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Category Archives: Personal Injury

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 »

$5.5 Million Dollar Claim For School Beating By Teacher in Brooklyn, NY

Filing of Notice of Claim against the Department of Education for $5.5 Million Dollars in damages on behalf of Kristoff John a 15 year old High School student who was assaulted and beaten by George Westinghouse Career and Technical High School Shop Teacher and Security Dean Stephen Hudson. A shocking video surfaced of a 15… Read More »

$16 Million bully claim filed against New York City, which resulted in the loss of eye sight of a 14 year old boy.

New York junior high school student files a sixteen million dollar claim against the city of New York and the department of education for damages all supervision resulting in him being bullied and assaulted causing him to lose sight in his left eye. On June 5th, Kardin Ulysse was left blind in one eye after two… Read More »

Right of Patients to Medical Records

When you go for a doctor’s visit, especially when seeing a new doctor for the first time, be prepared. Anticipate being asked questions about your medical and family history, preexisting conditions, and medications you are taking. Make sure you advise your medical provider of the nature and extent of all your current complaints and symptoms…. 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 »

Excessive Force: $1.2 Million Verdict against New York Police Department

In February 2012, Stephanie Adams, a former Playboy Playmate, was awarded a $1.2 million verdict against the City of New York for excessive force of a police officer. Represented by Rubenstein and Rynecki partner Sanford Rubenstein and trial attorney Nina Neumunz, Ms. Adams was awarded $1.2 million after she suffered permanent neck and back injury… Read More »

Rubenstein and Rynecki—Protecting the Wrongfully Injured

Our firm represents people who suffer injuries and wrongful death caused by accidents, medical malpractice, and police brutality. Practicing in New York since 1972, we protect client rights, fight for fair compensation, and help create a safer society for us all. Well-known for tireless commitment to individuals suffering wrongful injury, Sanford Rubenstein is senior partner… Read More »