New York personal injury and wrongful death law firm Leitner Varughese Warywoda PLLC is proud to report that a recent firm recovery of $975,000.00 in a nursing home negligence case was named a Top 100 Settlement in the United States for 2020 just published by TopVerdict.com.
The Firm has had settlements and verdicts featured as Top Settlements in New York or the United States in 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021.
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Our 93-year-old client suffered a head injury after he fell out of bed at the defendant nursing home in Suffolk County, and passed away quickly as a result of injuries from the fall. A lawsuit was brought against the nursing home facility pursuant to Public Health Law 2801-d alleging that they failed to carry out various interventions contained in the resident's plan of care, that should have been in place to prevent this a fall accident from happening.
Leitner Varughese Warywoda is a cutting-edge litigation and trial law firm uniquely experienced in handling high-profile, complex lawsuits involving serious injuries and wrongful death. The Firm has specific interest in handling cases of neglect and abuse involving nursing home residents and medical practice. In just the past few years, the Firm's Partners have facilitated in the recovery of over $200 million on behalf of clients that were injured as a result of car and truck accidents, construction accidents (involving New York State Labor Law violations), slip/trip and falls, and defective pharmaceuticals, including the recovery of over $100 million alone in verdicts and settlements on behalf of the victims of nursing home neglect and abuse and medical malpractice. Numerous Leitner Varughese Warywoda jury verdicts and settlements have been recognized among the top largest personal injury jury verdicts in New York State and in the United States, and have been featured in the Top New York Verdicts and Verdicts and Settlements Hall of Fame publications.
Leitner Varughese Warywoda attorneys are routinely heralded as preeminent trial lawyers by nationally acclaimed organizations including the National Top 100 Trial Lawyers, Super Lawyers, American Academy of Trial Attorneys Premier 100, Medical Malpractice Top 25 Trial Lawyers, Rue Ratings Best Attorneys in America, America’s Top 100 Attorneys, and National Academy of Jurisprudence Premier 100 Trial Attorneys, New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, Best Attorneys of America - Lifetime Charter Member, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, Inc., Top 10 Attorney Award for State of New York, Peritum American Attorneys, and Personal Injury Law Experts.
The attorneys at Leitner Varughese Warywoda are routinely called upon to handle high-profile and newsworthy cases, many of which have been televised or reported on in national and regional news and media outlets, including the New York Law Journal, New York Times, New York's Top Verdict & Settlements, the New York Post, the New York Daily News, Channel 7 Eyewitness News, CBS News, NBC News, Best of Long Island Press, Newsday, News 12 Long Island, Long Island Herald, Daily Mail, and FIOS 1, amongst others.