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SPBMCC Attorneys Recover $2,250,000 for the Family of a Medical Malpractice Victim

On March 22, 2021, SPBMCC attorneys Eleni Coffinas and Elyssa Shifren reached a settlement totaling $2,250,000 for the family of a medical malpractice victim. The plaintiff, a 54-year-old mother of two adult children, passed away after defendants failed to diagnose her rare malignant spinal tumor.   About the Case   After complaining of leg pain,…

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Defining the Medical Standard of Care in Medical Malpractice

Doctors spend years of rigorous schooling and residency in order to earn the ability to practice medicine on others. While most doctors carry out their duties to a high degree of success every single day, sometimes doctors make errors that can lead to inadequate care, injuries and even death. These errors, called medical negligence, can…

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An Overview of New York Birth Injury Law

For many couples, there is no greater joy than having a child. But for some, unnecessary and careless errors in care leading up to or during delivery can have severe and lasting consequences on the child and family. New York malpractice law aims to protect mothers and their children from negligent and often irreversible errors…

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An Overview of Non-Economic Damages Caps in Medical Malpractice Cases

In some states, the total damages accrued in a medical malpractice case could be capped by law, depending on whether these damages are compensatory or punitive, or non-economic in nature. Below, the skilled medical malpractice attorneys at Sullivan Papain Block McGrath Coffinas & Cannavo P.C. provide an overview of capped, or limited, damages to further…

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Firm Partner Eleni Coffinas Obtains Settlement of $2,100,000 for Breast Cancer Victim’s Family

In a Nassau courtroom on January 12th, 2021, firm partner Eleni Coffinas, obtained a settlement totaling $2,100,000 for the family of a woman who passed away after her radiologist failed to diagnose her breast cancer in a timely manner.    A Breast Cancer Diagnosis Delay Led to the Death of a 37-Year-Old Wife and Mother…

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