Firm News: Personal Injury: Page 3

Medical Malpractice Recovers $7 Million in 2013

This year has been a busy one for the medical malpractice attorneys at Weitz & Luxenberg, headed by attorney Allan Zelikovic. Since 1990 when the unit was first established, Weitz & Luxenberg’s Medical Malpractice team has worked on more than 1,000 lawsuits dealing with substandard medical care and dangerous drugs or devices.  “Although there are…

Neurological Injury Specialist Attorney to Speak

Weitz & Luxenberg trial attorney Shareef Rabaa will speak at a gathering of lawyers and medical experts hosted by the North America Brain Injury Society. Rabaa, 34, was chosen to speak about his legal work with brain injury victims, which also earned him the National Trial Lawyers’ “40 Under 40” honor for 2012. A major…

$1.975 Million in Appendicitis Death

W&L negotiated a $1.975 million medical-malpractice settlement on behalf of the estate of a 51-year-old New York woman who died in 2005 from a ruptured appendix. Lynette Ryan complained to her husband of nausea and vomited one August evening. In the morning, she was still feeling ill and having abdominal pains, so she went to…

$1.4 Million for Woman Struck by Ambulance

Pedestrians are the largest at-risk group related to car accidents, comprising one half of all roadway fatalities, according to New York State highway statistics. Weitz & Luxenberg P.C. is an ardent defender of those victimized by such accidents and who suffer catastrophic injuries as a result. On Monday, December 17, 2007, the firm secured a…

$6 Million for Pediatric Malpractice

Over one in four pregnant women carries the bacteria Group B Streptococcus (GBS or Group B Strep). It can cause an infection that is easily treatable with antibiotics. Despite how often the infection arises or how devastating its effects when left untreated, babies continue to suffer at the hands of physicians who fail to follow…

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