Verdicts and Settlements
If you or a loved one has suffered due to the negligent or wrongful actions of another, it is important that you seek expert legal advise as soon as possible. In evaluating a personal injury or medical malpractice lawyer, you must consider that lawyer's experience and record of success. At Zucker & Regev, P.C., we have achieved consistent success in a variety of cases, including wrongful death, medical malpractice, brain injury, and birth injury. Our lawyers in Brooklyn, New York, have tried many important, groundbreaking personal injury cases, including the following:
- $10.5 million for a child who suffered severe brain injury due to malpractice in the prenatal care rendered to the child's mother.
- $6 million for the death of a 33 year old plumber survived by a 33 year old wife who drowned when the driver of the vehicle in which he was a passenger lost control and veered off the roadway into a pond of water (this is the largest reported settlement for injury or death suffered by a passenger in a motor vehicle accident in NY in 2014).
- $5.375 million for child with mental retardation and cerebral palsy due to brain injury at birth as a result of a ruptured uterus.
- $5.1 million for a 19-year-old patient who suffered brain injury due to a physician's failure to diagnose a pseudoaneurysm of the internal carotid artery following a motorcycle accident.
- $5 million for 18 month old child with sickle cell disease who suffered massive stroke after being discharged from hospital with misdiagnosis of sickle cell crisis.
- $3.9 million for a cancer patient who suffered severe burns due to excessive radiation.
- $3.5 million for 53 year old maintenance worker who underwent laryngectomy and placement of feeding tube due to failure to diagnose throat cancer.
- $2.8 million for an infant who suffered brain damage and cerebral palsy as a result of delay in performing a C-section.
- $2.75 million for a 43 year old school bus driver who suffered a hemorrhagic stroke after being discharged from the emergency room on two consecutive days with complaints of severe headaches.
- $2.5 million for wrongful death of 70 year old retired physician who suffered anoxic brain injury due to delay in diagnosing and treating a bleeding stomach ulcer.
- $2.25 million for death of single mother of 5 children due to hypoxia from adverse reaction to morphine from PCA pump.
- $2.2 million for a child who suffered severe loss of vision due to a physician's failure to diagnose and treat retinopathy of prematurity.
- $1.875 million for a 25-year-old woman who suffered blindness due to the failure of her optometrist to diagnose diabetic retinopathy.
- $1.75 million for death of 74 year old woman due to failure to diagnose cancer of the ureter.
- $1.75 million dollars for 24 year old passenger in an automobile accident who sustained traumatic brain injury and fractured femur.
- $1.625 million for death of 38 year old police officer survived by 6 year old child due to failure to diagnose pulmonary embolism.
- $1.5 million for death of 68 year old retired female due to delay in diagnosing retroperitoneal bleed while being treated in hospital with anticoagulants for deep vein thrombosis.
- $1.5 million for a 33 year old man who was diagnosed with traumatic brain injury after being found on the floor of his hospital room.
- $1.5 million for a 31 year old woman who underwent a hysterectomy due to the failure to administer postpartum antibiotics for chorioamnionitis.
- $1.375 million for a 57-year-old woman who sustained multiple pelvic injuries due to a delay in diagnosing a pelvic infection.
- $1.3 million for a 40 year old woman who suffered partial paralysis due to undiagnosed myelopathy of spinal cord.
- $1.25 million for the death of 30 year old mother of two children from chorioamnionitis.
- $1.2 million for a 45-year-old patient who suffered bowel perforation and sepsis due to a physician's failure to diagnose and treat diverticulitis.
- $1.1 million for an 80-year-old automobile passenger who suffered a knee fracture that could not be surgically repaired due to an underlying medical condition, leaving her confined to a wheelchair.
- $1.1 million for a 35 year old woman who died in childbirth due to preeclampsia.
- $1 million for a 57-year-old woman who underwent an unindicated total removal of her colon.
- $1 million for a 45 year old woman who developed sepsis due to an unrecognized bowel perforation sustained during surgery to remove an endometrial polyp from the uterus.
- $1 million for a 13-year-old junior high school student who suffered the loss of an eye after being shot by an intruder in the schoolyard.
- $1 million for a 42-year-old woman who suffered cardio-respiratory arrest and permanent brain damage after ingestion of medication for hypertension.
- $1 million for a 50-year-old woman after a podiatrist failed to diagnose dystonia and subsequently performed a contraindicated surgery, causing the inversion of her foot and depriving her of the ability to walk without crutches.
- $1million for a 20 year old college student who required heart valve replacement due to failure to diagnose endocarditis
- $1 million for death of 49 year old woman due to failure to diagnose and treat a subarachnoid hemorrhage.
- $950,000 for a 5-year-old child who suffered a major birth injury (Erb's palsy) due to the malpractice of an obstetrician in the delivery of the child.
- $900,000 for the death of a 58-year-old father and husband due to the failure to diagnose and treat pulmonary embolism and pneumonia.
- $850,000 for 74 year old woman who suffered a ruptured spleen as a result of a colonoscopy.
- $800,000 for a 48-year-old man who suffered damage to his heart valve due to a delay in diagnosing endocarditis.
- $750,000 for 58 year old man with diverticulitis who underwent unnecessary subtotal colectomy with removal of healthy colon.
- $725,000 for 36 year old male operator of a motor scooter who underwent a cervical fusion following a collision with a DHL delivery truck.
These cases represent only some of our settlements and verdicts over the past 35 ears. If you would like to learn more about our firm or any of the practice areas in which we specialize — including medical malpractice, birth injury, and brain injury — please contact our lawyers in Brooklyn, New York
Written Letters to Gary A. Zucker Sometimes the effort and results go beyond the dollar amount
"Thank you Mr. Zucker,
All I am is incredibly grateful to you for helping my mother through all this. Its been very difficult for her, specially with the family endeavors. You been a ray of shine during dark times.
Again, you and your office have done a stellar job.
Always at your service,
GOD BLESS YOU