Since the firm first opened in 1996, Duffy & Duffy has developed into the region’s largest and most successful plaintiff’s medical malpractice firm. We have successfully settled more than 250 medical malpractice cases since 2006, including 70 multi-million dollar settlements.
Some highlights of our success include the highest personal injury verdict in the country (2007); the third highest verdict in New Jersey history (2008); the second highest medical malpractice verdict in Suffolk County history (2003); and the highest recorded medical malpractice settlement in Suffolk County (2004).
Duffy & Duffy proved that the doctors’ failure to treat the plaintiff in a timely fashion following a seizure caused by a brain abscess that resulted in massive, indescribable memory loss.
Additionally, Duffy & Duffy properly demonstrated the plaintiff’s injury could have been avoided if the doctors were quicker to act.
Duffy & Duffy proved that the hospital physicians were negligent in the case, and that it was a classic example of physicians basing their decisions and subsequent actions on the costs and pressures asserted by the health care providers.
As a result, the physicians failed to provide reasonable medical care, leaving the plaintiff paralyzed and unable to eat or speak for the rest of his life.
The plaintiff had been confined to a residential facility and was it not for the verdict, would have remained there for his life. In the trial, Duffy & Duffy uncovered early progress notes stating that the plaintiff may have had spinal injuries but the defendants did not conduct the required tests or notify appropriate experts such as a neurosurgeon.
As a result, the baby suffered from a number of conditions, and was confined to a residential facility.
Duffy & Duffy proved that even after the baby displayed numerous symptoms suggestive of the disease, the physicians failed to test for it. As a result, the baby suffered from brain damage, cerebral palsy and seizures.
Duffy & Duffy proved that the first plaintiff’s doctor delayed in properly diagnosing his prostate cancer and failed to refer him to a urologist. By the time the plaintiff was referred, his cancer had advanced to an incurable stage.
In the second trial, Duffy & Duffy demonstrated that an 18 year-old-plaintiff was left with severe arthritis in his shoulder when his doctor was negligent in ordering an MRI and allowed the plaintiff to continue to play football with a previous injury.
As a result, the plaintiffs were awarded $2.2 million and $1.3 million, respectively.
Duffy & Duffy proved that the surgeon failed to properly utilize the appropriate surgical equipment when performing the surgery, so he was unable to see the artery which was buried in the tumor. As a result, the plaintiff was confined to a nursing home, in need of constant care and assistance.
Note: Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.
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