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Failure to Diagnose Dengue Fever Proves Fatal: Family of Deceased Patient Wins $4.5 Million Settlement

May 10, 2018 in
Our client had a 7-month-old baby and was three months pregnant with her second child when her husband died from complications of an undiagnosed Dengue fever. The fever was the result of a mosquito bite in the Dominican Republic. Two days after returning from that...
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$3.475 Million Verdict for Construction Worker Injured in Elevator Accident

May 2, 2018 in
A freight elevator carrying construction workers malfunctioned and plummeted five stories before crashing into the sub-basement of a building under renovation in New York City. The impact caused severe back and neck injuries to our client – a 43-year-old union electrician. Sullivan Papain Block...
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$4.55 Million Settlement for a Delay in Delivering an Infant and Inadequate Fetal Monitoring Strips

April 27, 2018 in
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...
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Scaffolding Accident Resulted in a $505,000 Dollar Settlement

April 25, 2018 in
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...
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YOUR CLAIM FOR A MISDIAGNOSIS OF CANCER MAY NOT BE EXPIRED

April 20, 2018 in
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...
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