Medical Malpractice Case Studies
Supreme Court, Bronx County, $3 million verdict, affirmed, for loss of two small toes by teenager as a result of deficient pediatric management of infection.
Supreme Court, New York County, $7.6 million settlement, largest in history against university hospital for hypoxic brain damage superimposed on genetic skull malformation syndrome.
Supreme Court, Queens County, $14 million verdict (50-a calculation) for blindness as a result of negligent management of blood gases. Largest reported recovery for blindness caused by medical malpractice. Bankruptcy proceeding involving 200 patients and over $12 million payout.
Supreme Court, New York County, $4 million settlement against prestigious hospital for negligent hematological management of disseminated intravascular coagulation disorder resulting in death.
Delay in Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer
Supreme Court, Queens County, $30 million verdict against laboratory and gynecologist for missed diagnosis on Pap smear. Largest reported verdict involving cervical cancer, nationally.
Supreme Court, Nassau County, $2.6 million settlement for missed sarcoma diagnosis as a result of medical malpractice resulting in death.
Supreme Court, Kings County, $5.5 million verdict for missed diagnosis on mammogram by radiologist. Second largest reported verdict for breast cancer in New York State.
Supreme Court, Kings County, $2.6 million verdict regarding breast reduction surgical negligence. Subsequently, chaired the committee in the bankruptcy proceeding involving 200 patients and over $12 million payout.