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$3.475 Million Verdict for Construction Worker Injured in Elevator Accident

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 McGrath Coffinas & Cannavo, P.C. obtained summary judgment on liability under…

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$4.55 Million Settlement for a Delay in Delivering an Infant and Inadequate Fetal Monitoring Strips

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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Scaffolding Accident Resulted in a $505,000 Dollar Settlement

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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YOUR CLAIM FOR A MISDIAGNOSIS OF CANCER MAY NOT BE EXPIRED

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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SPBMC Members Take Part in Knicks 9/11 Stair Climb Honoring Fallen Heroes

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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