Case Settlements

Here is a list of some of the recent case settlements at Pulvers, Pulvers & Thompson, L.L.P.

Medical Malpractice Case Settlements

  • $7,000,000 — Major wrongful death settlement for medical malpractice case against hospital
  • $1,550,000 — Medical Malpractice case for failure to diagnose Afribile Sepsis. This case was settled by Stacy Thompson at a lengthy mediation. The venue of this case was Madison County-this was one of the largest settlements ever recorded in this county.
  • $1,475,000 — Post cast, failure to diagnose blood clot in cast caused Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Emboli and resulted in death
  • $950,000 — Misdiagnosis of an ectopic pregnancy for approximately one month resulting in serious injuries
  • $750,000 — Client was racing motor cross at a track and had an accident damaging his right wrist. Went to Kingston Hospital where X-rays were taken and he was subsequently released and referred to orthopedist. Defendant casted wrist which was later removed and Client discharged. Continued to have severe pain so client got second opinion –his hand bones fell into the wrist joint and the wrist and hand bones healed together. Client ultimately needed a fusion to stop pain. Pulvers, Pulvers & Thompson sued the first doctor, and after lengthy negotiations settled the case for $750,000 an astounding number for an orthopedic case in Ulster County.
  • $700,000 — Severe permanent injuries caused by Doctor and Hospital’s delay in performing a laparotomy
  • $600,000 — Settlement for a facial paresthesia case after injury to our client's mandibular nerve. This is the highest recorded settlement for this type of injury in Rockland County.
  • $450,000 — Failure of hospital ER to make timely diagnosis of aorta dissectia

Work Related Case Settlements

  • $4,500,000 — Construction accident - Plaintiff fell from a crane at a worksite and sustained back injuries resulting in a fusion. Pulvers, Pulvers & Thompson initiated lawsuit against the general contractor, the owner of the crane, and the company in charge of the safety procedures at the work site.
  • $650,000 — Construction accident - General contractor failed to provide scissor lift for client who fell off ladder. Back injuries.
  • $200,000 — Plaintiff was exposed to propane fumes while working construction at a hospital site. We settled with the hospital at mediation despite major causation issues.
  • $100,000 — Case against home healthcare attendant who was transferring plaintiff from chair to bed causing her to fall and fracture right femur. Plaintiff was 88 years old at time of the accident making this a fantastic result for our team.

Personal Injury Case Settlements

  • $3,500,000 — Settled at mediation, plaintiff was driving when car drove over a manhole that exploded, causing vehicle to become air bound. Severe back and psychological injuries.
  • $600,000 — Client on Vespa was struck by another vehicle resulting in fractured forearm requiring ORIF and hardware. Case was settled after depositions.
  • $600,000 — Elevator Crash, elevator drop causing labral tear and forcing Plaintiff to undergo a laminectomy
  • $500,000 — Case settled during third day of trial, 60 year old police officer tripped and fell on stairs exiting a restaurant in NYC resulting in ruptured quadriceps tendon. Initial offer in the case was 50k.
  • $350,000 — Settled at mediation, trip and fall on stairs in a restaurant and fractured pelvis.
  • $350,000 — Settled at mediation, extremely difficult liability involving broken bottle at a restaurant resulting in glass in plaintiff's eye.
  • $200,000 — Settlement of a Dram Shop action against a New York City bar and bar owner, in which a 27 year old female was struck by an inebriated patron who was served alcoholic beverages while being visibly intoxicated. If you or someone you know has been injured in a bar or as a result of an intoxicated person’s conduct, contact Pulvers, Pulvers & Thompson today! Your consultation is free.
  • $200,000 — Dram Shop, woman suffered broken tooth and facial lacerations
  • $70,000 — Dram Shop, bar with no insurance settled for $70,000

Automobile Accidents

  • $1,050,000 — Trial verdict, automobile accident with truck resulting in serious back injuries
  • $990,000 — Vehicle hit while waiting to make a left turn. Back and head injuries
  • $850,000 — Wrongful death of passenger in automobile accident who was ejected from vehicle
  • $750,000 — Settled at mediation, accident resulting in concussion and post traumatic stress disorder
  • $325,000 - Four car collision. Our client hit in rear pushing him into another vehicle. Disc bulges at L3-L4, L4-5, L5-S1, herniation at C5-6, torn flexor and extensor tendon right hand, traumatic synovitis of the left knee/torn meniscus with surgery. Settled at mediation by Marc Thompson for 325k, after walking away from a previous mediation with offer of 200k.
  • $100,000 — Driver suffered Torn rotator cuff
  • $100,000 — Passenger suffered torn medial meniscus
  • $85,000 — Passenger suffered sprained medial meniscus

Disclaimer: Pulvers, Pulvers & Thompson, L.L.P. does not guarantee the results of any case. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. These cases are merely representative of past performance and each case must stand on its own facts and circumstances.