Court Of Appeals Rules In Favor Of Injured Firefighter

A New York City Firefighter broke his leg when he fell down a staircase during firefighting operations at one of the Co-Op City buildings in the Bronx.  As he started to fall, he reached out to grab for a handrail he expected to be on his right but there was no handrail on that side…

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Failure To Check Patient’s Name And Date Of Birth Results In Death And A $550,000.00 Settlement

Medical Malpractice attorney, Elizabeth Montesano, Esq., represented the four adult children of a 54-year-old man who died because of an egregious medical error when two different medical facilities failed to confirm his identity before administering an unnecessary dialysis treatment. Despite a number of medical conditions, the decedent maintained an independent and active lifestyle and was…

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SPBMC Settles Lead Poisoning Case For $1.2 Million

Liza Milgrim, Esq recently settled the case of a young woman who was exposed to dangerous levels of lead as a child.  The three-year-old girl, whose blood lead level spiked to 58 at one point, was poisoned while she resided in a Manhattan apartment.  The child had to endure two years of exposure- during which…

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