The dedication and commitment Kramer, Dunleavy & Ratchik, PLLC devotes to each of its clients is reflected in the verdicts and settlements obtained on their behalf. Many of our verdicts and settlements were obtained after years of hard-fought litigation, including trials and appeals, sometimes after other trial lawyers had already given up.


for professional makeup artist who suffered a traumatic brain injury after slipping and falling down a flight of stairs that had become flooded due to the landlord’s negligence.

for newborn infant who lost his arm due to prescription error by hospital.

for 45-year-old construction worker who suffered permanent and debilitating back injury requiring numerous spinal surgeries after getting struck by falling steel pipe.

for child who was born with severe developmental delays after her mother, while pregnant, ate deli meat that was contaminated with listeria.

for 38-year-old woman developed stage IIIC breast cancer after her breast surgeon failed to order appropriate diagnostic tests in the face of a palpable breast lump.

for a widow and her two children whose husband lost his life due to hospital malpractice and failure to appreciate changes in his neurological status.

for 39-year-old nanny who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury after getting struck by a motor vehicle while crossing the street within the crosswalk.

for a widow and her two children whose husband lost his life due to hospital’s failure to appropriately treat his burns.

for 38-year-old nurse who underwent an unnecessary double mastectomy.

for 53-year-old professional photographer who suffered multiple leg fractures requiring surgery after getting run over by box truck that jumped sidewalk curb.

for wrongful death of young artist who was struck and killed by a New York City Transit Authority bus while crossing the street.

for 42-year-old woman who developed stage IIIB breast cancer due to malpractice of radiologist.

for 52-year-old woman who developed stage III breast cancer due to malpractice of radiologist.

for 23-year-old woman who suffered ruptured spleen requiring splenectomy and torn lateral meniscus requiring arthroscopic surgery following motor vehicle crash.

for 33-year-old personal trainer who suffered herniated discs in his lumbar spine requiring a hemi-laminectomy and partial discectomy after his motorcycle struck a raised expansion joint on the Manhattan Bridge.