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$41 Million- Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice due to a failure to diagnose and treat a 4-month-old child with dislodged breathing tube resulting in hypoxic-ischemic injury. Partially settled prior to trial for $11,000,000; settled during retrial for an additional $30,000,000. Total settlement $41,000,000.

$9 Million- Construction Site Accident

Negligent maintenance and supervision of a construction site causing a plaintiff to fall into an unguarded hole, resulting in total quadriplegia. Settled prior to trial for $9,000,000.

$8 Million- Work Injury | Product Liability

Negligent maintenance of a garbage recycling plant and a product liability claim against the manufacturer of a conveyor system and roller resulting in crush injury with paraplegia. Settled on the eve of trial for $8,000,000 with full waiver of a workers’ compensation lien totaling $1,400,000.

$7.55 Million- Car Accident

Negligent design and maintenance of an off-ramp by the state of New Jersey leading to a one-car accident where a plaintiff was rendered a total quadriplegic, suffered for over four years post-accident, and died. A second plaintiff sustained a closed head injury and fractures with residual effects. Settled during the second week trial for a gross amount of $7,550,000, including $7,000,000 for the estate of the most significantly injured plaintiff.

$5.3 Million- Liquor Liability/Car Accident

Negligent service of alcohol with associated negligent driving resulting in automobile/motorcycle accident with multiple injuries.

$5 Million- Medical Malpractice

Failure to diagnose and treat a closed head injury sustained in a fall while admitted as a patient in hospital resulting in coma and death.

$4 Million – Medical Malpractice/Wrongful Death

Failure to diagnose and treat bacterial meningitis in a newborn resulting in brain injury and death.

$3.6 Million – Medical Malpractice/Wrongful Death

Failure to diagnose and treat a reoccurrence of uterine cancer resulting in the progression of illness and death

$3.5 Million – Liquor Liability/Car Accident

Negligent service of alcohol and with associated negligent driving resulting in an automobile accident with multiple injuries.

$3 Million – Medical Malpractice

Medical negligence during the immediate post-delivery period resulting in injury to a newborn.

$2.8 Million- Premises Liability

Negligent maintenance and supervision of construction site leading to a collapse of a steel structure and injuries to a plaintiff, including burst fractures to the lower back and multiple fractures to both legs. Settled during the second week of trial for $2,800,000.

$2.6 Million – Products Liability/Wrongful Death

Defective automobile leading to one car accident resulting in death.

$2.5 Million – Negligent School Supervision

Negligent supervision of a child recovering from illness leading to injury.

Over $2.2 Million- Auto Accident

Auto negligence with four young plaintiffs where the most culpable driver had minimal insurance coverage and the other driver was killed in the accident. One of the plaintiffs sustained a closed head injury; another suffered a mid-shaft femoral fracture. Settled prior to trial for a gross amount of $2,274,000, including $1,874,000 for the most significantly injured plaintiff.

$2.1 Million – Auto Accident

One car collision due to lane encroachment leading to multiple injuries.

$2 Million- Medical Malpractice

Failure to diagnose and treat an acute sinus infection resulting in brain injury.

$2 Million – Medical Malpractice/Wrongful Death

Failure to diagnose and treat breast cancer resulting in illness and death.

$2 Million- Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice as a result of an emergency department’s failure to diagnose cauda equina syndrome, resulting in incontinence and severe pain and numbness in the lower extremities. Settled at trial for $2,000,000.

$1.65 Million- Wrongful Death

Auto negligence/wrongful death claim on behalf of a 32-year-old customs officer who suffered less than five minutes of conscious pain and suffering prior to death due to an auto/motorcycle accident. Settled prior to trial for $1,650,000.

$1.6 Million- Product Liability

Product liability claim against a trailer manufacturer where the defect caused the plaintiff to fall and sustain wrist and neck injuries requiring surgery. Settled prior to trial for $1,600,000.

$1.53 Million – Slip and Fall

Slip and fall on a wet floor in a supermarket resulting in knee and shoulder injury.

$1.33 Million- Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice due to a failure to diagnose breathing difficulty at birth with resulting hypoxic brain injury and death. Settled prior to trial for $1,330,000.

$1.3 Million – Medical Malpractice

Misdiagnosis of biopsy resulting in unnecessary surgery with complications.

$1.25 Million- Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice due to substandard prenatal care for the mother of an infant plaintiff with resulting cerebral palsy, spastic quadriplegia, epilepsy and developmental delay. Settled during discovery for $1,250,000.

$1.1 Million- Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice due to a failure to provide medical care during alcohol withdrawal resulting in trachea damage requiring numerous surgical repairs. Settled after three days of trial for $1,100,000.

$1 Million- Truck Accident

Negligent maintenance of rental truck by a rental company where the tire and wheel assembly fell from truck, striking a car driven by plaintiff and causing injuries, including three fractured vertebrae, bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome and psychological overlay. Settled during trial for $1,000,000.

$1 Million- Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice during the birthing process that left an infant plaintiff with Erb’s palsy and limitations to his arm and shoulder. Settled after discovery for $1,000,000.

$1 Million- Product Liability

Product liability claim against a truck-tractor manufacturer where the defect caused the plaintiff to sustain a crush injury to his leg leading to amputation. Settled prior to trial for $1,000,000.

$1 Million- Auto Accident | Wrongful Death

Auto negligence/wrongful death claim on behalf of a 50-year-old van driver who was alleged to have died on impact in collision with a tractor-trailer. Settled during discovery for $1,000,000.

$1 Million- Surgical Error

Medical malpractice during surgery that left a plaintiff with perforated ileum, which led to septic shock, necessitated four months of hospitalization and caused significant scarring. Settled prior to trial for $1,000,000.

$1 Million- Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice during a colonoscopy that left a plaintiff with a perforated colon, leading to additional surgery with residual scarring and incontinence. Settled during trial for $1,000,000.

$800,000- Workers’ Compensation Recovery

Partner Richard B. Rubenstein conducted a plenary Trial of a denied case, wherein a custodian suffered a head injury, unconsciousness, and frostbite, and underwent finger amputations. Our efforts secured permanent total disability, as well as provision of biomechanical prosthetics, to enable him to lead a productive life.

$350,000- Workplace Sexual Assault Case

Partner Richard B. Rubenstein successfully negotiated a case involving a young fast-food worker who was sexually assaulted in the course of his employment, with significant psychiatric sequelae.

These past results are not a guarantee of success in your case. But you can rest assured we will work tirelessly to achieve positive results for you.

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