Gary W. Patterson, Jr. Secures Defense Verdict in Orange County, New York

On March 5, 2024, Gary W. Patterson, Jr. secured a defense verdict before Justice Craig Brown of the Supreme Court, Orange County.  Plaintiff claimed the defendant oral surgeon negligently extracted an impacted maxillary wisdom tooth.  During the procedure, tooth #1 was dislodged into the maxillary sinus.  A sinusotomy was performed several months later to retrieve the […]

Arthur I. Yankowitz Secures Unanimous Defense Verdict in Queens County

On February 21, 2024, Arthur Yankowitz with the assistance of Daniel O’Connell secured a unanimous defense verdict before Justice Kevin Kerrigan, Supreme Court Queens County. Plaintiff claimed that defendant Cardiologist negligently treated the decedent’s congestive heart failure by “overdosing” the 89-year-old patient with Lasix which resulted in the patient falling out of bed. The plaintiff […]

Gary W. Patterson, Jr. Secures Unanimous Defense Verdict in New Jersey

On January 17, 2024, Gary W. Patterson, Jr. secured a unanimous defense verdict before Justice Patrick Bradshaw of the Middlesex County Superior Court in New Jersey.  Plaintiff claimed the defendant oral surgeon negligently placed excessively long dental implants in the maxilla leading to perforation into the nasal cavity, infection and the need for extraction.  As a result, […]

Vincent Nagler Secures Another Defense Verdict in Nassau County

On December 20,2023, Vincent Nagler obtained a defense verdict for an anesthesiologist in a case tried before Justice Francis Ricigliano, Supreme Court, Nassau County. Our client attempted spinal anesthesia on a patient who was having hip replacement surgery . After several attempts at spinal anesthesia , the anesthesia was converted to general.  The patient subsequently […]

Bruce Brady Obtains Another Defense Verdict

Bruce Brady obtained a unanimous defense verdict in a wrongful death case tried before Justice Joseph Santorelli in the Supreme Court, Suffolk County. Our client was a radiologist who interpreted a chest x-ray for a 59-year-old woman in September 2015.  He identified an area in the patient’s right mid lung as representing an overlapping of […]

Chuck Faillace obtains Unanimous Defense Verdict

On October 12, 2023, Chuck Faillace obtained a defense verdict (unanimous) in a hard-fought near month-long medical malpractice trial in Supreme Queens before J. Maurice Muir.  A Frye hearing (J. Catapano-Fox) went in plaintiff’s favor on a damage-only issue on May 1, 2023.  The trial was, very unusually, bifurcated upon defense motion so only liability […]

Miles Reiner Secures a Directed Verdict

Miles Reiner recently secured a directed verdict in Westchester County Supreme Court on behalf of an Emergency Medicine physician after a six-week trial. Plaintiff’s counsel alleged that our client improperly treated a premature infant for dehydration thereby causing hyponatremia, seizures and brain swelling which plaintiff’s counsel alleged resulted in permanent cognitive and developmental injuries.  Miles […]

Vincent Nagler Obtains a Defense Verdict

Vincent Nagler recently obtained a defense verdict for an anesthesiologist in a case tried before Justice James Quinn Supreme Court, Suffolk County. Our client performed a regional peribulbar block on the plaintiff, a corneal transplant recipient, who was undergoing subsequent cataract surgery. During the administration of the block the corneal transplant dehisced, and the cataract […]

Mamie Stathatos-Fulgieri Secures a Defense Verdict in Queens County in Risk of the Procedure Case

On November 1, 2023, Mamie Stathatos-Fulgieri secured a defense verdict in a medical malpractice action tried before Justice Leonard Livote in Supreme Court, Queens County.  The plaintiff alleged that her obstetrician/gynecologist (“ob/gyn”), our client, improperly treated her abnormal uterine bleeding and performed a vaginal hysterectomy and salpingo oophorectomy that was not indicated. The plaintiff denied […]

Bruce Brady Secures a Defense Verdict

On October 25, 2023, Bruce Brady secured a unanimous defense verdict in a medical malpractice wrongful death case tried before Justice David Reilly in the Supreme Court Suffolk County. The plaintiffs alleged that our client, a radiologist, failed to identify evidence of breast cancer on two mammograms and two ultrasounds performed over the course of […]