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SPBMC Member David J. Dean Recovers $9.7 Million in Medical Malpractice Case

SPBMC Member David J. Dean recovers $9.7 million dollar verdict after medical professionals failed to diagnose and subsequently treat excessive blood loss following a patient’s cesarean section, which resulted in her death.  Woman Dies Due to Excessive Blood Loss Following Cesarean Section On January 25th, 2013, a 33-year old woman died after undergoing a cesarean…

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SPBMC Counsel James Wilkens Obtains $2.2 Million Settlement for Cancer Patient

SPBMC Counsel James Wilkens recently obtained a $2.2 million settlement after a client with gastric cancer was improperly diagnosed, leading to a Stage IV progression that has severely reduced her survival outlook.   Mr. Wilkens’ client, a 42-year-old woman named Karen Korszenbojn-Berger, visited the offices of gastroenterologist Peter J. Baiocco, M.D. of Brooklyn, NY, a total…

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Pfizer Inc. Allegedly Hid Risks of Sepsis & Amputation on Xeljanz Labels; FDA Approves “Black Box” Warnings for the Drug

A recent lawsuit alleges that Pfizer Inc., the manufacturer of widely used arthritis drug Xeljanz, failed to warn U.S. customers that the drug can cause sepsis leading to amputation. After reviewing initial findings from recent clinical trials of the drug, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of “black box” warnings on…

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Johnson & Johnson Faces Criminal Investigation Over Denial of Asbestos Traces in Baby Powder

Johnson & Johnson, the world’s largest talc product manufacturer, faces a criminal probe by the U.S. Department of Justice concerning the company’s denial that asbestos fibers were found in its talc-containing products. Here, the New York product liability attorneys at Sullivan, Papain, Block, McGrath & Cannavo P.C. discuss the latest events surrounding the federal criminal…

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SPBMC Member Eleni Coffinas Obtains $1.5 Million Settlement for Disabled Client in Medical Malpractice Case

SPBMC Member Eleni Coffinas recently obtained a $1.5 million settlement for a previously disabled client who suffered further disabling injuries after a fall in a nursing home facility.  Ms. Coffinas’ client, a 34-year-old man who had a pre-existing severe brain injury due to a prior brain hemorrhage, was admitted into a rehabilitation facility in February…

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