Best Lawyers® Honors Five at Lubin & Meyer

Best Lawyers in America® Recognizes 5 Partners for Their Work in Personal Injury Litigation and Medical Malpractice Law

January 6, 2021

Boston's Best Lawyers - 2021

Listed in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America® (from left): Krysia Syska (10 years), Adam Satin (10 years), Robert Higgins (14 years), Andrew Meyer (27 years) and William Thompson (12 years).

BOSTON, MA — Lubin & Meyer PC, the country’s most prominent medical malpractice and catastrophic personal injury law firm, 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 R. 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 2021 for having the most attorneys listed in a single region (state and city). 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.

The Leader in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Law

In 2020, when much of the world was brought to a halt by the Coronavirus, Lubin & Meyer maintained its place as the leader — seamlessly and skillfully moving cases through the courts, continuing to engage new clients, and once again leading all firms in the Commonwealth by obtaining 33 verdicts and settlements of $1 million or more. This included a $3M verdict for a spine surgeon's error, a $3.5M settlement for a heart attack death, $1.25M settlement for rectal cancer diagnosis delay, and $1M settlement for colon cancer diagnosis delay.

Year in and year out Lubin & Meyer surpasses all other firms in the Commonwealth by achieving more "million-plus" verdicts and settlements as compiled and published annually by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.

Attorneys Recognized in 2021 Best Lawyers Edition

Firm founder, Andrew Meyer, has been recognized by Best Lawyers each year since its first publication in 1995. He is widely recognized as Boston’s top medical malpractice and catastrophic personal injury attorney having consistently achieved numerous 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" by the peer-review rating publication, 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 baby 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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About Lubin & Meyer

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.

For more information, please visit the firm’s website at or call 617-720-4447 to request a free case review.

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