Best Lawyers® Honors Five Partners at Lubin & Meyer
Listed in the 2020 Edition for Personal Injury Litigation and Medical Malpractice Law
August 20, 2019
Included in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America® (from left): Krysia Syska (9 years), Adam Satin (9 years), Robert Higgins (13 years), Andrew Meyer (26 years) and William Thompson (11 years).
BOSTON, MA — Lubin & Meyer PC one of the country’s most prominent medical malpractice and catastrophic personal injury law firms, is pleased to announce that five of the firm's partners have been included in the latest edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. They are as follows.
- Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
- Andrew C. Meyer, Jr.
- Robert M. Higgins
- Krysia J. Syska
- Adam Satin
- Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
- Andrew C. Meyer, Jr.
- William J. Thompson
"Top Listed" by Best Lawyers in Boston and Massachusetts for Medical Malpractice Plaintiffs Law
In addition, the firm received two "Top Listed" awards for 2019 for having the most attorneys listed in a single region. They are:
- Top Listed in Massachusetts - Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs with four lawyers
- Top Listed in Boston - Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs with four lawyers
Attorneys named to The Best Lawyers in America are recognized by their peers in the legal industry for their professional excellence.
Lubin & Meyer represents individuals and families in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island who have suffered serious injuries as a result of negligence including medical errors, delays in diagnosis and misdiagnosis of an illness.
The Leader in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Law
In the first half of 2019, Lubin & Meyer achieved two multimillion dollar jury verdicts — $11.5 million for a radiologist's negligence and $10.7 million for a surgical error — on a pace to match the record-setting four jury verdicts the firm obtained in 2018. Lubin & Meyer consistently surpasses all other firms in the Commonwealth by achieving more "million-plus" verdicts and settlements as compiled and published annually by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.
Firm founder, Andrew Meyer, has been recognized by Best Lawyers each year since its first publication in 1995. He is widely recognized as one of Boston’s top lawyers and an innovator in medical malpractice and personal injury law. Meyer has consistently achieved record-setting verdicts and settlements, including one of the largest personal injury awards in Massachusetts' history — $30 million including interest. He previously was named Boston’s Medical Malpractice "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers.
Robert Higgins has been recognized by Best Lawyers since 2008. Higgins who also was previously named Boston’s Medical Malpractice "Lawyer of the Year," is recognized as one of the most successful trial lawyers in Massachusetts. He has the distinction of having achieved the the state's largest medical malpractice award — a $40 million verdict for a baby brain damaged at birth.
Krysia Syska and Adam Satin have joined Meyer and Higgins on the Best Lawyers list of medical malpractice plaintiffs lawyers since 2012. Each having achieved record-setting verdicts and settlements. For Satin this includes a $6.8 million verdict for a delay in diagnosis of kidney cancer, a $6 million verdict for family of woman who died following hernia surgery, and a $5.83 million verdict for the family of patient who died after his physician discontinued an aspirin regimen. Syska's achievements include a $5.65 million birth injury settlement for failure to properly monitor a fetus during delivery, and a $5 million settlement for a baby's injuries sustained when a nurse and midwife failed to properly respond to signs of fetal distress.
William Thompson, who has been listed by Best Lawyers in the area of Personal Injury Litigation since 2010, also has obtained numerous multimillion dollar awards for victims of medical negligence, including an $11.48 million jury verdict for the death of an 8-day-old twin, and a $8.5 million jury verdict for the family of a bicyclist hit and killed by a tractor trailer.
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