Case Results

  • $268,000,000
    Medtronic Settlement
    Our firm helped lead the litigation while our firm represented hundreds of those affected by the defective leads.
  • $195,000,000
    Defective Internal Cardiac Defibrillators

    The firm represented hundreds of clients with defective internal cardiac defibrillators and helped successfully negotiate a settlement on their behalf.

  • $118,000,000
    Recalled Defibrillators

    As part of the Plaintiff's Steering Committee a firm attorney successfully won compensation for thousands implanted with recalled defibrillators.

  • $21,000,000
    Lead Paint Ingested

    We recently tried and won a case on behalf of three young siblings who ingested lead-based paint from their apartment, resulting in the diminishment of his or her cognitive functions.

  • $20,000,000
    Dangerous Fall

    A Bronx jury awarded $20,000,000.00 to our client, a 10-year-old girl dropped downstairs out of her stroller by a security guard in the building where she lived with her mother. Rheingold, Giuffra, Ruffo & Plotkin LLP LLP, Partner Thomas Giuffra, was trial counsel for the family and obtained the verdict after a three-week trial.

  • $12,000,000
    Brain Damage

    Settlement in a medical malpractice action for a child who suffered brain damage at birth.

  • $11,000,000
    Lead Poisoning

    A Brooklyn jury awarded our client, a 19-year-old man, $11,000,000.00 for injuries sustained as a result of lead poisoning he sustained when he was an infant. Rheingold, Giuffra, Ruffo & Plotkin LLP, Partner Thomas Giuffra, was trial counsel for the family and obtained the verdict after a lengthy trial.

  • $9,000,000
    Motor Vehicle Accident

    The firm obtained a verdict for a traumatic brain injury in a motor vehicle accident.

  • $9,000,000
    Child's Hand Injury

    A structured settlement for a child with a hand injury after an improperly treated fracture.

  • $7,000,000
    Negligent Birth Delivery
    7,000,000.00 for an infant with a neurological injury from negligent birth delivery.
  • $6,100,000
    Improper Drug Use

    Verdict for transmission of Hepatitis C due to improper use of the drug Propofol

  • $5,000,000
    Viral Illness

    $5,000,000 for a child with neurological impairment after an undiagnosed viral illness.

  • $4,194,000
    Failure to Diagnose Lung Cancer

    Verdict for failure to diagnose lung cancer.

  • $3,250,000
    Failure to Treat MRSA
    Verdict for failure to treat MRSA.
  • $3,000,000
    Anesthesia Complications
    A young woman suffering complications from anesthesia was able to recover 3,000,000.00.
  • $3,000,000
    Partial Leg Amputation

    For a lady with partial leg amputation after failure to diagnose a blood clot.

  • $2,750,000
    Auto Accident
    For a survivor of an automobile accident.
  • $2,500,000
    Biopsy Resulting In Blindness

    Verdict for failure to properly perform a sphenoid sinus biopsy resulting in blindness in one eye.

  • $2,500,000
    Cancer Misdiagnosis
    Cancer misdiagnosis.
  • $2,500,000
    Failure to Diagnose Blood Clot

    Settlement in a medical malpractice action for the failure to timely diagnose the presence of a blood clot in a 50-year-old woman, necessitating the amputation of her right arm.

  • $2,500,000
    Leg Amputation

    Settlement in a medical malpractice action for a young man whose leg was amputated due to a surgeon's negligence.

  • $2,500,000
    Wrongful Death
    Settlement for the wrongful death of a 58-year-old woman in a medical malpractice action for failure to timely diagnose and treat breast cancer.
  • $2,200,000
    Cardiovascular Injury
    For a lady sustaining a cardiovascular injury during heart surgery.
  • $2,100,000
    Brain Damage of Infant
    Settlement in a medical malpractice action involving a doctor who failed to properly monitor a premature infant resulting in mild brain damage.
  • $2,032,000
    Injury Due To Defective Scaffold

    Labor law verdict for a man who was injured at a construction site due to a defective scaffold.

  • $2,000,000
    Floor Polish Burns

    For workers burned as a result of improperly labeled floor polish.

  • $2,000,000
    Wrongful Death at Nursing Home

    Verdict for a man left unsupervised in a nursing home, resulting in his exposure to freezing temperatures and leading to wrongful death.

  • $2,000,000
    Unsafe Worksite

    Settlement for a labor law action after a man's right tibia was cut through by a saw at an unsafe worksite.

  • $1,975,000
    Lead Poisoning

    Settlement for two children who sustained brain damage due to lead poisoning.

  • $1,900,000
    Transfusion of AIDS

    Settlement for the wrongful death of a 9-year-old girl following the transfusion of AIDS tainted blood.

  • $1,750,000
    Spinal Injury
    Verdict for serious spinal injury in a motor vehicle accident.
  • $1,740,000
    Traumatic Amputation

    Verdict for traumatic amputation of two fingers as a result of a defective snowblower.

  • $1,700,000
    Cataract Surgery Complication

    Verdict for delayed treatment of a complication of cataract surgery resulting in blindness in one eye.

  • $1,600,000
    Fall at Construction Site

    Labor law verdict for a man who fell from a ladder at a dangerous construction site resulting in traumatic brain injury.

  • $1,600,000
    Failure to Diagnose Lung Cancer
    Settlement for a doctor's failure to timely diagnose lung cancer in a woman.
  • $1,600,000
    Lead Poisoning

    Settlement for two children who suffered brain damage as a result of lead poisoning.

  • $1,500,000
    Head and Neck Injuries

    Verdict for a woman who sustained head and neck injuries while riding Coney Island's iconic Cyclone rollercoaster.

  • $1,500,000
    Visual Disturbance
    For a gentleman sustaining visual disturbance after gland surgery.
  • $1,450,000
    Glaucoma Misdiagnosis

    Settlement for the failure to timely diagnose glaucoma in a child resulting in diminished vision in one eye.

  • $1,260,000
    Traumatic Brain Injury
    Verdict for a pedestrian sustaining a traumatic brain injury in a motor vehicle accident.
  • $1,175,000
    Prostate Cancer
    For the estate of an elderly man who lost his battle to untimely diagnosed prostate cancer.
  • $1,100,000
    Slip and Fall
    Settlement for a 46-year-old male who suffered a fractured ankle in a trip and fall accident.
  • $1,080,000
    I.V. Infiltration

    Verdict for failure to diagnose an I.V. infiltration of an infant.

  • $1,050,000
    Surgery Complications
    For an elderly lady with complications after carotid artery surgery.
  • $1,000,000
    Medical Needle Exposure

    Settlement (full policy amount) for a man who was accidentally pricked by an improperly discarded medical needle causing the development of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome.

  • $1,000,000
    Birth Injury

    Settlement for an infant who suffered limitation of use of her right arm due to an improperly handled birth resulting in the development of an Erb's Palsy.