WILLIAM SPIEGEL & MARC LEFFLER BOTH CHOSEN AS SUPER LAWYERS IN MEDICAL MALPRACTICE DEFENSE FOR 2017 and 2018
William and Marc have been chosen as a New York "Super Lawyers" by Super Lawyers Magazine for 2017 and 2018. To achieve this honor, an attorney has to be nominated by his peers, and then go through a screening process by the magazine editorial board. Only 5% of practicing attorneys in New York achieve this designation.
obtained a unanimous New York County jury verdict in favor of his client, a dental specialist in the field of periodontics-prosthodontics. The plaintiff had claimed that the defendant dentist had improperly planned for and fabricated a full mouth of bridgework, which caused her to have severe and permanent injuries to her jaw joint, known as the TMJ. The plaintiff sought $500,000 from the jury; the jury returned its verdict in 20 minutes
WILLIAM SPIEGEL SELECTED BY HIS PEERS AS ONE OF THE TOP 100 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE DEFENSE LAWYERS IN THE NEW YORK CITY METRO AREA FOR 2017.
WILLIAM SPIEGEL SECURES A WINNING VERDICT
for his client, a general dentist, accused of failing to diagnose and treat periodontal disease over a twenty year period, leading to severe bone loss, the loss of 8 teeth, and the need for 8 implants, significant bone grafting, sinus lifts and new restorations throughout the patient’s mouth.
MARC LEFFLER OBTAINS A DIRECTED VERDICT
in favor of his dentist-client at the completion of testimony, in which the plaintiff claimed that the defendant dentist unnecessarily and improperly prepared teeth for a bridge, and fabricated a temporary bridge which created occlusal discrepancies. The judge found that the case should not be given to the jury to decide, because the plaintiff failed to provide adequate evidence of wrongdoing through his dental expert.
WILLIAM SPIEGEL & MARC LEFFLER BOTH CHOSEN AS SUPER LAWYERS IN MEDICAL MALPRACTICE DEFENSE FOR 2016
William and Marc have been chosen as a New York "Super Lawyers" by Super Lawyers Magazine for 2016. To achieve this honor, an attorney has to be nominated by his peers, and then go through a screening process by the magazine editorial board. Only 5% of practicing attorneys in New York achieve this designation.
MARC LEFFLER SECURES A DEFENSE VERDICT
After a contentious two-week trial, Mr. Leffler obtained a unanimous defense verdict in a case involving multiple implants placed into the sinus of this patient. Opposing counsel made a case for extensive damages to the jury and sought one million dollars in compensation.