Case Studies/Awards

$5.38 Million Dollar recovery for client who suffered kidney failure
  • Slater and Norris obtains $200,000.00 recovery for client who was a resident at a nursing home and developed pressure ulcers due to the nursing home’s failure to properly turn the resident and to identify and treat the client’s pressure ulcers.
  • Slater and Norris obtains $350,000.00 recovery for Parents whose child experienced complications and died at birth.  Parents alleged that the negligence of the hospital and obsetrician contributed to the death of their child.
  • Slater and Norris obtains $100,000.00 recovery for client who was a patient at a nursing home, and while under the care of the nursing home, fell and fractured his hip.
  • Slater and Norris obtains $3,200,000.00 recovery for negligent administration of Coumadin causing hemorrhagic stroke resulting in permanent spastic paraplegia.
  • Slater and Norris obtains $1,800,000.00 medical malpractice recovery to man against hospital for failure to timely initiate oxygen therapy resulting in anoxic brain injury.
  • Slater and Norris obtains $546,000.00 recovery against nursing home and ambulance service for death of resident from fall caused by defect in pavement.
  • Slater and Norris obtains $850,000.00 recovery against family practice doctor for negligent delivery of baby by forceps causing facial deformity and scarring.
  • Slater and Norris obtains $285,000.00 recovery against pathologist for failure to diagnose breast cancer lesion resulting in partial mastectomy.
  • Slater and Norris obtains $375,000.00 recovery against surgeon for failing to timely diagnose cellulitis and treat MRSA infection.
  • Slater and Norris obtains $600,000.00 recovery against hospital for extravasation (a discharge, or escapre, from a vessel into the tissues) of chemotherapy drug during cancer treatment.
  • Slater and Norris obtains $375,000.00 recovery against doctor for failure to obtain prompt diagnosis of rotator cuff tear resulting in less than optimal outcome after repair of tendon.
  • Slater and Norris obtains $460,000.00 recovery to woman who suffered bowel incontinence as a result of failure to timely perform lumbar laminectomy.
  • Slater and Norris obtains $300,000.00 recovery for wrongful death against hospital and surgeon for failure to diagnose and treat abdominal infection.
  • Slater and Norris obtains $500,000.00 medical malpractice recovery from doctor who failed to appropriately prescribe corticosteroids leading to avascular necrosis of the hip.
  • Slater and Norris obtains $225,000.00 recovery against nursing home for wrongful death of 56-year-old woman for failure to prevent and treat pressure ulcers leading to sepsis and death.
  • Slater and Norris obtains $300,000.00 recovery against orthopedic surgeon for failure to properly perform knee replacement surgery resulting in revision surgery and permanent limp.
  • Slater and Norris obtains $1,200,000.00 recovery to 69-year-old woman from unnecessary low back surgery.
  • Slater and Norris obtains $1,200,000.00 recovery against doctor and hospital to family for failure to diagnose fetal hypoxia leading to developmental delay as child.
  • Slater and Norris obtains $750,000.00 recovery against nursing home for wrongful death of 84-year-old elderly nursing home resident who developed bed sores resulting from being left in recliner chair for an extended period of time.
  • Slater and Norris obtains $300,000.00 recovery to child against doctor for failure to promptly refer child for diagnosis of retinalblastoma.
  • Slater and Norris obtains $400,000.00 wrongful death settlement for estate of 72-year-old woman resulting from failure to treat diabetic ketoacidosis.
  • Slater and Norris obtains $100,000.00 recovery against nursing home for client who was dropped by staff and suffered a fractured femur.
  • Slater and Norris obtains $85,000.00 recovery against nursing home for client who fell and suffered severe bruising to her face as a result of improper supervision by the nursing home staff.
  • Slater and Norris obtains $100,000.00 recovery against hospital for client who developed bed sores while being treated for an illness.
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Slater & Norris

Slater & Norris
5070 Grand Ridge Drive
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Phone: 888.529.0143
Fax: 515.226.1270