News & Events

Unanimous Defense Verdict
HPM&B recently obtained a unanimous defense verdict on behalf of an attending cardiologist and a major Hospital network in Supreme Court, Westchester County.  The case involved an alleged negligently performed transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE) resulting in an esophageal perforation, sepsis, extended hospitalization, the need for a feeding tube, malnutrition, and prolonged skilled nursing services.  Plaintiff’s pre-trial ...
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Summary Judgment Dismissal
HPM&B recently obtained summary judgment dismissal on behalf of an Endoscopy Center in a case venued in Supreme Court, Kings County.  Plaintiff alleged that the defendant improperly performed a colonoscopy and failed to timely and properly diagnose and treat a bowel perforation.  Although plaintiff complained of bloating, constipation, and pain following the colonoscopy, defendant established, ...
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Summary Judgment Dismissal
HPM&B recently obtained summary judgment dismissal on behalf of a pulmonologist in a Supreme Court, Orange County medical malpractice case.  Plaintiff alleged that the physician failed to properly treat the decedent’s pleural effusions during a multi-week hospital admission.  The decedent was nearing the end of his life due to esophageal cancer.  It was specifically alleged ...
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Summary Judgment Dismissal
  HPM&B recently obtained summary judgment dismissal on behalf of two radiologists in a lawsuit venued in Queens County, Supreme Court. Plaintiff alleged that both radiologists failed to diagnose breast cancer on screening mammograms and ultrasounds and claimed that as a result, Plaintiff was deprived of a better chance of a cure of her breast cancer ...
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Summary Judgment Dismissal
  HPM&B recently obtained summary judgment dismissal on behalf of a podiatrist and his professional corporation in Suffolk County Supreme Court. Plaintiff alleged that the defendant podiatrist negligently administered a series of steroid injections to the plaintiff’s left foot, causing a ruptured tendon. The defense contended that it was plaintiff’s activities – and not the injections – ...
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Lecture on the Anatomy of a Medical Malpractice lawsuit
  Partners Katherin Crossling and Erin Kelley were honored to present a lecture on the Anatomy of a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit with a focus on Discoverability as part of the Mt. Sinai Icahn School of Medicine and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences inaugural Healthcare Administration, Leadership, and Management Fellowship program. This ACGME-accredited fellowship program is designed to offer ...
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Summary Judgment Dismissal
HPM&B recently obtained summary judgment dismissal on behalf of a major New York Hospital in a case venued in Supreme Court, Richmond County. The case involved a trip-and-fall in the hospital. HPM&B established that the plaintiff could not identify the cause of her fall. HPM&B also established that the fall did not cause plaintiff’s alleged injuries. The Court ...
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Case Discontinuance
HPMB recently obtained another dismissal for their clients, a major teaching hospital in NYC and one of the hospital’s nurse anesthetists. Plaintiff, a dentist, alleged that the defendants caused serious, permanent nerve damage during placement of an intravenous line in preparation of surgery. Plaintiff alleged that this injury affected her ability to practice as a dentist. HPMB moved ...
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Summary Judgment Dismissal
Congratulations to HPM&B Partner Rachel S. Bloom on obtaining summary judgment dismissal of a medical malpractice action in Supreme Court, Nassau County, on behalf of a board-certified gastroenterologist, gastroenterology practice, and a major metropolitan health system. Plaintiff claimed the defendants improperly recommended and administered a biologic medication to treat his Crohn’s Disease, resulting in the development ...
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