Request Legal Help Now - Free

LAWSUITS NEWS & LEGAL INFORMATION

The Cleveland Clinic

This is a settlement for the Medical Malpractice lawsuit.

Cuyahoga County, OH: (May-26-08) Elizabeth Elia of Solon brought a medical malpractice lawsuit against the Cleveland Clinic, alleging that negligence on the part of the facility resulted in her child being permanently brain damaged. Records indicate that a jury awarded Elizabeth Elia and her 6-year-old son Abram $15.9 million, which is said to be one of the largest verdicts ever in Cuyahoga County. Legal counsel of the plaintiff asked the court to approve a request for $4 million in legal fees and $430,000 in medical and legal expenses, resolving the medical malpractice suit with a $10 million payout. Sources stated that the jury that heard the two- week trial reached a $15.9 million verdict, but the lawyers settled the case before the verdict form was signed. Part of the settlement called for the verdict forms to remain sealed.

CLEVELAND LIVE: Cleveland Clinic, mother settle malpractice suit for $10 million


Legal Help

If you have a similar problem and would like to be contacted by a lawyer at no cost or obligation, please click the link below.
Published on May-28-08


ADD YOUR COMMENT ON THIS ISSUE

Fields marked * are mandatory. Please read our comment guidelines before posting.

*Name:

Note: Your name will be published with your comment.

*Email Address:

Your email will only be used if a response is needed.
*Your Comment:

Are you the defendant or a subject matter expert on this topic with an opposing viewpoint? We'd love to hear your comments here as well, or if you'd like to contact us for an interview please submit your details here.

Request Legal Help Now! - Free