A State Supreme Court Jury in Queens has awarded $2.1 million to a bridge painter who fell off the scaffold he was working on the Whitestone Expressway.
The plaintiff ,Leonel Bexiga, sustained a severe fracture and two herniated disk in the accident and liability was apportioned against the third-party defendant, R. J. Romano Co.
Mr. Bexiga was represented by Peter D. Rosenberg of Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP., g. R. J. Romano Company was represented by John Morris of Fiedelman & Hefling. Daniel Hanson of Ahmuty, Demers & McManus represented the DeFoe Corp.
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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