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$1.2 Million Settlement For A Delay In Diagnosis Of Eye Cancer

A settlement in the sum of $1,200,000.00 was achieved for our client, who needlessly suffered a delay in the diagnosis of eye cancer because of a medical office error.  Our client, a 50-year-old woman came under the care of an ophthalmologist when she discovered a growth on her eye.   The ophthalmologist recommended that she undergo…

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Nurse Burnout Can Increase Likelihood of Patient Infection

A  study conducted by the University of Pennsylvania has confirmed a relatively obvious assumption about healthcare: fewer caregivers provide inferior care. While this conclusion is likely no surprise, the reasons for the decline in care are not necessarily as obvious as one might think. For example, the study concluded that the drop in healthcare quality…

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$1.25 Million Recovery for Urologist’s Dismissal of Symptoms That Indicated Cancer

Our attorney Elizabeth Montesano, negotiated a $1.25 Million recovery for a Urologist’s dismissal of symptoms that indicated cancer. Our Client’s cancer had been diagnosed in October 2011, but it was believed to have been eradicated in November 2011, when the cancerous tumor was surgically removed from his bladder. During the four months that followed the…

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Failure to Diagnose Hydrocephalus – $4,300,000.00 Settlement

  A $4,300,000.00 settlement was secured just prior to trial on behalf of a child because of her pediatricians’ failure to diagnose a condition of hydrocephalus.   This law firm was hired by the father of a young girl with this serious medical condition that went undiagnosed for almost five (5) years.  Hydrocephalus is a buildup…

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Patient wins $1 million settlement after botched knee surgery

Just after graduating college, the plaintiff, a 22-year-old woman, underwent left knee surgery to repair an ACL tendon and have a meniscal tendon transplant due to wear and tear from years of playing basketball in her youth and during college. This otherwise healthy and active young woman was shocked when she woke up from surgery…

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