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John Henry Fisher

John Fisher’s Legal Cases

4 total

  • $1 million recovery in legal malpractice case

    Practice Area:
    Medical Malpractice
    Outcome:
    Settlement for $1,000,000
    Description:
    Plaintiff, a young male, was represented by a NYC law firm, Napoli, Kaiser & Bern, in a medical malpractice lawsuit arising from the death of his 48 year old father. The NYC law firm failed to comply with court-imposed deadlines for disclosure (as required by New York law) and the lawsuit was dismissed by the Court. The lawyers from Napoli, Kaiser & Bern did not inform their client about the dismissal of the lawsuit, but instead, asked the plaintiff to voluntarily discontinue the case. When the plaintiff discovered a year later that the lawsuit had been dismissed as a result of Napoli, Kaiser & Bern's failure to comply with court-ordered deadlines, the plaintiff brought a legal malpractice action against Napoli Kaiser & Bern in Supreme Court, Oswego County. The plaintiff recovered $1,000,000 in his legal malpractice lawsuit against Napoli, Kaiser & Bern.
  • $2 million recovery for stroke victim

    Practice Area:
    Medical Malpractice
    Outcome:
    $2 million settlement
    Description:
    Plaintiff, 81 years old, was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation by his primary care physician after suddenly passing out with no warning. The plaintiff did not receive any medication or treatment for atrial fibrillation from his primary care physician and he was not referred to a cardiologist for the management of his life-threatening heart abnormality. Eight months later, the plaintiff suffered a massive stroke caused by untreated atrial fibrillation.
  • $975k for undiagnosed brain abscess

    Practice Area:
    Medical Malpractice
    Date:
    Apr 02, 2013
    Outcome:
    Settlement for $975,000
    Description:
    Recovery of $975,000 for 58 year old truck driver in medical malpractice lawsuit arising from the failure to diagnose a brain abscess. The truck driver suffered recurring severe left sided headaches over the course of one month treating with a physician's assistant. Imaging studies of the brain were not ordered by the physician's assistant to determine the cause of the severe headaches. As a result of the one-month delay in diagnosing the brain abscess, the abscess ruptured and the plaintiff sustained significant brain damage.
  • $2.75 million for brain damaged construction worker

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Apr 02, 2013
    Outcome:
    $2.75 million
    Description:
    60-year old sprinkler fitter sustained significant brain damage arising from a fall at a construction site in Chester, New York. The plaintiff was provided with a body harness and lanyard, but there was no accessible tie-off point for the lanyard in the rack platform where the plaintiff was installing a sprinkler pipe for a refrigerated warehouse.