Case Results

Medical Malpractice Case Results

Pressley Henningsen's Case Results

$400,000 – Settlement for Placing Incorrect Heart Valve by Iowa City Doctor

A 59-year-old husband and father had the wrong heart valve placed by University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.  Doctors placed a mechanical heart valve instead of a tissue valve into the patient.  The patient had specifically requested a tissue valve, but doctors ignored his consent and instead used a mechanical valve.  The result of this medical malpractice means the patient will need to be on blood thinners for the rest of his life.

$600,000 – Verdict for Severed Artery During Surgery in Black Hawk County

27-year-old woman suffers a severed iliac artery during surgery for endometriosis.  She is placed in a medically induced coma and suffers multiple complications.  RSH Legal medical malpractice attorneys go to trial and argue the doctor made a medical error during surgery.  The malpractice verdict awards the woman with compensation for pain and suffering and future medical expenses.

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