Indiana Medical Malpractice & Injury Attorneys 

Case Results

  • $15 MILLION VERDICT
    Missed Cancer Diagnosis
    In June of 2018, Garau Germano attorneys Jerry Garau and Barbara Germano obtained a $15,000,000 jury verdict against a central Indiana diagnostic imaging facility. The case arose when a radiologist at the imaging facility failed to report a ...
  • $5.68 MILLION VERDICT
    Failure To Treat Heart Problem
    In September of 2013, Garau Germano attorney Jerry Garau obtained a $5.68 million jury verdict against a Bloomington, Indiana cardiologist. The cardiologist had performed a cardiac catheterization on the patient. Following the procedure, the patient ...
  • $2.5 MILLION VERDICT
    Failure To Diagnose Colon Cancer
    Garau Germano attorney Jerry Garau obtained a $2.5 million jury verdict against a Terre Haute gastroenterologist in March of 2011. The gastroenterologist had chosen not to perform a colonoscopy to investigate his patient’s complaints of rectal ...
  • $2,000,000 Verdict
    Overdose of Radioactive Iodine
    In February of 2013, Garau Germano attorney Jerry Garau obtained a $2 million verdict against an Evansville hospital for the hospital’s administration of more than 100 times the intended dose of radioactive iodine to a minor patient. The radioactive ...
  • $1.6 million Settlement
    Bicycle collision
    In December of 2016, Garau Germano attorney Jerry Garau secured a $1.6 million settlement for a client who was injured when the bicycle he was riding collided with a car in Bloomington, Indiana. The driver of the car turned directly into the path of ...
  • Total recovery in excess of $1.4 million
    Auto collision followed by medical malpractice
    Garau Germano attorney Jerry Garau represented a client who was injured when a driver turned left into traffic, colliding with the car in which the client was a passenger. Following the collision, the client was treated at a local hospital where a ...
  • $1.4 million settlement with fund
    Medical Malpractice
    In 2019, Garau Germano attorney Jerry Garau secured a $1.4 million settlement from the Indiana Patient’s Compensation Fund for a mother and daughter who each suffered injuries during the daughter’s delivery as a result of the improper application of ...
  • $1,187,000 Recovery
    Failure to diagnose renal cancer
    In 2020, Garau Germano attorney Jerry Garau obtained a $1.187 million recovery for the family of a man who died as a result of his physician’s failure to timely diagnose renal cancer. The patient had seen his primary care physician for a number of ...
  • $1,000,000 Settlement
    With Fund
    Failure to properly intubate a child during surgery
    In 2019, Garau Germano attorney Shan Bryant-Haase obtained a $1 million settlement from the Indiana Patient’s Compensation Fund in a case involving a health care provider’s failure to properly intubate a child during surgery. As a result, the child ...
  • $1,000,000 Settlement
    With Fund
    Failure to Treat Gallbladder Cancer
    In 2018, Garau Germano attorney Barbara Germano obtained a $1 million settlement from the Indiana Patient’s Compensation Fund in a case involving health care providers’ failure to properly diagnose and treat a patient’s gallbladder cancer. The ...
  • $1,000,000 Settlement
    With Fund
    Improper Prenatal Care Resulting in Stillbirth
    In 2017, Garau Germano attorney Barbara Germano obtained a $1 million settlement from the Indiana Patient’s Compensation Fund in a case involving negligent prenatal care which led to stillbirth. Late in her pregnancy, Ms. Germano’s client was ...
  • $1,000,000 Settlement
    With Fund
    Failure To Diagnose Congestive Heart Failure in Infant
    In 2016, Garau Germano attorney Barbara Germano obtained for her clients a settlement for $1 million from the Indiana Patient’s Compensation Fund. The case involved the failure by health care providers to properly read and respond to a chest x-ray ...
  • $1,000,000 SETTLEMENT
    WITH FUND
    FAILURE TO DIAGNOSE MELANOMA
    In 2020, Garau Germano attorney Jerry Garau obtained a $1,000,000 recovery from the Indiana Patient’s Compensation Fund in a case involving the failure to diagnose malignant melanoma. A primary care physician removed a mole from his patient’s ...
  • $1,000,000 SETTLEMENT
    WITH FUND
    FAILURE TO DIAGNOSE MISPLACED CATHETER
    In 2020, Garau Germano attorney Jerry Garau obtained the maximum recovery of $1,000,000 from the Indiana Patient’s Compensation Fund in a case involving a misplaced left subclavian catheter. The catheter had been placed in the aorta rather than the ...
  • $1,000,000 Settlement
    With Fund
    Adhesions Surgery Injury
    In 2019, Garau Germano attorney Barbara Germano obtained a settlement for $1 million from the Indiana Patient’s Compensation Fund for a patient who suffered bowel injuries during a lysis of adhesions surgery. The patient was required to undergo ...
  • $1,000,000 Settlement
    With Fund
    Failure to diagnose breast cancer
    In 2019, Garau Germano attorney Jerry Garau obtained a $1 million settlement from the Indiana Patient’s Compensation Fund for the estate of a woman who died as a result of a radiology group’s failure to diagnose her breast cancer. The woman had ...
  • $1,000,000 Settlement
    With Fund
    Birth Injury
    In 2018, Garau Germano attorney Barbara Germano obtained for her clients a settlement with the Indiana Patient’s Compensation Fund for $1 million in a case involving a severe birth injury resulting in cerebral palsy. The case arose from mismanagement ...
  • $1,000,000 Settlement
    With Fund
    Birth Injury
    In 2019, Garau Germano attorney Jerry Garau obtained a $1 million settlement from the Indiana Patient’s Compensation Fund for a child injured at delivery. The child’s mother had presented to the hospital with signs of preeclampsia, a pregnancy ...
  • $1,000,000 Settlement
    With Fund
    Death of a Toddler
    In 2019, Garau Germano attorney Shan Bryant-Haase obtained a $1 million settlement from the Indiana Patient’s Compensation Fund in a case involving the death of a toddler when his health care providers failed to follow-up on signs and symptoms ...
  • $1,000,000 Recovery
    Negligent Delivery Resulting in Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy
    In 2020, Garau Germano attorney Jerry Garau obtained a $1 million recovery from the Indiana Patient’s Compensation Fund for a family whose daughter suffered hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy as a result of a negligent delivery. The health care ...
  • $995,000 Settlement
    Negligent Induced Labor
    In 2019, Garau Germano attorney Shan Bryant-Haase obtained a $995,000.00 settlement from the Indiana Patient’s Compensation Fund in a case involving injuries a young, pregnant mother sustained when her labor was negligently induced, causing her to ...
  • $995,000 settlement
    Failure to Diagnose and Treat Sepsis
    In 2019, Garau Germano attorney Shan Bryant-Haase obtained a $995,000.00 settlement from the Indiana Patient’s Compensation Fund in a case involving the death of a mother from the failure to diagnose and treat sepsis. The settlement was for the ...
  • $800,000 Settlement
    With Fund
    Failure to diagnose and treat patient’s breast cancer
    In 2019, Garau Germano attorney Barbara Germano obtained a $975,000 settlement from the Indiana Patient’s Compensation Fund in a case involving the heath care provider’s failure to diagnose and treat a patient’s breast cancer. The patient had ...
  • $800,000 SETTLEMENT
    WITH FUND
    Loss of hearing in one ear
    In 2019, Garau Germano attorney Jerry Garau negotiated an $800,000 settlement with the Indiana Patient’s Compensation Fund for a client who had lost hearing in one ear as a result of medical malpractice. The injury occurred when the client’s health ...
This section contains information about past case results obtained by Garau Germano, P.C. Past results do not guarantee future performance or any future result. With every case, there is a chance that the case will result in no recovery. Every case has its own set of unique facts, and results may be affected by any number of factors, including judicial rulings, jury composition, and case venue.