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$42,000,000 – Medical Malpractice – Cerebral Palsy - Defendants failed to properly monitor the progress of plaintiff's labor including, not performing follow-up internal examinations not augmenting labor wit... Read More

$22,500,000 – Brain Injury – Manhattan, New York - Plaintiff suffered brain damage as a result of an hypoxic event which occured after cardiac surgery. While in the hospital neonatal unit, a nurse improperly pos... Read More

$10,500,000 – Cerebral Palsy Case in Staten Island - Child suffered severe brain damage as a result of medical malpractice which occurred during prenatal care. Physician noted in chart the likelihood of pre-mature... Read More

$5,900,000 – Bronx Automobile Accident Settlement - The plaintiff was a 12 year old passenger in an automobile involved in a highway accident with a truck. She sustained an L1 and L2 lumbar vertebral fracture dis... Read More

$4,900,000 – Brain Injury to Infant Hit by Car in Manhattan - Infant struck by speeding vehicle which mounted a sidewalk sustained frontal lobe brain damage affecting his emotional and behavioral conduct.... Read More

$4,050,000 – Spinal Cord Injury due to Improperly Designed and Constructed Roadway - Plaintiff was a passenger in a van when the driver of the vehicle lost control, striking a series of fixed objects, due to an improperly designed and constructe... Read More

$3,400,000 – Officer Falls Down Stairs, Premises Accident - While effectuating an arrest as a result of a domestic dispute, a police officer was caused to fall down a flight of stairs. She sustained disabling injuries to... Read More

$3,120,000 – Construction Accident caused by Trench Collapse - Laborer was injured in trench collapse as a result of violations of the Industrial Code of the State of New York. The worker sustained crush injuries to his che... Read More

$2,950,000 – Elevator Accident in The Bronx - Client pressed elevator call button and when elevator arrived the shaft way doors opened. He instinctively stepped forward but there was no elevator present and... Read More

$2,750,000 – Westchester Roofer injured in Construction Accident - Roofer fell down an improperly covered ventilation shaft sustaining a severe head trauma which resulted in a seizure disorder and partial loss of vision.... Read More

$2,625,000 – Erb’s Palsy Resulted from Improper Baby Delivery - Mother diagnosed with gestational diabetes and a 9 pounds, 6 ounces fetus. A vaginal delivery was attempted and the baby’s shoulder became stuck behind the mo... Read More

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3 Notable 2014 Medical Malpractice Cases - The year isn't quite over, and already court records are filling up with incidents of medical malpractice. From Rhode Island to Florida and everywhere in b... Read More

Finding Work With a Birth Defect - Dennis is a research coordinator at Duke Integrative Medicine. He's working on a National Institutes of Health-funded study regarding the effect of mindfulness ... Read More

Compensation for Medical Malpractice: What to Expect - Would it shock you to learn that medical malpractice is the eighth leading cause of death in the U.S.? It's true -- and it's also nearly unbelievable to many. W... Read More

Best Places to Get Cerebral Palsy Care in New York - Times have certainly changed when it comes to cerebral palsy care. In past decades, the high mortality rate for people with CP meant that doctors tailored t... Read More

I Define Me Award – Gregg Mozgala - “I was born with a disability, but disability does not consume my life.” Gregg Mozgala’s website header makes the first-time reader do a double-take. Und... Read More

‘Prayers for Shane’ and the Anencephaly Community - Philadelphia couple Jenna Gassew and Dan Haley knew their baby would not have long to live. They had been told that he suffered in utero from anencephaly, a... Read More

Inspiring Stories Raise Spina Bifida Awareness - Will met Katie through an online dating site. When they met, however, they discovered that they had several acquaintances in common. There were a lot of things ... Read More

Best Online Birth Defect Communities - When your child is diagnosed with a birth defect, there is an immediate list-making response. Duties, tasks and intentions pile up in your mind of doctors to co... Read More

Help for New York Families Affected By Birth Defects - Every year, about a quarter of a million babies are born in the state of New York. Between 3 and 4 percent of these children suffer from some type of phys... Read More

Doctors Find E-Cigarettes May Be As Harmful As the Real Thing - In the last several years, smokers have been turning to the new "e-cigarette" as a way to detox their bodies from the deathly combination of nicotine and carbon... Read More

Contaminated Drug Seller Has Spotty Past - The damage keeps coming for a Massachusetts company that sold health care providers a contaminated steroid shot linked to at least 170 cases of fungal meningiti... Read More

New Federal Stimulus Law Expands Protection for Whistleblowers - On Feb. 17, 2009, President Obama signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. This law provides $787 billion of federal stimulus spendin... Read More

Voices of Hurricane Sandy — Not Forgotten - It’s been two years since Hurricane Sandy rocked New Jersey and New York with rapid floods and 115 mile-per-hour winds, leaving $36.8 billion of damage and at... Read More

Denied Hurricane Insurance Claims are Nothing New - The attorneys at Oshman & Mirisola, LLP are committed to helping home and business owners in New York and New Jersey dealing with unscrupulous insurance com... Read More

Couple’s Home is ‘Just Gone’ – and Allstate Offers Just $10,000 - When Sheila and Dominic Traina’s home of 34 years in Staten Island was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy, they thought they could turn to their insurance company t... Read More

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Jan 29, 2015 | BY Ted Oshman

Best Places to Get Cerebral Palsy Care in New York

Times have certainly changed when it comes to cerebral palsy care. In past decades, the high mortality rate for people with CP... Read More

Jan 11, 2015 | BY Ted Oshman

I Define Me Award – Gregg Mozgala

“I was born with a disability, but disability does not consume my life.” Gregg Mozgala’s website header makes the first-tim... Read More