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606 N. Carancahua Street Suite 1511
Corpus Christi, Texas 78401
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THE SNAPKA LAW FIRM TOPS TEXAS MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE VERDICTS FOR 2017
Failure to Treat Thiamine Deficiency Results in Record Medical Malpractice Verdict
Corpus Christi, Texas - October 3rd, 2018 - A medical malpractice case involving a bariatric surgery patient who developed a rare neurological disorder resulting from thiamine deficiency has set a landmark verdict in Texas. The Snapka Law firm secured a jury verdict of $14,290,000 in the case of Jo Ann Puente v Jesus Virlar and the Gonzaba medical group et al. This verdict tops the list of medical malpractice verdicts in Texas for 2017 and is also believed to be the largest verdict in the nation involving the disease known as Wernicke’s Encephalopathy.
Congratulations, Kathryn Snapka, for being selected to Super Lawyers 2017. We are so proud to have a leader like you in our community.
With over 35 years of successful litigation, Kathryn Snapka has the legal experience and strategic expertise to win complex cases. Her determination to find the truth and bring wrongdoers to justice has resulted in landmark financial compensation for harm, and closure for both individual and municipal clients.
To be selected for Super Lawyers attorneys are vetted through a multi-phase selection process. Peer nominations, evaluations and independent research is done on each candidate. They are evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyers are chosen annually with the objective of creating a credible, comprehensive and diverse list of outstanding attorneys.
Kathryn Snapka has been selected to Super Lawyers every year since its inception for her success at trial throughout the United States. She has secured successful outcomes for cases dealing with pharmaceutical injuries, construction defects, product liability, trucking accidents, and complex personal injury cases. Kathryn Snapka is successful at what she does because she is tenacious, knowledgeable, and determined.
Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Personal Trial Law, as well as Civil Trial Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, Snapka is prepared to do what it takes for your case. Thank you, Kathryn Snapka, for being the Super Lawyer we need.
On behalf of The Snapka Law Firm on Saturday, September 20, 2014.
For clients facing a legal challenge, their greatest asset may be their attorney. The key is finding a lawyer in Corpus Christi that clients can fully trust and confide in. An attorney can only help to the extent that he or she is aware of all the issues that are at play in a potential case.
Shop Around to Find the Right Attorney
The first step in building trust with a lawyer is to select representation carefully. It is always helpful to work with an attorney who has handled previous issues that are similar to the case at hand. If there is a personality clash, or if the attorney is unable to give a client adequate attention, then the right fit has not been achieved yet.
On behalf of The Snapka Law Firm posted in Personal Injury on Tuesday, September 9, 2014.
Texas residents who have been injured in accidents often wonder if they need to hire a Corpus Christi injury attorney. Below are a couple of situations in which such victims may find it beneficial to seek out legal representation.
You Are Unsure if the Settlement Is Appropriate
It is a common misconception that most civil lawsuits go to trial. In fact, most of these cases are settled out of court. While settlements can be a faster, more efficient way to bring closure to personal injury claims, there can be substantial downsides to accepting an offer without the counsel of a Corpus Christi injury lawyer.
On behalf of The Snapka Law Firm posted in Medical Device Litigation on Friday, August 29, 2014.
Morcellator devices recently made headlines when the Food and Drug Administration recommended that surgeons stop using these devices during the removal of the uterus or uterine fibroids. This news has left many people asking what these devices are and how they endanger patients.
Morcellation is the process of cutting a tissue into small pieces so that it can be more easily removed during surgical procedures. A morcellator device is a small instrument that uses a rapidly spinning blade to slice through tissue. These devices allow surgeons to remove large tissue masses during minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures, as opposed to resorting to open surgery.
On behalf of The Snapka Law Firm posted in Personal Injury on Friday, August 29, 2014.
Getting injured is never very fun, but it can be especially bad when an accident occurs at the work place while on the job. Even getting hurt on the premises of a business can be a huge hassle, especially if there was some act of negligence involved. If you have been hurt because of unsafe working conditions or from a situation that could have been prevented, you may need to hire a Corpus Christi personal injury lawyer.
Notable Markers That Indicate You Need Legal Help
Most of the country's citizens are good people and ready to take responsibility for their mistakes, but all it takes is for one irresponsible person to turn a bad injury situation even worse. Corpus Christi personal injury lawyers are here to help you when you face obstacles to getting medical assistance and justice for your injury.