In March 2009, Rakefet Grullon was admitted to a hospital in Manhasset following the sudden onset of symptoms, including shortness of breath, fatigue and swelling of the neck. A CT scan revealed a very large mass, and a biopsy of the mass confirmed the diagnosis of lymphoma.

Ms. Grullon, then 33 years old, was treated

On December 31, 2013, Carola Rozon, then 65 years old, underwent cataract removal and lens replacement surgery on her right eye. The surgery, using a technique called Phacoemulsification, was unsuccessful and led to vision loss in the eye.

Ms. Rozon, sued her eye surgeon claiming that he was negligent and caused her injuries

On June 1, 2010, Vashti Daisley arrived at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie. She was in the late stages of pregnancy and had complaints of decreased fetal movement. After undergoing testing, Ms. Daisley was discharged to home. The next day, she underwent an emergency Caesarean section and her son Kendrick Young was born (at

On November 12, 2011, Cinthia Arcos delivered a healthy baby at Forest Hills Hospital. Her obstetrician gynecologist, Yehuda Bar-Zvi, M.D., delivered the baby utilizing vacuum extraction.

During the delivery, Ms. Arcos suffered a third degree laceration, which means that the laceration involved the anal sphincter. Dr. Bar-Zvi performed a repair and she was

On June 29, 2014, Elza Garzon underwent an endoscopy (a procedure used to visually examine the upper digestive system with a tiny camera on the end of a long, flexible tube) performed by Steven Batash, M.D. during which a portion of her small intestine was perforated.

She sued the doctor for medical malpractice and,

After five years in a nursing home for treatment for several medical issues including chronic urinary tract infections and a stroke, and a month at New York Presbyterian Hospital (“New York Pres.”) in October 2013 where she was treated for respiratory distress and pneumonia, Charlotte Much was transferred to a New York City nursing home

On August 16, 2007, Rose Kij, then 81 years old, had a sudden attack of left-sided weakness and was taken by ambulance from her home in Buffalo to Millard Fillmore Gates Hospital. She was admitted with a diagnosis of transient ischemic attack (similar to a stroke, but usually lasting only a few minutes and causing

On November 22, 2002 Edward Beloyianis, then 14 years old, underwent spinal surgery at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center intended to correct long-standing severe congenital scoliosis.

He came out of the surgery paralyzed from the waist down.

In his ensuing medical malpractice lawsuit, plaintiff claimed that that the surgeon and hospital should have sent Edward