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Medical Malpractice settlement valued at more than $20,000,000

 Malpractice / Birth Injury
settlement valued at more than $20,000,000 was accomplished on behalf of a child who was the victim of excessive use of forceps at delivery. While some monies were provided for immediate needs, the remainder will be paid throughout the course of the child’s lifetime.

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Malpractice / Erbs Palsy
settlement valued at more than $10,000,000 was accomplished following the first week of an anticipated four-week trial in Bronx County on behalf of an infant who sustained a moderate to severe form of “Erbs Palsy”.

Medical Malpractice/ Failure to Diagnose
$7,500,000 verdict was won in New Jersey (Middlesex County) on behalf of a 44 year-old woman whom doctors failed to diagnose with meningitis resulting in coma, brain damage, multiple brain surgeries, acute bacterial meningitis, and loss of memory, among other injuries.

Medical Malpractice/ Failure to Diagnose
settlement during trial in the amount of $4.6 million was reached in New York County on behalf of a 31 year old man whose doctors failed to diagnose him with toxoplasmosis. As a result, our client suffered a recurrence of toxoplasmosis, as well as seizures and speech and cognitive delays.

Medical Malpractice/ Foreign Body
jury returned a verdict in the amount of $3 million in Bronx County on behalf of a 52 year old married father of two. During a radical prostatectomy, the doctor and surgical team assisting in the procedure failed to ensure that all of the surgical tools used during surgery were accounted for. As a result, they left a piece of umbilical tape inside our client’s body at the end of the procedure. Our client suffered urinary problems as a result and was forced to wear adult diapers for a period of time. Our client also underwent 16 separate procedures to correct the mistake, one of which included the permanent placement of an artificial sphincter.

Medical Malpractice / Failure to Timely Perform Surgery
settlement in the amount of $2.4 million was reached in Bronx County on behalf of the Estate of a 50 year old father of three.Our client went into the hospital after experiencing complications from an untreated gall bladder infection. During our client’s admission to the hospital, doctors failed to timely perform surgery and failed to timely institute antibiotic coverage. This delay in treatment caused our client to develop pneumonia and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome which subsequently resulted in his death.

Medical Malpractice/ Failure to Diagnose
settlement in the amount of $1.5 million was reached in Kings County on behalf of a 43 year old woman whose doctors failed to diagnose her with Keratoconus prior to Lasik surgery, which is contraindicative for the surgery. As a result, our client suffers from permanent vision problems.

Medical Malpractice/ Failure to Diagnose
settlement in the amount of $1.3 million was reached in Mercer County, New Jersey on behalf of the Estate of a 48 year old husband and father of three minor children who died after doctors at the facility where he was undergoing treatment failed to diagnose his heart condition.

Medical Malpractice / Obstetrical
A settlement in the amount of $1.1 million was reached in Bronx County on behalf of a 15 year old boy who suffered mild cognitive delays as a result of doctors having failed to timely perform a cesarean section during the infant’s birth.

Medical Malpractice / Gallstones
jury returned a verdict in the amount of $1,064,820.60 in Kings County on behalf of a 25 year old school teacher whose doctors negligently performed surgery to remove gallstones. The surgeon mistakenly cut out our client’s bile duct and she subsequently developed septicemia.

Medical Malpractice / Failure to Diagnose
settlement in the amount of $1 million was reached in Putnam County on behalf of a 48 year old woman whose doctors failed to diagnose her with Osteomylitis. As a result, our client suffered severe physical pain and required numerous hospitalizations and surgical procedures.

Medical Malpractice / Abdominoplasty 
settlement in the amount of $950,000 was reached in New York County on behalf of a 55 year old corporate executive whose doctor negligently performed an abdominoplasty and liposuction on her. As a result of the incident, our client underwent skin grafting and reconstructive surgery for her injuries and suffers permanent scarring.

Medical Malpractice Erbs Palsy
settlement in the amount of $885,000 was reached in Binghamton, New York, on behalf of an infant child who suffered a left brachial plexus injury, also known as Erbs Palsy, during birth.

Medical Malpractice Erbs Palsy
settlement in the amount of $700,000 was reached in Kings County on behalf of an infant child who sustained a right brachial plexus injury, also known as Erbs Palsy, during birth.

Medical Malpractice / Failure to Properly Perform Surgery
settlement in the amount of $650,000 was reached in Middlesex County, NJ on behalf of a 46 year old wife and mother of two minor children. Doctors failed to properly perform a myomectomy and punctured her uterus and colon during surgery. Subsequently, our client was forced to undergo restorative surgery to repair the perforations.

Medical Malpractice / Failure to Diagnose
$500,000 settlement was won on behalf of a 70 year-old physician whom doctors failed to properly diagnose with an infection and a recurring hip dislocation resulting in the permanent deformation of his right hip; a permanent limp due to the one-inch shortening of his right leg; right hip trochanteric osteosynthesis and the removal of the heterotopic bone.

Medical Malpractice / Gall Bladder Surgery
$500,000 settlement was won on behalf of a 28 year-old group manager of a travel agency. While undergoing gall bladder surgery, the group manager developed sepsis and a bile leak necessitating further surgeries.

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