Personal Injury – Crosswalk Accident: 80 Year Old woman in crosswalk is run over by loaded cement truck and suffers multiple fractures; insurance carrier for truck company falsely tried to claim victim was on her cell phone and walking along side of truck; eyewitnesses disproved insurance company strategy. Settlement: $4,000,000.
Medical Malpractice: 12 Year Old boy has well known heart condition that his cardiologist ignores, and instead of giving the family medication, tells the Mother to give him more Gatorade. The child loses consciousness and suffers loss of oxygen and brain damage; Settlement: $9,000,000.
Medical Malpractice – Hospital blames woman who is having a stroke and sends her home: 35 Year Old mother and wife has signs of impending stroke, losing ability to speak. When she goes to the emergency room they criticize her for not telling them what is wrong with her. She is labeled “uncooperative” and is sent home where she has full blown stroke and suffers brain injury; Settlement $6,000,000.
Kaiser Medical Malpractice (1983-Current) Birth injuries, quadriplegia, wrongful deaths: Hundreds and hundreds of cases involving surgery, failure to diagnose cancer (lung, skin, kidney), failure to diagnose lung clots resulting in death, failure to diagnose and treat infections like meningitis, failure to diagnose impending heart attacks, pathology errors, nursing failures, birth injuries, and medication errors. These claims have been successfully pursued in many counties in California including Alameda, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, San Diego, Los Angeles, Marin, Contra Costa, Sacramento, and Solano. Kaiser has lost every single arbitration Mr. Dorit has pursued since 1983. Mr. Dorit has won over $20,000,000 in cases against Kaiser alone. . Mr. Dorit is a specialist in Kaiser cases and has extensive inside information about Kaiser systems and practices.
Medical Malpractice BIRTH INJURY CASES resulting in profound brain damage to newborn children – settlements have ranged from $2,500,000 to $8,000,000 including providing insurance policies that give full medical care and therapy, plus 24 hour in home support care for the children for their entire lifetimes.
Personal Injury – Bicycle accident: Utility company repairs pipe under roadway but leaves trench with a 6 inch drop off in the middle of the traffic lane. Nighttime bicycle rider goes into open trench and suffers head injury; Settlement: $1,025,000. Utility company tried to blame accident on bicyclist for having had one glass of champagne at an office Christmas party.
Personal Injury – Brand New Corvette crushed and victim suffers mild head injury: Retired engineer buys his dream car – a Corvette – and is immediately struck by a large truck, suffering a mild brain injury. Settlement: $1,000,000 insurance policy limits. (Insurance company’s strategy to blame brain injury on victim’s depression failed when it was proven the brain injury was the cause of the depression).
Personal Injury – Pedestrian in crosswalk is struck and killed by bicyclist. Settlement: Very substantial, confidential settlement.
Personal Injury: Driver on I-580 in Oakland is sideswiped by 18 wheeler and suffers hand injury; Settlement: $875,000.
Personal Injury: City bus strikes PhD psychologist in crosswalk causing head injury. Confidential substantial settlement.
Hospital Malpractice – Negligent placing of intravenous line into heart causes veterans death. A San Francisco hospital negligently caused a Veteran’s death by improperly inserting an intravenous tube into his heart.
Personal Injury – Pedestrian killed by speeding bicyclist: Bicyclist hits pedestrian in crosswalk causing death; Settlement: Very Substantial, Confidential terms.
Medical Malpractice (1983-Current) Wrongful Deaths, Brain Damage; Quadriplegia: Multiple cases involving serious life-changing injuries, failure to diagnose and treat cancer, surgical errors, nursing errors, pain medication overdoses, failures to treat infections causing death, paralysis, blindness and paralysis. Settlement Ranges: $2,500,000 up to $9,000,000.