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.

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

Medical Malpractice/Wrongful Death: Brooklyn, NY
$1.05 million settlement for failure to diagnose esophageal cancer in the wrongful death of 50-year old man.

Medical Malpractice/Surgical Error: New York, NY
$1.45 million settlement during trial for a claim of an improperly performed roux en y bariatric surgery procedure.

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

Premises Liability: Brooklyn, NY
$63,000 net verdict for a fractured wrist (closed reduction) due to a fall on broken pavement.

Medical Malpractice/Surgical Error -- Paraplegia: Brooklyn, NY
$3.6 million settlement for a patient rendered paraplegic due to a claim of an improperly performed surgical procedure.

Wrongful Death: New York, NY
$1.3 million settlement for the death of a 35-year-old husband due to a delay in the diagnosis of advanced prostate cancer

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

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

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

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

Dangerous Premises: United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
$550,000 settlement for a man who lacerated his arm when he accidentally pushed it through a painted glass panel of a door

Medical Malpractice/Misdiagnosis: New York, NY
$937,500 settlement for a failure to diagnose and properly treat a fractured hip sustained in a one-car accident

Medical Malpractice: United States District Court, Southern District of New York
$3.5 million settlement 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.

Wrongful Death: Ulster County, NY
$1.4 million verdict for the death of a woman in her 26th week of pregnancy due to the failure to diagnose and properly treat a ruptured uterus

Police Brutality: United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
$1.75 million settlement to a victim of a police shooting during a "buy and bust" operation

Premises Liability: The Bronx, NY
$963,000 verdict for a woman who tripped and fell on stairs, spraining her ankle and then developing deep vein thrombosis

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

Medical Malpractice: Onondaga County, NY
$700,000 verdict for a woman whose pregnancy was terminated due to a failure to diagnose appendicitis

Automobile Accident: United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
$300,000 verdict/settlement (full amount of available insurance) to a 16-year-old girl for nondisplaced pelvic fracture and concussion

Wrongful Death/Automobile Accident: Rochester, NY
$1.2 million verdict for the husband of a woman killed when an oncoming truck hit her car as she was forced across the road by another vehicle that struck her car in the rear

Medical Malpractice: Buffalo, NY
$2.5 million verdict for a professional hockey player whose knee injury was improperly treated by the team physician, ending his career

Medical Malpractice: New York, NY
$2.5 million verdict for a 76-year-old woman who suffered a stroke due to an improper injection of a regional anesthetic during shoulder surgery

Medical Malpractice/Misdiagnosis: Ulster County, NY
$1.2 million settlement for an 80-year-old man who suffered a stroke due to a failure to diagnose and treat his heart arrhythmia

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

Birth Trauma: The Bronx, New York
$2.2 million structured settlement for a child who suffered brain damage after he was born due to failure to properly monitor his breathing

Medical Malpractice: Queens, NY
$700,000 settlement for a child whose congenital hip dislocation was not diagnosed before surgical correction became necessary