$1.575 Million For 42 Year Old Truck Driver Injured By Train Collision

Traumatic Brain Injury

42 year old truck driver from Pennsylvania sustained brain damage when his dump truck was struck on the passenger side by a CSX train at a grade crossing at the Northeast Solite Plant in Saugerties, New York. The grade crossing...

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$1.5 Million For Death Of 62 Year Old From Brain Abscess

Failure to Diagnose, Wrongful Death

62 year old male with unremitting, severe headache visited Emergency Room at Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck where the radiologist performed the wrong imaging studies. Patient was told nothing was wrong and discharged home. Three weeks later, 62 year old...

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$1.5 Million For Drowning Deaths Of 5 And 8 Year Old Siblings

Wrongful Death

Siblings, 5 and 8 years old, drowned at the Sleightburgh Park in the Town of Esopus, Ulster County, New York, while walking across a causeway between an island and the public park. Rapidly changing tidal movements made the causeway dry...

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$1.4 Million For Delay In Diagnosis Of Prostate Cancer In Rosendale, New York

Delay in Cancer Diagnosis

On May 1, 2013, John recovered $1,400,000 for a 60-year old Stone Ridge mechanic in a case against a primary care physician arising from a failure to screen for prostate cancer in Ulster County, Supreme Court. John’s client was diagnosed...

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$1.35 Million For Failing To Diagnose Internal Bleeding In Middletown, New York

Failure to Diagnose

John H. Fisher, P.C. recovered $1.35 million for the widow of a 53-year old male who bled to death following a thoracentesis (a procedure to drain excess fluid fro the outer lining of the lung) in Orange County, New York....

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$1.12 Million For College Student Injured In A Multi-Vehicle Collision

General

$1,120,000 for 19 year old college student injured in a motor vehicle collision in Lake Placid. 19 year old college student from the Massachusetts Institute of Technologist in Cambridge, Massachusetts sustained serious orthopedic injuries in a head-on collision between a...

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$1.25 For Child Injured At Birth By Uterine Rupture

Birth Injury

$1,250,000 for a child injured at birth after his mother's uterus ruptured shortly before birth. The mother was admitted to the hospital for a vaginal birth after cesarean section ("VBAC"). After the nurse midwife attending to the mother left the...

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$1 Million For Widow Of Suicide Victim In Albany, New York

Suicide Prevention

After 8 days of trial (and just before closing arguments), John H. Fisher, P.C. recovered $1 million for the widow of a 51-year old suicide victim in Albany, New York. Upon arrival in the emergency department, the patient told a...

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