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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Cardiac Care | Medical Malpractice - Delayed Treatment | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Monitor 

Case: Cristobal Arteaga, individually; Maria A. Arteaga Alvarez, individually; and Cristobal Arteaga, as Guardian ad Litem of Silvino Perez v. Fresno Community Regional Medical Center; Pervaiz A. Chaudhry, M.D.; Valley Cardiac Surgery Medical Group; and Does One through Twenty-Five, inclusive

State: CA

Date: 2018-03-20

Experts: Robert L. Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Cardiothoracic Surgery

Summary: On April 2, 2012, plaintiff Silvino Perez, 71, underwent open heart surgery to have an aortic valve replacement and to repair an ascending aortic aneurysm. The surgery was performed by Dr. Pervaiz Ch...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Failure to Treat | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Detect | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Diagnose | Medical Malpractice - Lost Chance of Recovery 

Case: Tammy Selindh and John Selindh v. Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center; Mission Internal Medical Group, Inc.; Shigeru Chino, M.D.; John Dean Baker, M.D.; Milan Devendra Patel, M.D.; Raul Marquez, M.D.; Mark David Shields, M.D.; Melanie Ruth Spencer-Wolf, D.O.; Hoda Seif, M.D.; Timothy Guan-Tyng Yeh, M.D.; and Does 1 to 100, inclusive

State: CA

Date: 2017-11-16

Experts: Robert L. Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Cardiothoracic Surgery

Summary: On Feb. 9, 2014, plaintiff John Selindh, 54, a marketing/sales executive who was between jobs, presented to the emergency room at Mission Hospital, in Mission Viejo, with complaints of chest pressure...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice - Surgical Error 

Case: Diane Lyons, Administratrix of the Estate of Paul Condon v. Harold L. Lazar M.D.

State: MA

Date: 2014-03-28

Experts: Robert L. Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Cardiothoracic Surgery

Summary: On Aug. 22, 2006, plaintiff Paul Condon, 75, underwent triple-bypass heart surgery at Boston Medical Center. Due to complications, he then underwent pneumothorax surgery three days later. A tube was ...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Nurse | Medical Malpractice - Hospital | Medical Malpractice - Pharmacist | Wrongful Death - Survival Damages | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Treat | Medical Malpractice - Delayed Treatment | Medical Malpractice - Negligent Treatment 

Case: Lucile Marshall, special administrator of the Estate of Michelle Marshall, deceased v. County of Cook

State: IL

Date: 2013-12-19

Experts: Robert L. Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Cardiovascular Surgery

Summary: On June 17, 2010, plaintiff Michelle Marshall, 46, presented to the emergency room at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in Chicago with altered mental status secondary to hypernatremia, acu...

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Case Types: Employment - Retaliation | Contracts - Breach of Contract | Business Law - Intentional Interference with a Contract | Intentional Torts - Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress 

Case: Hannan Chaugle v. Valley Heart Associates Medical Group, Inc., and Doctors Medical Center of Modesto, Inc.

State: CA

Date: 2011-09-22

Experts: Robert L. Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Cardiothoracic Surgery

Summary: On Nov. 1, 2006, plaintiff Hannan Chaugle, a cardiovascular surgeon, began practicing with Valley Heart Associates Medical Group Inc. and the vast majority of his patients were seen at Doctors Medica...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death - Survival Damages | Medical Malpractice - Emergency Room | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Diagnose 

Case: Evelyn Hart, independent administrator of the estate of Michael Hamilton, deceased v. Jose Almeida, M.D. and Excel Emergency Care, LLC

State: IL

Date: 2011-05-12

Experts: Robert L. Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Cardiothoracic Surgery

Summary: On May 15, 2001, plaintiffs' decedent Michael Hamilton, 35, was at the paint company in Chicago Heights where he worked as a supervisor. Suddenly, he felt severe pain in his chest. He started pacing ...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Cardiac Care | Medical Malpractice - Misdiagnosis | Medical Malpractice - Post-Operative Care 

Case: Owen McNamara Jo-Ann McNamara v. St. Francis Hospital Patrick J. Monteleone, M.D., PC., Patrick Joseph Monteleone, MD., Cardiothoracic Surgery PC., Christopher Louis LaMendola M.D., Newell B. Robinson, MD., New York Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, PC., and Husnu Sinan Berkay, MD.

State: NY

Date: 2010-12-22

Experts: Robert Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Cardiothoracic Surgery

Summary: On Nov. 17, 2004, plaintiff Owen McNamara, a monument-manufacturing business's owner in his 60s, underwent cardiac surgery that included the creation of an arterial bypass. The procedure was performe...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Heart Surgeon | Wrongful Death - Survivorship Action | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Test | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Treat 

Case: Donatina F. Miller, as executor of the Estate of James F. Miller v. Robert S. Boova and Henry S. Mayer

State: PA

Date: 2010-10-14

Experts: Robert L. Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Cardiothoracic Surgery

Summary: In 2004, plaintiffs' decedent James F. Miller, a 54-year-old car salesperson, died of heart complications. In 1999, Miller, who had a history of aortic aneurysms, underwent emergency surgical repair ...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Urological Surgery | Medical Malpractice - Negligent Treatment 

Case: Ara Inezian v. City of Hope National Medical Center, Beckman Research Institute, Roger Satterthwaite, M.D., and Does 1 to 50

State: CA

Date: 2009-09-23

Experts: Robert Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Vascular Surgery

Summary: On March 21, 2006, plaintiff Ara Inezian, 67, a plumbing contractor, underwent laparoscopic robotic prostatectomy at City Hope National Medical Center. Urologist Mark Kawachi performed the procedure,...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Neurosurgeon 

Case: Linda J. Coryell v. Riverside Community Hospital & Lawrence Erwin Clark, M.D.

State: CA

Date: 2009-06-11

Experts: Robert Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Vascular Surgery

Summary: On Sept. 7, 2004, plaintiff Linda Coryell, 42, a teacher, received treatment at Riverside Community Hospital which she alleged was negligent and resulted in the amputation of her hand....

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Cardiac Care 

Case: Mary Doe and John Doe v. Roe Health Care Plan

State: CA

Date: 2008-05-29

Experts: Robert L. Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Cardiothoracic Surgery

Summary: Over six months in early 2006, plaintiff Mary (last name withheld), 50, made multiple presentations to medical facilities (names witheld) in the emergency room, to primary care, to vascular surgery a...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Cardiac Surgery | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Monitor 

Case: Robert Bier and Pamela Bier v. Loma Linda University Medical Center, Alfredo Rasi and Ramesh Bansal

State: CA

Date: 2007-03-02

Experts: Robert L. Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Cardiothoracic Surgery

Summary: On Jan. 9, 2004, plaintiff Robert Bier, 55, retired, underwent surgery to replace a leaking prosthetic aortic valve that had been inserted into his heart twenty years earlier. The surgery was perform...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Test | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Refer | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Diagnose 

Case: Reza Fakourfar, Monir Fakourfar, Estate of Tom Fakourfar v. Lane Shepherd

State: CA

Date: 2006-05-15

Experts: Robert L. Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Cardiothoracic Surgery

Summary: On Oct. 31, 2002, plaintiffs' decedent Tom Fakourfar, 32, a third-year dental student at the University of Southern California, fractured his right fibula. Six days later, orthopedic surgeon Lane She...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Heart Surgeon | Medical Malpractice - Surgical Error | Medical Malpractice - Cardiac Surgery 

Case: David Smith and Cathy Smith v. William Dean, M.D., Cardiovascular Surgery Associates of Wichita Falls, Sriram Sudarshan, M.D., and North Texas Cardiology Center, LLP

State: TX

Date: 2005-10-21

Experts: Robert Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Cardiovascular Surgery

Summary: On Jan. 4, 2002, plaintiff David Smith, 58, an oral surgeon, experienced a very rapid heartbeat at his home in Wichita Falls. Cardiologist Sriram Sudarshan performed a physical exam and electrocardio...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice - Heart Surgeon 

Case: John Doe and three adult children v. John Roe, M.D. and Unnamed Medical Center

State: CA

Date: 2005-09-01

Experts: Robert L. Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Cardiothoracic Surgery

Summary: The plaintiff's decedent, a 54-year-old female homemaker, was admitted to a medical center for a three-vessel coronary artery bypass. Immediately after the surgery, the decedent showed evidence of he...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice -  | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Treat | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Monitor 

Case: Jasmine Velasco, a minor by and through her guardian ad litem Sylvia Velasco, and Sylvia Velasco v. Karim Zahriya, Marcus Lee, Dyan Cole, and Delano Regional Medical Center

State: CA

Date: 2005-05-12

Experts: Dr Robert Shuman (Long Beach, CA) General Surgery

Summary: On the night of Sept. 9, 2003, plaintiff's decedent Jose Velasco, a 23-year-old farm worker, took a 9-mm gunshot wound to his chest. He was driven to Delano Regional Medical Center, admitted to the e...

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Case Types: Fraud -  | Negligence -  | Products Liability - Tobacco | Contracts - Breach of Warranty | Fraud - Fraudulent Concealment | Business Law - Unfair Competition | Consumer Protection - False Advertising | Negligence - Negligent Misrepresentation | Intentional Torts - Intentional Misrepresentation 

Case: Bruce Coolidge v. Philip Morris, U.S.A.

State: CA

Date: 2005-04-21

Experts: Dr Robert Shuman (Long Beach, CA) Thoracic Surgery

Summary: Plaintiff Bruce Coolidge, 51, a truck driver, started smoking Marlboro cigarettes at age 12. In 2000, he was diagnosed with a terminal case of small cell lung cancer....

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Neurologist | Medical Malpractice - Heart Surgeon | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Diagnose | Medical Malpractice - Negligent Treatment 

Case: John Doe and Jane Doe v. Roe Cardiologist No. 1, Roe Cardiologist No. 2, Roe Neurologist, Roe Cardiac Surgeon and Unnamed Hospital

State: CA

Date: 2004-11-11

Experts: Robert Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Cardiac Surgery

Summary: In November 2001, the plaintiff, 65 and retired, was admitted to the defendant hospital for cardiac catharization because of earlier symptoms and treadmill findings suggesting unstable angina pectori...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Hospital | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Treat | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Diagnose 

Case: Richard Field and Eva Field v. The Regents of the University of California

State: CA

Date: 2004-08-31

Experts: Robert Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Cardiothoracic Surgery

Summary: On Jan. 9, 2003, at 6:10 a.m., plaintiff Richard Field, 62, an attorney, was found on the floor of his home's bathroom. A paramedic ambulance was called and he was brought as a code trauma to the eme...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice - Cardiac Surgery | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Detect | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Diagnose 

Case: Gloria Padilla Zalkin, Anthony Padilla and Charles Padilla v. Paul Phillips, M.D., Walter Dembitsky and Joseph Chammas, M.D.

State: CA

Date: 2004-07-14

Experts: Robert Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Cardiac Surgery

Summary: On Jan. 2, 2002, plaintiffs' decedent Rebecca Padilla, 72 and retired, underwent an angioplasty/stenting procedure. She had a history of myocardial infarctions and had a heart attack approximately fi...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Failure to Treat | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Diagnose 

Case: Daniel George v. Robert S. Firpo, M.D.

State: CA

Date: 2004-04-01

Experts: Robert Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Vascular Surgery

Summary: Plaintiff Daniel George, 50, was a morbidly obese diabetic who underwent a five-vessel coronary artery bypass on April 28, 2000, at Western Medical Center in Orange County. Approximately 10 days afte...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice - Hospital | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Treat 

Case: Jean Bugner, individually and as Special Administrator of the Estate of Richard Bugner v. Unnamed Hospital

State: IL

Date: 2004-01-20

Experts: Robert Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Cardiothoracic Surgery

Summary: On April 6, 1999, plaintiff's decedent Richard Bugner, 50, an electrician, sustained an electrical injury to both his shoulders, for which he began treatment with orthopedic surgeon Scott Cordes....

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Heart Surgeon 

Case: Bill E. Madron v. Harshad Shah, M.D., Sridhara K. Iyengar, M.D., Huntington Beach Hospital and Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center

State: CA

Date: 2003-11-21

Experts: Robert Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Vascular Surgery

Summary: Plaintiff Bill E. Madron, 56, a salesman, suffered from angina. On Friday Jan. 11, 2001, he went to the Huntington Beach Hospital emergency room. He was admitted with a diagnosis of unstable angina a...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice - Surgeon | Medical Malpractice - Negligent Treatment 

Case: Cheri Moton & John Moton, Jr. and Robert Moton, Jr. v. Central Thoracic & Vascular Surgery Inc., unnamed surgeon, Anesthesia Partners Ltd., and St. Louis University Hospital

State: MO

Date: 2003-07-07

Experts: Robert Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Cardiothoracic Surgery

Summary: On Nov. 13, 2000, plaintiff's decedent Robert Moton Sr., a 39-year-old college recruiter, underwent an elective thoracotomy at St. Mary's Hospital to remove a benign dermoid tumor from his right lung...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Diagnose 

Case: Souksavnh Luangsi, individually, and as Guardian ad Litem for Bryan Luangsi, a minor v. Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Southern California Permanente Medical Group

State: CA

Date: 2003-02-07

Experts: Robert Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Cardiothoracic Surgery

Summary: On Nov. 6, 1999, the claimants' decedent, Vay Luangsi, an approximately 40-year-old male, went to the Kaiser emergency room with chest pain after "lifting heavy bricks." The pain was worse on inspira...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice - Radiologist 

Case: Gloria Woomer and Francis Easter v. John Belville, M.D., Mission Regional Imaging Center and Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center

State: CA

Date: 2003-02-05

Experts: Robert Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Cardiovascular Surgery

Summary: On May 8, 2000, the plaintiffs' decedent, Minnie Pullin, a 79-year-old retiree, was admitted to Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center in Mission Viejo for the insertion of a pacemaker....

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Failure to Treat 

Case: Wife Doe v. ER Physician

State: CA

Date: 2003-01-22

Experts: Robert Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Vascular Surgery

Summary: On May 13, 2001, the plaintiff's decedent, her then 53-year-old factory worker husband, lost consciousness at his home. He was taken by ambulance to a local community hospital emergency room. At the ...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  

Case: Jung Ja Hwang, et al. v. Edward Newton, M.D.

State: CA

Date: 2002-12-09

Experts: Robert Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Vascular Surgery

Summary: Benjamin Hwang, a 59-year-old male, fell at his home and was transported by ambulance to Orthopedic Hospital in Los Angeles. He was diagnosed with internal bleeding and Orthopedic Hospital was not eq...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice -  

Case: Samuel Elias Guandique, et al. v. Deborah Wing, M.D., Georgina Makabali, M.D., Lawrence Brooks, M.D., and Anita Ahuja, M.D.

State: CA

Date: 2001-12-06

Experts: Robert Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Thoracic Surgery

Summary: A Los Angeles County jury awarded a plaintiff family $836,000 in damages against a defendant doctor after they alleged malpractice in the death of their mother, Martha Hernandez, shortly after she ga...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice -  

Case: Helen Fortner and John Charles Fortner, a minor, by and through his Guardian ad Litem, Helen Fortner v. Mark Scheier, M.D., Mohammed Khursheed, M.D., and F. Jerry Floro, M.D.

State: CA

Date: 2001-10-11

Experts: Robert Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Vascular Surgery

Summary: A Los Angeles County jury returned a defense verdict for a group of doctors accused of negligence in the care and treatment of a 42-year-old mechanic who died from complications from cardiac disease....

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice -  

Case: William Baxter Waddill, M.D. v. Regents of the University of California, UCLA Medical Center, Hillel Laks, M.D., Susheela Sangwan, M.D., Alon Aharon, M.D., Gregory Vassilev, M.D., Rosemary Forster, P.A. and Regina Moss, R.N.

State: CA

Date: 2001-09-26

Experts: Robert Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Cardiothoracic Surgery

Summary: Sept. 14, 1998, plaintiff, a 63-year-old physician, underwent surgery at defendant UCLA Medical Center. The surgery, which was performed by defendant Dr. Hillel Laks, a thoracic surgeon, was to repai...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice -  

Case: Marcial Phillips and Darlene Phillips v. Edward Jang, M.D., Harriman Jones Medical Group, Henry Schumaker, M.D., and David E. Gorelick, M.D.

State: CA

Date: 2001-06-07

Experts: Robert Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Cardiovascular Surgery

Summary: March 1, 1998, plaintiff Marcial Phillips, a 61-year-old warehouse foreman, was seen at the La Palma Hospital emergency room with complaints of shoulder and chest pain. He was seen by defendant Dr. H...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice -  

Case: Confidential

State: CA

Date: 2000-06-01

Experts: Robert Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Cardiology

Summary: 5/98, Decedent, a 77-year-old female, fell at home "for no apparent reason," although when she was examined at Defendant's emergency room she was mildly hypotensive and markedly anemic, requiring a t...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle -  

Case: Jonathan Lockhart vs. Bose Corporation

State: CA

Date: 2000-04-07

Experts: Robert Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Cardiac Surgery

Summary: January 13, 1998, at 5:30 p.m., Plaintiff, a 48-year-old, was driving home in rush hour traffic from his job as a civilian employee at Norton Air Force Base. At the interchange of the 60/215 Freeway...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice -  

Case: Confidential v. Confidential

State: CA

Date: 2000-04-01

Experts: Robert Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Thoracic Surgery

Summary: 1/20/98: Plaintiff, a 40-year-old female, was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma of the rectum in early January 1998. Defendant general surgeon was to insert an intravenous catheter to allow Plai...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice -  

Case: Confidential (S99-07-14)

State: CA

Date: 1999-04-02

Experts: Robert Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Cardiac Surgery

Summary: 10/6/96: Decedent, a 61-year-old director/actor, had a long history of high blood pressure. On October 6, 1996, Decedent developed the sudden onset of chest and back pain with associated leg numbness...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice -  

Case: Paula Catling v. Jean Allard, M.D. and Thomas Togioka, M.D.

State: CA

Date: 1999-02-01

Experts: Robert Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Cardiovascular Surgery

Summary: August 21, 1994, plaintiff, a 50-year-old secretary, suffered a myocardial infarction. She was admitted to a local hospital, where she underwent a heart catheterization performed by defendant Dr. To...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice -  

Case: Confidential (S99-04-15)

State: CA

Date: 1999-01-30

Experts: Robert Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Cardiac Surgery

Summary: 3/31/97: Decedent, a 71-year-old man, went to Defendant Medical Center to undergo an angiogram. The angiogram revealed blockage of prior grafts and the Decedent was admitted to the hospital for a rep...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice -  

Case: Erin P. Ikeuchi vs. University of Southern California Medical Center, Tenet Healthcare Corporation, former NME Hospitals, Inc. dba USC University Hospital, Vaughn A. Starnes, M.D., Robbin G. Cohen, M.D., USC Electrophysiology Service, an unincorporated association, Jerry R. Gerson, M.D., and Norman Zinner, M.D.

State: CA

Date: 1998-03-06

Experts: Robert Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Cardiothoracic Surgery

Summary: 10/5/95: Plaintiff, a 19-year-old printer''s apprentice, was diagnosed with subacute bacterial endocarditis. She was diagnosed with this heart problem in October of 1995 at Torrance Memorial Hospital...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice -  

Case: Suzanne Adams vs. The Regents of the University of California

State: CA

Date: 1997-04-09

Experts: Robert Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Vascular Surgery

Summary: 2/8/94: Plaintiff, a 47 year-old former nurse, had a lumbar laminectomy at UCLA Medical Center by Dr. Antonio DeSallas, a neurosurgeon. She had a history of severe back pain with four prior back surg...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice -  

Case: Charlene Holman vs. Kaiser Foundation

State: CA

Date: 1996-11-05

Experts: Robert Shuman M.D. (Long Beach, CA) Cardiovascular Surgery

Summary: 10/25/93: Claimant, a 43-yearold advertising department employee, had experienced hoarseness diagnosed by a Kaiser ENT as a probable paralyzed vocal cord. Claimant was scheduled for combined lar...