Defendants failed to properly monitor the progress of plaintiff’s labor including: not performing follow-up internal examinations; not augmenting labor with pitocin; failing to accurately interpret fetal heart monitor strips; failing to diagnose fetal distress; failing to promptly perform a Caesarean-section; failing to respond to fetal bradycardia. The settlement included both a cash payment and structured … Read more
Plaintiff suffered brain damage as a result of a hypoxic event which occured after cardiac surgery. While in the hospital neonatal unit, a nurse improperly positioned an intubation tube. This resulted in decreased oxygenation to the brain and cerebral palsy, neuromotor impairment, seizure disorder, development delays of gross and fine motor skills, and delays in … Read more
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 birth, yet no treatment was rendered to the mother prior to delivery. Case was tried by current Oshman & Mirisola attorney John Langell.
The plaintiff was a 12 year-old passenger in an automobile involved in a highway accident with a truck. She sustained a spinal cord injury, an L1 and L2 lumbar vertebral fracture dislocation requiring a successful posterior spine fusion and bone graft. The settlement included both a cash payment and structured annuity. This auto accident case … Read more
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 constructed roadway. The plaintiff sustained a spinal cord injury and partial paralysis. The settlement included a satisfaction of a $1,550,000 medical lien.
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 her back and knees, resulting in multiple surgical procedures. The fall incident occurred in Queens, New York.
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 chest, a herniated disc, collapsed lung and psychological injuries. Cases such as these are not uncommon and are often caused by a companie’s lack of safety, training, … Read more
Client pressed elevator call button and when elevator arrived the shaftway doors opened. He instinctively stepped forward, but there was no elevator present and the plaintiff fell from the first floor onto the safety spring located on the basement floor of the shaftway. He sustained a fractured pelvis, herniated disc and degloving injury to his … Read more