Colin F. Peterson
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Colin Peterson continues expanding his reputation as an effective Medical Malpractice attorney. He’s won favorable settlements for clients ranging from a three-year-old child who suffered a hypoxic brain injury during her birth to a 51-year-old Minnesota man who was paralyzed from the waist down following surgery for a perforated bowel. In each case, the multimillion dollar settlements enabled the victims to gain the long-term care and rehabilitative services they would require.
Colin is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and earned his J.D. at the University of Minnesota Law School with cum laude honors. Standing firmly behind a perennial commitment to bring legal justice to all, he was named a “North Star Lawyer” by the Minnesota State Bar Association for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services (2014-2016).
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
- U.S. District Court, Minnesota
- U.S. District Court, North Dakota
- Named a “North Star Lawyer” by the Minnesota State Bar Association for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services (2014-2016)
Colin F. Peterson Case Results
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Description of Incident Surgery to correct perforated bowel.Description of Damages Resulted in paralysis from the waist down.Description of Awards $9.1 million jury verdict.
Description of Incident Doctor delayed ordering a C-section after many repeated attempts at a vacuum delivery.Description of Damages Resulted in child suffering a hypoxic brain injury during birth, causing cerebral palsy, permanent neurological delays, and developmental delays.Description of Awards Settled in mediation for $5.6 million.
Description of Incident Bleeding complication that took place during back surgery.Description of Damages Resulted in paralysis from the waist down.Description of Awards $6.85 million jury verdict.