$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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Settlement in a police shooting case.
Settlement for a woman struck during a police chase.