Case Studies

Pedestrian Struck by Taxi in District of Columbia

After our client was struck by a taxi in Washington, D.C., she was home for 6 months with post-concussive symptoms, neurologist deficits, and suffered from chronic fatigue.  On most days she was barely able to get out of bed, resulting in her being unable to work.  The taxi company denied responsibility and the client’s own disability […]

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$95,000 Settlement for Injured Pedestrian

Mike Nakamura recently settled a case involving a pedestrian in Montgomery County.  The client, a retired gentleman, was a pedestrian in the crosswalk and properly proceeding with the “Walk” signal.  The defendant driver was not paying attention and turned into the crosswalk.  The driver then hit the pedestrian, who landed on the hood and then […]

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Multiple Six Figure Settlement in Tragic Auto Collision

Mike Nakamura recently settled a wrongful death and survival claim involving the death of a young mother.  Mrs. Jane Doe was driving two of her four children home from soccer practice when a driver crossed the center line and collided into her vehicle.  She was critically injured, and both boys were injured as well, one […]

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$3.3 million verdict in medical negligence case

HERBERT AND JENNIFER HOLLEY V. WILTON NEDD, MD In a 5 day contested trial, a District of Columbia jury returned a verdict against Dr. Wilton Nedd in the amount of $3.3 million. The case involved negligence by Dr. Nedd which resulted in the amputation of Mr. Holley’s leg. The jury agreed that Dr. Nedd was […]

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$1 million FTCA case settled in South Carolina

BARRETT V. U.S.A In July 2015, Mike Nakamura settled a heavily disputed FTCA case for $1 million in South Carolina. Barrett v. U.S.A was a birth injury case brought against the U.S. Navy, arising out of a delay in delivery of a full-term baby.  The delay in delivery ultimately deprived the baby of oxygen and caused a […]

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$1 Million FTCA Case Settled in Virginia

In November 2014, Karl Protil was in Virginia where he helped settle a $1 million case involving the tragic death of a 19-year-old girl. The victim was in the hospital 2 weeks after a misdiagnosis of a lung hemorrhage. Here, we proved that the doctors waited too long to obtain a pulmonary consult, and even […]

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$3.25 Million Settlement for Injured Pedestrian

Shortly before Thanksgiving, our team gave some firm clients a lot to be thankful for. Mike Nakamura settled a case for $3.25 million involving a pedestrian accident in Frederick County where a woman was run over in the crosswalk. As a result of the accident, both of her legs were crushed and almost amputated. While […]

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Medical Malpractice Case Successful Against Local Hospital

Karl J. Protil, Jr.  of SRGPE obtained a verdict of $769,081.71 in a 5 day jury trial in Prince Georges County, Maryland. The case involved severe injuries to a patient at Prince Georges Hospital. The patient sustained a fractured neck and damage to his spinal cord. The damage resulted in the patient becoming a quadriplegic. […]

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$3.3 Million Settlement in Birth Injury/FTCA Claim

BABY RODRIGUEZ V. UNITED STATES Army health care providers failed to recognize and promptly react to Baby Rodriguez’ stress on fetal heart monitors and immediately delivering the child at the U.S. Army Hospital, Beaumont Medical Center, Texas.  As a result, Baby Rodriguez suffered a severe hypoxic brain injury and cerebral palsy.  After review of the […]

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