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Catastrophic Injury Results

Catastrophic Injury Results

In the nearly 40 years combined of representing plaintiffs, the attorneys at Youman & Caputo have secured or helped secure more than 100 seven or eight-figure settlements or verdicts. We investigate our cases thoroughly, litigate them aggressively, and do not hesitate to try any case where necessary to try to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients.
 
Some of the Catastrophic Injury verdicts and settlements that we have won include:

Birth Injury Verdict

$57 million

Brain Injury Settlement

$30 million

Medical Malpractice Verdict

$20 million

Delaware County Jury Verdict

$21.8 million

Caputo was lead trial counsel for a man who lost his sight because of prolonged back surgery. Caputo’s verdict is one of the largest verdicts in Delaware County history and it ranked among the top 100 verdicts in any type of case in the United States in 2015.

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Brain Injury Settlement

$19.6 million

Brain Injury Settlement

$9 million

Spinal Cord Injury Settlement

$8 million

Birth Injury Settlement

$7.5 million

Medical Malpractice Settlement

$7.4 million

Injured Construction Worker

$7.3 million

Spinal Cord Injury Settlement

$7 million

Lehigh County Jury Verdict

$6.3 million

On December 9, 2019, Youman won a $6.3 million jury verdict in Lehigh County for a woman whose 48 year-old husband suffered a fatal heart attack while jogging. 40 days earlier, her husband had seen a St. Luke’s cardiologist for evaluation of his chest pain, shortness of breath, and other symptoms. The cardiologist failed to order the necessary testing that would have diagnosed his severe coronary artery disease and, instead, the cardiologist incorrectly attributed his symptoms to panic attacks and anxiety. Read more about Youman’s verdict here.

Birth Injury Settlement

$6 million

Spinal Cord Injury Settlement

$6 million

Product Liability/medical Malpractice Settlement

$5.6 million

Montgomery County Jury Verdict

$5.1 million

In 2014, Youman won a $5.1 million jury verdict in Montgomery County for a woman who suffered severe injuries after a medication error caused her to be injected with a concentrated decongestant instead of a local anesthetic before routine sinus surgery.

Medical Malpractice Settlement

$5 million

Lehigh County Premises Liability Settlement

$5 million

Delay Of Diagnosis Of Cancer Settlement

$4.95 million

Motor Vehicle Accident Settlement

$4.5 million

Product Liability/medical Malpractice Settlement

$3.7 million

Delay In Diagnosis Of Brain Tumor Settlement

$3.5 million

Delayed Diagnosis Of Infection Settlement

$3.5 million

Premises Liability Settlement

$3 million

Construction Accident Jury Verdict

$3 million

Caputo was lead trial counsel for an ironworker who was injured when he fell in a dark staircase at a construction site.

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Workplace Injury Settlement

$2.3 million

Motor Vehicle Accident Settlement

$2.1 million

Construction Accident Jury Verdict

$2 million

In November 2004, Youman won a $2 million jury verdict for a construction worker who suffered a severe neck injury in a jobsite mishap. George LePera, of Conshohocken, was hurt when wet concrete was poured onto him from one floor above the area in which he was working.

Medical Malpractice Settlement

$2 million

Medical Malpractice Settlement

$2 million

Medical Malpractice Settlement

$1.87 million

In May 2011, Youman won a $1.87 million verdict for the estate of a woman, Koulnara Chrol, who died after an emergency room doctor failed to diagnose her symptoms as carbon monoxide poisoning. Days after her discharge from the ER she was found unconscious in her Cheltenham home, where two other people were found dead.

Delayed Diagnosis Of Heart Attack Settlement

$1.75 million

Philadelphia Motor Vehicle Accident Settlement

$1.3 million

Motor Vehicle Accident Settlement

$1.2 million

In 2006, Youman won a $1.2 million verdict in Chester County for a man injured when a truck veered off a roadway and struck tree branches that fell on his head, causing several fractures and resulting in headaches and cognitive deficits.

Medical Malpractice Verdict In Chester County

$927,000

One month after his verdict in the Chrol case (above), Youman won a $927,000 verdict in Chester County for an Exton woman whose hand was damaged in a medical procedure at Paoli Hospital. The injury curtailed her career plan to perform micro-surgery in researching a cure for Alzheimer’s disease.

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