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Summary Judgment Obtained In Westchester County
HPM&B recently obtained summary judgment on behalf of an obstetrician/gynecologist and the hospital where plaintiff claimed that as a result of the negligence of the defendants, her daughter suffered brain damage. The plaintiff-mother received her prenatal at a local Westchester County hospital. During her prenatal care, she underwent a number of sonograms, all of which ...
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Defense Verdict on Behalf of Private Surgical Group
Robert B. Gibson, assisted by associate Brendan J. Alt, successfully defended two vascular surgeons and their private surgical group in a malpractice case in which the plaintiff alleged that following the placement of an arteriovenous fistula in the left arm, a post-operative infection was not diagnosed and treated in a timely manner. The plaintiff contended ...
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Defense Verdict In New York County
On April 8, 2014, in a case tried by Charles L. Bach, Jr., a New York County jury found no departure on the part of a prominent hand surgeon who was accused of drilling four Kirschner wires or stainless steel pins into a healthy bone of plaintiff. At trial, plaintiff claimed that he was forced ...
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Defense Verdict In New York County
Charles L. Bach, Jr., assisted by senior associate Erin K. Kelley, successfully defended a pediatric neurologist in a complex malpractice case in which the plaintiff mother alleged that the treating neurologist failed to diagnose a Chiari I malformation in her then 14-year-old son. The plaintiff contended that if the defendant had made the proper diagnosis, ...
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Summary Judgment Obtained In Dutchess County
HPM&B recently obtained summary judgment on behalf of a major academic center where plaintiff claimed the hospital failed to prevent the development of a sacral pressure ulcer that eventually became infected causing the patient’s death. The patient had been admitted to the hospital by his private attending vascular surgeon to undergo an endovascular surgery to ...
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