Our Successes

The following judgments and settlements have been obtained for our clients in recent years. This partial list of our firm's achievements is offered to provide you with some idea of the variety of situations that can be successfully resolved by us for you through the legal system:

$44,700,000 Verdict - Construction Site Accident: United States District Court, Southern District of New York - $44.7 million jury verdict awarded to a union carpenter rendered paraplegic when an 800-pound concrete form to which he was anchored fell on him

$3,600,000 Settlement - Medical Malpractice / Surgical Error -Paraplegia: Brooklyn, NY a settlement was reached for a patient rendered paraplegic due to a claim of an improperly performed surgical procedure

$3,500,000 Settlement - Medical Malpractice: United States District Court, Southern District of New York
a multi-million dollar settlement was reached for a 31-year-old woman who suffered brain damage due to a failure to monitor her vital signs properly while being mechanically ventilated for Guillain Barre Syndrome

$2,500,000 Verdict - Medical Malpractice: Buffalo, NY
a multi-million dollar jury verdict awarded to a professional hockey player, whose knee injury was improperly treated by the team physician, ending his career

$2,500,000 Verdict - Medical Malpractice: New York, NY
a multi-million dollar jury verdict awarded to a 76-year-old woman who suffered a stroke due to an improper injection of a regional anesthetic during shoulder surgery

$2,200,000 Settlement - Medical Malpractice / Birth Trauma: The Bronx, New York
a multi-million dollar structured settlement for a child who suffered brain damage after he was born due to failure to properly monitor his breathing

$1,750,000 Settlement - Police Brutality: United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
a settlement to a victim of a police shooting during a "buy and bust" operation

$1,450,000 Settlement - Medical Malpractice / Surgical Error: New York, NY -
a settlement during trial for a claim of an improperly performed roux en y bariatric surgery procedure

$1,400,000 Verdict - Medical Malpractice / Wrongful Death: Ulster County, NY
a jury verdict awarded for the death of a woman, in her 26th week of pregnancy, due to the failure to diagnose and properly treat a ruptured uterus

$1,300,000 Settlement - Medical Malpractice / Wrongful Death: New York, NY
a settlement was reached for the death of a 35-year-old husband due to a delayed diagnosis of advanced prostate cancer

$1,200,000 Verdict - Truck Accident / Wrongful Death: Rochester, NY
a jury verdict awarded to the husband of a woman killed when an oncoming truck hit her car, which was forced across the road by another vehicle, when her car was struck in the rear

$1,200,000 Settlement - Medical Malpractice / Failure to Diagnose: Ulster County, NY
a settlement for an 80-year-old man who suffered a stroke due to a failure to diagnose and treat his heart arrhythmia

$1,050,000 Settlement- Medical Malpractice / Wrongful Death: Brooklyn, NY-
a settlement reached for failure to diagnose esophageal cancer in the wrongful death of 50-year old man

$1,000,000 Verdict - Medical Malpractice: The Bronx, NY
a million dollar jury verdict for a man who suffered a 3rd degree burn as a result of nitrogen treatment by a dermatologist

$965,000 Settlement - Medical Malpractice / Failure to Diagnose: Ulster County, NY
a structured settlement for a 78-year-old man who suffered a stroke due to a failure to diagnose carotid stenosis prior to hernia surgery

$963,000 Verdict - Premises Liability / Trip and Fall: The Bronx, NY
a jury verdict awarded to a woman who tripped and fell on stairs, spraining her ankle and then developing deep vein thrombosis

$937,000 Settlement - Medical Malpractice /Failure to Diagnosis: New York, NY
a settlement for a failure to diagnose and properly treat a fractured hip sustained in a one-car accident

$700,000 Settlement - Construction Site Accident: Brooklyn, NY
a settlement for an electrician who injured his knee when he stepped into an uncovered access plate in a raised computer floor

$700,000 Verdict - Medical Malpractice / Failure to Diagnose: Onondaga County, NY
a jury verdict for a woman whose pregnancy was terminated due to a failure to diagnose appendicitis

$700,000 Settlement - Medical Malpractice / Failure to Diagnose: Queens, NY
a settlement was reached for a child whose congenital hip dislocation was not diagnosed before surgical correction became necessary

$675,000 Settlement - Construction Site Accident: Brooklyn, NY
a settlement was reached for an electrician who injured his back exiting a construction trailer at a worksite

$500,000 Settlement - Dangerous Premises: United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
a settlement was reached for a man who lacerated his arm, when he accidentally pushed it through a painted glass panel of a door

$450,000 Settlement - Medical Malpractice / Sexual Abuse: United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
a settlement was reached for a woman who was improperly touched by a physician during an examination

$300,000 Verdict / Settlement - Motor Vehicle Accident: United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
a combination verdict/settlement (full amount of available insurance) to a 16-year-old girl for non-displaced pelvic fracture and concussion as a result of an auto accident

$200,000 Settlement - Dangerous Premises / Inadequate Security: Brooklyn, NY
a settlement was reached for a woman who was punched and threatened by an intruder in an elevator at an apartment complex

$63,000 Verdict - Premises Liability / Trip and Fall: Brooklyn, NY
a jury verdict for a fractured wrist (closed reduction) due to a fall on broken pavement

$17,500 Verdict - Medical Malpractice / Plastic Surgery: New York, NY
a jury verdict awarded for lack of informed consent involving a mini-abdominoplasty that caused an unsightly scar requiring surgical revision