Over $1 Billion in Verdicts and Settlements

The New York personal injury lawyers at Kramer, Dillof, Livingston & Moore (KDLM) represent plaintiffs in medical malpractice, personal injury, product liability, transportation accidents and wrongful death cases. Our firm has won hundreds of verdicts of over $1 million for clients, and has negotiated settlements on behalf of clients in excess of $1 billion.


$25,000,000

for injuries sustained by a 55 year-old Westchester man who suffered traumatic brain injury when a structure on which he was standing collapsed during a demolition and construction project.

$9,000,000

for a 56 year-old woman passenger sustained multiple fractures when a Long Island Railroad train derailed.

$9,932,159

for injuries and wrongful death of 38 year-old mother and 20 year-old daughter in truck/auto crash that forced their vehicle off the highway in Upstate New York.


$6,900,000

for a child who sustained neurologic injuries as a result of medical malpractice around the time of birth.

$7,000,000

in a Queens County action for the injuries and wrongful death of 33-year old husband and father of one as a result of failure to diagnose and treat post-operative bleed following laparoscopic appendectomy.

$3,300,000

in the Bronx for injures and wrongful death of 59 year-old wife and mother of two following craniotomy to remove meningioma as a result of failure to diagnose and treat deep vein thrombosis and bilateral pulmonary thromboembolism.


$2,600,000

in Nassau County for injuries and wrongful death of 25 year old woman from a failure to diagnose and treat appendicitis that resulted in a ruptured gangrenous appendix and peritonitis.

$8,300,000

in this Westchester County action stemming from injuries and wrongful death of 57 year-old husband and father of one following dental implant surgery.

$2,800,000

for a woman from upstate New York (Buffalo) who suffered cauda equina syndrome as a result failure to diagnose and treat a fractured sacrum.


$2,400,000

in a Queens County action for injuries sustained married couple in a motor vehicle accident.

$8,000,000

for a Queens woman who was hit by a car and sustained fractures to her leg.

$14,000,000

for a child who sustained neurologic injuries as a result of medical malpractice around the time of birth.


$9,988,000

for a 15-year-old Brooklyn boy who suffered respiratory and cardiac arrest resulting in hypoxic brain damage following orthopedic surgery.

$3,000,000

failure to restart Plavix after cervical fusion in a 51 year-old man resulting in a massive heart attack and an eventual heart transplant.

$11,686,800

for an infant who sustained brain damage as a result of an ill-fated attempt at a vaginal delivery after a prior cesarean section, during which the mother’s uterus ruptured.


$3,400,000

in a Bronx County wrongful death action involving a 52 year-old woman suffered cardiac arrest and brain damage, and subsequently died after receiving high doses of anesthesia during gall bladder surgery and being extubated before proper reversal of anesthesia had been achieved.

$5,800,000

for a 55 year-old married mother of two, who developed seizures and bilateral strokes following mitral valve surgery, resulting in quadriplegia and severely impaired vision.

$2,300,000

for a child who sustained injuries as a result of a delay in diagnosing congenital hip dysplasia.


$10,000,000

for injuries to and death of a man who was killed by a delivery truck in Manhattan.

$9,000,000

for the injuries to, and wrongful death of, a 33 year-old wife and mother as a result of a failure to timely diagnose and treat a brain abscess.

$3,600,000

in this New York County action for the injuries and wrongful death of 65 year-old man with endocarditis as a result of failure to diagnose and properly treat gout, resulting in multiple complications of incision and drainage of right knee, and thromboembolism.


$1,586,000

48 year-old firefighter injured in a gas explosion in Rockland County.

$3,800,000

to a 44 year-old Suffolk County woman for a two year delay in diagnosing breast cancer.

$8,700,000

for a 3 year-old Bronx boy who sustained brain damage as a result of a failure to provide a heart transplant, resulting in cardiorespiratory arrest, after which combined there was a failure to timely and properly resuscitate.


$5,768,684

for a Suffolk County child who sustained neurologic injuries as a result of medical malpractice around the time of birth.

$3,775,752

for a Suffolk County child who sustained neurologic injuries as a result of a delay in performing a cesarean section.

$2,500,000

for a two year delay in diagnosing breast cancer in a 51 year-old Queens woman.


$2,800,000

for a three year delay in diagnosing breast cancer in a 43 year-old Manhattan woman.

$4,500,000

in an action in Westchester County for injuries sustained by a 73 year-old woman subsequent to laryngectomy for esophageal cancer as a result a failure to timely suction a mucus plug, resulting in cardiorespiratory arrest and neurological damage.

$4,600,000

in a New York County action for injuries and wrongful death of a 5 year-old child as a result of a failure to diagnose and treat meningitis.


$3,750,000

for the injuries and wrongful death of a 58 year-old Rockland County woman who was treated with prednisone and Benadryl for a presumed allergic reaction, and the next day had a seizure, respiratory arrest and died.

$1,700,000

for failure to treat a thrombotic stroke in a 45 year-old woman, who was left with residual deficits including difficulty walking and speaking.

$3,750,000

for injuries and wrongful death of 65 year-old woman who was misdiagnosed with food poisoning and not properly diagnosed with ischemic colitis.


$3,000,000

in a Nassau County action for injuries sustained by 39 year-old man from a failure to diagnose and treat acute pancreatitis thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and hemolytic uremic syndrome (TTP-HUS), which resulted in hypovolemic shock, cardiac arrest and eventual premature death.

$3,500,000

in a Richmond County action for the injuries and wrongful death of a 45 year-old mother of three, who was misdiagnosed with left rib pain and discharged from a hospital, and died four days later as a result of deep vein thrombosis of lower extremity with pulmonary thromboembolism.

$2,800,000

for the injuries and wrongful death of a 41 year-old unmarried woman who was crushed to death as a result of an elevator malfunction that resulted from negligence by the elevator repair company and improper maintenance by the building manager.


$7,025,000

for injuries sustained by a Brooklyn husband and wife that were hit by a police cruiser that was engaged in a high-speed chase of another vehicle.

$7,000,000

for the injuries and wrongful death of Bronx woman who was hit by a delivery truck.

$5,472,285

for a child who sustained neurologic injuries as a result of medical malpractice around the time of birth.


$3,250,000

in a Kings County action involving a delay in recognizing spinal cord injury and performing surgery, causing a 36 year-old man to become paraplegic.

$3,700,000

for the injuries and wrongful death of 54 year-old Staten Island wife and mother of two as a result of a failure to diagnose and treat sepsis and bacterial meningitis.

$13,000,000

for a three year-old Brooklyn girl who suffered hypoxic-ischemic brain injury as a result of an endotracheal tube becoming dislodged and resulting in a cardiac arrest.


$5,400,000

for a 62 year-old woman, who underwent elective surgery and woke up quadriplegic.

$6,600,000

for a Suffolk County child who sustained neurologic injuries as a result of medical malpractice around the time of his birth.

$2,750,000

for the injuries and wrongful death of a 74 year-old man who was killed in a Long Island boat explosion.


$3,500,000

for injuries and wrongful death of 53 year-old wife and mother of two from pulmonary emboli following surgery due to a failure to follow recommendation of intravenous therapeutic heparin.

$7,407,708

in a Westchester County action who sustained Erb’s palsy and significant delays as a result of medical malpractice around the time of birth.

$5,218,750

for a Dutchess County child who sustained neurologic injuries as a result of a delay in performing a cesarean section.


$7,141,293

for a baby who suffered a stroke and was left with impaired vision as a result of medical negligence around the time of birth.

$1,000,000

for a 47 year-old Rockland County man for injuries he sustained as a result of a failure to timely treat an ischemic stroke.

$9,250,000

in a Bronx County action for injuries and wrongful death of a 49 year-old man who suffered a ruptured aneurysm and survived for nearly six years with severe neurologic injuries before succumbing to death — he was survived by a wife and three children.


$5,200,000

for injuries and wrongful death of a 43 year-old mother of three due to a perforation surgery for diverticulitis that went undiagnosed.