Entries by Zachary Mandell

What are the Most Common Birth Injuries?

No parent wants to think about their child having a birth injury—but unfortunately, thousands of babies suffer birth injuries every year in the United States, including in Rhode Island. Many birth injuries occur when medical professionals are negligent during pregnancy, labor, or delivery. These birth injuries are preventable, as opposed to birth defects, which occur […]

Is Cerebral Palsy Always a Birth Injury?

Cerebral palsy is a disorder that impacts an individual’s ability to use the muscles. Individuals with cerebral palsy may be unable to walk, and some may also have intellectual disabilities, vision problems, hearing deficiencies, speech difficulty, spinal cord issues, or joint problems. The severity of symptoms depends on the type of cerebral palsy the individual […]

$176,106,236.18 Station Nightclub Fire

Attorney Mark Mandell served as co-lead counsel in the Station Fire Litigation.  The lawsuit arose out of the tragic fire that occurred at the Station Nightclub in West Warwick, Rhode Island on February 20, 2003.  One hundred people died and hundreds of others were injured.  As a result of the Station Fire, the Rhode Island […]

$31,500,000 Medical Negligence/Failure to Diagnose Increasing Intracranial Pressure

Attorneys Mark Mandell, Yvette Boisclair and Zachary Mandell recently received the largest medical negligence verdict in the history of Rhode Island. The judgment was in the amount of $31,500,000. The claim was against Rhode Island Hospital and its employees and agents for negligently failing to identify and treat clear signs of increasing intracranial pressure. Due to the hospitals negligence, Mr. Beauchamp suffered a […]

$31,500,000 Medical Negligence/Failure to Diagnose Increasing Intracranial Pressure

Attorneys Mark Mandell, Yvette Boisclair and Zachary Mandell received a medical negligence verdict resulting in a judgment in the amount of $31,500,000. The claim was against Rhode Island Hospital and its employees and agents for negligently failing to identify and treat clear signs of increasing intracranial pressure. Due to the hospitals negligence, Mr. Beauchamp suffered a brain stem herniation with resulting widespread, severe […]