December 13, 2013

Settlement at trial of over $1.4 Million in Orthopedic Malpractice Case on behalf of Livingston, New Jersey resident following Jury Selection.

The plaintiff injured his left elbow when he fell after his scooter struck a hole in a residential street. The following day, he came under the […]
December 13, 2013

$3.9 Million Settlement at Trial on Behalf of Two Ironworkers Injured at a Construction Site.

On October 11, 2006, two union ironworkers were severely injured while working at the Broad Street Station Restoration Project in Newark, New Jersey. The project was […]
December 13, 2013

Settlement at trial of a medical malpractice case on behalf of a 28-year-old Brick, New Jersey, resident who suffered neurological damage following orthopedic surgery to his knee.

John Ratkowitz resolved an orthopedic malpractice claim on behalf of a 28-year-old resident of Brick, New Jersey, who suffered nerve damage following orthopedic surgery to his […]
December 13, 2013

Ironworker Settles Case for $400,000 Plus Negation of $100,000 Workers Compensation Lien After Closing Arguments During Trial in Morris County, New Jersey.

On December 10, 2007, at approximately 8:30 am, the plaintiff, a resident of Florham Park, New Jersey, was working as an iron worker at a construction […]
December 13, 2013

$1.2 Million Dollar Settlement on Behalf of Estate of Bergen County Man Who Died When Multiple Defendants Failed to Diagnose Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis.

On May 27, 2007, the plaintiff died as a result of complications related to subacute bacterial endocarditis (SBE).  Plaintiff’s spouse/executrix brought this action for negligence and […]
December 13, 2013

$1,060,000 Settlement on Behalf of 72 Year Old Livingston, New Jersey, Resident Who Lost Vision as a Result of a Stroke Occurring During Surgery.

On September 30, 2013, the remaining defendant, my client’s cardiologist, settled all claims asserted against him during trial before he was scheduled to testify in our […]
December 6, 2013

Heart Surgery Patient Who Lost Vision Recovers Confidential Malpractice Settlement

It was the contention of the plaintiff that he was inadequately monitored following heart surgery. Specifically, the plaintiff maintained that because his operating heart surgeon left […]
October 3, 2013

Retinal Surgeon agrees to $600,000 Settlement After Two Days of Trial.

On March 3, 1998, the plaintiff reported to his regular ophthalmologist with an emergency that had begun four days earlier when he developed large floaters in […]
October 2, 2013

Ironworker Suffering Multiple Comminuted Fractures of the Spine Settles Case at Mediation

The plaintiff was a journeyman ironworker performing steel connection work on a warehouse being erected in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey. The plaintiff’s employer hired a crane […]
October 1, 2013

Jury Enters Verdict Against Interventional Radiologist for $1.2 Million Dollars Following Negligent Stenting Procedure

The jury found that the defendant, an interventional radiologist, had negligently performed the bilateral iliac stenting procedure at a Morris County hospital on November 14, 1995 […]