Multi-Million Dollar and Million Dollar Results
A Sample of Seven Figure Verdicts and Settlements Achieved by Partners Stuart Finz and Leonard Finz and the Finz & Finz, P.C. Trial Lawyers
Record truck accident settlement for a spinal cord injury caused by the careless operation of a loaded tractor trailer.
Verdict for wrongful death, conscious pain and suffering, punitive damages, and negligent infliction of emotional distress for three children.
Verdict against Philip Morris USA Inc. and American Tobacco for designing cigarettes to addict consumers. Punitive damages assessed against Philip Morris USA Inc. in the sum of $17.1 million.
Verdict for our client a 61 year old porter who was working at a New York City Upper East Side luxury apartment building clearing a jam in the building trash compactor when the lights in the compactor room were inadvertently turned off.
Medical Malpractice settlement in Pennsylvania for a young child who suffered from a severe injury to the intestinal tract due to a delay by the hospital and doctor in diagnosis and treating Necrotising Enterocolitis.
Verdict for a victim who fell down a flight of stairs and suffered a back injury when Con Edison shut down power to her apartment building.
Settlement with the State of New York in the Court of Claims for a victim who sustained brain damage while descending a recreational tube slide on a slope negligently designed by New York State.
Settlement with a prescription drug manufacture that failed to properly test its product prior to placing it on the market and a doctor that committed medical malpractice resulting in an injury to an infant at and after birth.
Settlement with a landlord for a child that was exposed to lead paint in an apartment. As a result of the lead paint exposure the child sustained brain damage and was diagnosed with autism.
Settlement for an infant who suffered brain damage when a gauze pad that was applied in her mouth during cleft pallet surgery became lodged in her windpipe.
Verdict against Phillip Brothers Chemical Company, Inc. who failed to adequately warn a worker in an electroplating plant how to properly add zinc cyanide to a brass plating mixture resulting in an explosion causing burns and loss of vision in one eye.
Settlement for a stagehand (employed by a Broadway musical) rendered quadriplegic in a fall from a 30 foot height while attempting to repair stage lights.
Settlement for a victim who fell between subway cars while the train was in motion as a result of the railroad's neglect in securing the area between the subway cars.
Verdict against a bus company in a wrongful death case brought by the widow of a truck driver killed in a crash with a bus.
Verdict against a hospital that failed to properly treat an asthma patient resulting in respiratory arrest.
Settlement for a construction worker killed when crushed by a falling machine while working in a water tunnel six hundred feet below ground.
Settlement for a shopper who was struck by a box that fell off a high-low resulting in Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD)
Verdict in an upstate county medical malpractice cardiac case.
Settlement for a bicyclist that was thrown as a result of a defective roadway maintained by the State of New York during a charitable event.
Settlement for an asthma victim given contraindicated medicine resulting in brain damage.
After obtaining a substantial jury verdict in NYC against a property management company that failed to properly train its porters and maintain its building equipment, a settlement was reached in favor of our client.
Settlement with a hospital for the failure to timely diagnose and treat an intra-cerebral bleed of an 18 year old female patient that resulted in permanent brain damage.
Settlement for a victim who suffered a stroke during the delivery of her child.
Settlement for a motorist struck by a rental car causing neurological injuries.
Settlement in a Medical Malpractice case where the OBGYN clinic failed to inform the mother that her child would be born deformed thereby depriving her of the opportunity to have a legal abortion.
Our client a 34 year old family man was living in Manhattan with his wife and young child working as a real estate agent. He and his wife decided to give up the hectic city life and connect with the land.
Settlement for a victim that was struck by a car and suffered brain damage while awaiting treatment in the hospital's emergency room.
Settlement for a victim who suffered brain damage following replacement of a heart valve.
Our client, a 53 year old female went to her neurologist with complaints of headaches and intermittent right sided weakness.
Verdict against an upstate hospital for failure to diagnose a cerebral aneurysm.
Verdict against the nation's largest helmet manufacturer when a victim was thrown from a motorcycle causing her to striker her head on the pavement resulting in brain damage despite wearing the protective helmet.
Settlement for a worker who was required to change a part in a commercial boiler without the main hot water supply shut down resulting in second and third degree burns and death.
Settlement for burns when a roach spray can ignited by static electricity in the air.
Settlement for a construction worker who was an operator of heavy construction equipment that was injured when he was struck in the head by a CAT 320 that was being operated by a co-worker.
Settlement for the operator of a van that was killed by a train at a railroad crossing that had an inadequate line of sight.
Settlement for a construction worker when New York State failed to secure a concrete form at a construction site on the Long Island Expressway that fell striking the plaintiff who was working at the site and sustained a herniated disc which required surgery.
Settlement for a victim whose mammogram was misread as negative causing a delayed breast cancer diagnosis resulting in a more advanced stage of cancer.
Settlement for a victim who sustained a joint disease from a contaminated food supplement.
Settlement against a hospital that failed to place a patient who died in the emergency room on a continuous heart monitor even though he had complained of chest pain earlier that day.
Verdict against a hospital for the negligent implantation of a diseased donor heart in a heart transplant recipient resulting in his wrongful death. The verdict triggered a high/low settlement made during trial.
A New York City doctor failed to perform adequate testing on a uterine cancer patient before prescribing estrogen. As a result, the estrogen acted as an accelerant to the growth of the cancer cells, resulting in the death of our client.
Settlement for a victim against a pharmaceutical company that manufactured a product that caused cancer.
Settlement for a victim whose CT scan was misread in the emergency room of a hospital resulting in a misdiagnosis.
Settlement against a hospital that failed to aggressively treat a patient who was diagnosed with viral meningitis, encephalitis which resulted in death.
While preparing to unload a tractor trailer filled with scrap metal at an upstate New York recycling center, the plaintiff was about to tie up the rear axle mudflaps when a second tractor trailer rolled into the plaintiff.
A New York Supreme Court, Nassau County jury has awarded $2,200,000 against a Pediatrician who failed to diagnose infantile scoliosis during annual examinations.
Settlement for a victim who suffered a fatal heart attack while on a crash liquid diet.
A two year old child was in her apartment with her brother and sisters when her father left the apartment to go to the local bodega to pick up dinner for the children.
Verdict against a interventional cardiology physician for an injury to the femoral nerve during a cardiac catheterization resulting in a permanent femoral nerve neuropathy.
Verdict on behalf of a driver who sustained leg fractures after striking a disabled truck that was in the roadway.
Settlement with the State of New York in the Court of Claims for a motorist who was killed when his vehicle hydroplaned on water from a defective roadway drain causing his vehicle to strike another vehicle head-on.
Settlement against the manufacturer of a vaporizer that caused a fire killing an infant and injuring the infant's father.
Settlement against a hospital that failed to treat severe preeclampsia and HELLP Syndrome which resulted in death.
Settlement against a hospital that failed to timely diagnose and treat a brain aneurysm resulting in brain damage.
Settlement for a victim that was given anesthesia prior to surgery that resulted in a coma and death.
A 44-year-old man admitted to the hospital for a gastro-intestinal bleed lost his life when doctors failed to diagnose a dissection of his aorta.
Settlement against a doctor for failing to properly diagnose transient ischemic attacks resulting in a fall over an exposed pipe, causing head trauma that was improperly treated at a hospital.
Settlement with a hospital for the failure to timely respond to a thyroid storm in a 32 year old female patient which resulted in death.
Verdict against a doctor who failed to diagnose breast cancer that resulted in a double mastectomy and metastasis.
Settlement with a hospital and doctors that failed to diagnose a brain aneurysm that resulted in a hemorrhage and death.
Settlement for the wrongful death of a 33 year old who died as a result of her doctor's failure to diagnose lung cancer.
Settlement for a construction worker who died after falling from a ladder at a construction site.
Verdict with a high/low settlement for a delivery route driver who sustained a fracture to his right and left leg after the corporation that owned the van failed to properly maintain the transmission linkage and the van slipped into reverse and hit the driver.
Verdict for a bicyclist who sustained a fractured arm when he was struck by a bus.
Settlement with a landlord who failed to repair water damaged vinyl flooring in an apartment that caused a fall resulting in a head injury.
Verdict for a victim who died of a heart attack one week after a stress test was misread.
Settlement during trial against a doctor that failed to timely deliver an infant via cesarean section secondary to prolonged bradycardia, causing a neurological injury to the infant who survived for only 15 months.
Settlement with an Obstetrician and a New York hospital during trial in a case that involved the failure of the Obstetrician and the hospital to timely perform a cesarean section.
Settlement for a victim who died of breast cancer six months after her mammogram was misread.
Settlement for an infant born prematurely requiring prolonged hospitalization and surgery as a result a doctor's failure to closely monitor the pregnancy.
Settlement with a hospital that failed to properly treat an asthma patient that resulted in brain damage.
Settlement against doctors who failed to timely diagnose a rare form of brain cancer in a 14 year old boy resulting in his death.
Settlement for a Parkinson's patient who fractured her hip when she got out of a chair and fell in her hospital room after a staff nurse left her unattended without a call bell.
Settlement for an infant born prematurely due to a compromised cervix caused by laser surgery that was performed when the infant's mother was pregnant.
Settlement for a victim struck and killed by a car while crossing in the middle of the road.
Verdict against a Podiatrist who mismanaged an infection in a patient's toe resulting in amputation.
Settlement for an infant after seven weeks of trial with a hospital for the failure to report positive cystic fibrosis new born screen results causing a delay in the diagnosis and treatment of cystic fibrosis.
Verdict against a doctor who failed to diagnose and treat a rectal abscess that resulted in a recto-vaginal fistula.
Settlement with a doctor who failed to diagnose and treat a small bowel tumor that resulted in death.
Settlement with a hospital that failed to timely diagnose and treat coronary artery disease, resulting in death.
Settlement with a hospital that failed to diagnose flu-like symptoms as pneumonia resulting in the death of the patient.
Verdict for a victim injured in an auto cop-chase case.
Settlement for a homeowner who died after receiving third degree burns when an adhesive that he was using to install floor tiles ignited.
Verdict against a department store for falsely detaining a foreign diplomat after accusing him of shoplifting.
And many more...