Articles by Cody Porcoro

Customer is Seriously Injured by Dangerous Retail Display

This case involves a drawer at a department store that pulled through and fell on the plaintiff. At the time of the incident in question, the plaintiff was shopping for clothing in the women’s section of a popular department store.…

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Doctors Fail to Follow Up With Patient Regarding Troubling Mammogram Results

This case involves a female with a family history of cancer. During a self-examination, the patient noted a mass. She saw her OB/GYN, who also palpated the mass. The OB/GYN sent the patient for a diagnostic mammogram. The imaging results…

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Child is Severely Burned by Hot Coffee on Ferry Ride

This case involves a young child who was severely burned on a ferry ride when hot coffee spilled on her. The coffee was placed on a booth table in front of the child, and the coffee was served at a…

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Chiropractic Medicine Expert Opines on Patient Stroke After Neck Manipulation

This case involves a man in his 30’s who went to see a new chiropractor for neck manipulation for headaches and neck pain. Immediately after the manipulation, the patient complained of blurry vision, vertigo, loss of balance, and dizziness. Initially,…

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Insurance Company is Accused of Bad Faith Dealings After Car Accident

This case involves a male who was hit from behind in an automobile accident and required significant therapy and ultimately surgery.┬áThe patient had suffered a neck injury as a child, which had required the same surgery to treat. The plaintiff…

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Cancer Patient is Killed by Latent Viral Infection During Treatment

This case involves an elderly woman with history of a viral disease of her liver who was undergoing treatment for advanced cancer. She was started on medication that would impact her immune system and her oncologist, who was aware of…

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Patient is Killed by Undetected Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infection

This case involves a male patient in his twenties who presented to the ER with pain in his right hip that had gotten progressively worse over the course of a week. Upon admission, he was found to have a severely…

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Patient Dies from Heart Attack After Being Discharged from Hospital

This case involves a female patient who presented to the emergency room complaining of chest pain and was admitted for a cardiovascular workup. The patient was found to have elevated troponin and uncontrolled hypertension, however her other cardiology tests came…

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Software Engineer Claims Significant Loss of Earnings Following Brain Injury

This case involves a man who was widely regarded as one of the leading professionals in a specialized area of computing. After enjoying a very successful career spanning over a decade, the man was earning a significant income as a…

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Elevator Maintenance Expert Discusses Trip and Fall From Misleveled Elevator Cab

This case involves a man who was injured when he fell out of an elevator that had misleveled. The man had taken the elevator to a lower floor of a skyscraper in the course of his employment as a custodian.…

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