Lubin & Meyer Attorneys in the News

2017 Highlights

Lubin & Meyer Maternal Death Case Prompts State Probe at MetroWest Medical Center
Boston Sunday Globe
August 1, 2017

South Shore Surgeon Involved in $13M Lawsuit Resigns
Patriot Ledger
July 26, 2017

Lubin & Meyer Doubles Support for Pro Bono and Legal Aid Training
May 25, 2017

Best Lawyers New England 2017

Lubin & Meyer Featured in New England’s Best Lawyers®
Best Lawyers New England
April 28, 2017

All Three "Million-Plus" Medical Malpractice Verdicts of 2016 Belong to Lubin & Meyer
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
January 30, 2017

Lubin & Meyer Secures 35 Million-plus Settlements in 2016
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
January 30, 2017

Drew Meyer, Esquire — Truth, Justice, and Medicine
The Huffington Post
January 11, 2017


2016 Highlights

Super Lawyers® Honors Seven at Lubin & Meyer 
Boston Magazine
November 29, 2016

Lubin & Meyer Receives Tier One Best Law Firms Ranking
U.S. News & World Report / Best Lawyers®
November 1, 2016

Best Lawyers in America® Lists Five at Lubin & Meyer
Best Lawyers®
August 15, 2016

Anesthesiologist Eyed in Series of Cataract Surgery Errors
Boston Globe
August 14, 2016

$16.7M Judgment in Misdiagnosed Lung Cancer Death Case Upheld on Appeal
The Patient Safety Blog
June 10, 2016

Lubin & Meyer Lawsuits Are At Center of Widening Probe into Concurrent Surgeries
The Patient Safety Blog
April 14, 2016

Lawyer of the YearNew England's Best Lawyers Features Lubin & Meyer Attorneys on Cover
Best Lawyers New England
April 1, 2016

Springfield Jury Awards Nearly $30 Million to Holyoke Family: Doctor's Negligence Caused Baby's Permanent Brain Damage
The Republican
February 5, 2106

Largest Verdicts and Settlement of 2015
Lubin & Meyer finishes record year with 50 verdicts and settlements of $1 million or more
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
January 25, 2016

Lubin & Meyer Ranked by Best Law Firms 2016
January 6, 2016


2015 Highlights

National Law Journal Recognizes Lubin & Meyer for Impact in Medical Malpractice Work
October 2015

Lubin & Meyer Earns Best Lawyers® "Top Listed" Award for Medical Malpractice Law in Massachusetts
Best Lawyers@ 2016

Lawyer of the YearRobert M. Higgins Featured on Cover of Best Lawyers New England 
Best Lawyers New England
May 2015

Woman Paralyzed After Childbirth Awarded $35.4M in Lawsuit
WCVB TV
May 8, 2015

$35.4M Jury Verdict Against Dedham Medical Associates - Woman Suffers Brain Injury Hours After Giving Birth
The Boston Globe
May 7, 2015

Jury Awards $4.8M to Family in Death of Patient
The Boston Globe
March 10, 2014

Lubin & Meyer Receives Highest Ranking by U.S. News & World Report / Best Lawyers®
Best Law Firms
February 11, 2015

Lubin & Meyer Achieves 5 of the Biggest 8 Verdicts of 2014
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
February 2, 2015

Lubin & Meyer Records 25 Settlements of $1 Million or More in 2014
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
February 2, 2015


2014 Highlights

Seven listed by Massachusetts Super Lawyers for Medical Malpractice
Boston Magazine and Super Lawyers
November 2014

Jury Awards $11.3 Million to Woman Whose IVF Doc Missed Cancer Diagnosis
The Boston Globe
October 28, 2014

Attorney Novotny Calls for Criminal Prosecution of Guards Fired in Death of Restrained Patient at Bridgewater Hospital
The Boston Globe
September 27, 2014

Widow Awarded $13 Million in Husband’s Post-op Death
Boston Herald
September 5, 2014

Robert M. Higgins Named Medical Malpractice "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers®
Best Lawyers
August 19, 2014

Five at Lubin & Meyer Named to 2015 Best Lawyers in America®
Best Lawyers
August 19, 2014

CBS Evening News

Lubin & Meyer Case Prompts CBS News Investigation of Aversive Shock Therapy at Judge Rotenberg Center
CBS Evening News
August 5, 2014

Lubin & Meyer Secures 3 Largest Verdicts of Year
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
July 2014

Lubin & Meyer Represents Family of Woman Overdosed as a Result of Faulty E-Health Record System
The Boston Globe
July 20, 2014

$16.7 Million Jury Verdict in Lung Cancer Lawsuit
The Boston Globe
June 30, 2014

Attorney Novotny

Report Finds Abuse at Group Home, Disabled Man Found Bruised, Now Paralyzed
Fox25
June 23, 2014

Laying Down the Law: A Profile of Andrew Meyer
The Jewish Advocate
May 2014

Krysia Syska Featured in Super Lawyers Top Women Attorneys in Massachusetts
Super Lawyers and Boston magazine
April 2014

FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Banning Shock Therapy at Judge Rotenberg Center
Patient Safety Blog
April 25, 2014

Rotenberg Center

Major Settlement Prompts FDA Hearing on Banning Shock Therapy at Judge Rotenberg Center
FOX Undercover
April 23, 2014

$3M Settlement Reached in Bridgewater Hospital Death
The Boston Globe
March 26, 2014

Jury Awards $4.8M to Family in Death of Patient
The Boston Globe
March 10, 2014

Video
Lubin & Meyer Represents Family in Civil Case of Patient’s Death While in Restraints at Bridgewater State Hospital

Boston Globe Article and Video
February 16, 2014

Lubin & Meyer PC Achieves 4 of the Largest Verdicts in 2013
As compiled by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
January 27, 2014

Lubin & Meyer Dominates with 25 Medical Malpractice Settlements of $1 Million+ in 2013
As compiled by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
January 27, 2014

Cappiello and Novotny Named Partners
January 16, 2014


2013 Highlights

Best Law Firms BostonBest Lawyers®/U.S. News & World Report Rank Lubin & Meyer in Best Law Firms 2014
Best Law Firms
December 5, 2013

Jury Awards $24.4M to Parents of Tufts Patient
The Boston Herald
November 22, 2013

Lowell Family to Receive at Least $5M in Suit Against Tufts Medical Center
The Boston Globe
November 22, 2013

Super Lawyers® Lists Seven from Lubin & Meyer for Medical Malpractice
October 30, 2013

Mass. Obesity Surgeon’s License Suspended
The Boston Globe
October 27, 2013

Best LawyersFive at Lubin & Meyer Selected to Best Lawyers® 2014
October 15, 2013

The Powerhouse Firm on Rebuilding Lives and Improving the Practice of Medicine
New England’s Best Lawyers as featured in the Boston Globe, July 12, 2013

Five at Lubin & Meyer Listed in New England’s Best Lawyers 2013
New England’s Best Lawyers, July 12, 2013

Profile: Krysia J. Syska, Top 50 Women Massachusetts Super Lawyers
Boston Magazine, April 2013

Lubin & Meyer Achieves Two of the Top Five Verdicts for 2012
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, January 28, 2013

Lubin & Meyer Dominates with 24 Medical Malpractice Settlements of
$1M or more in 2012

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, January 28, 2013

FOX 25

Trial Begins in Psych. Hospital Death
FOX Undercover, FOX 25
January 14, 2013


2012 Highlights

Lubin & Meyer Represents Family of Patient Who Died While Being Restrained at Bridgewater State Hospital
Fox 25, November 15, 2012 best law firms

U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers® Again Awards Lubin & Meyer Highest Ranking in Best Law Firm Rankings 2013
November 5, 2012

Seven at Lubin & Meyer Listed by Massachusetts Super Lawyers 2012
October 30, 2012

Lubin & Meyer Establishes Scholarship Fund to Train Public Interest Lawyers
Personal Injury Advocate, October 2012

Five at Lubin & Meyer Selected to Best Lawyers® 2013
September 11, 2012

Andrew C. Meyer, Jr. Awarded Suffolk University Law School’s Outstanding Alumni Service Award
September 2012

Andrew C. Meyer, Jr. Receives Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys' Presidential Appointment to Board of Governors for 25th Consecutive Year
September 2012

Best Lawyers New EnglandFive at Lubin & Meyer Selected to New England’s Best Lawyers
New England’s Best Lawyers 2012®
June 29, 2012

Cover Story: Andrew C. Meyer on Firm’s Record of Success in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Law
New England’s Best Lawyers 2012®
June 29, 2012

Jury Finds Physician Negligent in Heart Attack Malpractice Suit: $5.8M
Boston Business Journal
June 28, 2012

Three at Lubin & Meyer Named Boston’s Top Rated Lawyers
Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings, supplement to The Boston Globe,
May 15, 2012

Attorney Meyer on Mass. Plan To Curb Med Mal Lawsuits with Apologies, Settlements
The Boston Globe, April 18, 2012

Trial Shows Autistic Adolescent Shocked Repeatedly as "Treatment"
New York Magazine, April 12, 2012

Lubin & Meyer Achieves 35 of the Largest Settlements in 2011
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, January 23, 2012


2011 Highlights

Jury Awards $8.5 Million to New Hampshire Family
December 14, 2011

Alarm Fatigue Lawsuit at Mass. General Hospital Settles
The Boston Globe, November 28, 2011

Best Law Firm 2012Lubin & Meyer Ranked a "Best Law Firm"
by Best Lawyers /U.S. News & World Report
November 18, 2011

Seven at Lubin & Meyer Named Super Lawyers for Medical Malpractice Law
November 9, 2010

Five at Lubin & Meyer Selected to Best Lawyers in America® 2012
September 12, 2011

Jury Awards $11.48 Million for Wrongful Death Lawsuit of 8-day-old Baby
August 31, 2011

Andrew C. Meyer, Jr. "Lawyer of the Year" Discusses What Shaped His Career
Boston’s Best Lawyers as featured in
The Boston Globe, June 28, 2011

Three Attorneys at Lubin & Meyer Selected to Boston’s Best Lawyers
Boston’s Best Lawyers as featured in
The Boston Globe, June 28, 2011

Mass General Hospital Sued Over Drug Error Death
WCVB TV Channel 5
March 11, 2011

MGH Faces Lawsuit Over Drug Error that Killed Woman
The Boston Globe - March 10, 2011

Largest Settlements of 2010
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly - January 24, 2011
Lubin & Meyer achieves 20 of the largest settlements in 2010

Tufts Settles Suit Against Doctor in Girl’s Death for $2.5m
The Boston Globe - January 25, 2011


2010 Highlights

Beth Israel Erred in 3 Spinal Operations
The Boston Globe - December 24, 2010

Seven at Lubin & Meyer Named Super Lawyers for Medical Malpractice Law
November 9, 2010

Andrew C. Meyer, Jr. Selected Lawyer of the Year
October 26, 2010

best law firmLubin & Meyer Named A "Best Law Firm" by
U.S. News & World Report

Receives Tier 1 ranking in medical malpractice and personal injury litigation
September 15, 2010

Benjamin Novotny Interviewed on Dr. Kifuji Testimony in Rebecca Riley Case
CNN’s "In Session" - September 15, 2010

Three at Lubin & Meyer Selected to Best Lawyers in America 2011
September 10, 2010

NH Couple, Hospital Settle for $1.25 Million in Kidney Transplant Suit
The Boston Herald - August 15, 2010

Beth Israel and Strata Labs Named in Lawsuits over Biopsy Mix Ups
The Boston Globe - August 2, 2010

Boston’s BestAndrew Meyer Jr. on Tort Cases Transforming Lives Boston’s Best Lawyers 2010

Three at Lubin & Meyer Selected
Boston’s Best Lawyers 2010

Boston Globe Magazine - June 20, 2010

$1.5M Settlement Leaves Legacy, Funds Fisheries
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly - June 7, 2010

Andrew C. Meyer, Jr., Elected Chair of
Suffolk University Board of Trustees

April 28, 2010

Bridgewater Patient’s Death Ruled a Homicide
The Boston Globe - March 10, 2010

Lawsuit Ties Death of Woman to Face Lift
The Boston Globe - March 4, 2010

Family Sues After Woman Dies During Face Lift
WBZ TV - March 4, 2010 (Click to view, below)

Family Says Cosmetic Surgery Killed Woman
WCVB-TV - March 4, 2010

Largest Settlements of 2009
As featured in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly - January 25, 2010
Lubin & Meyer achieves 22 of the largest settlements in 2009.

Lawsuit Faults McLean Hospital in Death of 2 Innocents
The Boston Globe - January 26, 2010


2009 Highlights

Andrew C. Meyer, Jr. Among Massachusetts Most Powerful Attorneys
As published in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly’s Power List
December 29, 2009

Andrew C. Meyer, Jr. and Robert M. Higgins Named
Top 100 New England Super Lawyers

PRWeb, December 9, 2009

All Six Partners Named Massachusetts Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
Boston Magazine - November 2009

Family, Hospital Settle After Mother’s Fatal Fall in Operating Room
The Boston Globe - October 14, 2009

Three at Lubin & Meyer Selected to Best Lawyers in America 2010
September 30, 2009

$6 Million Verdict Survives Judge’s Error on Mid-Trial Jury Discussions
The National Law Journal - July 21, 2009

boston’s best lawyersAndrew Meyer and Robert Higgins Again
Selected Boston’s Best Lawyers

Boston Globe Magazine - June 28, 2009

Boy’s Death Leads to Settlement and Policy Change
June 28, 2009

Andrew Meyer Chairs Personal Injury Conference
For 12th consecutive year, Meyer chairs MCLE Personal Injury Law Conference to take place April 14, 2009 in Boston

Lubin & Meyer Among Select Boutique Law Firms
February 17, 2009

Largest Verdicts of 2008
As featured in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly - January 26, 2009
Lubin & Meyer recovers two largest medical malpractice jury verdicts in Massachusetts.

Largest Settlements of 2008
As listed in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly - January 26, 2009
Lubin & Meyer achieves 23 of the largest settlements in 2008


2008 Highlights

Four at Lubin & Meyer Achieve Martindale’s
"AV" Rating for Excellence

December 2008

$13.5 awarded in hospital death
Jury faults doctors at Dana-Farber
The Boston Globe - November 6, 2008

Five at Lubin & Meyer Named Massachusetts
Super Lawyers for Medical Malpractice

Boston Magazine, November 2008

boston’s best lawyersAndrew Meyer and Robert Higgins
Selected Boston’s Best Lawyers
for Medical Malpractice Law

The Definitive Guide to Legal Representation in the Greater Boston Area published by Best Lawyers®
As seen in:
Boston Globe Magazine
- July 27, 2008

Top Verdicts & Settlements for 2008
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, June 2, 2008

Doctor Is Sued in Death of Girl, 4
The Boston Globe - April 4, 2008

Psychiatrist Lawsuit Is Topic of Channel 2’s "Greater Boston"
Attorney Andrew Meyer discusses Rebecca Riley case on "Greater Boston with Emily Rooney" - April 7, 2008 (click to view, below)

Blinded Man Awarded $1.75M in New Hampshire
The Union Leader - March 8, 2008

Jury Awards $14.5 Million in Case of Negligent Docs
The Boston Globe - March 4, 2008

Andrew Meyer on Role of Apologies in Medical Malpractice Lawsuits
WBUR’s Radio Boston - February 1, 2008

Family Sues in Operating Room Fall
The Boston Globe - January 29, 2008

Largest Jury Verdicts of 2007
As featured in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly - January 28, 2008
Lubin & Meyer has two of the largest named verdicts of the year.

Largest Settlements of 2007
As listed in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly - January 28, 2008
Lubin & Meyer most productive law firm again with 18 settlements of $1 million or more in 2007.


2007 Highlights

$6.1M Awarded in Stadium Fatality—
Loose Security Gate Ripped Through Bus

The Boston Globe - December 20, 2007

$6.1M Award Over Death—Man Killed in '03 Stadium Crash
The Boston Herald - December 20, 2007

Docs Lose Lawsuit, Must Pay $4.1M
The Boston Herald - November 6, 2007

$2.5 Million Award in Wrongful Death Suit
The Lowell Sun - November 6, 2007

Three Medical Malpractice Lawyers Named Super Lawyers at Lubin & Meyer
As published in the October issue of Boston Magazine.
October 31, 2007

best lawyerAndrew Meyer Selected for Inclusion in
The Best Lawyers in America 2008

Listed under Personal Injury Litigation and Medical Malpractice Law, Meyer has been listed by "Best Lawyers" for 11 years.
October 15, 2007

higginsRobert Higgins Selected for Inclusion in
The Best Lawyers in America 2008

Listed under Medical Malpractice Law.
October 15, 2007

Attorneys Syska and Satin Among Best Young Lawyers in Massachusetts
Named in "Massachusetts Rising Stars Super Lawyers 2007" in Personal Injury Plaintiff Lawyer category.
Boston Magazine
- May 2007

Andrew Meyer on 'Big Dig' Wrongful Death Settlement
Television interview of Drew Meyer with "Greater Boston’s" Emily Rooney - June 28, 2007 (click to view, below)

Andrew Meyer Co-Chairs MCLE Personal Injury Conference 2007
Tenth year leading MCLE event - April 25, 2007

Meyer Named "Leading Plaintiff Lawyer in America"
Law Dragon 500 - 2007

Children’s docs settle abuse suit: Shrink fondled girl, 13
Boston Herald - February 3, 2007
Sexual assault case by psychiatrist is settled.

Top Verdicts of 2006
As featured in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly - January 15, 2007
Attorneys from Lubin & Meyer again made the list of the top 10 largest verdicts of the year.

Largest Settlements of 2006
As listed in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly - January 15, 2007
Lubin & Meyer leads the way again, this time with 17 settlements of $1 million or more in 2006.


Highlights 2006

Radiation professional claims hospital missed tumor on her spine
Boston Herald - December 21, 2006
Andrew Meyer files lawsuit on behalf of radiation professional.

Andrew C. Meyer, Jr., Listed in "Best Lawyers in America, 2007"
Listed under Personal Injury Litigation and Medical Malpractice Law, Meyer has been listed by "Best Lawyers" for more than ten years. September 15, 2006

Drew Meyer Appointed to MATA Board of Governors
July 15, 2006

Attorneys Satin and Syska Among Best Young Lawyers in Massachusetts
Named in "Massachusetts Rising Stars Super Lawyers 2006" supplement in Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff category.
Boston Magazine
- May 2006

Top Settlements of 2005
As listed in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly - January 16, 2006
Lubin & Meyer attorneys dominate with nine medical malpractice settlements of $1 million or more in 2005.

Top Verdicts of 2005
As featured in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly - January 16, 2006
Medical malpractice case involving infant injured at birth is among year’s top jury verdicts.


Highlights 2005

Meyer To Chair Personal Injury Law Conference
For 9th consecutive year, Andrew C. Meyer will chair MCLE Personal Injury Law Conference to take place April 27, 2006 in Boston

Andrew Meyer Selected to Top 100 Super Lawyers List
Massachusetts Plaintiff Attorney | Personal Injury: Malpractice
October 25, 2005

Krysia Syska Is Co-Chair of Boston Bar Association Tort Committee
July 12, 2005

Three Lubin & Meyer Attorneys Among Best Young Lawyers in Massachusetts
Massachusetts Rising Stars Super Lawyers 2005 - Plaintiff Attorneys | Personal Injury: Malpractice
Boston Magazine
- May 2005

attorney thompsonWrongful-death Settlement for Baby’s Crib Sheet Case
Patriot Ledger - February 24, 2005
Attorney William J. Thompson comments on pre-trial settlement of case involving baby who died in crib and manufacturer of crib sheets.

Fire-starting Doc To Pay $450G to Family
Boston Herald - February 10, 2005
After nine days of jury trial, surgeon settles, acknowledging victim’s pain and suffering, but not blame for death.

Largest Settlements of 2004
As listed in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly - January 17, 2005
Lubin & Meyer Attorneys Dominate with 12 Settlements of $1 Million or More in 2004.

Featured Verdicts of 2004
As featured in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly - January 17, 2005
Medical malpractice case involving cerebral palsy birth is among year’s highlighted verdicts.

Andrew C. Meyer, Jr. Among Best Lawyers in America, Again
Listed in Best Lawyers in America, 2005-2006


Highlights 2004 and earlier

Meyer Named Among Massachusetts' Most Powerful
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, The Power Issue - November 8, 2004

Drew Meyer Selected to "Top 100 Massachusetts Super Lawyers" List
Boston Magazine, Massachusetts Super Lawyers - November 2004

Andrew C. Meyer Jr. Chairs MCLE Personal Injury Conference 2004
Tuesday, May 11, 2004 - Download conference flyer

Mother Wins Settlement for Baby’s Brain Damage
Boston Herald - March 13, 2004
Representing mother in $5.5 million medical malpractice settlement, Andrew C. Meyer, Jr. cautions on use of midwives for hospital births.

Largest Settlements of 2003
As listed in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly - January 19, 2004
Lubin & Meyer Dominates with 9 Settlements of $1 Million or More in 2003.

attorney satinSuccess Comes Early And Often for Med-Mal Lawyer
A Massachusetts Lawyer Profile of Lubin & Meyer
Medical Malpractice Attorney Adam R. Satin
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly - December 15, 2003
"Stroll the halls of Boston’s Lubin & Meyer and you get the distinct feeling that you’ve just entered the Hall of Fame for medical malpractice attorneys, their names and faces emblazoned on gold plaques announcing stunning victories and gigantic jury awards."

The Best Lawyers
Lubin & Meyer Attorneys Top the Latest Annual List Published by Boston Magazine
Boston Magazine - October 2002
Andrew C. Meyer, Jr. - Personal Injury

"The Elite Few" A Select Number of Attorneys Dominate Lucrative Trial Wins
Mass. Lawyers Weekly - April 16, 2001
“For the top three categories (med-mal, auto and tort), there were more than 120 awards exceeding $1 million reported to Lawyers Weekly over the last three years. Almost 50 percent of those awards came from a pool of some 16 lawyers."

Lawyer of the Year
Mass. Lawyers Weekly - December 28, 1998
"Multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements in the emotional and lucrative field of medical malpractice are old hat for Drew Meyer, who had another banner year in 1998 by chalking up several $1-million-plus recoveries, including what is believed to be the commonwealth’s largest award ever in a wrongful-death suit."

The Town’s Top Lawyers
Andrew C. Meyer, Jr. featured as one of Boston’s best lawyers (medical malpractice plaintiffs attorney) in Boston Magazine article.
Boston Magazine - February 1994.

For more information related to specific medical malpractice cases, jury awards and settlements, please see our Medical Malpractice Verdicts & Settlements page.