Stephanie M. Berger obtained a summary judgment dismissal in favor of an oral surgeon in a case where it was alleged that he negligently performed extraction of a wisdom tooth in a minor patient resulting in pain and numbness.  Plaintiff’s counsel was unable to defeat the defendant’s prima facie showing to entitlement to dismissal.

Stephanie M. Berger, Esq. obtained a summary judgment dismissal in favor of a general dentist in a case where it was alleged that he negligently performed extractions and implant placement resulting in implant failure, sinus perforation, chronic sinus infection and the need for surgery.  Ms. Berger was able to prove that defendant’s treatment was not […]

Stephanie M. Berger, Esq. obtained a discontinuance on behalf of a prominent plastic surgeon where it was alleged that he failed to properly perform hernia repair with the use of mesh resulting in hernia recurrence and subsequent surgery.  Following the filing of a motion for summary judgment, plaintiff’s counsel was unable to refute defendant’s arguments […]

Marc J. Falcone obtained summary judgment dismissal on behalf of an oncologist in a case where it was alleged that the defendants failed to prevent thromboembolus and/or pulmonary embolus, resulting in the death of a fifty-three (53) year old married father of three (3) children.  It was specifically alleged that the defendants improperly administered Vitamin […]

Frank A. DiScipio obtained summary judgment dismissal in favor of a prominent periodontist and dental implant specialist  in Kings County.   Plaintiffs contended that the periodontist should have performed periodontal scaling to remove retained dental cement prior to gum surgery, which eventually resulted in gum recession.  Mr. DiScipio attacked the conclusive and unsupported allegations in the plaintiffs’ […]

Marc Falcone obtained summary judgment dismissal in favor of a hospital and several physicians in a Richmond County case where it was alleged that there was a failure to timely diagnose and treat respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) bronchiolitis in a nine (9) week old infant, leading to death.  The infant experienced cardiac arrest at home […]

Following a two week trial, Marc J. Falcone was successful in obtaining a directed verdict on behalf of a prominent obstetrician/gynecologist.   The case was venued in Queens County and involved the allegation that the client, along with two other obstetrician/gynecologists who were represented by separate counsel, improperly counseled the patient that she had chorioamnionitis […]