In a recent Decision and Order, the Appellate Division, Second Department affirmed the trial court’s denial of plaintiff’s motion, which sought to set aside a stipulation of settlement and restore the action to the trial calendar on the ground that the settlement was procured under duress.  The Appellate Division agreed that the stipulation of settlement […]

Following a 2 week trial, Marc J. Falcone was successful in obtaining a defense verdict on behalf of a large metropolitan hospital and prominent radiation oncologist. The case was venued in Richmond County and involved allegations that the defendant failed to perform necessary post-radiation imaging studies following treatment of larynx cancer.  The patient’s cancer recurred […]

Congratulations to Shari Steinfeld on obtaining an Appellate Division, Second Department order in favor of defendant, an internist. Plaintiff commenced an action to recover damages for medical malpractice and wrongful death for failure to properly diagnose Plaintiff’s decent with a condition known as Stevens-Johnson Syndrome. The Appellate Division ruled that a reversal of the Supreme […]

Following a 6 week trial, Marc J. Falcone was successful in obtaining a defense verdict on behalf of a prominent gastroenterologist. The case, venued in Kings County, involved allegations that the defendant failed to properly treat pancreatitis in a 42-year-old male. Plaintiff claimed that the patient had developed sepsis which resulted in death. The jury […]