Category Archives: Firm Success Stories

Successful defense win for Associate Judith Aumand, Esq.

Plaintiffs sought pre-action disclosure from defendants concerning an allegation of injuries sustained when an operative chair in a laser eye facility allegedly collapsed during a procedure causing personal injuries. In opposition, our office submitted the medical records of the visit … Continue reading

Partner Tom Mortati, Esq. wins verdict for client, Bast Hatfield, Inc.!

Bast Hatfield, Inc. v. Gilman & Company Drywall, Inc. In a severed third-party trial, partner Tom Mortati, Esq. successfully obtained a complete pass through verdict over and against the third-party defendant in this Labor Law Section 240(1) construction accident case.  … Continue reading

BSMH successfully defends Albany Medical Center

BSMH successfully defends 22 New Scotland Ave, LLC and Albany Medical Center from a personal injury lawsuit. In the case, the plaintiff had alleged that she slipped and fell on a handicap accessible exterior ramp leading to and from the … Continue reading

BSMH wins at trial

Congratulations to Partner Thomas J. Mortati, Esq., who recently obtained a defendant’s verdict in Albany County, New York in a medical malpractice action involving the existence of an alleged foreign body in a wound. The plaintiff in this medical malpractice … Continue reading

Electively speaking…

A case  filed in state supreme court but removed to federal court by our office, arose out of a local election where an employee ran against his supervisor for the position of Highway Superintendent.  The deceased plaintiff alleged that, as a … Continue reading

Malpractice total payouts amounts increased for the first time since 2003

Malpractice total payouts amounts increased for the first time since 2003, according to an analysis done by Deiderich Healthcare. They used data recorded by the National Practitioner Data Bank during 2013. In actual dollars, the increase in 2013 was $168 … Continue reading

Motion results in plaintiff’s claim being dismissed

Have you ever heard that you can’t fight City Hall?  Well, apparently you can’t fall in front of City Hall and expect compensation either.  BSMH wins summary judgment for a municipal client in a trip and fall case.  Where a … Continue reading

Another win for BSMH!

Congratulations to Partner Jeffrey E. Hurd, Esq. who recently obtained a defendant’s verdict in a medical malpractice action venued in Franklin County, New York.  This medical malpractice action alleged that a 35 year old female was prescribed Diflucan by a … Continue reading

BSMH wins at trial!

Congratulations to Senior Partner Kevin P. Burke, Esq. who recently obtained a defendant’s verdict on behalf of an on-call neurologist and his practice, in a medical malpractice action venued in Oneida County, New York. This medical malpractice action involved a … Continue reading

Another case dimissed on motion

STATE OF NEW YORK SUPREME COURT, COUNTY OF ONEIDA JOSEPH E. BOWMAN, Plaintiff v. CAMPBELL-DEAN FUNERAL HOME, INC. A/K/A CAMPBELL’S FUNERAL SERVICE, INC., Defendants. In this case, the plaintiff and his co-worker had gone onto the defendant’s roof to inspect a reported leak.  When they had completed the … Continue reading