Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Saga in NY: After 13 Years, Doctors Lose Two Trials, Fail to Enforce a Favorable Settlement Agreement and Must Pay $1,405,000

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It’s not an uncommon situation in the ever-uncertain world of jury deliberations in personal injury and medical malpractice cases in New York and nationwide. After years of litigation, months of trial preparation and weeks of trial testimony, the jury is deliberating and each side again assesses its strengths and weaknesses. A settlement is finally discussed and appears to have been reached. The end? Usually, but not in one medical malpractice case that started in 1996 with surgery in Brooklyn and ended this week with an amazing appellate court decision.

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Published In: Civil Procedure Updates, Civil Remedies Updates, Personal Injury Updates, Professional Malpractice Updates

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