$265k For Lap Sponge Left Inside Abdomen During Surgery

Surgery

John H. Fisher, P.C. recovered $265k for a 48-year old female who had a laparotomy pad left inside her small bowel during surgery in Lake Placid, New York. Six months before the discovery of the laparotomy pad, the patient underwent...

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$237,500 For Misdiagnosis Of Uterine Cancer

Delay in Cancer Diagnosis

John H. Fisher, P.C. recovered $237,500 for the misdiagnosis of uterine cancer in a 57 year old female in Albany County, New York. Following an abnormal pap smear, the patient underwent an endometrial biopsy to evaluate for cancer in the...

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$325k For Failing To Diagnose Acute Compartment Syndrome

Failure to Diagnose

76-year old male had the signs and symptoms of acute compartment syndrome in his left forearm days after a minor operation in Middletown, New York. For 3 days before the diagnosis, the patient complained of numbness, swelling, bruising and black...

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$675k For Failing To Diagnose Post-Operative Bleed In Middletown, New York

Surgery

31-year old male died 2 days after his discharge from the hospital following a gastric bypass surgery in Orange County, New York. During the 2 days following the operation, the patient had a drop in his blood values (hemoglobin and...

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$2.5 Million For Failing To Diagnose Blood Clot

Failure to Diagnose

36 year old female died 3 days after a cesarean section delivery as the result of a blood clot in her lung (a/k/a pulmonary embolism) in Albany, New York. Following the cesarean delivery, the new mother began complaining of pain...

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$425,000 Recovered For 74 Year Old Victim Of A Botched Vascular Surgery In Poughkeepsie, New York

Surgery

On July 18, 2012, John recovered $425,000 on the first day of trial for his client, a 74-year old victim of a botched vascular surgery in Poughkeepsie. To improve the blood flow to his left leg, he underwent a bypass...

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$975,000 Recovered For 57 Year Old Man For A Delay In Diagnosing A Brain Abscess Against A Physicians Assistant In Watkin Glens, New York

Delayed Diagnosis

On April 5, 2013, John recovered $975,000 for a 57-year old truck driver arising from a month delay in diagnosing a brain abscess against a physicians’ assistant in Watkin Glens (Schuyler County), New York. During a routine tooth extraction, the...

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$2,750,000 Recovered For 62 Year Old Injured At Construction Project In Chester, New York

Traumatic Brain Injury

On April 9, 2013, John recovered $2,750,000 for a 62 year old sprinkler fitter who was injured at a construction project in Chester (Orange County), New York. The plaintiff, a Saugerties native, sustained a traumatic brain injury when he fell...

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