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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 and top trial attorney 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…
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Firm Partner Eric Schwarz Obtains $2,150,000 Settlement for Victim in Labor Law Case

On January 15th, 2021, Eric Schwarz reached a $2,150,000 settlement for his client who was injured in a construction accident when ejected from a transport vehicle traveling in a subterranean tunnel.   Journeyman Operating Engineer Injured When Transport Vehicle Flipped In Subterranean Tunnel   A then 35-year-old journeyman operating engineer was injured in an accident…
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Senior Partner Chris McGrath Obtains Massive $131 Million Verdict For Plaintiff Illegally Denied Zoning and Development Rights

In the matter of Sinclair Haberman and Belair Building LLC  v. Zoning Board of Appeals, firm Senior Partner and distinguished trial lawyer Chris McGrath obtained an incredible verdict on behalf on his client, with damages totaling $131,292,386.   Belair Building, LLC Wins $ 131 Million Dollar Award Against City of Long Beach–City Illegally Schemed For…
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Governor Cuomo’s 5-Step Plan to Battle the COVID-19 Surge in New York

In early December, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a comprehensive five-step plan in an attempt to mitigate the effects of a COVID-19 surge this winter. Here, the personal injury attorneys at Sullivan Papain Block McGrath Coffinas & Cannavo P.C. outline Governor Cuomo’s five strategies for softening the blow of another surge.    Strategy…
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Negligence vs. Willful Misconduct in New York Medical Malpractice

While often misconstrued or assumed to be interchangeable in meaning, negligence and willful misconduct are two separate liability claims that fall under the umbrella of medical malpractice. The former alludes to the failure to properly carry out adequate medical care, while latter can be defined by complete recklessness or even malicious behavior with the premeditated…
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