Helen Meyer v. Health Plan of Nevada, Inc., et al.

VERDICT

Trial
02/20/13 – 04/09/13

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Summary

In this Healthcare malpractice and negligence litigation proceeding, Plaintiff Helen Meyer alleged Health Plan of Nevada Inc and other defendants HMOs of negligence by referring them to endoscopy clinics ran by Dr. Dipak Desai which resulted in the plaintiff getting infected by Hepatitis C, even though there were earlier cases of many people getting exposed to Hepatitis at those clinics.

The plaintiff was represented by attorneys Robert Eglet and William Kemp. The defendant in this case, Health Plan of Nevada Inc. and other defendants were represented by attorneys Lawrence Scarborough, J. Alex Grimsley, D. Lee Roberts and Carol Michel.

Outcome

$524 million total verdict for the plaintiffs includes:
•$12 million to Bonnie Brunson, $3 mill to Carl Brunson, and $9 mil to Helen Meyer in compensatory damages.
•$270 million in punitive damages against Health Plan of Nevada.
•$230 million in punitive damages against Sierra Health Services.

Sessions

AM Session
Closings
2 Chapters
MAR
29
AM Session
Other
2 Chapters
PM Session
Not in Session
0 Chapters
APR
1
APR
9

Recording Disclaimer: This proceeding was recorded in full.

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