Mesh News Desk is thankful to attorney Kevin Edwards – Edwards and de la Cerda law firm here, who was involved in the case of Martha Salazar v. Boston Scientific for a breakdown of what the jury decided in this unprecedented jury decision.
Boston Scientific has announced it will file an appeal.
Salazar v Boston Scientific (#DC 12 14349), jury decision September 8, 2014 reads as follows:
Physical pain and mental anguish in the past. $1.5 million
Physical pain mental anguish in the future – $10 million
Physical impairment in the past – $750,000
Physical impairment in the future – $5 million
Medical care in the future – $3 million
Loss of earning capacity – $1.7 million
Felix Salazar Loss of household services in the past – $15,000
Felix Salazar Loss of household services in the future – $500,000
Felix Salazar Loss of consortium in the past – $250,000
Felix Salazar Loss of consortium in the future – $750,000
Jurors decided by Clear and Convincing Evidence that Boston Scientific displayed Gross Negligence – $50 Million in punitive damages!
Total Amount of Compensatory and Punitive Damages = $73,465,000
Seventy three Million, four hundred sixty five thousand dollars.
(that is M meaning million not thousand, as was recently said by Dr. P in Huskey case)