Verdicts and Settlements

Our Successful Results

These are some notable verdicts and settlements we have secured on behalf of people just like you. Of course, this is no guarantee of similar results for your case, but you can be confident that we fight for each and every client.

5.2 million dollar brain injury judgment

A Denver District Court judge awarded 5.2 million dollars to a 30 year-old man who sustained severe injuries including permanent physical impairment and permanent cognitive deficits.

4.5 million dollar birth injury settlement

The Mahoney Law Firm, P.C. obtained a four and a half million dollar settlement on behalf of a three year-old boy who suffers from cerebral palsy due to lack of oxygen at birth. The child's mother called her doctor's office the day before her son was born and told the nurse that she was experiencing decreased fetal movement. The nurse did not instruct the patient to come to the office or to the hospital to be evaluated. Twenty-four hours later, the mother's water broke and her son was delivered by emergency cesarean section. The child sustained catastrophic brain injuries.

3.4 million dollar birth injury settlement

The Mahoney Law Firm, P.C. secured a $3.4 million settlement on behalf of a six year-old Denver boy who suffered a brain injury at birth. There was an unreasonable delay in performing an emergency cesarean section. As a result, the baby suffered a brain injury from lack of oxygen. The child now suffers from cerebral palsy and cortical visual impairment. Our firm obtained settlements from three nurses and an anesthesiologist.

3 million dollar insurance bad faith settlement

Our firm represented a former all-pro N.F.L. football player who suffered a career-ending injury. His disability insurer denied the football player's claim for disability benefits. After filing a lawsuit, our firm was able to obtain a 3 million dollar settlement on behalf of our client.

3 million dollar wrongful death verdict

A Denver jury awarded three million dollars to the widow of a 49 year-old man whose family practice doctor failed to diagnose and treat lung cancer. The patient saw the doctor in order to follow up on an abnormal chest x-ray, and the doctor negligently advised him that the x-ray was not suggestive of cancer and that no further follow up treatment was needed.

2.9 million dollar birth injury settlement

A medication was given to a pregnant mother in order to induce labor. Too large of a dose of the medication was used and this caused the patient to have excessive uterine contractions, which caused the baby to suffer a brain injury from lack of oxygen. The Mahoney Law Firm, P.C. obtained a 2.9 million dollar settlement against the obstetrician and the hospital

2.2 million dollar birth injury settlement

The parents of a Cheyenne, Wyoming baby obtained a $2.2 million settlement from an obstetrician and a hospital. The mother had delivered her first child by Cesarean section, and, upon the advice of her obstetrician, was attempting a vaginal birth for her second child (VBAC). The fetal monitor strip showed signs of fetal distress, which went unnoticed by the labor and delivery nurse and the obstetrician. The mother's uterus eventually ruptured, extruding the baby into the abdomen. Going without oxygen for several minutes, the baby suffered permanent brain damage.

1.85 million dollar birth injury settlement

The parents of a 3 year-old boy received a 1.85 million dollar settlement from a Denver obstetrician and a Denver hospital for injuries that the boy had received during his delivery. During the labor, the fetal heart rate monitor showed signs that the baby was in distress. However, there was a delay of several hours before the obstetrician finally decided to perform an emergency Cesarean section. The baby was born with severe neurologic injuries, including cerebral palsy.

1.8 million dollar medical malpractice settlement after winning at arbitration

A Boulder woman received a 1.8 million dollar settlement from her family practice doctor after sustaining a serious injury which damaged her lungs and left her oxygen-dependent. The defendant-doctor refused to make any offer to settle the case so the Mahoney Law Firm, P.C. arbitrated the case and won the case in front of the arbitrator.

1.75 million dollar wrongful death settlement

Our firm obtained a 1.75 million dollar settlement for the widower of a 30 year-old woman who died from a pulmonary embolism. The decedent had undergone arthroscopic knee surgery and shortly thereafter developed chest pain and shortness of breath. None of the physicians that she saw for her complaints ever ordered a ventilation/perfusion scan or any other diagnostic test to rule out deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary emboli. The woman died two weeks later as a result of multiple pulmonary emboli.

1.7 million dollar wrongful death settlement

Our firm obtained a 1.7 million dollar settlement on behalf of the widow whose husband died as a result of a delayed diagnosis of cancer of the appendix.

1.55 million dollar birth injury settlement

Our firm obtained a 1.55 million dollar settlement from an obstetrician and a hospital for a girl who suffered from cerebral palsy. The mother had delivered two previous children by Cesarean section and was attempting a vaginal delivery. The mother experienced uterine hyperstimulation and eventually a ruptured uterus. The baby was delivered by means of an emergency Cesarean section, but suffered brain injury as a result of lack of oxygen.

1.5 million dollar wrongful death settlement

The Mahoney Law Firm, P.C. obtained a 1.5 million dollar settlement on behalf of a man whose 38 year-old wife died after hysterectomy surgery. The woman showed signs of hypovolemic shock, but her surgeon did not take her back to the operating room to find the source of bleeding before she died.

1.5 million dollar wrongful death settlement

An internal medicine doctor in Boulder, Colorado, and his professional corporation, paid 1.5 million dollars to settle a case involving the death of a 35 year-old man. The patient had received a chest x-ray pursuant to the doctor's request. The x-ray showed a nodule that was suspicious for cancer. No one ever informed the patient, and he thus received no treatment for three years. By that time, it was too late to save the patient's life. The patient is survived by his wife and one year-old daughter.

1.25 million dollar settlement

The Mahoney Law Firm, P.C. obtained a 1.25 million dollar settlement on behalf of a man whose wife and unborn child died. The wife suffered from severe pregnancy induced hypertension (also referred to as pre-eclampsia). Her physician failed to adequately diagnose and treat her condition, which led to her death.

1.2 million dollar anesthesia malpractice settlement

A Wyoming man received a $1.2 settlement from an anesthesiologist and a hospital for injuries he sustained during an abdominal operation. As a result of an anesthesia error, the man was deprived of oxygen for several minutes and he suffered a permanent brain injury.

1 million dollar medical malpractice settlement

A Denver man received one million dollars from an ear nose and throat surgeon who negligently performed endoscopic surgery. The surgeon drilled too far into the patient's sinuses, creating a small hole in the skull, which then led to a cerebrospinal infection.

1 million dollar medical malpractice settlement

We represented a 47 year-old woman who was injured during surgery to remove a mass that was located near her spinal cord. During the surgery, she sustained an injury to her spinal cord which rendered her a paraplegic. The Mahoney Law Firm, P.C. obtained a one million dollar settlement against the neurosurgeon who performed the surgery.

1 million dollar medical malpractice settlement

The Mahoney Law Firm, P.C. represented a man whose diagnosis of prostate cancer was delayed for several years. He had undergone PSA testing at his primary care doctor's office which showed elevations in his PSA levels. However, his primary care doctor failed to ever follow up regarding this abnormal tests. As a result, the patient's prognosis for survival was made significantly worse. Our firm obtained a one million dollar settlement from the primary care doctor.

1 million dollar wrongful death settlement

The Mahoney Law Firm, P.C. represented a Denver man whose wife died from a pulmonary embolism after she had undergone gastric bypass surgery. She had presented to an emergency room complaining of shortness of breath, but the diagnosis of a pulmonary embolism was missed. Our firm obtained a one million dollar settlement on behalf of the patient's husband.

$900,000 wrongful death settlement

A 38 year-old man died from a pulmonary embolism. Our firm represented his widow and their three young children. The patient had suffered a broken ankle and a couple of weeks later began experiencing shortness of breath, which is a sign of pulmonary embolism. He went to see his primary care doctor for his complaints of shortness of breath, but the primary care doctor did not check the patient's respiratory rate or oxygen saturation level. Twelve hours after leaving the primary care doctor's office, the patient died from a pulmonary embolism. Our firm obtained a $900,000 settlement against the primary care doctor.

$750,000 medical malpractice settlement

The Mahoney Law Firm, P.C. obtained a $750,000 settlement on behalf of a man with kidney cancer. The man had undergone a CT scan for an unrelated issue, and the CT scan showed a large mass on his kidney. The general surgeon who ordered the CT scan never informed the patient of the mass. Three years later, the patient became ill and was diagnosed with kidney cancer. As a result of the three year delay in diagnosis, the patient's prognosis for survival was significantly worse.