On December 7, 2018, the Honorable Kim Dollard of the Supreme Court, Richmond County, granted Mr. Avino’s motion for summary judgment brought on behalf of his client, a Staten Island based hospital.
On November 13, 2018, the Honorable Alan Marin, of the Supreme Court, Richmond County, granted Mr. Barker’s motion for a directed verdict on behalf of his hospital client.
On November 8, 2018, the Honorable Fernando Tapia, of the Supreme Court, Bronx County, granted Mr. Patterson’s motion for a directed verdict on behalf of his client, a board certified surgeon.
On October 23, 2018, Ed Arevalo secured a defense verdict in Nassau County Supreme Court on behalf of a prominent neuro-radiologist. Plaintiff’s counsel alleged the defendant failed to diagnose a cerebral aneurysm in a 42 year old woman which they claimed led to a rupture of the vessel, requiring a craniotomy.
Vigorito, Barker, Patterson, Nichols & Porter, LLP is proud to announce that Kenneth Burford has joined the firm as a Partner in the Westchester office. Prior to joining VBPNP, Mr. Burford has defended medical and dental malpractice claims, professional licensing and Department of Health proceedings for over 20 years.
On October 5, 2018, Gary W. Patterson, Jr. obtained a defense verdict on behalf of his client, a surgeon, at the Supreme Court, Westchester County. The case concerned claims of a failure to properly perform a hernia repair, together with claims of negligent wound care post-operatively.