A Staten Island waitress, who lost her sight in one eye after a brain tumor was removed has been awarded $1 Million by a Manhattan jury which found her doctors negligently failed to diagnose the tumor.
After a three-day trial before Supreme Court Justice Stanly Sklar, the jurors found the Staten Island Medical Group, a HIP clinic, was liable to Joanne Falconer, 28-years-old at the time the benign tumor was removed, for $350,000 for her past pain and suffering and $650,000.00 for her future pain and suffering
Ms. Falconer was represented by Peter D. Rosenberg of Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP., William P. Weininger of Samuel & Weininger in Lake Success, Nassau County, appeared for the medical group.
Our client, a 5-year-old patient, receives almost $8 million in compensation from an NYC hospital in a medical malpractice claim won by Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolf. Representing the injured child with his team of legal and medical experts, Daniel Minc said, "It was great day for the family."
The case involved negligent care on the part of the hospital pediatric intensive care unit for failing to observe bleeding from a simple biopsy wound which caused neurological damage.
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