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Category Archives: Negligence

New York Law Journal Announces Largest Settlements in 2012.

Rubenstein & Rynecki of Brooklyn, NY was published in the New York Law Journal as obtaining the largest medical malpractice settlement in New York for 2012, $17.9M. Sanford Rubenstein, Sr. Partner, states, “Justice was done.” Click to read full article:

Trauma: Brain and Spinal Cord Injury in New York

Injuries to the brain or spinal cord are among the most devastating someone can suffer. Many of the injuries we see are caused by accidents involving force — car accidents, sports injuries, or a fall. Because the brain and spinal cord are the main components of the nervous system, damage to any part of the… Read More »

The Right Cause – 17.9 Million: Rubenstein and Rynecki on Medical Malpractice

Horrific accidents happen every day — car and construction accidents, negligence on the street or in the workplace.  However, some of the most disturbing injuries are caused by medical malpractice.  Individuals who place themselves in the hands of trusted professionals find that trust misplaced — and life will never be the same. Any medical or… Read More »

Criminal Wrong—Civil Right: Civil Cause of Action for Criminal Injury

Crime victims suffer from emotional trauma and oftentimes physical injury.  Criminal law empowers state and federal law enforcement to prosecute accused parties for violation of laws of society and seeks to punish those convicted through fines, penalties, and imprisonment. While restitution or victim compensation monies are sometimes available, funds are usually insufficient or uncollectable. A… Read More »

Dangerous By Design: When Unsafe Roads Cause Car Accidents in New York

Most drivers and pedestrians understand dangers of distracted, drunk or reckless driving.  But how many understand danger underfoot?  What happens when the road beneath your car is at fault for your accident? A non-profit transportation watchdog, The Tri-State Transportation Campaign recently released an analysis of dangerous roads for pedestrians in New Jersey, downstate New York,… Read More »

“They Missed It”: Serious Consequences of Misdiagnosis

Each day New Yorkers seek medical advice from physicians.  In emergency rooms, doctors’ offices, and at clinics, people from all walks of life depend on advice and care from healthcare providers.  Usually advice and care is good, but when it is not — it may be medical malpractice. Misdiagnosis is a common form of malpractice… Read More »

Dying to Talk: Distracted Driving in New York

Cannot make it home without texting a friend?  Need to call home to check on plans?  Just need to send one last text?  Save it. Distracted driving is a leading factor in traffic accidents and fatalities in the United States.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates drivers using hand-held cell phones are four… Read More »

Beauty and “The Beast”: Woman Struck by Chicago Bears Receiver Brandon Marshall

Celebrating her 24th birthday, Christin Myles was enjoying time with friends at the Marquee, a Chelsea nightclub in the early hours of Sunday, March, 11, 2012.  Ms. Myles upon leaving the club, contends that Brandon “The Beast” Marshal punched her in the head without provocation, damaging her eye and effecting her vision — bruising and… Read More »

Hope for the Future: Quadruple Amputee Receives $18 Million Settlement

In September 2008, young Brooklyn mother Tabitha Mullings went to Brooklyn Hospital Emergency Center in severe pain.  Diagnosed with kidney stones, Ms. Mullings was released that day with a prescription for painkillers. The following day, in extreme pain, Ms. Mullings phoned 911 twice but NYC medics did not transport her to the hospital on either… Read More »

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Scott Rynecki was selected a 2013 Super Lawyer by other injury attorneys. This honor is only given to the top 5% of attorneys.