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SPBMCC Partner Elizabeth Montesano Obtains Settlement of $1 Million for the Plaintiff in Medical Malpractice Case

Firm Partner Elizabeth Montesano successfully represented a 35-year-old woman whose breast cancer diagnosis was delayed for a year and a half because of her physician’s negligence.  Plaintiff Receives a Delayed Breast Cancer Diagnosis After Her Physician’s Misdiagnosis  In June 2016, the plaintiff felt a lump in her right breast and brought it to her doctor’s…
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How Is the Value of a Personal Injury Claim Determined?

When determining the value of a personal injury claim, there are a variety of factors that must be considered, and each case is unique. To ensure that you are properly compensated for your injuries, as well as past and future pain and suffering. The negligence of another party should be brought to light in all…
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How to Choose the Right Personal Injury Law Firm for Your Case

Choosing the right law firm for your case is an extremely important decision that can often feel overwhelming. When choosing a law firm to represent your case, there are two major elements on which your determination should be made—your evaluation of the relationship you will have with the personal injury law firm you select and…
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What to Do When You Are in an Elevator Accident

A common question that many individuals ponder when in an elevator: What would happen if we got stuck in this elevator and couldn’t get out? Or, even worse, what would happen if the elevator suddenly crashed? Regardless of the safety precautions taken or the age of the building, the potential for elevator accidents to occur…
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When Do Personal Injury Cases Go To Trial?

The majority of personal injury cases settle prior to trial. Two reasons that so many personal injury cases settle is because litigation costs can be expensive for defendants and trial awards can be uncertain and unpredictable. Going to trial is a financial risk for both plaintiffs and defendants, which makes settlement agreements appealing to both…
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