Verdicts & Settlements

Ford v. Touro Infirmary, et al: $2.52 million jury verdict on behalf of a young child whose mother died within weeks of childbirth as a result of emergency room negligence

Hargrove v. LaSalle Parish School Board, et al: verdict on behalf of a minor child who sustained serious injury as a result of negligent instruction and supervision in a weight room

Ochsner embryo litigation: favorable, confidential settlements reached for couples whose human embryos were mislabeled by a fertility clinic

Medical negligence/malpractice- Failure to timely deliver infant by cesarean section resulting in cerebral palsy: settlement of $2.986 million (available damages capped by the Louisiana Medical Malpractice Act)

Medical negligence/malpractice- Failure to diagnose fracture: settlement of $525,000 (available damages capped by the Louisiana Medical Malpractice Act)

Medical negligence/malpractice- Negligently performed hysterectomy: settlement of $105,000

Premises liability: settlement of $50,000

Property damage insurance claim: settlement of $73,000

To date, Kara Hadican Samuels has attained over $10 million in settlements for her clients in cases involving wrongful death and serious personal injury.