$7.6 Million Jury Verdict for the Death of Prominent Judge

June 1, 2022 A jury in the NY Supreme Court ruled against the Albany Medical Center and awarded $7.6 million to the family of Michael H. Melkonian, who is survived by his wife, Caroline Melkonian, and their two teenage children....

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$1.5 Million Recovered for Failing to Diagnose Prostate Cancer Failure to Diagnose

62-year old male recovered $1,500,000 for the failure to timely diagnose prostate cancer in Ulster County, New York. In April, 2018, the patient, a former nuclear power technician, was diagnosed with metastatic, widespread stage IV prostate cancer. The basis for...

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$1.2 Million Recovered for Bleeding Complication that Caused Death Failure to Diagnose

The preventable death of our client’s 55-year-old wife and the mother of his three children resulted in a $1.2 million recovery when her surgeons failed to timely diagnose and treat internal bleeding during her lumbar surgery in Dutchess County, New...

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$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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