Hon. Allan J. Goodman (Ret.)


Legal, Medical and Dental Malpractice

  • Dispute whether lawyer had committed malpractice in handling probate proceeding
  • Dispute whether dentist’s conduct was below the standard of care in malpractice claim arising from oral surgery which resulted in partial facial paralysis of 22-year-old woman
  • Dispute whether anesthesiologist had committed medical malpractice resulting in injury to ulnar and radial nerves of heavy equipment operator leaving him with paralysis of right arm and hand and which allegedly had been caused by failure of anesthesiologist to sufficiently monitor patient during 8-hour surgery on patient’s spinal cord
  • Dispute whether physician had breached the standard of care in breast reduction surgery which resulted in substantial scaring
  • Dispute as to application of principle of reasonable discovery of claim for application of statute of limitations in medical malpractice cause of action
  • Dispute whether surgeon’s use of spinal cord cage device and fixing solution for purpose and in a manner not specifically approved by FDA constituted medical malpractice or battery