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Firm Associate Elyssa Shifren Obtains $950,000 Settlement for a Victim of Medical Malpractice

October 19, 2020 in

A man who suffered the repercussions of a broken catheter left in his chest post-operatively was awarded $950,000 after Sullivan Papain Block McGrath Coffinas & Cannavo P.C. Associate Elyssa Shifren represented him in an action venued in Kings County.


Plaintiff Acquires Infection After A Catheter Fragment was Left in His Chest Post-Surgery

In 2016, a patient underwent heart surgery, where a catheter fragment was unknowingly left in his chest. Medical professionals discovered the fragment nearly three years later when the patient experienced pain in his chest. He required surgery to remove the catheter fragment and clear the infection it caused.


Firm Associate Elyssa Shifren Obtains $950,000 Settlement for Medical Malpractice Victim

Associate Elyssa Shifren, the attorney representing the plaintiff in the case, successfully obtained a $950,000 settlement for the plaintiff’s pain and suffering. The matter was venued in Kings County. To learn more about SPBMCC Associate Elyssa Shifren and other notable cases she has litigated, click here.

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