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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…

$190 Million Award for Clients

W&L won a landmark trial for mesothelioma victims at the end of July 2013. The eleven-week trial culminated in a $190 million verdict, the largest for a consolidated asbestos case in New York history. The case is the most recent sizeable success for the firm, which has earned billions since it was established more than…

$35 Million Verdict Against Crane Co.

Mass tort and personal injury litigation firm Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C. today announced a verdict in the case of Ivo John Peraica, an asbestos removal worker who died in December from cancer caused by asbestos. The New York Supreme Court jury that heard Peraica’s case returned its verdict Friday, awarding $35 million to the Croatian-born…

$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…

$7.5 Million for Construction Worker

In the 1970s and 1980s a construction worker helped install underground water and sewer lines in California. This was his regular job, the way he made a living and fed his family. The lines included pipes manufactured with asbestos. Using asbestos meant the pipes would be easier to make and cheaper to produce (increasing profit…

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