Category: Medical Malpractice

November 26, 2018

The Maternal Mortality Crisis and New York Medical Malpractice

The United States of America has the highest mortality rate for women during childbirth than any other developed country.  Pregnancy-related deaths in the United States have risen since 2000 while other countries’ rates have gone down.  Recently, the New England Journal of Medicine has called for standardized care for the treatment of women in labor..

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November 19, 2018

U.S. News & World Report Includes Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP in Listing of 2019 Best Law Firms in New York City

U.S. News & World Report released their annual listing of “Best Law Firms” rankings. Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP was included in the New York City rankings in three practice areas – Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs and Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs. The partners and staff are..

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May 30, 2018

American Cancer Society Urges Colon Cancer Screening at Age 45, Not 50

Most people approaching the age of 50 knows that their doctor will recommend a colonoscopy to screen for colon cancer.  The risk of developing colon cancer increases as you get older. Traditionally, the screening test involves a colonoscopy which requires a bowel prep the day before and a procedure under anesthesia in a hospital or..

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April 10, 2018

Russian Woman “Embalmed Alive” is a Clear Case of Medical Malpractice

As a firm with decades of experience handling medical malpractice cases, the law firm of Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP has represented victims injured due to various types of medical malpractice.  Unfortunately,  a medical error involving the incorrect administration of medicine is a scenario that arises more frequently than most would believe.  These..

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December 14, 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..

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December 7, 2017

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..

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November 30, 2017

Barry Washor Settles Brooklyn Medical Malpractice Case for $10.85 Million Dollars

The partners and staff wish to congratulate our partner, Barry Washor, for settling a Brooklyn Medical Malpractice case during trial for the amount of $10.85 million dollars. It is believed that this result ranks among the highest medical malpractice settlements of 2017. Congratulations also to our Partner, Kevin McDonald, and all of our exceptional staff,..

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November 7, 2017

Barry Washor Settles Bronx Wrongful Death/Medical Malpractice Case for $2.7 Million

Congratulations to Barry Washor who recently settled a Bronx wrongful death action arising out of medical malpractice committed at a hospital in lower Manhattan which resulted in the death of a 36-year old unmarried mother of 4 children. The action settled just prior to trial in the amount of $2,700,000.  The case involved a 36..

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November 1, 2017

Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP Included in 2018 Best Law Firms in New York City by U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report released their annual listing of “Best Law Firms” rankings. Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP was included in the New York City rankings in three practice areas – Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs and Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs. The partners and staff are..

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September 25, 2017

Five Attorneys at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP Included in New York Super Lawyers for 2017

The partners and staff at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP wish to offer a heart-felt congratulations to the five (5) attorneys in our office who were named as Personal Injury Super Lawyers in New York for 2017. Barry A. Washor, Dallin M. Fuchs, Jonny Kool, Christopher L. Sallay and Matthew Maiorana each were..

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