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Tom Rhodes Law Firm Secures Substantial Medical Malpractice Verdict for Permanently Injured Patient
October 24, 2017
Tom Rhodes Law Firm secured a substantial medical malpractice verdict against
a San Antonio doctor and his employer for failing to administer thiamine
after a bariatric surgery and prevent Wernicke’s syndrome, a serious
After experiencing vomiting following a successful gastric bypass surgery,
our client was admitted to the hospital, diagnosed with a number of symptoms,
and was unable to retain vitamins and nutrients. A dietitian acknowledged
her high risk for malnutrition and recommended TPN, a method of feeding
used when patients cannot receive food by mouth, and which would have
included thiamine (vitamin B1).
Despite developing various concerning symptoms, the attending physician
failed to order any vitamins or nutrients, including the TPN, and discharged
our client from the hospital. Within a week, she returned to the hospital,
where her condition declined and she eventually became comatose for a
period of time. As a result of failing to administer thiamine per standards
of care and the dietician’s recommendation, our client suffered
catastrophic and permanent injuries, and currently resides in a nursing
our blog to read more about the case.
Presbyterian Hospital Case
May 3, 2017
Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque, NM for a pressure ulcer case.
Sandra Bland Wrongful Death Settlement
September 26, 2016
Tom Rhodes, Robert Brzezinski, and Erin Oglesby and other members of the
co-counsel have reached a settlement agreement in a wrongful death suit
brought by the mother of Sandra Bland who was found dead in her jail cell
after being taken to jail for a traffic violation.
Verdict Against Catholic Health Initiatives
August 15, 2016
A verdict was reached against St. Joseph Hospital London and Catholic Health
Initiatives finding that the hospital and its parent company failed to
obtain informed concent, acted negligently, and violated the Kentucky
Consumer Protection Act.
Tom Rhodes Law Firm Recovers in a Wrongful Death Case
June 24, 2016
Attorneys Tom Rhodes, Bob Brzezinski, and Erin Oglesby of Tom Rhodes Law
Firm P.C. recently recovered compensation for the wrongful death of a
28-year-old mother who was killed in a collision with a Dynamic Industries,
Inc. driver. The lawsuit held Dynamic Industries, Inc. accountable for
the negligence of its employee.
Teenager Suffered Brain Damage Due to Defective Product
February 18, 2016
Tom Rhodes Law Firm recently obtained a sizeable jury verdict for teenager
who suffered permanent brain damage due to a defective product.
Oilfield Crash Verdict
September 3, 2015
Trial Attorneys Tom Rhodes, Bob Brzezinski, and Erin Oglesby - with assistance
from Sam Royston - were successful in winning a substantial verdict on
behalf of a then 19-year-old man who was seriously injured in a crash
involving an oilfield service company truck.
Visit our blog to read more about the case.
Tom Rhodes Law Firm Settles a Medical Malpractice Verdict for a Confidential Amount
February 26, 2015
Tom Rhodes Law Firm, LLC represented a client in a case against Christus
St. Vincent Regional Medical Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico for suffering
from bed sores.
While under the hospital’s care, Plaintiff began experiencing malnourishment
and “pressure wounds” which one of his legal representatives,
argued was the result of negligence and refusal to follow the proper health
care protocols necessary for screening and preventing bed sores. Plaintiff
was promised special boots and a mattress to relieve the bed sores, but
none of these items were supplied to him.
The case was settled for a confidential amount.
Tom Rhodes Law Firm Settles Commercial Vehicle Death Case
February 1, 2015
Tom Rhodes Law Firm recently settled a case with a trucking company in
which the company’s vehicle negligently collided with another motorist
who died at the scene.
Tom Rhodes Law Firm Settles Priest Sex Abuse Case
January 10, 2013
On January 7, 2012, in the 224th District Court of Bexar County, Texas,
Judge Cathleen Stryker presiding, a default judgment was entered for substantial
verdict against Louis White, a former Catholic priest. The lawsuit was
filed by John Doe 101, who was repeatedly sexually assaulted as a child
from 1976 to 1977 while a student, altar server and parishioner at Sacred
Heart Church and School in Floresville, Texas. Tom Rhodes Law Firm, along
with Merritt & Watson of Dallas and Brendan McBride of San Antonio
represented the plaintiff. To protect the privacy of the victim, the Plaintiff
requested the settlement amount be confidential.
Link to San Antonio Express News story on the case
Tom Rhodes Law Firm Settles Product Liability Lawsuit
October 5, 2012
Tom Rhodes Law Firm represented the family of a Nueces County man who died
as a result of a defective surgical device. The case settled for a gross
amount of $800,000*. The Law Offices of Thomas J. Henry was co-counsel
on the case.
*A contingent (%) fee charged on the successful recovery resulted in a
fee of $320,000 and $130,490.37 in litigation expenses which were reimbursed
by the client out of the gross settlement amount.
Tom Rhodes Law Firm Settles 18 Wheeler Wreck At Trial
September 17, 2012
Tom Rhodes Law Firm represented a Duval County man who suffered severe
neck, shoulder and back injuries when he was rear-ended by an 18-Wheeler.
The case settled shortly after the jury was empanelled and were hearing
opening statements. The case settled for a confidential amount. The Law
Offices of Thomas J. Henry and Liles & Harris were co-counsel on the case.
Commercial Contract Fraudulent Inducement Settlement
August 17, 2012
Tom Rhodes Law Firm recently settled a case for several groups of investors
around the country who were fraudulently induced into purchasing new technology
that the vendors claimed would garner 3rd party payor reimbursement. The
reimbursement was never obtained and the investor groups were left with
unusable equipment. All groups settled for a confidential amount.
Nursing Home Burning, Wrongful Death Settlement
May 31, 2012
Tom Rhodes Law Firm recently settled a case for the family of a man who
burned to death in his bed at a nursing home. The settlement amount is
Oilfield Knee Injury Settlement
May 4, 2012
Tom Rhodes Law Firm recently settled a case for a man who suffered a permanent
and seriously debilitating knee injury while working on a drilling rig.
The settlement amount is confidential.
Oilfield Death Settlement
April 12, 2012
Tom Rhodes Law Firm recently settled a case for the family of an oilfield
worker who was crushed to death at a drilling rig while moving drilling
pipe. The settlement amount is confidential.
Hospital Negligence Settlement
October 11, 2011
Tom Rhodes Law Firm recently settled a case for a child who suffered an
anoxic brain injury as a result of a hospital’s failure to monitor
him. The settlement amount is confidential.
Substantial Verdict in Nursing Home Negligence
February 2, 2006
Tom Rhodes Law Firm obtained a substantial jury verdict for a nursing home
resident who suffered blunt force trauma to the head due to negligent
supervision at a nursing home in Big Spring.