Sullivan Papain Block Mcgrath and Cannavo P.C has recently obtained a  $4.55 million settlement for a delay in delivering infant plaintiff and inadequate monitoring of fetal monitoring strips.  The mother of the plaintiff presented to the hospital with decreased fetal movement. She was observed and allowed to be removed from the monitor to walk around…

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A 26-year-old laborer fell approximately 15 feet while dismantling a scaffold.  The plank of the scaffold extended approximately 1 foot beyond the scaffold’s frame.  The Plaintiff stepped on the edge of the plank and the plank toppled over with the plaintiff.  Plaintiff injured his shoulder requiring shoulder surgery and suffered a fracture of the L2…

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On January 31, 2018, Governor Cuomo signed Lavern’s Law.  This law changes the time when the statute of limitations begins to run for medical malpractice cases involving failure to diagnose cancer. Before this law, plaintiffs had a 2 ½-year window to start a lawsuit that began to run on the date the misdiagnosis occurred.  For…

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As part of ongoing philanthropic efforts, representatives from SPBMC took part in the first-ever New York Knicks 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb this past weekend, clocking in as the top corporate fundraiser. The event raised over $40,000 to benefit the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, Uniformed Firefighters Association Widows and Children’s Fund, and the FDNY Counseling Unit.…

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A forceful delivery caused severe and permanent injuries in our 5-year-old client.  The mother of this young girl retained our law firm to represent her daughter for personal injuries she suffered at birth because the delivering doctor did not use the appropriate techniques and accepted birthing maneuvers when this baby’s arm became stuck behind the…

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