$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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$2 Million Recovery for a Delay in Treatment of Acute Hydrocephalus

Delayed Diagnosis

4 hours after an operation to remove a tumor from her brain in central New York, the 17-year old female patient complained of a severe headache, lethargy and confusion and began violently thrashing around in bed during while she was...

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$1.5 Million Recovery for Wrongful Death Due to Aortic Dissection Misdiagnosis

Heart Attack, Hospital Malpractice, Wrongful Death

From John’s Casebook: Aortic Dissection Misdiagnosis On January 11, 2018, John H. Fisher, P.C. recovered $1,500,000 in a partial settlement of a wrongful death action arising from the death of a 38-year old male from an aortic dissection. An aortic...

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$4 Million For 72 Year Old Victim Of Dangerous Work Site


72 year old worker at the Albany Avenue Garage in Kingston was paralyzed as a result of a fall through an unguarded door opening that had no protective railing to guard against falls. The 72 year old "jack of all...

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$3.6 Million For Failing To Treat A Heart Attack

Heart Attack

John H. Fisher, P.C. recovered $3.6 million for the estate of a 31-year old female who died from a heart attack in Ulster County, New York. The patient presented with classic cardiac complaints consisting of the sudden onset of severe...

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$3.5 Million For 26 Year Killed By Truck At Construction Site

Wrongful Death

$3,500,000 for young engineer killed by a dump truck that backed over him at a construction site in Newburgh, New York. The trial was held at the Court of Claims in White Plains. $3,500,000

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$3.25 Million for baby harmed by birth trauma

Birth Injury

The obstetrician at St. Mary's Hospital in Amsterdam failed to recognize the signs of fetal distress and the baby was born with spastic quadriplegia. $3,250,000

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