Confidential v. Bayer Pharmaceutical, Inc. – $4,600,000.00 Settlement

Defective Drugs – $4,600,000.00 Settlement, October 2004 Plaintiff had taken Bayer’s drug Baycol and shortly thereafter was diagnosed with Rhabdomyolysis, a condition that results in muscle cell breakdown and release of the contents of muscle cells into the bloodstream. After withdrawal of Baycol by Bayer, plaintiff sought representation from Baker & Zimmerman. Baker & Zimmerman’s experts were able to prove …

Medical Malpractice / Pharmaceutical Error – $750,000 Settlement, Case Published: 09/13/2010

This tragic medical malpractice case involved a man who overdosed from a toxic combination of prescription medication and alcohol. Attorney Robert Zimmerman brought suit against the responsible pharmacy for continuing to fill prescriptions without appropriate monitoring (pharmaceutical errors). After initially aggressively defending this claim, the pharmacy ultimately settled for $750,000 to avoid trial.

Medical Malpractice -$738,000, Jury Verdict, Case Published: 07/17/2010

This medical malpractice case involved an immigrant veterinarian who had his index finger amputated following a cat bite that initially seemed relatively benign. The plaintiff went to a walk in medical clinic where an inappropriate antibiotic was prescribed. Additionally, the medical doctor failed to adequately and timely change course when the plaintiff’s condition was worsening. The defendants argued that the …

$300,000 Defective Prosthetic

Plaintiff had a knee replacement performed at University of Pennsylvania. The prosthetics was created by Wright ProFemur. Plaintiff was a Palm Beach Court Deputy. Seven years later the prosthetic hip spontaneously broke causing the plaintiff acute pain as well as requiring revision surgery. Plaintiff’s experts were able to show that the alloy involved in the prosthetic was defective, causing microfractures, …