Robert A. Miklos

Trial Attorney Robert Miklos has helped recover over $100,000,000 for medical malpractice and negligence victims in the communities of New York State. He has dedicated his life to helping others who have been wrongfully injured by litigating matters ranging from catastrophic negligence cases involving paralysis, brain injury and amputation to complex medical malpractice cases involving surgery, birth and cancer. Robert Miklos’ success in the courtroom has been recognized by both peer recognition groups and client appreciation sites such as Super Lawyers, Multimillion Dollars Advocate’s Forum, Martindale- Hubbell and Avvo. He has served on the Board of Directors of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and is a proud member of several community organizations.

Verdicts

2019

$ 29,361,117.15

Roberts v. New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation
Kings County Supreme Court

2018

$3,920,000

Ramratan v. Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Queens County Supreme Court

$3,501,142.62

Mahamad v. Mosberg, NY Hospital Medical Center of Queens
Queens County Supreme Court

2017

$4,319,143.34

Molina v. Goldberg, Westchester Medical Center, et al
Westchester County Supreme Court

2015

$1,500,000

Castillo v. MTA Bus Company
Queens County Supreme Court

$1,750,000

Bianco v. Sherwin
Nassau County Supreme Court

Settlements

2018

 $2,675,000 – Kings County Supreme Court – Failure to timely and properly diagnose and treat cervical cancer by failing to properly read a pap smear leading to loss of chance of survival and death of a 30 year old girl.

 $1,000,000 – Kings County Supreme Court – Tender of full insurance coverage available for the wrongful death of a pharmacist who fell off the fire escape trying to save his wife and children from a fire. The fire was caused by the illegal storing of flammable and combustible materials by a hardware store that was a commercial tenant on the first floor of the building. The surviving wife and children were also burned.

 $650,000 – Queens County Supreme Court – Loss of a baby due to the hospital’s negligent administration of a drug to induce labor after placement of a transabdominal cerclage to preserve the pregnancy.

 $500,000 – Kings County Supreme Court – Wrongful death of a woman due to uncontrolled bleeding after cardiac catheterization. She left behind 2 adult children.

 $425,000 – Kings County Supreme Court – Following a stroke, development of a stage IV pressure ulcer leading to infection, sepsis and death. She was survived by adult children.

 $195,000 – Bronx County Supreme Court – Failure to timely and properly diagnose and treat subarachnoid hemorrhage and safely transfer the patient to another hospital for neurosurgical intervention causing death.

2017

 $6,900,000 – Bronx County Supreme Court – Permanent neurological impairment and quadriplegia following neurosurgery requiring life-long medical care and support.

 $1,700,000 – Queens County Supreme Court – Negligent discharge from the hospital with positive blood cultures for bacteria resulting in endocarditis and stroke in an elderly man.

 $1,000,000 – Queens County Supreme Court – Fall through the landing of an unsecured and unbraced stairwell causing neck and back herniations and bulges, and inability to continue working.

 $950,000 – Bronx County Supreme Court – Negligent discharge from the hospital with a perforated esophagus following a transesophageal echocardiogram despite complaints of neck pain, burning and raspy voice. The negligent discharge led to sepsis, stroke, and death of an elderly woman.

 $785,000 – Bronx County Supreme Court – Failure to timely and properly diagnose and treat a sternal wound infection following coronary artery bypass graft surgery causing sepsis and death.

 $475,000 – Kings County Supreme Court – Settled after weeks of trial where it was alleged that a podiatrist negligently transected the medial plantar nerve during surgery causing permanent neurological impairment in the foot.

 $300,000 – Queens County Supreme Court – Slip and fall on ice causing broken femur with open reduction and internal fixation.

 $200,000 – Bronx County Supreme Court – Facial trauma on a construction site due to unsecured work materials causing stitches.

 $195,000 – Queens County Supreme Court – Stage III heel ulcers in the hospital and rehabilitation facility following surgery requiring 7 debridement procedures.

 $185,000 – Queens County Supreme Court – Fall from a ladder while performing maintenance work at an apartment building complex causing shoulder injury.

2016

 $1,550,000 – Nassau County Supreme Court – Negligent failure to timely intervene to stop bleeding following perforation of uterus during D&C procedure resulting in loss of uterus and infertility.

 $1,000,000 – Nassau County Supreme Court – Improper surgical clipping of common bile duct during removal of gallbladder leading to infection, sepsis, and death.

 $475,000 – Nassau County Supreme Court – Trip and fall over raised paver stones on a pool deck causing a need for knee replacement surgery.

 $400,000 – Eastern District of New York – Slip and fall on a tiled ramp in department store causing intra-articular fracture of wrist.

 $175,000 – Queens County Supreme Court – Wrongful death due to pressure ulcers in an elderly man.

2015

 $1,500,000 – Queens County Supreme Court – Fall from a ladder resulting in torn rotator cuff, cervical spine herniations and inability to return to work with loss of income, pension and union benefits.

 $1,500,000 – Westchester County Supreme Court – Failure to timely diagnose impending stroke resulting in permanent neurological impairment.

 $350,000 – Queens County Supreme Court – Delay in diagnosis of post-operative infection and bowel perforation following hernia repair surgery.

 $250,000 – Queens County Supreme Court – Wrongful death of a 7-year-old girl due to delay in diagnosis and treatment of Coxsackie A9 Virus.

 $175,000 – Queens County Supreme Court – Delay in diagnosis and work up for impending heart attack resulting in cardiac muscle damage.

2014

 $2,000,000 – Queens County Supreme Court – Failure to diagnose pneumonia and improper discharge from the hospital leading to exsanguination and death. The young woman was survived by a child of tender years.

 $950,000 – Suffolk County Supreme Court – Improper reading of mammography leading to a delay in diagnosis of breast cancer.

 $880,000 – New York County Supreme Court – Delay in diagnosis and treatment of small bowel obstruction.

 $400,000 – Bronx County Supreme Court – Negligent failure to perform a cesarean section despite signs of fetal distress resulting in the death of the baby.

 $295,000 – Kings County Supreme Court – Heart attack and death of an elderly man in the emergency room.

2013

 $1,250,000 – Queens County Supreme Court – Wrongful death caused by endocarditis leaving a surviving wife and 3 adult children.

 $800,000 – Suffolk County Supreme Court – Failure to timely diagnose and treat hyperbilirubinemia at birth causing kernicterus and permanent neurological impairment of a child.

 $650,000 – Suffolk County Supreme Court – Failure to timely and properly diagnose and treat cervical cancer.

 $500,000 – Bronx County Supreme Court – Failure to timely and properly diagnose and treat post-operative infection and pulmonary embolism causing death.

 $350,000 – Kings County Supreme Court – Failure to timely and properly wean the patient off mechanical ventilation causing ventilator assisted pneumonia and death.

 $240,000 – Onondaga County Supreme Court – Failure to timely and properly diagnose and treat heart attack in the emergency room causing death.

2009-2012

 $5,950,000 – Eastern District of New York – A child born with cerebral palsy and neurological injury as a result of negligent management of labor and delivery

 $2,000,000 – Queens County Supreme Court – A child with lifelong incontinence as a result of the hospital’s failure to timely and properly diagnose and treat ulcerative colitis

 $1,800,000 – Queens County Supreme Court – Failure to timely diagnose and treat prostate cancer resulting in loss of a chance of survival and death leaving behind a wife and adult children.

 $1,400,000 – Bronx County Supreme Court – Failure to timely diagnose and treat breast cancer leaving behind adult children.

 $1,300,000 – Suffolk County Supreme Court – Failure to timely diagnose breast cancer.

 $1,300,000 – Queens County Supreme Court – Failure to timely diagnose breast cancer.

 $900,000 – Nassau County Supreme Court – Failure to timely diagnose acoustical neuroma.

 $740,000 – Suffolk County Supreme Court – Failure to timely diagnose and treat infection in a diabetic patient.

 $700,000 – Suffolk County Supreme Court – Improper prescription and monitoring of steroids leading to avascular necrosis of hips and shoulder.

 $600,000 – Queens County Supreme Court – Negligent intubation and passing of transesophageal echocardiogram probe resulting in perforated esophagus and ultimately death.

 $440,000 – Nassau County Supreme Court – Settled after weeks of trial, failure to timely and properly diagnose and treat cervical cancer leading to loss of chance of survival and loss of less invasive treatment options.

 $250,000 – Queens County Supreme Court – Failure to timely and properly diagnose and treat heart attack resulting in death of a woman.

 $225,000 – Bronx County Supreme Court – Wrongful death due to pulmonary embolism.

Education

 St. John’s University School of Law (J.D., 2009) (Honors: New York International Law Review; Frank S. Polestino Trial Advocacy Institute)

 State University of New York at Albany (B.A., cum laude, 2006)

Bar Admissions

2009, New York
2009, Eastern District of New York and Southern District of New York

Memberships

 Super Lawyers Rising Stars – New York Metro

 New York State Trial Lawyers Association Board of Directors

 Long Island Professionals

 Latino Lawyers Association of Queens County

 BNI Advantages

 New York State Trial Lawyers Association

 Queens County Bar Association

 New York State Bar Association

 Nassau County Bar Association

 Suffolk County Bar Association

Practice Areas

 Medical Malpractice

 Premises Liability

 Motor Vehicle Accidents

 Labor Law

 General Negligence

 Intentional Torts

Awards & Recognitions

 Million Dollar Advocates Forum®

 Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®

 New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA) Board of Directors

 Avvo 10.0 Rating

Accreditation