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Blog Posts in December, 2017

  • New York Court of Appeals Clarifies Statute of Limitations in "Wrongful Birth" Cases

    In New York, a medical malpractice action for "Wrongful Birth" has been recognized since the New York Court of Appeals rendered their 1978 decision in the case Becker v. Schwartz . This cause of action allows parents to recover monetary damages from a negligent physician for the extraordinary care and treatment expenses of a child with a congenital disability resulting from the failure of their ...
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  • Happy Hanukkah from Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP

    We at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP wish all of our friends and clients who celebrate a very happy Hanukkah! If you or a loved one have suffered serious injuries or death as a result of the negligence of another person or company, the attorneys at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool will give you a free consultation to determine your legal options. To see if you have grounds for a ...
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  • Top 6 Things to do if You Slip and Fall on Snow and Ice

    The winter weather season is rapidly approaching. During this season, snow and ice accidents are a major cause of personal injuries. If you have an accident and fall on snow and ice, these are the Top Six things you or someone on your behalf should do as soon as possible: 1. Call for help - you or someone on your behalf should call 911 so that the Police can come and assess the situation and ...
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  • Another Bronx Wrongful Death/Medical Malpractice Case Resolved by Barry Washor - A $2.4 Million Settlement

    Congratulations to Barry Washor who recently settled a Bronx wrongful death action arising out of medical malpractice committed at a hospital in Manhattan which resulted in the death of a 35-year married mother of 2 children. The action settled just prior to trial in the amount of $2,400,000. He was assisted in the preparation of this matter by our partner, Matthew Maiorana. The plaintiff-decedent ...
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