If you would like to learn more about some of our recent successes, the list below will help you find what you are looking for. Just select your area of interest and you will see a summary of some of our cases that we have handled in that area of law. If you don’t find a case result in your area of interest, you can contact our offices for more information or schedule a free consultation.
The results below have been secured for our clients since June 2015 and are not all-inclusive.
Medical Malpractice / Surgeon Negligence
$5,000,000.00 secured from a hospital in Buffalo, New York for a 42 year-old cervical cancer survivor who was severely injured as a result of a surgeon’s negligent care and treatment during and after her vaginal reconstruction surgery.
Medical Malpractice / Failure To Diagnose
$2,000,000 served as co-counsel and obtained a pre-trial settlement from multiple defendant physicians and a Hospital in Central New York involving a 33 year-old woman who sustained an allergic reaction to CT contrast dye and was seriously injured as a result thereof.
Trucking Crash / Severe Injuries
$1,800,000.00 pre-trial settlement for a motor vehicle accident victim in Albany, New York who was severely injured when a tractor trailer struck her vehicle from behind.
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH / “ZONE OF DANGER”
$1,570,000.00 for an out-of-state infant daughter and mother involved in a motor vehicle collision in Rochester, N.Y. resulting in numerous significant long term physical and cognitive injuries to the infant daughter and a “zone of danger” claim on behalf of the mother.
Motor Vehicle / Pedestrian
$1,500,000.00 for the Estate of a 48 year-old woman involved in a motor vehicle-pedestrian collision in the parking lot of a grocery store in Western New York resulting in blunt impact trauma to her head and torso resulting in her death.
Medical Malpractice / Wrongful Death
$1,300,000.00 for the Estate of a 42 year-old mother of two children from an OB/GYN physician in Buffalo, New York for failing to diagnose and/or treat her breast cancer resulting in her untimely death.
Motor Vehicle Crash / Fractured Vertebrae
$1,250,000.00 for a 57 year-old man involved in a rear-end collision on the New York State Thruway resulting in fractured vertebrae with partial paralysis in Rochester, New York.
$1,250,000.00 for a 24 year-old man in Westchester County who was severely injured when a SUV failed to yield to his right of way and made an improper left turn in front of his motorcycle causing him to sustain numerous injuries.
Motor Vehicle / Pedestrian Crash
$1,200,000.00 for an 84 year-old gentleman who was struck by a negligent operator of a motor vehicle resulting in numerous fractures in Jefferson County, New York.
Medical Malpractice / Wrongful Death
$1,150,000.00 for the Estate of a 51 year-old woman in the Southern Tier against a Hospital for failing to diagnose the decedent with pneumonia while she was on a prescription for Humira which led to her untimely and preventable death.
Motor Vehicle / Pedestrian Crash
$1,000,000.00 for a 61 year-old from Upstate New York who was struck by a tractor trailer while he was standing outside of his vehicle re-securing items to his own trailer. As a result of the crash, he sustained numerous fractures and a left temporal brain bleed. We successfully secured the insurance policy limits from the Defendant’s insurer and the policy limits from our client’s own SUM/UIM policy.
Motor Vehicle Crash / Driver Fell Asleep
$818,000.00 for a 43 year-old woman in Buffalo, New York who a passenger in a one car motor vehicle accident when the defendant driver fell asleep and lost control of the vehicle and flipped it. Our client sustained multiple fractures and had to undergo surgery following the accident.
Failure to Diagnose/Hip Dysplasia
$800,000.00 on behalf of an infant plaintiff in the North Country whose pediatrician failed to diagnose and treat a dislocated left hip and developmental hip dysplasia. As a result, the infant plaintiff has undergone several surgical procedures and placement in a spica cast for several months on multiple occasions. The infant plaintiff continues to walk with a limp and requires extensive physical therapy. It is anticipated the infant plaintiff will likely need multiple hip replacement surgeries as an adult.
Trip & Fall / Jefferson County, NY
$700,000.00 for an 85 year-old client who tripped and fell over a defective condition between a sidewalk and parking area at a major American retailer in Jefferson County, New York.
Medical Malpractice / Hernia Repair Error
$650,000.00 pre-suit settlement obtained for the Estate of a Syracuse woman who passed away following hernia repair surgery at a local hospital. The surgeon perforated her bowel during the procedure and failed to recognize the complication. Our client’s mother developed sepsis and died four days later from the sepsis.
Failure to Diagnose / Breast Cancer
$625,000.00 for a 76 year-old woman who suffered from undiagnosed breast cancer for approximately 30 months after a local health clinic owned and operated by the Defendant, United States Government in Syracuse, New York, failed to diagnose her cancer.
Failure to Diagnose / Colon Cancer
$585,000.00 for a 72 year-old woman in Syracuse who underwent a colonoscopy after experiencing ongoing gastrointestinal issues and the defendant gastroenterologist failed to diagnose a large cancerous tumor in her sigmoid colon during the colonoscopy. As a result, our client needed major reconstructive surgery and chemotherapy which we alleged could have been avoided if the colonoscopy had been done properly.
Trip & Fall / Fractured Femur
$550,000.00 for a 30 year-old Rochester woman who stepped in a large crack on a sidewalk outside a Hotel in New York City that was missing its elastic sidewalk strip resulting in her sustaining a fractured femur and required surgery.
Motor Vehicle Crash / Head-On Crash
$500,000.00 for a 47 year-old woman injured in a head-on car crash in Buffalo, NY.
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH
$500,000.00 total settlement, including pursuing our client’s own SUM/UM insurance policy, for a 22 year-old woman who was a passenger in a vehicle that was struck by a drunk driver in Northern New York. As a result of the collision, she sustained a fractured femur and required surgery.
Failure to Diagnose Skin Cancer / Wrongful Death
$500,000 for the Estate of a 68 year-old woman who passed away from malignant melanoma in Onondaga County. We brought a claim against her treating dermatologist alleging that he failed to diagnose the skin cancer in a timely fashion. She received a second opinion and had the cancer surgically removed. Two years later, it was discovered that the cancer metastasized to her lungs. She subsequently underwent very aggressive treatment and ultimately passed away in December 2018.
Slip and Fall
$475,000.00 to a 49 year-old man who slipped on ice in the parking lot of a commercial transportation company in Onondaga County. As a result of the slip and fall, he suffered a left tibia fibula fracture with traumatic compartment syndrome that required surgical repair, nerve damage, and subsequent infection to his left leg.
Medical Malpractice / Failure to Diagnose Cancer
$450,000.00 for the Estate of a 68 year-old woman in Chemung County against her treating gastroenterologist for failing to follow the recommendations of a radiologist who identified a growing mass and numerous newly formed lesions on her liver. The physician failed to heed that recommendation until she received a second opinion and a biopsy was performed revealing Stage IV liver cancer. She ultimately passed away after enduring aggressive chemotherapy treatment.
MEDICAL MALPRACTICE / NEGLIGENT SURGERY
$400,000 for the Estate of a 70 year-old man in Central New York against a Hospital and a surgeon for the negligent performance of an upper lobectomy resulting significant pain and suffering, ultimately leading to his untimely death.
Failure to Diagnose / Colonic Stricture with Obstruction / Wrongful Death
$375,000 for the Estate of a 74 year-old woman in Onondaga County who passed away as a result of complications due to an undiagnosed high grade colonic stricture with obstruction following abdominal surgery. The surgeon and hospital failed to appropriately monitor her for several weeks following the abdominal surgery despite her presenting signs and symptoms.
Medical Malpractice / Improper Diagnosis
$355,000.00 for a 56 year-old woman in Buffalo, New York who was improperly diagnosed with malignant breast cancer which caused her to have a double mastectomy when it was medically unnecessary.
MEDICAL MALPRACTICE / FAILURE TO DIAGNOSE LUNG CANCER
$350,000.00 for the Estate of a 55 year-old man in Rochester, N.Y. against his primary care physicians for failing to follow the recommendations of a radiologist who discovered granulomas on his lung and spleen and recommended that he undergo a CT scan of his chest for further evaluation. The physicians failed to heed that recommendation and the man was subsequently was diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer and passed away.
Failure to Diagnose/Hip Dysplasia
$350,000.00 on behalf of an infant plaintiff in Central New York whose pediatrician failed to diagnose and treat leg length discrepancy and bilateral developmental hip dysplasia. As a result, the infant plaintiff underwent repair surgery and was placed in a spica cast for several months. It is anticipated the infant plaintiff will need substantial treatment for the rest of her life, including likely requiring multiple hip replacement surgeries as an adult.
Motorcycle Crash / Multiple Leg Fractures
$300,000.00 insurance policy limits obtained for a 38 year-old Syracuse woman who was injured as a passenger on a motorcycle when the defendant made an improper left turn in front of the motorcycle resulting in multiple leg fractures.
Motor Vehicle Crash / Multiple Passengers
$300,000.00 for numerous passengers in a Winnebago who were injured when another vehicle negligently crashed into the Winnebago in the Rochester, New York area.
MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH / EXACERBATION OF A PRE-EXISTING CONDITION
$275,000 total settlement, including pursuing SUM/UM insurance coverage through arbitration, for a 72 year-old woman who was injured in a rear-end motor vehicle collision in Syracuse, New York. As a result of the collision, she sustained significant neck pain and an aggravation of a prior left shoulder condition resulting in a left shoulder replacement.