A medical doctor and mother of two bled to death following a laparoscopic appendectomy. Her husband, also a medical doctor, filed a suit against the surgeon and the hospital for his wife’s wrongful death. Mark H. Perenich represented the family, and after extensive discovery, found… read more
A 40-year-old mother of three was admitted to a hospital for a routine urological surgery. Post-surgery, she was given an epidural for the pain. Overnight, her blood pressure dropped, causing her to become hypovolemic. An order for a blood transfusion was given, but there was… read more
A medical malpractice case also became a legal malpractice case when an attorney failed to file suit within the appropriate time period for these type of claims. As a result, the client’s statute of limitations ran out, and she was unable to receive compensation for… read more
A 52-year-old husband drowned at St. Andrews State Park in Panama City, Florida, as he attempted to rescue two swimmers who had been swept into the Gulf of Mexico by a severe rip current. Although he successfully rescued one swimmer, he drowned during an attempted… read more
Mark H. Perenich filed a wrongful death lawsuit in DeFuniak Springs, Florida, after a husband and father was killed when a moving van ran into his family’s car. The wrongful-death case was filed in Pensacola on behalf of the estate and for the benefit of… read more
A man fell from a three-story building while the building was under construction, rendering him a quadriplegic. Mark H. Perenich filed suit against the property owners, who had undertaken the construction project without the retention of a general contractor. The defendant claimed immunity from liability… read more
Two women were injured when the boat shuttle they were traveling on failed to stop and ran into another boat. Following settlement discussions, each case was resolved without the necessity of a jury trial.
A teenager’s reckless joyride resulted in a lifetime of pain and limitation for a client. While the teenager was showing off for friends, he lost control of his vehicle and caused a head-on collision with the client’s vehicle. The client sustained a fractured wrist and… read more
After a two-year-old broke her arm at a daycare, the firm found that the daycare failed to watch the little girl, and allowed her to play on equipment not suitable for her age. They obtained a settlement in her favor.
A Vero Beach man was riding his vintage motorcycle when a truck turned into him, hitting him as if he wasn’t even there. The firm pursued the case in Indian River County and was successful in the recovery of one million dollars for the client.
A woman injured her back after falling in the intentionally dimly lit foyer of a restaurant. In prior years, other patrons had fallen in the same area, but the restaurant continued to laugh off the liability claims. An expert demonstrated that the foyer stairs were… read more
A 40-year old-man was admitted to the emergency room of a local hospital after experiencing chest pains and heart problems. An x-ray was taken, but never read, and the father of two was left alone for the next 5 to 7 hours. During this time,… read more
SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY
A client was suffering from back pain and unable to return to work, but was denied twice by the Social Security Administration. The firm was successful in securing back and future Social Security Disability benefits for the client.
Following a work injury, clients were forced to only treat with a doctor approved by their insurance company. The firm fought and succeeded in negotiating workers’ compensation settlements that gave the injured workers the ability to obtain medical treatment with their own doctors without the… read more
The plaintiff sustained serious injuries after being struck by a sanitation truck. Expert testimony established that the driver of the truck had a blood-alcohol level more than three times the legal limit when the accident occurred, and that he was driving with a suspended license…. read more
A nine-year-old boy was playing at a friend’s house when his friend found his father’s .357 magnum gun. While the boys were playing with the gun, the friend accidentally shot the other boy in the head, killing him. The settlement was in excess of one… read more
SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY
Our attorneys successfully helped a client obtain the social security disability benefits the client deserved. Despite suffering from a traumatic brain injury and undergoing two back surgeries for disc herniations and bone spurs, the Social Security Administration denied this client’s application for social security disability… read more
A 17-year-old high school student died during conditioning for the Alonso High School baseball team. A lawsuit, filed by his parents, alleged that the Hillsborough County School Board failed to use reasonable care when they allowed him to participate in conditioning activities without first obtaining… read more
TRIP AND FALL
An elderly client sustained significant facial injuries after tripping on a cable cord in her apartment. Prior to the fall, the apartment complex decided to remove the carpet from the client’s apartment and replace it with laminate flooring. Rather than relocating the cable television cord… read more
Our client was severely injured while attempting to cross U.S. Highway 19 in Palm Harbor. After assuring his path was clear, the teenage pedestrian attempted to cross the southbound lanes. The driver of a vehicle failed to pay attention and changed lanes into the lane… read more
While on the phone with her mother, a 36-year-old St. Petersburg woman said she needed to hang up because she smelled smoke in her apartment building. Tragically, this would be the last conversation she would have with her mother. As she tried to leave her… read more