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Medical Malpractice Defense Verdicts

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Medical Malpractice Defense Verdicts

Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict in a Case of Cervical Spine injury, Quadriplegia, and Death

PRI obtained a defense verdict on behalf of an internist and a cardiologist in a case involving a patient falling in a hospital fall allegedly causing a cervical spine injury, quadriplegia, and death. The events of the case began when the 84-year old patient’s wife called the ambulance because the patient [...]

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Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict in a Case of Cervical Spine injury, Quadriplegia, and Death

PRI obtained a defense verdict on behalf of an internist and a cardiologist in a case involving a patient falling in a hospital fall allegedly causing a cervical spine injury, quadriplegia, and death. The events of the case began when the 84-year old patient’s wife called the ambulance because the patient [...]

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Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict in a Case of Haldol Administration

This is a case of a 97 year old female with a host of co-morbidities and multiple hospitalizations.  Of her myriad illnesses, the patient had Parkinson’s disease and a history of strokes.  In question was the psychotropic drug Haldol, a medication which was given to the patient for agitation while she [...]

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Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict in a Case of Retinal Detachment

This case involved a 59 year old divorced male, father of two. The plaintiff alleged the cataract surgery performed on his right eye by our ophthalmologist, caused a detached retina. By history, the patient had been seen by his ophthalmologist and the exam revealed visually significant cataracts. A dilated funduscopic examination [...]

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Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict in a Case of a Ureterovaginal Fistula

PRI secured a defense verdict in Queens County Supreme Court on behalf of a gynecologist, a urologist, and a hospital in a case concerning a ureterovaginal fistula allegedly arising from a laparoscopic hysterectomy. The plaintiff was a 51 year old female diagnosed with adenomyosis; a condition where the lining of the [...]

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Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict in a Case of Bilateral Carotid Artery Occlusion

“Time is brain.” This was the mantra repeated by the plaintiff attorney during his opening statement in a case brought by a plaintiff alleging a delay in the diagnosis and treatment of a bilateral carotid artery occlusion. In the plaintiff attorney’s framework, the case was a simple matter. Medicine is a [...]

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Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict in a Case of Aortic Dissection

PRI obtained a defense verdict at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Westchester, on behalf of an emergency medicine physician in a case alleging the wrongful death of a 57-year old man. On the day in question, the decedent had arrived in the emergency department complaining of a [...]

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PRI Goes the Extra Mile in Pre-Trial Preparation

PRI knows that providing testimony in a court case can be a stressful experience. That’s why we go above and beyond to prepare our insureds for the courtroom. A [recent] defense verdict we secured is a great case study in how we partner with our insureds every step of the way. [...]

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