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 Upstate 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 (2020)
$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” (2020)
$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.
MOTORCYCLE CRASH (2020)
$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 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.
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 (2020)
$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.
MEDICAL MALPRACTICE / NEGLIGENT SURGERY (2020)
$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.
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 (2020)
$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.
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 (2020)
$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.
Motor Vehicle Crash / Wrongful Death
$250,000.00 for the estate of a Canadian citizen who was killed in a Northern New York car crash when the defendant’s vehicle negligently crossed the double yellow line.
Motor Vehicle Crash / Buffalo, NY
$250,000.00 for a 45 year-old woman from Buffalo, New York who was injured in a motor vehicle accident when the defendant’s vehicle negligently crossed the double yellow line causing the crash.
Dog Bite / Skin Graft Surgery
$250,000.00 for a 60 year-old woman who was bit by her neighbor’s dog resulting in serious and significant scarring with skin graft surgery in Syracuse, New York.
Medical Malpractice / Heart Surgery Error
$175,000.00 for a 70 year-old Utica, New York man immediately prior to Trial from a thoracic surgeon who improperly inserted an aortic valve into our client’s heart, causing the valve to become dislodged after eight months and requiring emergency open heart surgery to repair the valve.
Motor Vehicle Crash / Multiple Fractures
$175,000.00 for our 48 year-old client who sustained several fractures in a motor vehicle accident in Onondaga County, New York
Motor Vehicle Crash / Multiple Incidents
$172,500.00 obtained from two defendants for a 48 year-old Syracuse woman who was involved in two separate motor vehicle accidents within two months of each other. Our client sustained a herniated disc in her neck which required surgery and each defendant blamed the other for the injury.
Injured Child / Fractured Ankles
$160,000.00 for a 12 year-old girl who fractured both ankles jumping on a “bounce pillow” at a campgrounds in Northern New York.
Construction Site Injury / Fractured Arm
$150,000.00 for a 50 year-old construction worker who fell on an icy surface on a construction site and sustained a fractured arm in Albany County, New York.
Motor Vehicle Crash / Herniated Disc
$150,000.00 for a client who was rear-ended in two separate motor vehicle accidents four months apart. Our client sustained a herniated disc in his neck requiring surgery. Each defendant blamed the other defendant for the injuries and refused to make any offer of settlement prior to our law firm initiating a lawsuit. After deposing each defendant, the insurance company for both defendants paid our client their insured’s full policy limits.
Medical Malpractice / Nursing Staff Negligence
$150,000.00 for the estate of an 86 year-old Syracuse woman who was admitted to the hospital for shortness of breath and was put on a nasal cannula that was negligently unplugged from the wall of the hospital by nursing staff leading to the decedent’s death.
Motor Vehicle Crash / Torn Rotator Cuff
$100,000.00 insurance policy limits for a 45 year-old Madison County driver who was struck by another vehicle when the other vehicle crossed a double yellow line causing our client to sustained a torn rotator cuff which required surgery.
Pedestrian Injury / Crash While Jogging
$100,000.00 insurance policy limits for a 30 year-old man in Rochester who was injured while jogging when the defendant ran a stop sign and crashed into him.
Construction Site Injury / Broken Arm
$82,500.00 for a 53 year-old Oswego County man who slipped and fell on ice on a construction site resulting in a broken arm which did not require surgery.
Motorcycle Crash / Broken Leg
$50,000.00, the full insurance policy limits for a 35 year-old man who sustained a broken leg as a result of a motor vehicle making an illegal left turn in front of his motorcycle resulting in a crash.