By Partner

John J. Corgan

Date

 

Defense Attorney

 

Opposing Counsel

 

Type of Case

 

Venue

 

Disposition

 

July 2016 John J. Corgan Stuart Lang ER negligence resulting in infection, pain and suffering. Westchester Defense Verdict
August 2015 John J. Corgan Gregory W. Bagen Alleged failure to promptly operate to decompress cervical spinal stenosis resulting in paraplegia. Westchester Defense Verdict
March 2015 John J. Corgan Peter Assail Failure to diagnose breast cancer. Queens Defense Verdict
November 2013 John J. Corgan John Bonina Alleged negligent performance of episiotomy resulting in episiotomy breakdown and need for multiple reparative surgeries, disfigurement, sexual dysfunction and painful intercourse. Bronx Defense Verdict
April 2008 John J. Corgan Harry Katz Alleged negligent intra-operative transmission of HCV. Westchester Defense Verdict

June 2007

John J. Corgan

Paul LeClair

Improper prescription of Dilantin causing Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, desquamation of her skin, scars and other injuries.

 

Queens

Plaintiff’s verdict $1,000,000 below settlement demand

March 2007

John J. Corgan

Fink & Platz

Mismanagement of labor and delivery resulting in Erb’s Palsy in 3 year old infant.

New York

Defense Verdict

October 2004

John J. Corgan

Michael Krakauer

Failure to diagnose, treat congenital malformation of feet

Westchester

Case Dismissed at Trial

March 2004

John J. Corgan

Jessie Waldinger

Premature discharge and failure to treat ophthalmic stroke causing monocular blindness

Westchester

Plaintiff’s Verdict  $275,000; Plaintiff’s lowest demand $800,000

February 2003

John J. Corgan

Reardon & Sclafani

Paralysis & Aphasia following elective cardiac catheterization

Westchester

Defense Verdict

July 2002

John J. Corgan

Eric M. Turkewitz

Negligent hysterectomy surgery causing

Vesio-vaginal fistula

Westchester

Defense Verdict

March 2002

John J. Corgan

Meagher & Meagher

Failure to diagnose wrist fracture; causing reflex sympathetic dystrophy

Westchester

Defense Verdict

February 2002

John J. Corgan

Edgar Campbell Associates

Cardiac Stress Test Kills Patient

Sullivan

Directed Verdict

June 2000

John J. Corgan

Sanocki , Newman & Turret

Misdiagnosis resulting in cardiac death of 48 year old mother

Westchester

Plaintiff’s Verdict  $399,000

June 2000

John J. Corgan

Ed Sanocki

Wrongful death

Kings

Plaintiff’s Verdict

March 2000

John J. Corgan

Alexander V. Sansone

Permanent neurological speech impairment

Orange

Defense Verdict

Gerald D. DiEdwards

Date

 

Defense Attorney

 

Opposing Counsel

 

Type of Case

 

Venue

 

Disposition

 

April 2013 Gerald D. DiEdwards Harry Schwartz Wrongful death; failure to diagnose bowel cancer. Nassau Plaintiff’s Verdict; Appeal Pending
January 2013 Gerald D. DiEdwards Fitzgerald & Fitzgerald Alleged improper performance of rotator cuff surgery leading to anterior deltoid detachment and loss of arm function. Queens Defense Verdict
April 2009 Gerald D. DiEdwards Ed Milstein Wrongful dealth of 60 year old patient from perforation following colonoscopy. Six months of pain and suffering prior to death. New York Defense Verdict
January 2009 Gerald D. DiEdwards Danker & Milstein Rectal tear and peritonitis following colonoscopy resulting in colostomy. New York Defense Verdict
October 2004 Gerald D. DiEdwards Steven R. Mahler Wrongful death; failure to administer test dose and inadequate resuscitation after Anaphylactic Reaction. New York Defense Verdict

June 2003

Gerald D. DiEdwards

Mariangela Chiaravalloti

Delay in diagnosis and treatment of stroke

New York

Defense Verdict

January 2003

Gerald D. DiEdwards

Barry S. Huston

Failure to diagnose and treat evolving ischemic stroke with TPA

Sullivan

Defense Verdict

August 2000 Gerald D DiEdwards Solomon Abrahams Wrongful death; failure to diagnose and treat lung cancer. New York Defense Verdict

Carl D. Weinberg

Date

 

Defense Attorney

 

Opposing Counsel

 

Type of Case

 

Venue

 

Disposition

 

April 2016 Carl D. Weinberg Edward Sanocki Alleged negligent treatment of recto-vaginal fistula resulting in multiple surgeries, incontinence and sexual dysfunction. Bronx Plaintiff’s Verdict; Post Trial Motion Pending
February 2014 Carl D. Weinberg Christopher Meagher Unnecessary hysterectomy due to post-partum hemorrhage. Westchester Defense Verdict
November 2013 Carl D. Weinberg John Fitzgerald Alleged negligent prenatal care resulting in fetal demise at term due to tight nuchal cord. Bronx Plaintiff’s Verdict, Post Trial Motion pending
May 2013 Carl D. Weinberg Joshua Fogel Orthopedic surgery; nerve damage due to total hip replacement. Bronx Defense Verdict
April 2013 Carl D. Weinberg Trolman, Glaser & Lichtman PC Neurosurgery; alleged delay in operating on cauda equina syndrome, resulting in paralysis, incontinence and impotence. Rockland Defense Verdict
October 2012 Carl D. Weinberg Mark Eskenazi Wrongful death, failure to diagnose viral meningitis. Bronx Plaintiff’s Verdict
August 2012 Carl D. Weinberg Katherine Hall Blindness following cataract surgery on one-eyed 79 year old man. Westchester Defense Verdict
June 2012 Carl D. Weinberg Thomas P O’Malley Wrongful death, failure to diagnose stomach cancer. Bronx Defense Verdict
March 2012 Carl D. Weinberg Stanley Landers Brain damage and loss of fingers in premature infant. Bronx Plaintiff’s Verdict; Post Trial Motion Pending
January 2012 Carl D. Weinberg Peter Rosenberg Alleged failure to diagnose meningitis and endocarditis resulting in brain damage. Bronx Defense Verdict
October 2011 Carl D. Weinberg Richard Robbins Alleged failure to diagnose primary lesion resulting in unnecessary decompression surgery. Sullivan Defense Verdict
October 2010 Carl D. Weinberg Peter Overzat Alleged wound dehiscence and infection after surgery for ruptured Achilles tendon. New York Defense Verdict
April 2010 Carl D. Weinberg Larry Singer Failure to diagnose breast cancer. Bronx Defense Verdict
February 2010 Carl D. Weinberg Avellino & Nitkewicz Permanent hemodialysis secondary to failure to diagnose IGA nephropathy. New York Plaintiff’s Verdict
November 2009 Carl D. Weinberg Rhona Silverman 8 month “conscious coma” and wrongful death due to negligent insertion of catheter for dialysis. Bronx Defense Verdict
October 2009 Carl D. Weinberg Charles Luceno Unnecessary surgery due to misdiagnosis of post-operative ileus as bowel obstruction. Westchester Defense Verdict
April 2009 Carl D. Weinberg Christopher Dean Erb’s Palsy secondary to shoulder dystocia. Kings Plaintiff’s Verdict $2,500,000; Settled for $1,350,000 After Post Trial Motion
March 2009 Carl D. Weinberg Edgar P. Campbell Alleged failure to diagnose small bowel obstruction resulting in necrosis. Sullivan Defense Verdict
December 2008 Carl D. Weinberg Elsa Preston Rodriguez Failure to diagnose alleged cardiac condition in 4 year old leading to death. Bronx Plaintiff’s Verdict $3,000,000; Reduced on Post Trial Motion to $300,000; JNOV Granted by Appellate Division
November 2008 Carl D. Weinberg Ed Sanocki Permanent nerve impairment secondary to hematoma following hemiarthroplasty. Rockland Defense Verdict
June 2008 Carl D. Weinberg Vladimir Matsiborchuk Damage to common bile duct secondary to Laproscopic Cholecystectomy. Bronx Defense Verdict
April 2008 Carl D. Weinberg Dankner & Milstein Erb’s Palsy. Bronx Defense Verdict
March 2008 Carl D. Weinberg James Wilkens Failure to administer meningitis vaccine and diagnose pneumococcal meningitis resulting in brain damage to infant. Westchester Defense Verdict
December 2007 Carl D. Weinberg Andrew Humphreys Above the knee amputation; failure to diagnose compartment syndrome following total knee replacement surgery. Putnam Defense Verdict
April 2007 Carl D. Weinberg Rhona Silverman Wrongful death; fialure to diagnose colon cancer. Bronx Defense Verdict
January 2007 Carl D. Weinberg Charles Rappaport Erb’s Palsy secondary to shoulder dystocia. Bronx Defense Verdict
September 2006 Carl D. Weinberg Elliot Lewis Failure to diagnose slipped capital femoral epiphysis. Bronx Plaintiff’s Verdict; Motion to Set Aside Pending
October 2005 Carl D. Weinberg Joseph Awad Ilio-inguinal neuropathy and loss of testicle secondary to hernia repair surgery. Bronx Defense Verdict
September 2004 Carl D. Weinberg Peter E. Tangredi Three unnecessary back surgeries resulting in failed back syndrome. Westchester Defense Verdict
December 2003 Carl D. Weinberg Schneider, Kleinick & Weitz Wrongful death; failure to diagnose and treat perforated diverticulitis. Kings Defense Verdict
April 2003 Carl D. Weinberg Jason Platt Failure to diagnose pneumonia resulting in surgery for thoracotomy and decortication. Westchester Defense Verdict
March 2003 Carl D. Weinberg Weitz & Luxenberg Failure to diagnose ovarian cancer in 32 year old working mother. Bronx Defense Verdict
December 2002 Carl D. Weinberg Alvin Gordon Intra-abdominal abscesses and hydrocele following appendectomy. Bronx Defense Verdict
March 2002 Carl D. Weinberg Laurence M. Deutsch Wrongful death; 13 year old boy; failure to treat propionic acidemia. Sullivan Defense Verdict
January 2002 Carl D. Weinberg Solomon Abrahams Spinal stenosis secondary to laminectomy. Westchester Defense Verdict
November 2001 Carl D. Weinberg Christopher Meagher Femoral neuropathy secondary to laparoscopic hernia repair. Westchester Plaintiff’s Verdict
October 2001 Carl D. Weinberg Laurence E. Jacobson, P.C. Postoperative paralysis of hypoglossal nerve. Bronx Defense Verdict
April 2001 Carl D. Weinberg Law Office of Michael P. barnes Failure to diagnose pneumonia resulting in respiratory arrest and brain damage to infant. Bronx Defense Verdict
January 2001 Carl D. Weinberg John Cullen and John Markey Improper antibiotics; allergic interstitial nephritis. Westchester Defense Verdict
November 2000 Carl D. Weinberg Philip DeCaro Failure to diagnose post-operative staph aureus infection in knee. Westchester Plaintiff’s Verdict
June 2000 Carl D. Weinberg Fitzgerald & Fitzgerald Nerve damage resulting in laminectomy and spinal fusion. Rockland Defense Verdict
June 2000 Carl D. Weinberg DiBlasio, Figman, et al. Retained sponge; failure to diagnose; nerve damage. Westchester Defense Verdict
May 2000 Carl D. Weinberg Edgar P. Campbell Nerve damage resulting from total hip replacement surgery. New York Defense Verdict
May 2000 Carl D. Weinberg Mangiatordi, Maher & Lemmo Wrongful death; negligent placement of catheter for chemotherapy. Bronx Plaintiff’s Verdict
February 2000 Carl D. Weinberg Jonathan Warner Improper breast surgery to remove benign mass. Bronx Defense Verdict

Richard W. Nicholson

Date

 

Defense Attorney

 

Opposing Counsel

 

Type of Case

 

Venue

 

Disposition

 

December 2015 Richard W. Nicholson Bruce Ressler Alleged failure to timely perform an endoscopy and to timely diagnose and treat a gastrointestinal bleed. Rockland Defense Verdict
August 2014 Richard W. Nicholson Steven Haber Alleged failure to diagnose urosepsis in a 1 year old infant resulting in wrongful death. Orange Defense Verdict
November 2013 Richard W. Nicholson Teven T. Halperin Alleged negligent performance of open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) resulting in non-union of the ankle. Nassau Defense Verdict
May 2013 Richard W. Nicholson Castantinos Mallas Perforation of bowel during colonoscopy. Westchester Plaintiff’s Verdict of $180,000; Last Demand $250,000
February 2013 Richard W. Nicholson Erica Sattler Alleged failure to diagnose and treat Stage III breast cancer resulting in a double mastectomy. New York Defense Verdict
February 2011 Richard W. Nicholson Marilyn Nelson Cashman Recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis after elective lymph node dissection. New York Defense Verdict
May 2008 Richard W. Nicholson Sullivan, Papain et. al Alleged failure to diagnose stomach cancer in 60 year old woman. Kings Plaintiff’s Verdict of $100,000; Demand $1,900,000
January 2007 Richard W. Nicholson David Taback Alleged failure to diagnose spontaneous bilateral compartment syndrome. Rockland Discontinued During Trial
May 2006 Richard W. Nicholson Dawn Deweil Left inguinal neuropathy secondary to hernia repair surgery. New York Defense Verdict
December 2005 Richard W. Nicholson Gerald Ryan Below the knee amputation due to failure to timely hospitalize and treat. Queens Defense Verdict
November 2004 Richard W. Nicholson Efrom Gross Compartment syndrome due to failure to monitor circulation during surgery for abdominal aortic aneurysm. New York Defense Verdict
October 2004 Burns & Harris Bruce Ressler Brain damaged mother from hemorrhage following C-Section. Rockland Plaintiff’s Verdict $1,250,000
April 2004 Richard W. Nicholson Laurence M Deutsch Negligent administration of Chelation Therapy. New York Defense Verdict
June 2003 Richard W. Nicholson George Catlett Wrongful death; failure to diagnose and treat cariac hypertrophy. Bronx Defense Verdict
November 2002 Richard W. Nicholson Peter E. Tangredi Maternal complications following C-Section. Kings Defense Verdict
April 2001 Richard W. Nicholson Stanley A. Landers, P.C. Failure to diagnose a colloid cyst resulting in hydrocephalus and brain damage. Suffolk Defense Verdict
July 2000 Richard W. Nicholson Sherman & Basichos Wrongful Death. Kings Plaintiff’s Verdict
May 2000 Richard W. Nicholson Ressler & Ressler Wrongful death due to failure to diagnose and treat hyperthyroidism. Kings Defense Verdict

Maureen M. Arciero

Date

 

Defense Attorney

 

Opposing Counsel

 

Type of Case

 

Venue

 

Disposition

 

February 2015 Maureen Arciero Lufty & Santora LLP Improper dental treatment in the form of a tooth extraction resulting in severance of the inferior alveolar nerve and permanent pain and suffering. Dutchess Defense Verdict
November 2014 Maureen M. Arciero Louis Salimano Failure to appropriately treat a wound in the emergency room, resulting in further infection, hospitalization, surgery and loss of earnings. Putnam Defense Verdict
May 2014 Maureen M. Arciero George Smith Failure to properly treat pneumonia resulting in wrongful death. Orange Defense Verdict
February 2014 Maureen M. Arciero George Coffinas Failure to properly evaluate a 16 year old female leading to delayed cancer diagnosis; metastatic disease and alleged wrongful death. Rockland Defense Verdict
November 2013 Maureen M. Arciero Michael Grossman Failure to timely diagnose and treat a stroke. Plaintiff claimed four years of pain and suffering plus medical expenses. Orange Defense Verdict
April 2013 Maureen M. Arciero Michael Caliguiri Failure to counsel and properly interpret fetal sonogram resulting in wrongful birth and spina bifida. Rockland Defense Verdict
January 2013 Robert Eisen George Smith Failure to diagnose pelvic inflammatory disease leading to loss of ovary in 18 year old female. Rockland Defense Verdict After Preclusion of Plaintiff’s Expert Witness
October 2011 Maureen M. Arciero Robert Fellows Negligent exam resulting in perforated eardrum and loss of hearing. Rockland Defense Verdict
September 2011 Maureen M. Arciero William Grace Failure to diagnose breast cancer. Rockland Discontinued During Trial After Cross Examination of Plaintiff’s Expert
June 2011 Maureen M. Arciero Paul Marx Wrongful death of 44 year old patient due to delayed cancer diagnosis. Rockland Defense Verdict
October 2010 Maureen M. Arciero Andrew Friedman Failure to properly refer patient with prior history of an MI for cardiac catheterization resulting in second MI and diminished life expectancy. Rockland Defense Verdict
March 2010 Maureen M. Arciero Kevin Mulhearn Transection of uterus during laparoscopic hysterectomy. Rockland Defense Verdict
January 2010 Maureen M. Arciero Jeffrey Schonbrun Arterial injury during hernia repair. Rockland Defense Verdict

Eric R. Mishara

Date

 

Defense Attorney

 

Opposing Counsel

 

Type of Case

 

Venue

 

Disposition

 

May 2016 Eric R. Mishara David Kates Alleged failure to diagnose and treat pulmonary embolism resulting in death. Rockland Defense Verdict
June 2015 Eric R. Mishara Alan Fuchsberg Alleged failure to timely perform a bypass graft surgery to treat decedent’s coronary artery disease. Kings Defense Verdict
December 2014 Eric R. Mishara Darren Epstein Performance of allegedly unnecessary total hysterectomy resulting in infertility and exacerbation of interstitial cystitis. Delaware Defense Verdict
December 2009 Eric R. Mishara Jay Margolis Alleged wrongful death of 71 year old male who developed post-operative pneumonia. New York Defense Verdict
March 2009 Eric R. Mishara Bruce Clark Alleged wrongful death of 64 year old woman from pulmonary embolism. Queens Plaintiff’s Verdict $3,000,000; Post Trial Motion Pending
June 2008 Eric R. Mishara Michael Flomenhaft Myofascial pain syndrome and drug dependency due to spinal surgery. Suffolk Defense Verdict
July 2006 Eric R. Mishara Marvin Salenger Birth injury, Erb’s palsy secondary to vacuum extractor assisted delivery. Queens Defense Verdict
July 2003 Eric R. Mishara Charles Silverstein Alleged failure to diagnose placental abruption causing profound birth injuries. New York Defense Verdict
December 2002 Eric R. Mishara David Rutherford Wrongful death of 21 year old due to anaphylactic reaction. Kings Defense Verdict
December 2001 Eric R. Mishara Martin H. Weisfuse Ruptured spleen due to negligently performed colonoscopy. New York Defense Verdict
July 2000 Eric R. Mishara John J. Sobolewski Alleged negligent surgery resulting in severe leg burns in an elderly woman. New York Defense Verdict
June 2000 Eric R. Mishara Nicholas Martino Alleged failure to diagnose and treat internal tibial torsion in an infant. Richmond Defense Verdict

Karen P. Ryan

Date

 

Defense Attorney

 

Opposing Counsel

 

Type of Case

 

Venue

 

Disposition

 

March 2017 Karen Ryan Christopher M. Nyberg Alleged failure to diagnose Retinitis Pigmentosa resulting in decline in visual function. Westchester County Defense Verdict
October 2013 Karen Ryan Christopher Dean Alleged negligent performance of cataract surgery wherein intraoperative complications resulted in plaintiff undergoing multiple subsequent surgeries. Queens Plaintiff’s Verdict; Post Trial Motion Pending
April 2013 Karen Ryan Mark M. Basichas Alleged wrongful death due to failure to treat appendicitis. Nassau Plaintiff’s Verdict; Post Trial Motion Pending
February 2013 Karen Ryan Raymond Raskin Alleged failure to timely treat myocardial infarction with thrombolytics and angioplasty resulting in significant heart damage. Richmond Defense Verdict
January 2013 Karen Ryan Martin Wolf Alleged failure to diagnose and treat retinal tears following cataract surgery resulting in loss of vision. Kings Defense Verdict
May 2012 Karen Ryan Martin H. Weisfuse Alleged failure to diagnose severe mitral valve regurgitation. New York Defense Verdict
June 2011 Karen Ryan Jeffrey Strauss Alleged negligent cholecystectomy. Rockland Defense Verdict
January 2011 Karen Ryan Paul Cutrone Alleged failure to diagnose post-operative infection after abdominoplasty resulting in pain and suffering and revision surgery. Nassau Defense Verdict
November 2010 Karen Ryan David Dean Alleged negligent management of an osteochondroma resulting in a tib fib fracture with subsequent non-union. Westchester Defense Verdict
February 2008 Karen Ryan Patricia Moro Failure to monitor nursing home patient; hip fracture. Westchester Defense Verdict
April 2007 Karen Ryan Antoinette Sciretta Cross contamination and infection from improper colonoscopy. Nassau Defense Verdict
November 2006 Karen Ryan David Gould Alleged failure to diagnose and treat a liver abscess. Queens Defense Verdict
May 2005 Karen Ryan Neva Hoffmaier Alleged negligent repair of rotator cuff tear. Westchester Defense Verdict
October 2004 Karen Ryan Paul Garland Alleged failure to timely diagnose and operate on herniated discs. New York Defense Verdict
July 2004 Karen Ryan Robert Danzi Failure to diagnose and treat an intestinal perforation. Westchester Plaintiff’s Verdict, $70,000
April 2002 Karen Ryan Lawrence Doris Failure to diagnose Guillain-Barre Syndrome. Kings Defense Verdict

David W. Sisskind

Date

 

Defense Attorney

 

Opposing Counsel

 

Type of Case

 

Venue

 

Disposition

 

March 2017 David Sisskind Michael Noonan Alleged negligent failure to appreciate a post-operative bleed and failure to identify and remove a laparotomy sponge. Bergen County Defense Verdict
April 2014 David Sisskind Fitzgerald & Fitzgerald PC/td> Lead poisoning of child resulting in cognitive impairment. Rockland Defense Verdict
February 2013 David Sisskind Stephen Erickson/td> Alleged failure to perform a cervical cerclage resulting in premature birth of infant causing permanent brain damage, spastic quadraparesis and requiring lifetime custodial care. Bronx Defense Verdict
August 2012 David Sisskind Rhona Silverman/td> Negligent performance of C-Section resulting in massive hemorrhage requiring an emergency hysterectomy. Kings Defense Verdict
February 2010 David Sisskind David Dean/td> Failure to diagnose bladder cancer. New York Defense Verdict
February 2010 David Sisskind Richard Scanlon/td> Delay in diagnosis of jaw fracture. Rockland Defense Verdict
December 2008 David Sisskind Barry Kantrowitz/td> Alleged wrongful death of 62 year old man due to post-operative sepsis. Rockland Defense Verdict
March 2008 David Sisskind Mary Ann Walling/td> Negligent performance of ileo-cecal resection without ruling out Chron’s Disease. Queens Defense Verdict
October 2007 David Sisskind Pasquale Vairo/td> Wrongful death from post-operative pulmonary embolism. Richmond $1,000,000 Verdict Settled for $800,000 Following Post-Trial Motion
May 2006 David Sisskind Stephen Donahue PC/td> Negligent neurosurgery on brain tumor leading to stroke in 28 year old man. Bronx JNOV on Post-Trial Motion After Plaintiff’s Verdict; Affirmed on Appeal
April 2006 David Sisskind Arnold Goldstein/td> Negligent intubation resulting in hypozia, tracheostomy scar, vocal cord paralysis, additional surgery and scarring. Rockland Defense Verdict
October 2004 David Sisskind Mark Bernstein/td> Negligent revision of hip replacement surgery. New York Defense Verdict
October 2003 David Sisskind Lawrence Biondi/td> Wrongful death; failure to diagnose lung cancer. Westchester Defense Verdict
June 2003 David Sisskind Paul LeClair/td> Wrongful death; failure to diagnose lung cancer. Bronx Defense Verdict
April 2003 David Sisskind Bodner & Wagner/td> Negligent treatment of post-operative wound infection. Kings Defense Verdict
July 2002 David Sisskind Peter Gale/td> Negligent cataract surgery; failure to diagnose temporal arteritis. Kings Defense Verdict
March 2001/td> David Sisskind Napoli, Kaiser & Associates P.C./td> Failure to diagnose pneumonia resulting in respiratory arrest and brain damage to infant. Kings Defense Verdict
July 2000 David Sisskind Sullivan, Papain, et al./td> Improper management of rotator cuff tear. Kings Plaintiff’s Verdict
June 2000 David Sisskind Peters, Berger, Koshel & Goldberg, P.C./td> Failure to diagnose rheumatic heart disease leading to aortic vlave replacement in 6 year old child. Kings Defense Verdict