Major verdicts and settlements

Medical Malpractice

  • Wrongful Death – Woman given medication overdose – $8,100,000
  • Infant born in vegetative state as a result of failure to perform C-section – $6,000,000
  • Failure to perform timely C-section, brain damaged baby – $2,200,000
  • Punctured lung during hysterectomy requiring colostomy – $750,000

Construction Accident

  • Roofer fell from ladder, paralyzed – $6,000,000

Automobile Accident

  • Elderly woman struck in crosswalk – $6,000,000

Notable Appellate Decisions

  • Daly v. 9E. 36th LLC – Landlord liable for not upgrading electrical system in apartment, resulting in severe burn injuries to tenant
  • Wynn v. Little Flower Children’s Services – Foster care agency liable for placing foster child in home where he started fire, causing death of foster parents
  • King v. St Barnabas Hospital – First responders liable for failing to follow American Heart Association guidelines for resuscitation efforts to a non-responsive heart attack victim with no pulse and no heart rhythm
  • Gortych v. Brenner – City liable for failing to properly monitor biathlon in Central Park, where biathlon bicyclist in race struck non-participant causing severe head injuries
  • Bello v. New York City Transit Authority – Transit Authority found liable for bus that pulled too close to stop at curb where there was a crowd of children and a child was pushed into the bus