Case Study - Visual Impairments

Laser Surgery Causes Facial Paralysis in Teenage Boy

NATURE OF CASE: Medical malpractice litigation stemming from a severed facial nerve during laser surgery.

OUTCOME: Case settled for $275,000.

ATTORNEY: Sean Burke of the Law Offices of Sean Burke, Newport Beach, (949) 644-3434 represented the plaintiff. Mr. Burke retained Richard Andersen as a Vocational Expert to render an opinion regarding the plaintiff’s future earning capacity.

ATTORNEY COMMENT: “Mr. Andersen’s charts were very helpful in illustrating the loss of earning capacity suffered by the plaintiff. With this we were able to establish the possibility of obtaining an award for economic damages, thereby maximizing the recovery for the plaintiff.”

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