Case Results – Substantial Money Verdicts & Settlements

Ranked #1 – Top Pennsylvania Verdicts of 2013

Results Like These Are No Accident. McLaughlin & Lauricella, P.C. Trial Lawyers — Skilled advocacy and hard work yield superior results. Never settle for a lawyer who only knows how to settle. Additional Reading: Crowell v. St. Luke's Hospital Bethlehem Campus Top Pennsylvania Verdicts - 2013 - Ranked #1 Rank: #1 Case Name: Crowell v. St. [...]

$55 Million in Medical Malpractice Case Against St. Luke’s Hospital – Lehigh Valley PA

Lehigh County jury awards family $55 million in medical malpractice case against St. Luke's Hospital. Crowell family sued Fountain Hill hospital and doctor, saying they botched son's birth in 2009. A jury on Monday awarded one of the largest verdicts in Lehigh County history when it ordered St. Luke's University Hospital and one of its doctors [...]

Slade McLaughlin and Paul Lauricella Secure Largest Verdict in Lehigh County History

Verdicts for plaintiffs in medical malpractice cases are rare in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. However, on December 23, a Lehigh County jury found a Lehigh County obstetrician responsible for brain injuries sustained by a little boy in the moments before his birth. A Lehigh County jury on awarded $55 million to a former Lehigh Valley family that [...]

The Legal Intelligencer: Philadelphia Jury Awards $20 Million to Amputee

A Philadelphia jury has awarded more than $20 million in a case where a man's leg was amputated above the knee after a 10-year-old boy ran him over with a five-ton track loader. The jury awarded $18 million to Ruick Rolland and $2 million in loss of consortium to his wife, Holly Rolland. They also came [...]

$20 Million Verdict for Chester County Contractor Whose Leg Was Crushed by 10-Year-Old Boy

A Philadelphia Common Pleas jury awarded a $20 million verdict to a Chester County man whose left leg was crushed by a 10-year-old boy allowed to operate a five-ton machine at a work site. Ruick Rolland was working as a contractor at the estate of Bruce Irrgang on a project to replicate the Hogan Bridge from [...]

Jury Sides With Plaintiffs After Failed Cancer Diagnosis

A Bucks County jury has awarded $700,000 to a woman and her husband after they alleged doctors failed to timely diagnose her breast cancer and that one doctor, a gynecologist, altered her medical records to make it appear as though she had taken different steps while treating her former patient. According to Paul A. Lauricella, who [...]

Plaintiff Prevails on Summary Judgment After Loader Injury

A Philadelphia judge has granted partial summary judgment to a man who had his leg amputated above the knee after a 10-year-old ran him over with a 5-ton track loader. According to Ruick and Holly Rolland's motion for partial summary judgment, the child's operation of the track loader in 2009 came under the discretion [...]

“Cases We’ve Won” at the Beasley Firm

Paul Lauricella and Slade McLaughlin spent a combined 41 years at the Beasley Firm, and are proud of their contribution to that firm.  However, the Beasley Firm's website contains a section titled "cases we've won" that omits a lot of significant information.  I am writing this blog to simply set the record straight. By Paul Lauricella [...]

Philadelphia Jury Awards $20.5 Million For Fatal Liposuction Lawsuit

A Philadelphia jury awarded a $20.5 million verdict Friday to the parents of an 18-year-old college student who allegedly died from a liposuction procedure gone wrong. Of the $20.5 million award, $15 million was for punitive damages. The jury returned the verdict seven years to the day of the elective liposuction Amy Fledderman, 18, sought for [...]

Delco Jury Awards $1 Million in Medical Malpractice Case

MEDIA- A Delaware County jury has awarded $1 million in compensatory damages in a medical malpractice suit filed against a Yeadon orthopedic surgeon whose patient died of a blood clot after knee surgery in August 1997 The jury found late Thursday that Joseph Shatouhy was negligent in not detecting a blood clot when Kimberly Walker, 29, [...]

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