Reviews and Recognition

The Best Lawyers

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 of its 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.

The Biggest Verdicts

Lubin & Meyer achieved a record-setting five of the eight biggest verdicts in 2014 as compiled by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.* They are: $11.3 million verdict for misdiagnosing ovarian cancer in a 38-year-old woman; $11 million verdict for failure to diagnose lung cancer; $7 million verdict for the death of a man following a tonsillectomy; $4.8 million verdict for undiagnosed cardiomyopathy leading to death; and $3.16 million verdict for neurological damage. These results complement the firm’s ground-breaking verdicts, which include: $40 million verdict for a baby’s brain injury (the largest in Massachusetts history); $23.8 million verdict for birth injuries causing cerebral palsy; and $30 million verdict for a baby’s severe brain damage at birth…
* Largest Verdicts of 2014 – Mass. Lawyers Weekly, February 2, 2015

The Largest Settlements

A perennial powerhouse, Lubin & Meyer obtained 25 million-plus settlements in 2014, including: $4.65 million settlement for severe brain trauma casued by undiagnosed sepsis; $4.5 million settlement for death caused by fractured rib; $4.5 million settlement for newborn’s hypoxic injury causing cerebral palsy. Other recent settlements include: $4.65 million settlement for the death of a 5-year-old twin following a lab error; $5 million settlement for birth injuries sustained when a nurse and midwife fail to act on signs of fetal distress; $4.65 million birth injury settlement for a doctor’s failure to expedite delivery resulting in a baby’s devastating brain damage; and $6 million settlement for a similar lawsuit involving a newborn’s brain injury as the result of a doctor’s negligence.
Largest Settlements of 2014 – Mass. Lawyers Weekly, February 2, 2015

Filing Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Claims in
MA, NH, and RI

Our attorneys are experienced in handling all types of medical malpractice and personal injury lawsuits including the most complex birth injury cases leading to diagnoses of cerebral palsy. We aggressively pursue 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 medical errors and negligence related to:

  • Anesthesia Accidents
  • Birth Injury (Cerebral Palsy/Erb’s Palsy)
  • Brain Injury
  • Burn Injury
  • 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
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Emergency Room Treatment
  • Failure to Diagnose Heart Attack
  • Failure to Diagnose Stroke/Aneurysm
  • Head Injury
  • Hospital Error / Hospital Negligence
  • Laboratory Error / Medication Error / Medication Overdose
  • Radiology
  • Stroke and TIA
  • Surgical Error
  • Wrong Level Spine Surgery
  • Wrong Site Surgery
  • Wrongful Death

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