$1,900,000 Settlement for Sciatic Nerve Injury During Hip Replacement
- Date: Spring 2007
- Attorney: Carol L. Forte
- Settlement: $1,900,000
- Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice, Surgical Malpractice
Blume Donnelly partner Carol L. Forte represented a woman who had her sciatic nerve injured during a hip replacement surgery in September 2004. Our client was left with a drop foot, suffers serious pain, uses a foot brace, and, cannot drive a car or run her marketing business. Ms. Forte settled this case for $1.9 million out of $2 million in available insurance coverage.