Lemer & Company $1,513,000 medical malpractice verdict
Medical malpractice lawyers at Lemer and Company received a $1.513 million verdict for their client on May 28, 2015 in the British Columbia Supreme Court case of Reyes v. Marsden. The court found that the plaintiff lost most of his vision after an emergency room physician failed to diagnose a brain tumor and then undertook a lumbar puncture that was contra-indicated in the circumstances and which caused the plaintiff’s vision loss. The trial lasted three weeks and involved numerous expert witnesses from B.C., Ontario and the U.S.
Lemer & Company recent medical malpractice settlements
Lemer & Company has recently brought 3 medical malpractice personal injury actions to a successful conclusion, reaching settlements against a nurse with the Canadian prison system, an ophthalmic surgeon and a private laser vision correction company. The action against the prison nurse was on behalf of a prisoner who was experiencing a heart attack. The nurse failed to recognize the signs and symptoms of a heart attack and the urgency for treatment, resulting in a delayed diagnosis and treatment. The action against the opthalmic surgeon resulted from incorrect laser treatmenet of an eye disease which compromised the vision in one eye. The action against the laser vision correction company was for blindness in one eye caused by the an incorrectly assembled component of the laser. Terms of all the settlements are subject to confidentiality agreements required by the defendants.
Lemer & Company recent motor vehicle accident settlements
Among recent motor vehicle cases successfully concluded by Lemer and Company are actions involving a pedestrian struck by a left turning driver while crossing an intersection resulting in soft tissue injuries and knee ligament damage, a pedestrian suffering a fractured foot when struck by a hit and run driver and a motorcyclist which struck a left turning driver emerging from a side street with a stop sign, resulting in multiple injuries and a seriously fractured elbow that affected his ability to do heavy laboring jobs. Details of the settlements are confidential. Please contact Lemer and Company for information about your case.