$1.3 Million for Delay in the Diagnosis of a Urinary Tract Infection Failure to Diagnose

$1.3 million was recovered for the wrongful death of a 41-year-old female based upon the failure to diagnose and treat a urinary tract infection in Columbia County, New York. 3 days before her death, the patient presented to the emergency...

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$1.4 Million for the Delay in the Diagnosis of Acute Compartment Syndrome in Albany County, New York Delayed Diagnosis

A 23-year old male recovered $1,400,000 for the delay in the diagnosis and treatment of acute compartment syndrome in the right leg in Albany County, New York. The patient presented to the emergency department of a hospital in Albany County,...

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$3 Million Partial Settlement Delay in Diagnosing Acute Obstructive Hydrocephalus Hospital Malpractice

John H. Fisher, P.C. recovered $3,000,000 as a partial settlement against the State of New York for the failure of its neurological surgeon to timely diagnose and treat acute obstructive hydrocephalus at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse. The plaintiff, a...

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$1.5 M Recovered for Delay in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pituitary Apoplexy Failure to Diagnose

$1.5 M recovered for a 71-year old male for a loss of vision based upon the delay in the diagnosis and treatment of pituitary apoplexy in Albany County, New York.  Pituitary apoplexy is the sudden loss of vision caused by...

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$1 Million for Surgical Error Resulting in Death Surgery

The estate of a 44-year old female recovered $1 million based upon surgical negligence during the removal of the patient’s right kidney. The patient underwent a nephrectomy (surgical removal of the kidney) due to the presence of a malignant tumor...

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$1.5 Million for Delay in Diagnosis of Breast Cancer Delay in Cancer Diagnosis

$1.5 million recovery for a 57-year old female based upon an 11-month delay in the diagnosis of breast cancer in Kingston, New York.  The claim against a radiologist was based upon the failure to correctly interpret a mammogram during a...

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$750k for Failing to Diagnose Lymphoma Delay in Cancer Diagnosis, Failure to Diagnose

As part of a standard pre-operative medical clearance, the patient’s orthopedic surgeon ordered a chest x-ray prior to an elective operation on the patient’s elbow in Ulster County, New York. The chest x-ray revealed a mass in the patient’s right...

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$1.69 Million Recovery for Delay in Treating Recurrent Breast Cancer Delay in Cancer Diagnosis

32-year old patient underwent a bilateral mastectomy for right breast cancer in Albany, New York. One month after the operation, a whole body PET/CT scan was performed to check for signs of recurrent breast cancer. The PET/CT scan showed abnormal...

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