We invite you to review some of the recent results that we have secured for our clients.
We take great pride not only in the value of the recoveries but, more importantly, the way these recoveries have helped our clients and their families put their lives back together. We work hard every day to help our clients move forward with their lives.
40-year-old man suffered traumatic brain injury and significant orthopedic injuries when driver pulled out in front of him. Insurance company offered only $100,000 before trial. View coverage in the Syracuse Post-Standard.
38-year-old man suffered paraplegia and other severe injuries in a motorcycle accident. Settlement was reached with one of the parties responsible for the out-of-pocket losses suffered by our client. Additional lawsuits against other responsible parties are still pending. Our client suffered profound physical injuries and lost wages, and the amounts recovered to date will be used to assist him with day-to-day expenses, medical care and treatment, etc.
Two-year-old child suffered profound physical and cognitive disabilities as a result of pediatrician’s repeated failure to diagnose a medical condition. The case settled while the jury was deliberating. No money was offered by the insurance company until jury began deliberating.
53-year-old man developed colon cancer, and the cancer was not diagnosed until it had reached Stage IV. Our client suffered a premature death as a result of his physician’s failure to diagnose the cancer when there were treatment options available. In particular, the lawsuit alleged that our client’s primary care physician failed to recommend and order routine screening for the disease. Case settled immediately prior to the start of trial.
45-year-old mother was killed when another driver lost control of vehicle and crossed centerline in “road rage” incident with a third driver. Our client was an innocent driver in another lane of travel. The case settled for the maximum insurance coverage available. Driver was survived by her husband and young son.
39-year-old woman suffered a significant orthopedic injury during what should have been a routine surgery. Her injuries significantly impacted her daily activities and ability to earn a living. No money was offered by the insurance company until all proof was entered at trial and the jury began its deliberation process.
52-year-old woman suffered from skin cancer that was not diagnosed in a timely manner by her primary care physician and misinterpreted by a pathologist. The lawsuit alleged that the defendants failed to order routine tests, and failed to properly interpret other test results, all of which led to the cancer being diagnosed as a Stage IV disease, after it was treatable. The case settled immediately prior to trial.
Young girl suffered significant physical and cognitive injuries as a result of hospital’s failure to timely diagnose a stroke and provide her the benefit of otherwise available treatments. Jury trial lasted two weeks, and no money was offered by the insurance company at any point before the verdict was rendered. View coverage in the Utica Observer Dispatch.
49-year-old motorcyclist was struck by a car and suffered significant orthopedic injuries in the accident. He endured multiple surgeries and a prolonged admission to the hospital to recuperate. He also suffered significant out-of-pocket losses because his injuries prevented him from returning to work. The case settled before a lawsuit was filed.
62-year-old man fell from a ladder because owner failed to protect him with construction site safety devices. He fractured both of his heels in the fall, and was left with significant permanent functional disabilities. His jury trial lasted two weeks, and the insurance company offered only $50,000 before the jury reached its verdict. View coverage in the Syracuse Post-Standard.
44 year-old pick-up truck driver was rear-ended by another truck during the course of his employment. Both vehicles were totaled, and our client suffered neck and shoulder injuries. He endured multiple surgeries to repair his injuries. The case settled on the eve of trial.
Young girl suffered significant burn injuries. Extensive discovery was conducted with various responsible parties and eyewitnesses to the incident, ultimately resulting in the responsible party admitting it was at fault for the injuries our client suffered. The case settled on the eve of trial.
Rear-end accident in which our client suffered numerous orthopedic injuries. The at-fault driver was texting at time of the collision. Defendant initially denied responsibility for the accident, but after extensive discovery in the lawsuit, ultimately admitted liability, and offered a substantial amount to settle the case.
48 year-old-woman suffered an injury to a major nerve in her foot during surgery. The defendant-podiatrist failed to take steps to protect the nerve during the surgery. Our client was forced to undergo three corrective surgical procedures and she was left with a permanent disability. Her jury trial lasted two weeks, and the insurance company offered only $25,000 before the jury reached its verdict. View coverage in the Syracuse Post-Standard.
58-year-old-man developed throat cancer which went undiagnosed by his medical providers despite symptoms for a period of time. His lawsuit alleged that he lost the benefit of treatment options as a result of the delayed diagnosis. The case settled on the eve of trial.