: $250,000

Description: Client’s mother died of cervical cancer due to the failure of her doctors at a federally funded clinic to perform appropriate and timely Pap smears over a 7 year period. The U.S. denied negligence, and denied that the cancer was cervical in nature, and therefore would not have been detected even if testing had been done.

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Calmer v. (Confidential Business)

Practice Area: Personal injury

Date: Jun 06, 2016

Outcome: $85,000

Description: Client was a FedEx Business driver. On a delivery to a local Petaluma warehouse, a dock worker removed the loading ramp between the truck and the dock while client was inside securing the load. Client fell between the truck and the dock while backing out with a load, suffering a coccyx injury.

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Walters v Cortright

Practice Area: Personal injury

Date: Sep 29, 2015

Outcome: $150,000

Description: Assault and battery leading to broken ankle. Defendant denied the incident and there were no independent witnesses. However, defendant did not testify credibly, leading to settlement of the case

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