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You Should Know Why Lavern’s Law Matters

Posted by Andrew J. Barovick | Jun 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

New York State is far from the worst when it comes to how victims of medical malpractice are treated in court. For example, we do not have set limits on the amount of money damages that can be awarded to a plaintiff for so-called non-economic damages, that is, the damages that can be awarded to c...

An Orderly Transition?

Posted by Andrew J. Barovick | Mar 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

It is by now old news that President Trumps top lawman, Jeff Sessions, ordered most of the countrys U.S. Attorneys to clear out, immediately or sooner, a couple of days ago. This normally calls for the submitting of resignations. The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bh...

Wind Knocks Crane Into 3 World Trade Center

Posted by Andrew J. Barovick | Jan 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Real Deal reported that, on August 11 before 8:30 p.m., the crane operator attempted to pull in the line in anticipation of the bad weather that night when the wind moved the crane into the building, breaking a window. Although initial reports stated that a wrecking ball caused the damage, FD...

The Danger of Working “Off the Books”

Posted by Andrew J. Barovick | Jan 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

People in all walks of life are eventually offered the opportunity to work without paying taxes at some point. In addition to being illegal, many have found out that this tactic can come back to hurt them in the long run. Certain professions are more prone to paying “off the books” or “under the...

Appellate Court Rules in Favor of Worker Who Was Seeking Compensation from Insurance Company After Sustaining Injury on the Job

Posted by Andrew J. Barovick | Jan 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Alegria amp; Barovick LLP announced that the firm won an appeal on behalf of an electrician who was injured on the job and sought recovery of an unsatisfied judgment against the employer and its insurance company. On May 29, 2007, Pramendra Persaud sustained injuries when he fell off a balcony ...

A Tale Of Two Babies

Posted by Andrew J. Barovick | Nov 08, 2016 | 0 Comments

Statutes of limitations are unfair and arbitrary. For the non-lawyers, statutes of limitations are time limits on your opportunity to bring a lawsuit. Some of them appear reasonable. For example, here in New York State, you have three years to bring a suit against a person or entity whose neglige...

The Effects of Traumatic Birth Syndrome

Posted by Andrew J. Barovick | May 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

According to medical researchers specializing in the care and treatment of newborns, there has been a rise in traumatic birth syndrome — the effects of which could adversely affect a newborns well-being. Traumatic birth syndrome describes the presence of trauma-induced skull and spinal damage a...

When Email Is Evidence Of Continuous Treatment

Posted by Andrew J. Barovick | Apr 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Medical malpractice lawyers know that a lawsuit for medical, dental or podiatric malpractice must be commenced within two years and six months of the malpractice. Barring an exception or two, any case that is brought beyond this time limit will be dismissed.  That is why this limit, memorialized ...

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$7.9 million dollars for infant client who suffered severe brain injuries due to post- delivery medical malpractice.

$500,000 wrongful death/medical malpractice settlement on behalf of patient brought to hospital emergency room with serious injuries who suffered complications while unmonitored and died.

$425,000 wrongful death/medical malpractice settlement during trial on behalf of senior hospital patient whose surgeon failed to timely address her worsening symptoms, resulting in her death.

$250,000 to young man whose physician failed to diagnose an impending torsion testicle, causing the loss of the affected testicle.

$200,000 to young mother whose OB/GYN failed to timely diagnose and treat her ectopic pregnancy, resulting in excruciating, long-term pain and the need for surgery to address the ectopic pregnancy once it was diagnosed.