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Summary Judgment Granted on Motion for Senior Associate Steve Gokberk

Senior Associate Steve Gokberk obtains summary judgment in Suffolk County on the issue of liability for our 35-year-old male client following a motor vehicle accident. As a result of this accident, our client underwent four surgeries, including one shoulder surgery, two surgeries to his right knee and one surgery to his left knee. The accident occurred when the defendant attempted a left […]

$850,000 Settlement Win for a Medical Malpractice Victim – Suffolk County

A settlement of $850,000 was secured by Partners Marvin Salenger and Carolyn Caccese for the family of a 37-year-old, married man whose death was due to his doctors not recognizing that he was suffering from pulmonary emboli (blood clots in his lungs).  They failed to administer timely and appropriate treatment, which would have saved his life.  The lawsuit […]

Summary Judgment Granted on Motion for Associate Steve Gokberk

Associate Steve Gokberk obtained a summary judgment for a Salenger, Sack, Kimmel & Bavaro client on the issue of liability.  This action was commenced to recover damages for serious personal injuries allegedly sustained on September 16, 2016 as a result of a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 43rd Avenue and 39th […]

Law Passed for NYS Misdiagnosed Cancer Patients

Lavern’s Law was passed in June of 2017 to change the statute of limitations on medical malpractice lawsuits to give some victims more time to file complaints and seek restitution.  Recently, Gov. Cuomo and state legislative leaders struck a deal for some amendments that gives cancer patients more time to sue for malpractice.   Under the new bill […]

Settlement Negotiated in Friendly Fire Tragedy

The Salenger, Sack, Kimmel & Bavaro team negotiated a settlement in the tragic case of Nassau County police officer Geoffrey Breitkopf, who was killed by friendly fire in the line of duty. View CBS Coverage More coverage of the settlement negotiated by Salenger, Sack, Kimmel & Bavaro in the high profile case of a Nassau […]

Justice Served for Family of Police Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

Justice was served last week when we reached a settlement in the high profile case of Nassau County police officer Geoffrey Breitkopf, who was killed by friendly fire in the line of duty. While nothing can bring back a loved one, the settlement will allow Officer Breitkopf’s family to take comfort in justice served and […]