$2 Billion+ in Recoveries.
$500 Million+ in Verdicts.
Serious injury and wrongful death cases require experience, expertise, resources and dedication to protect your family and your future. Our results speak for themselves. McEldrew Purtell has a proven track record of maximizing recovery for our clients.
Medical Malpractice Results
Birth injury lawsuit because the ob/gyn failed to promptly deliver 26-week pre-term twin infants in the face of chorioamnionitis resulting in neurological damage.
46-year-old man who suffered aortic artery damage during spinal surgery (L4-L5 laminectomy), resulting in nerve damage and necessitating extensive surgical repair.
Birth injury settlement.
Settlement for failure to diagnose a perforated intestine.
Settlement for failure to diagnose sepsis.
16-year-old patient with Down’s syndrome who suffered cardiopulmonary arrest while in treatment for leukemia.
Settlement in case with IV infiltrate leading to amputation of fingers.
NJ Wrongful Death settlement in a cervical cancer pap smear case.
Settlement on behalf of a 28-year-old woman who required emergency surgery and had permanent medical issues after a doctor failed to diagnose a huge disc herniation which evolved into cauda equina syndrome.
Fetal Death settlement
Medical Malpractice settlement
Settlement on behalf of the family of a 55-year-old man who was misdiagnosed with gastritis at the emergency room and died overnight at home.
Jury verdict when a hospital delivered a child with mild cerebral palsy after they failed to transfer the mother to another facility.
Jury verdict against an operating physician, rehab center internist and physiatrist for a 66-year-old patient who developed an infection from knee replacement surgery and subsequently developed compartment syndrome in rehabilitation.
Settlement on behalf of the family of a patient who died after the urologist failed to diagnose bladder cancer.
Settlement for failure to timely deliver a baby under significant fetal distress.
Failure to timely deliver a baby under significant fetal distress.
76-year-old patient who was admitted to the hospital in cardiac arrest and did not receive resuscitation according to the standard of care.
Trucking & Motor Vehicle
Settlement under multiple legal theories on behalf of a police officer who suffered a below-the-knee amputation when he was hit by an uninsured motorist.
Settlement when a truck driver, for a company who was not in compliance with safety regulations governing hours of service for drivers, ran a stop sign and crushed the mother of a 5-year-old child.
Settlement for a New Jersey truck accident.
Settlement for the survivors of a woman killed by a wheel that struck her vehicle after the truck driver failed to properly perform a pre-trip certification and inspection of the wheels.
Settlement on behalf of a 43-year-old woman that suffered traumatic injury and disability when her vehicle was struck by a tractor-trailer that crossed the center line.
Confidential trucking settlement
Cargo Collapse settlement
Settlement for a passenger in a vehicle hit by an oncoming car when the driver went through a stop sign.
Jury verdict on behalf of a woman who suffered several foot fractures in a rear-end collision.
On behalf of a 56-year-old school teacher who sustained head and cognitive injuries in a traffic accident.
Verdict for railroad electrician pinned by spool of wire.
Settlement for railroad conductor who suffered electrical shock.
$2.5 million for a track worker struck by an oncoming train and immediately killed.
For a railroad worker case involving cervical fusion.
Settlement on behalf of a coach cleaner who sustained electrical burns when the safety catch failed to properly secure the pantograph on top of an MU (Multiple Unit – a type of self-propelled train carriage).
Jury verdict for a SEPTA employee who fell on black ice because a SEPTA sub-contractor failed to properly remove the snow and ice.
Settlement for a SEPTA conductor that suffered permanent injuries from an electric shock while assisting a passenger.
Verdict for railroader who suffered a broken ankle.
Verdict on behalf of SEPTA conductor who sustained life-changing injuries from electric shock on the job.
For an injured track worker who fell into an excavation ditch.
Jury verdict on behalf of an employee who developed kidney disease as a result of long-term exposure to solvent products.
Settlement for a SEPTA mechanic struck by a falling airport ladder.
Settlement for a non-operated herniated disc sustained as a result of a fall on oil in a receiving yard.
$950,000 for a flagman who tripped and fell on oil, breaking his foot and requiring multiple surgeries.
Settlement on behalf of a 45-year-old pilot who sustained knee and back injuries in a crane accident.
Settlement for a SEPTA electrician suffering a knee injury.
Settlement for a car man who sustained thoracic outlet syndrome as a result of carrying railroad ties without proper equipment.
Settlement under the FELA for a worker injured in a slip and fall at a SEPTA parking lot in the winter.
Settlement under the FELA for back injuries suffered while performing an annual inspection and repair on a steam engine.
Settlement for a railroad worker injured in a fall while working on the decking of a bridge.
Jury verdict for track worker who suffered a medial meniscal injury, requiring arthroscopic surgery, while climbing down from a track vehicle in poor light at night.
Catastrophic Injury Results
Settlement for a college freshman after a 40-foot fall from a climbing wall during a student orientation activity.
Settlement against an insurer who exposed a dentist to an excess verdict of $4 million dollars in a dental malpractice lawsuit over trigeminal nerve damage.
$3.5 million on behalf of a toddler suffering permanent cognitive impairment after a three story fall at a hotel in Florida.
Civil Rights Results
Settlement in an Illinois police shooting case.
Civil Rights Wrongful Death settlement.
Settlement for a Wrongful Death in Prison.
Settlement in a police shooting case.
Civil Rights settlement
Civil Rights settlement
Civil Rights settlement
Settlement for a woman struck during a police chase.
Nursing & Funeral Home Negligence Results
Montco Nursing Home Negligence matter involving a fall and fracture
Bucks County Nursing Home Negligence matter involving a roll out of bed, hip fracture and untimely death
Montco Nursing Home Negligence matter involving a stage IV pressure ulcer and understaffing
Premises Liability & Negligent Security Results
Wrongful Death negligent security settlement where a concert goer was killed by security personnel.
Ride Share & Vehicle Crashes Results
NJ Wrongful Death settlement