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Wapner Newman, P.C., is representing Tamara Breeden, the victim of a tragic and unusual case of abuse. The jury awarded $45 million in compensation and punitive damages to Breeden against Linda Ann Weston and two other defendants. Breeden, along with three other mentally disabled victims, was rescued from a Tacony sub-basement after nearly a decade of unthinkable abuse. Weston had kept the victims as captives “in a living...
Attorney Sternberg recently settled a lawsuit on behalf of a hospital patient who suffered significant burns from an IV infiltration which resulting in scarring. The infiltration occurred because the nurses and hospital staff were overworked and understaffed. The nurses were also ignorant of the standard of care for how to monitor and access IV infusions. The IV was placed in the wrong location and the site was not monito...
Marc Brecher settled a medical malpractice case brought on behalf of a woman who suffered irreversible brain damage due to a delay in diagnosing a ruptured splenic artery for $8,400,000. The plaintiff - a 49-year-old woman - was riding a bicycle down a steep hill. She fell off her bike. She was taken to a local hospital and admitted for observation. During the overnight hours, she exhibited signs and symptoms of internal b...
Marc Brecher successfully obtained a $7 Million settlement on behalf of a child who was born brain damaged due to lack of oxygen while her mother was in labor. Brecher’s Complaint alleged the attending obstetrician failed to properly interpret the fetal heart rate monitor tracing strips which demonstrated that the baby was in fetal distress during the last two and half hours of labor. Brecher obtained experts in the fiel...
Medical malpractice attorney in Philadelphia, Marc G. Brecher recently settled an obstetrical malpractice claim filed on behalf of a baby who suffered irreversible brain damage at birth. The baby was “twin B”. Shortly after twin A was delivered vaginally, it became apparent that twin B was suffering fetal distress. Instead of ordering an emergency cesarean section, which would have resulted in delivering the baby withi...