Best Lawyers®, recognized as the oldest and most respected guide to the legal profession, has released the 2022 edition of their annual specialty publication, The Injury and Malpractice Issue.
The Injury and Malpractice Issue features attorneys “recognized for their top legal talent in injury and malpractice-related practice areas” in the 2022 editions of The Best Lawyers in America and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch.
The editor of The Injury and Malpractice Issue stated, “Best Lawyers offers a consolidated guide geared to empower everyday people with the knowledge to make informed decisions and the resources to find the best legal representation when they need it.”
Attorneys from Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP recently obtained a $25 million jury verdict for their client, who is a victim of childhood sexual abuse. The result is believed to be the first jury verdict in New York State for a lawsuit filed under the Child Victims Act.
Several media outlets reported on the $25 million decision, which was handed down in New York State Supreme Court by an Erie County jury. The Buffalo News reported on the verdict in a front page story. Additional media coverage of the case included WGRZ 2 On Your Side, WIVB News 4, and the New York Law Journal. You can watch the full reports from WGRZ and WIVB in the videos below.
Attorneys Amy C. Keller, Christina M. Croglio, and Robert M. Corp represented the plaintiff in this case. To maintain his privacy, the plaintiff is identified as “LG 40 Doe” in court filings for this matter.
$12 Million Settlement Obtained for Worker Injured by a New York State Trooper in a Distracted Driving Accident
In a front-page story, The Buffalo News reported on a $12 million settlement obtained by attorney Michael P. Stuermer on behalf of his client, who was injured in a distracted driving accident involving a New York State Trooper.
As reported by The Buffalo News, George Cole, along with 4 coworkers, were traveling in a minivan on the New York State Thruway. While slowing down for road construction, the rear of the minivan was struck by a New York State Trooper’s Dodge Charger, which was traveling at 73 mph at the time of impact. Mr. Cole, who was a passenger in the minivan, was severely injured as a result of the accident.
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