Daniel Beck, medical malpractice lawyer in Detroit, has achieved the distinction of handling numerous complex, million dollar, cases for personal injury in Detroit, as lead counsel or co-counsel on behalf of his clients. Many of these cases have been reported in the Michigan Trial Reporter and in the annual Michigan Lawyers Weekly compilation “The Largest Verdicts and Settlements” of the year:
$1.1 million --- jury verdict in a medical malpractice case where a doctor performed the wrong arm surgery on his patient, a 20 year-old college piano student working towards her music degree. The medical error resulted in ongoing pain and functional weakness and also created “tennis elbow” syndrome in the musician. The defendant doctor told the jury to only award $15,000 to the student. (lead counsel) (#20 top verdict in State of Michigan for 2011).
$3.0 million --- claim brought under the Michigan No-Fault Act against an auto insurance company for fraudulently underpaying family members who provided 24 hour care for an injured driver who suffered severe brain injury in a 1979 motor vehicle crash. (co-counsel) (#11 top settlement in State of Michigan for 2010).
$1.9 million --- breach of contract and fraud claims against no-fault insurance company for failure to pay for 24-hour supervisory care provided by family members on behalf of son who suffered a catastrophic brain injury in motor vehicle crash. (co-counsel)
$1.8 million --- motor vehicle negligence claim for lower back injury and resulting drop foot symptoms suffered by professional truck driver who was rear-ended by another truck driver at red light. (lead counsel) (#26 top settlement in State of Michigan for 2010).
$6.8 million --- arbitration award against a drunk driver and dealership mechanic where the plaintiff suffered a traumatic brain injury and severe knee injuries when he was struck by a car on highway shoulder after his vehicle unexpectedly ran out of gas, despite his recently replaced fuel gauge indicating ¼ tank full. (co-counsel) (#3 top settlement in State of Michigan for 2006).
$2.65 million --- attendant care claim against auto insurance company for underpaying no-fault benefits for 25 years to a mother who provided constant monitoring and supervision for her permanently disabled daughter. (co-counsel) (#6 top settlement in State of Michigan for 2006).To learn more about your rights and entitlements for your personal injury or the injury of a loved one; regardless of type of injury from medical malpractice, car accident, or the wrongful death of a family member due to negligence, contact us today at 586.468.6345.