Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Cases

The breadth of our successful personal injury practice is evident from the following:

  • $7,500,000 settlement for the family of a child born with cerebral palsy as a result of oxygen deprivation during labor
  • $8,300,000 against gynecologist and general surgeon for perforating a patient's large bowel, resulting in a coma and reconstructive surgeries
  • $7,900,000 against an obstetrician for Erbs palsy resulting from delivery by a first-year resident after abandonment of the mother in labor
  • $7,500,00 for misread fetal test.  This was the largest medical malpractice recovery in NJ in 2013
  • $7,500,000 against an obstetrician failing to diagnose a perforated uterus resulting in cerebral palsy, and spastic quadriplegia in newborn
  • $5,700,000 for a lower back injury arising from an automobile accident
  • $5,000,000 against an obstetrician and  obstetrical nurse for failure to properly read fetal monitor strips, leading to hypoxia and cerebral palsy in newborn
  • $4,500,000 against an obstetrician and neonatologist for failure to diagnose fetal distress, and then failing to properly resuscitate the newborn child, resulting in brain damage and cerebral palsy to newborn
  • $4,000,000 for paraplegia following fall from building under construction 
  • $3,700,000 against an obstetrician for bilateral brachial plexus injury to a baby, caused by delivery 
  • $3,700,000 against an obstetrician for failing to treat intrauterine growth retardation, causing severe brain damage 
  • $3,600,000 for obstetrical malpractice resulting in cerebral palsy (New York) 
  • $3,600,000 for blindness as a result of an undiagnosed infection 
  • $3,500,000 against family practitioner for failing to diagnose malignant hypertension,  leading to severe vision loss of the patient
  • $3,500,000 against an obstetrician for failure to treat premature labor 
  • $3,500,000 against obstetrical nurse for failure to properly read the fetal monitor strip, leading to a delayed Caesarian section, causing brain damage and cerebral palsy in newborn
  • $3,375,000 for neurosurgical error causing paraplegia
  • $3,350,000 against obstetrician and nurse for failure to diagnose fetal distress, resulting in brain damage to newborn
  • $3,250,000 against laboratory for misreading two PAP smears, delaying in diagnosis of cervical cancer, leading to metastasis and patient's death
  • $3,200,000 against laboratory for misreading a PAP smear, delaying the diagnosis of cervical cancer, leading to complete pelvic exeneteration, metastatic cancer and ultimate death
  • $3,000,000 during trial for 5-year-old with brain injuries caused by neonatologists 
  • $2,950,000 against laboratory and internist for failure to properly perform and interpret a patient's PAP smear, delaying the diagnosis of cervical cancer and ultimate death
  • $2,500,000 during trial for diabetic plaintiff whose arms and legs were amputated as a result of inadequate exams (New York) 
  • $2,500,000 against a nurse midwife and labor and delivery nurses who failed to diagnose and treat fetal distress 
  • $2,500,000 against obstetrician and hospital for failure to diagnose fetal distress, losing the fetal monitor strips, delaying a Caesarian section, resulting in brain damage and cerebral palsy to the newborn
  • $2,500,000 for loss of vision in one eye due to failure to diagnose and treat a benign growth in the brain
  • $2,200,000 against an internist and burn specialist for vision loss due to medication 
  • $2,000,000 against neurosurgeon for failure to diagnose and treat a spinal cord injury, resulting in additional partial paralysis
  • $2,000,000 against two nurse practitioners for failure to diagnose retinoblastoma, cancer of the retina, in a young child's eyes, resulting in metastatic disease and vision loss
  • $1,600,000 against obstetrician and radiologist for failing to diagnose down syndrome in fetus
  • $1,500,000 against SUV manufacturer for paraplegia suffered during rollover accident 
  • $1,500,000 for blindness caused by post-surgical care 
  • $1,500,000 for delay in diagnosis of prostate cancer 
  • $1,500,000 for personal injuries due to construction negligence by roofing company
  • $1,350,000 for the failure to diagnose spina bifida by a radiologist and for failure by perinatologist to order proper tests 
  • $1,300,000 against obstetrician in shoulder dystocia/brachial plexus case
  • $1,250,000 against obstetrician for failure to properly diagnose fetal distress, and failure to properly read a fetal monitor strip, causing brain damage and cerebral palsy in newborn
  • $1,250,000 against obstetrician and radiologist for failing to diagnose spina bifida in fetus
  • $1,210,000 against a tavern and social host for serving an intoxicated patron, resulting in fatally injuring a pedestrian
  • $1,200,000 during trial against an obstetrician who failed to treat Group B strep in a pregnant mother
  • $1,150,000 against a urologist for failure to diagnose urological cancer, leading to patient's death
  • $1,150,000 against chiropractor and neurologist for failure to diagnose a cervical herniated disc, resulting in paralysis to patient
  • $1,100,000 against a general practitioner and a physician's assistant for failure to diagnose a cerebral aneurysm, leading to a patient's stroke and partial paralysis
  • $1,100,000 against an internist for failure to recommend timely colorectal screening in a 55-year-old patient, leading to a delayed diagnosis of colon cancer and patient's death
  • $1,000,000 against a gynecologist for perforating a patient's colon, resulting in a colostomy and reconstructive surgeries
  • $1,000,000 for personal injuries against landowner and tenant for failing to install a handrail on exterior staircase
  • $1,000,000 against an obstetrician who failed to recognize fetal distress secondary to the mother’s infection 
  • $1,000,000 against a pediatrician based on a delayed diagnosis of congenital hip dysplasia 
  • $1,000,000 for failure to diagnose a perforated intestine
  • $975,000 against obstetrician in shoulder dystocia/brachial plexus case