Verdicts & Settlements.
Case Type: Legionnaire’s Disease | Settlement: Confidential Amount
Steve represented two elderly gentlemen who contracted Legionnaire’s Disease in 2003 at a hotel in the Baltimore metropolitan area. The illness required both men to spend time in intensive care and resulted in permanent injuries. Both men have since died. Heisler sued the hotel contending that it was negligent in failing to properly monitor it’s water system for legionella bacteria. The case settled in mediation for a confidential amount.
Case Type: Unnecessary Stent Implant Malpractice | Settlement: Confidential Amount
Steve, along with co-counsel, represented an individual who received an unnecessary stent implant several years ago at a Maryland hospital. The man, who was in his mid 70’s but died recently due to an unrelated condition, had no symptoms at the time the stent was recommended and did not have the necessary plaque build-up in his arteries to justify the procedure.
Case Type: Legionnaire’s Disease | Settlement: $600,000.00
Steve and co-counsel represented an educator in his 60’s who contracted Legionnaire’s Disease while a guest at a large Hotel in the Southeast part of the United States. Steve’s client was in a coma requiring ventilator assistance for several weeks. He now has slight neurological-cognitive defects as a result of the ordeal.
Case Type: Maryland Automobile Accident | Settlement: $200,000.00
Steve’s client, an elderly lady from West Virginia, was seriously injured when the car she was traveling in was struck by a negligent driver in Garrett County, Maryland. The lady suffered a broken back and detached retina. Steve negotiated a $100,000.00 settlement with the defendant driver’s insurance company and was successful in getting his client’s West Virginia insurance company to “stack” an additional $100,000.00 for a total settlement of $200,000.00.
Case Type: Auto Accident | Settlement: $150,000.00
Steve represented a 57 year old lady who was injured in an automobile accident in 2009. The injury required her to undergo back surgery (lumbar laminectomy and fusion). The case was settled for $150,000.00.