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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:

  • $44.7 Million 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
  • $7.8 Million Verdict – Surgical And Anesthesia Error
  • $3.6 Million SettlementMedical Malpractice / Surgical Error – Paraplegia: Brooklyn, New York. A settlement was reached for a patient rendered paraplegic due to a claim of an improperly performed surgical procedure
  • $3.5 Million SettlementMedical Malpractice: United States District Court, Southern District of New York. A multimillion-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.
  • $2.5 Million VerdictMedical Malpractice: Buffalo, New York. A multimillion-dollar jury verdict awarded to a professional hockey player whose knee injury was improperly treated by the team physician, ending his career
  • $2.5 Million VerdictMedical Malpractice: New York, New York. A multimillion-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.
  • $2.2 Million Settlement – Medical Malpractice / Birth Trauma: The Bronx, New York.
    A multimillion-dollar structured settlement for a child who suffered brain damage after he was born due to failure to properly monitor his breathing.
  • $1.75 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.
  • $1.45 Million SettlementMedical Malpractice / Surgical Error: New York, New York. A settlement during trial for a claim of an improperly performed roux en y bariatric surgery procedure.
  • $1.4 Million Verdict – Medical Malpractice / Wrongful Death: Ulster County, New York. 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.
  • $1.3 Million SettlementMedical Malpractice / Wrongful Death: New York, New York. A settlement was reached for the death of a 35-year-old husband due to a delayed diagnosis of advanced prostate cancer.
  • $1.2 Million Verdict – Truck Accident / Wrongful Death: Rochester, New York. 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.
  • $1.2 Million Settlement – Medical Malpractice / Failure to Diagnose: Ulster County, New York. A settlement for an 80-year-old man who suffered a stroke due to a failure to diagnose and treat his heart arrhythmia.
  • $1.05 Million SettlementMedical Malpractice / Wrongful Death: Brooklyn, New York. A settlement reached for failure to diagnose esophageal cancer in the wrongful death of 50-year old man.
  • $1 Million VerdictMedical Malpractice: The Bronx, New York. A million-dollar jury verdict for a man who suffered a third-degree burn as a result of nitrogen treatment by a dermatologist.
  • $965,000 Settlement – Medical Malpractice / Failure to Diagnose: Ulster County, New York. 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, New York. A jury verdict awarded to a woman who tripped and fell on stairs, spraining her ankle and then developing deep vein thrombosis.
  • $937,000 SettlementMedical Malpractice /Failure to Diagnosis: New York, New York. A settlement for a failure to diagnose and properly treat a fractured hip sustained in a one-car accident.
  • $700,000 SettlementConstruction Site Accident: Brooklyn, New York. 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, New York. 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, New York. A settlement was reached for a child whose congenital hip dislocation was not diagnosed before surgical correction became necessary.
  • $675,000 SettlementConstruction Site Accident: Brooklyn, New York. A settlement was reached for an electrician who injured his back exiting a construction trailer at a worksite.
  • $500,000 SettlementDangerous 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 SettlementMedical 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 SettlementDangerous Premises / Inadequate Security: Brooklyn, New York. A settlement was reached for a woman who was punched and threatened by an intruder in an elevator at an apartment complex.
  • $63,000 VerdictPremises Liability / Trip and Fall: Brooklyn, New York. A jury verdict for a fractured wrist (closed reduction) due to a fall on broken pavement.
  • $17,500 VerdictMedical Malpractice / Plastic Surgery: New York, New York. A jury verdict awarded for lack of informed consent involving a mini-abdominoplasty that caused an unsightly scar requiring surgical revision.