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Trifecta of Defense Verdicts

May 5, 2022 Garson & Jakub LLP is pleased to report several recent jury trial successes in the “new normal” of COVID restrictions in the courtroom.  Masking jurors’ faces, as well as the witnesses, parties, and attorneys, has added a new hurdle in overcoming the emotional appeal in the catastrophic damages trials we have been […]

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Dismissal of Wrongful Life Case in Bronx County

Michael J. Morris recently succeeded in obtaining a dismissal with prejudice on a challenging case, involving a claim that our client suffered wrongful prolongation of life. Based upon our arguments and motion papers, we convinced the Court over the vigorous opposition of plaintiff’s counsel that this claim did not have sufficient legal merit to warrant […]

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Lack of Consent Form No Problem in Lack of Informed Consent Claim

Mr. Jakub successfully defended a NYC pain management physician during a two-week jury trial. The patient alleged that the physician administered a trigger point injection without her informed consent and that during the injection he punctured her lung, causing a pneumothorax.

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Defense Triumphs in Hip Dysplasia Claim Despite Compelling Damages

Andrew Garson successfully defended a local teaching hospital and its former employee, a pediatric resident, in the most compelling emotional circumstances. These claims were brought on behalf of a 4 year old child with hip dysplasia, a malformation of the hip joint, who had undergone multiple surgeries, extended rehabilitation and has a permanent…

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Ultimate Client Vindication

On April 18, 2014, a Supreme Court jury in New York’s Orange County returned a unanimous verdict in favor of the firms’ client, a Nurse previously convicted of felony endangerment of a disabled child, at trial of the civil lawsuit alleging negligence against this long time licensed nurse practitioner and her employer.

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Plastic Surgeon Exonerated In Complex Complications Trial

On April 18, 2016, a Manhattan jury returned a unanimous defense verdict in favor of a New York City physician defended by Louis E. Jakub. Mr. Jakub’s client, a renowned plastic surgeon, performed a mastopexy (breast lift) procedure and inserted implants in a 47-year-old female actress and television producer.

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Mr. Jakub Presents Lecture to Annual ACOOG Conference

On March 27, 2017 Mr. Jakub presented “The Defendant Doctor and the Deposition: Pitfalls, Opportunities and Practical Advice” at The American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians & Gynecologists Annual Conference held in Palm Springs, California.

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Surgeon Exonerated in Neurologic Injury Case

Mr. Jakub successfully defended an orthopedic surgeon before a Queens County jury against claims that he caused permanent paralysis and neurologic dysfunction while performing a total hip replacement surgery. approach to our clients, adversaries and the practice of law.

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G & J Partners Score Recent Jury Victories

In May 2019, Mr. Jakub successfully defended a family practice physician accused of causing the wrongful…

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