Firm Results

La Cava & Jacobson, P.A.

Lou La Cava and Justine Adamski obtained a defense verdict malpractice case tried in Bradenton

Lou La Cava and Justine Adamski obtained a defense verdict for their client in a medical malpractice case tried in Bradenton, Florida. The Plaintiff alleged that the defendant, a family practice physician, was negligent in diagnosing bronchitis and chest wall pain instead of working up the patient for acute coronary syndrome when he was evaluated at an urgent care center. The patient had a heart attack about four days later and ultimately passed away 12 days after his heart attack. The jury returned a verdict finding the defendant was not negligent.

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Lou La Cava and Karen Mallin obtained a defense verdict in a medical malpractice case

Lou La Cava and Karen Mallin obtained a defense verdict in a medical malpractice case in Polk County. The Plaintiff alleged the Defendant internal medicine physician was negligent in failing to properly evaluate, monitor, treat, and diagnose the patient with a retroperitoneal hematoma and liver disease resulting in his death. After an 8 day trial the jury returned a verdict finding there was no negligence that was a legal cause of the patient’s death.

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Lou La Cava and Barbara Chapman obtained a defense verdict for a medical malpractice wrongful death case

Lou La Cava and Barbara Chapman obtained a defense verdict for a medical malpractice wrongful death case tried in Hillsborough County. The Plaintiff alleged the defendant cardiologist was negligent in failing to hospitalize a patient and perform a cardiac catheterization when he presented to the office with a change in the intensity of his angina and also said his nitroglycerine was taking longer to work. He was given another medication for his heart pain and a stress test two to three weeks later was planned. He had a cardiac arrest four days after the office visit and died 8 days later. After a four day trial, the jury returned a verdict finding the cardiologist was not negligent and did not cause the patient’s death.

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Barbara Chapman obtained a dismissal in a medical malpractice case

Barbara Chapman obtained a dismissal for her client in a medical malpractice case. The Plaintiff alleged the physician was negligent by replacing a pacemaker in a previously infected site. The Plaintiff agreed to dismiss the Defendant from the case prior to trial

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Lou La Cava and David Young obtained a defense verdict for their client in wrongful death case

Lou La Cava and David Young obtained a defense verdict for their client in a medical malpractice wrongful death case tried in Pinellas County. The Plaintiff alleged that the defendant emergency room physician was negligent in his treatment of the patient resulting in her death from pulmonary embolism. The jury returned a verdict for the defense finding the physician was not negligent.

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Lou La Cava and Jim Wetzel obtained a defense verdict in a wrongful death case

Lou La Cava and Jim Wetzel obtained a defense verdict in a wrongful death case tried in Hillsborough County. The Plaintiff alleged that the Defendant surgeon inappropriately evaluated and treated the patient who had an infection and fecal impaction. After a 5 day trial the jury returned a verdict for the defense finding no negligence on the part of the surgeon which was a legal cause of the decedent’s death

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Lou La Cava obtained a dismissal in a medical malpractice case

Lou La Cava obtained a dismissal for his client in a medical malpractice case. The Plaintiff alleged the physician was negligent in failing to diagnose a ruptured spleen on a CT scan. The Plaintiff agreed to dismiss the Defendant from the case prior to trial.

La Cava & Jacobson, P.A.

Lou La Cava and Jim Wetzel obtained a dismissal prior to trial

Lou La Cava and Jim Wetzel obtained a dismissal of their client from a lawsuit prior to trial. The Plaintiff alleged that the physician was negligent in not determining that the Plaintiff was wrongly diagnosed with cancer. After litigating the case for a number of years, the Plaintiff dismissed the case a week before it was set for trial.

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Lou La Cava and Karen Mallin obtained a dismissal in a wrongful death case

Lou La Cava and Karen Mallin obtained a dismissal of their client in a wrongful death case. The Plaintiff had alleged that the Defendant was negligent in failing to diagnose the Plaintiff’s heart disease which led to her death. The Plaintiff agreed to dismiss the case prior to trial.

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Lou La Cava and Justine Adamski obtained a defense verdict for a physician

Lou La Cava and Justine Adamski obtained a defense verdict for a physician and a CRNA in a wrongful death case in Hillsborough County. The Plaintiff alleged that the defendants negligently handled the airway of a patient which resulted in a respiratory arrest. After a 7 day trial the jury returned a verdict finding both defendants were not negligent.