Verdicts & Settlements

John A. Caputo has obtained significant verdicts and settlements for his clients. The following is a representative sample of those. Note, however, that every case is fact-specific. The results reported here do not mean or guarantee that a same or similar result will be obtained in a different case.

$18 million settlement — brain damage from ignoring allergic predisposition (2001)

$8.78 million verdict — loss of lower legs due to negligent treatment of bowel peritonitis. (2016)

$8 million settlement during trial — brain damage from delay in medical diagnosis (2003)

$5 million verdict — paralysis followed by premature death caused by a drunk driver served at a tavern (1991)

$5 million settlement — brain injury to infant from delayed delivery (2000)

$4.8 million settlement — death in motor vehicle collision (2006)

$4.3 million settlement — brain injury to infant followed by premature death from delayed delivery (1999)

$4 million settlement — paralysis of a 67-year-old person due to delayed diagnosis of abscess (2011)

$4 million verdict — amputations from delayed diagnosis and treatment of meningococcus infection (1994)

$4 million arbitration award — bipolar disorder from a severe brain concussion in a motor vehicle collision (2003)

$3.5 million settlement — death of housewife and mother from delayed diagnosis of cervical cancer from misread of Pap specimens (2008)

$3 million plus settlement during trial — death due to failure to diagnose bowel obstruction (2013)

$3.2 million settlement — decreased vision from failure to diagnose cyst (2006)

$2.95 million recovery — death due to hospital negligence causing equipment malfunction. (2017)

$2.5 million recovery — during trial death of liver transplant patient in long-term acute care facility due to aspiration during a procedure. (2016)

$2.5 million settlement — leg amputation of worker who entered an unguarded space at a coil slitting machine (2009)

$2.5 million settlement — leg amputation of worker who entered an unguarded space of a conveyor system (2001)

$2 million settlement — leg and ankle fractures from motor vehicle collision (2001)

$1.8 million settlement — personality change and disc surgery from rear-end collision (1999)

$1.775 million settlement — death of worker crushed in a defective conveyor system (2005)

$1.75 million settlement — death of homemaker in home explosion from a natural gas leak (2007)

$1.65 million settlement — death due to cardiac valve surgery (2012)

$1.6 million settlement — spinal cord injury during fusion (1999)

$1.5 million settlement — delayed diagnosis of cervical cancer from a misreading of Pap specimen requiring radiation rather than surgery (2008)

$1.5 million settlement — worker fatally injured in deep coal mine (2010)

$1.5 million settlement — leg fracture and head concussion in motor vehicle collision (2007)

$1.5 million settlement — internal injuries to a worker from an exploding machine

$1.45 million settlement — delayed diagnosis of sarcoma (2004)

$1.4 million settlement — speech impairment from delayed diagnosis of evolving stroke (1996)

$1.4 million settlement — Heparin overdose (1994)

$1.4 million settlement — death from overdose of clot buster during treatment for a blood clot (2004)

$1.36 million award — relapse of mental illness caused by medication change (2013)

$1.33 million settlement — death of baby at delivery and loss of uterus (2005)

$1.3 million settlement — muscle and flesh loss in leg and groin from delayed diagnosis and treatment of "flesh-eating" bacterial infection (2000)

$1.3 million settlement — partial paralysis from delayed treatment of evolving stroke (2002)

$1.3 million settlement — fracture and crush of an arm from collision of vehicles (1993)

$1.25 million settlement — leg fractures and internal injuries in a motorcycle-vehicle collision

$1.25 million settlement — temporary oxygen deprivation from lack of monitoring

$1.15 million settlement — delayed diagnosis of prostate cancer (2013)

$1 million verdict — fractured arm and leg in motor boat collision on the Allegheny River (1993)

$1 million settlement — delayed diagnosis of prostate cancer (2009)

Securing Your Future After Serious Injury

We are dedicated to the pursuit of justice and appropriate compensation for the victims of serious and catastrophic personal injuries. Contact us online or call 412-246-9235 for a free consultation to discuss the specifics of your situation. When we accept your case, you owe nothing out of pocket until we recover compensation for you.

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