New York Attorney Sanford Rubenstein Obtains $ 17.9M Settlement for Tabitha Mullings in “Quadruple Amputee and Legally Blind” Law Suit Settlement

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Law Office of Rubenstein & Rynecki won a $17.9M settlement for Tabitha Mullings client in “Quadruple Amputee and Legally Blind” lawsuit against the City of New York, Brooklyn Hospital and its Doctors in Supreme Court, Kings County after a three-year legal battle.

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This is a fair and reasonable resolution of this matter. Justice has been done. This settlement demonstrates that our legal system works for victims and should not be tampered with.

New York Medical Malpractice Attorney Sanford Rubenstein of Law Offices of Rubenstein & Rynecki announced today that he won a $17.9M settlement on behalf of Tabitha Mullings in a “Quadruple Amputee and Legally Blind” case.

New York medical malpractice lawyer Sanford Rubenstein represented Tabitha Mullings v. City of New York, Brooklyn Hospital (TDocket# 6162/09). A Brooklyn mother whose hands and feet were amputated in a shocking medical nightmare has won a $17.9 million settlement from the city and a hospital. According to court documents, Mullings’ tale of horror began in September 2008 when she went to the Brooklyn Hospital Center emergency room and was sent home with the diagnosis of a kidney stone and some painkillers. The next day Mullings was beset by agonizing pain and numbness and called 911 twice. FDNY medics did not take her back to the hospital.

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein stated, "This is a fair and reasonable resolution of this matter. Justice has been done. This settlement demonstrates that our legal system works for victims and should not be tampered with."

Attorney Ira Newman States, "While Ms. Mullings cannot turn back the clock, she is grateful she has been fairly compensated, and can now obtain the care and support she requires for the rest of her life."

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Rubenstein & Rynecki and its predecessor personal injury law firms in New York have been representing victims of personal injury since 1972. If you or a loved one has been hurt in an accident, suffered minor or major injuries, suffered medical malpractice, or been a victim of police misconduct, you may be entitled to money damages.

Serving clients from New York, Law Offices of Rubenstein & Rynecki is dedicated to providing legal services in the following practice areas:

  •     Medical Malpractice
  •     Personal Injury
  •     Wrongful Death
  •     Auto Accident Injuries

The attorneys at Brooklyn, New York based law firm Rubenstein & Rynecki have more than 30 years of experience fighting for maximum awards for victims.

Founded in 1972, the lawyers at Law Offices of Rubenstein & Rynecki have more than 30 years of combined experience. For more information about the firm, please go to http://www.rubensteinandrynecki.com/ or call (718) 522-1020.

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