$850,000 Settlement Reached In Medical Malpractice Case

Decedent Rohan Ryan, a 38 year old married father of two young children, suffered an Achilles injury on March 24, 2014 while exercising on his front lawn. He treated with orthopedist defendant Dr. Bechler on two occasions post-injury. In the days following the second appointment, Ryan began to experience fatigue, coughing and other respiratory...
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$5.1 Million Medical Malpractice Settlement

Plaintiff Patricia O’Brien was a 53 year old college graduate employed by Easter Seals of New Jersey.   She went to Morristown Medical Center on November 9, 2013 after pulling over to the side of the road with shortness of breath, confusion, and incoherence.  She complained of a dull frontal headache and her mental status...
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$4.25 Million Verdict In Medical Malpractice Case

After a month trial in New Brunswick, a private school teacher in Martinsville was awarded $4.25 Million by a jury in a medical malpractice claim against several radiologists who failed to detect a facial tumor on a series of MRI’s. Kelly Jordan, a French teacher at the Pingry School, was sent for radiologic studies...
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Jury Awards $1.55 Million in Suicide Case

A jury in Newark awarded the widow of a Short Hills man $1.55 million in connection with her husband’s suicide.  On August 7, 2008, Betty Movitz sued Dr. Sostowski of Bernardsville and Dr. Del la Torre of Montclair who had treated her husband, Mark Movitz, for his bipolar disorder. The jury found both of...
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