The Best Lawyers in America®, the most trusted and relied upon guide to legal excellence, recognized Lubin & Meyer as the only law firm in the Commonwealth to have two partners — founder, Andrew C. Meyer, Jr. (2011 recipient) and Robert M. Higgins (2015 recipient) named "Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the Year."
Joining Attorneys Meyer and Higgins on the 2015 Best Lawyers® list are partners Krysia J. Syska, William J. Thompson and Adam R. Satin. In addition to this distinction, all of the firm's trial attorneys are named to Massachusetts Super Lawyers with special recognition of Andrew C. Meyer, Jr. and Robert M. Higgins named to the Massachusetts Super Lawyers Top 100 New England Attorneys list.
In just the last 12 months, Lubin & Meyer has achieved four of the five largest verdicts in the Commonwealth — a $24.4 million* jury verdict for negligent care of a newborn, a $13 million verdict for the death of a 38-year-old man following a tonsillectomy, an $11 million verdict for failure to diagnose lung cancer, and a $4.8 million verdict for undiagnosed cardiomyopathy leading to death. These results complement the firm's unparalleled history of ground-breaking verdicts which include a $40 million verdict for a baby's brain injury (the largest in Massachusetts history), a $23.8 million verdict against two Massachusetts General Hospital obstetricians, and a $30 million verdict against two Brigham & Women's Hospital ob/gyn residents...
Largest Verdicts of 2013 - Mass. Lawyers Weekly, January 27, 2014
A perennial powerhouse, Lubin & Meyer obtained 25 of the largest settlements of $1 million or more in 2013, including a $7.5 million settlement for the death of a 5-year-old twin following a lab error, and a $5 million settlement for birth injuries sustained when a nurse and midwife fail to act on signs of fetal distress. In 2012, the firm obtained a $4.65 million birth injury settlement for a doctor's failure to expedite delivery resulting in a baby's devastating brain damage. In 2011, the firm obtained a $6 million settlement for a similar lawsuit involving a newborn's brain injury as the result of a doctor's negligence.
Largest Settlements of 2013 - Mass. Lawyers Weekly, January 27, 2014
Our attorneys are experienced in handling all types of medical malpractice and personal injury lawsuits, pursuing claims for injured victims and their families in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. Our firm's extraordinary success on behalf of its clients include but are not limited to:
Birth Injury (Cerebral Palsy/Erb's Palsy)
Cancer - Misdiagnosis, Delay in Diagnosis or Failure to Diagnose:
Breast Cancer; Cervical Cancer; Colon Cancer; Esophageal Cancer;
Gastric Cancer; Lung Cancer; Lymphoma; Prostate Cancer;
Pancreatic Cancer; Skin Cancer; Uterine Cancer
Emergency Room Treatment
Failure to Diagnose Heart Attack
Failure to Diagnose Stroke/Aneurysm
Hospital Error / Hospital Negligence
Laboratory Error / Medication Error / Medication Overdose
Stroke and TIA
Wrong Level Spine Surgery
Wrong Site Surgery
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