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At Gaddis, Herd, Craw & Adams, P.C., our skilled lawyers in Colorado Springs are committed to providing our clients with the highest quality representation possible. In fact, our attorney Derry Adams has recovered millions of dollars on behalf of clients injured by negligent and reckless individuals. On this page are just a few of the results Derry has won for her clients. We are highly knowledgeable and effective in our respective areas of law and have achieved outstanding results over the years. Backed by over 150 years of combined legal experience, we have a long track record of success. We can help you, too.

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  • $1 Million Recovery following Mother’s Wrongful Death

    Derry recovered one million dollar in damages for a widowed father after his wife died after ankle surgery. The mother died after she was given too much morphine and then discharged from the hospital.

  • $427,000 Verdict for Significant Medical Error

    A jury awarded Derry’s client damages for medical malpractice after her physician negligently left ureteral stents in place for one year after a hysterectomy. The stents caused pain, bleeding, calcifications and kidney stones. The jury’s award recognized the extreme pain Derry’s client suffered as a result of the surgeon’s error.

  • $525,000 for Hand Injury

    Derry’s client required shoulder and hand surgery after she slipped on ice that had been left in place for more than four days. As a women who worked with her hands, the injury impacted the client’s ability to serve her patients. The case was settled on the first day of trial.

  • $995,000 for Loss of Personal Dignity

    Following a knee replacement, the hospital failed to follow its on protocols for proper bowel care for Derry’s client, a retired grandmother of three. As a result of the medical and hospital malpractice, her client developed severe complications and had to have a length of her bowel removed, which required a long, painful, and sometimes embarrassing recovery. With the proceeds of the lawsuit the client and her husband paid off the debt on their home and are now able to travel to visit their grandchildren.

  • Burn Victim Recovers $320,000

    As a result of nursing malpractice, Derry’s clients suffered third degree burns across her back after a nurse left a hot pad in place for too long. The settlement reflects both the significant pain and scarring that resulted from the medical negligence.

  • Injured Surgeon Recovers $925,000

    A physician vacationing in Colorado suffered lacerated tendons and muscles when a vehicle hit his bicycle. The settlement allowed the client to heal fully before returning to his practice and continuing his care of his own patients.

  • Recovery for an Arm Injured during Motor Vehicle Wreck

    An elderly man had his arm injured when the driver of the car in which he was a passenger flipped on its side after being struck. Derry was able to recover $500,000 for her wonderful client from the insurance company of the driver and from Underinsured motorist benefits.

  • Recovery of Losses with Uninsured Motorist

    Derry’s client suffered a complex ankle injury during a car crash with an uninsured motorist. Derry helped her client obtain a settlement of $475,000 from the client’s primary insurance for the pain and permanent physical injury to her ankle.

  • Victim of Therapist Abuse Recovers $425,000

    Derry helped her client recover a settlement for the severe emotional damages suffered because of the negligent hiring/training/supervision of the therapist who took advantage of the therapeutic relationship.

  • Widowed Father Recovers $1.475 Million
    $1.475 Million

    Hospital malpractice caused the death of a mother of four whose family included two adopted, special-needs children. Careful discovery revealed that the young mother died after an untrained nurse gave her too many medications and then left her alone. The settlement has helped the father meet the needs of his children following the loss of their mother.