Contact Us for Legal Assistance with
Medical Malpractice and Real Estate Cases
Futterman, Sirotkin & Seinfeld LLP, takes pride in our long and local history. Our firm, starting as a small, general practice law firm after World War II, has grown into one of the largest in Queens County. As one of the oldest firms in Queens County, we have a sense of belonging in and commitment to our community.
Today the firm of Futterman, Sirotkin & Seinfeld, LLP, is synonymous with excellence and success. We are well-established in the community. We have come to know the residents, professionals and leaders of our community well. We handle both transactions and lawsuits with attention to detail and a singular focus on our clients' interests.
Contact Futterman, Sirotkin & Seinfeld, LLP today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:
- Birth injuries
- Hospital malpractice
- Medication Errors
- Failure to diagnose
- Orthopedic car malpractice
- Dental malpractice
Real Estate Law
- Buying or selling a house
- Buying or selling a co-operative apartment (co-ops)
- Buying or selling a condominium
- Buying or selling commercial buildings
- Resolving title issues and quieting title
- Refinancing a loan
- Mortgage modifications
- Short sales
Call Attorney Martin Seinfeld today at 718-261-9460 to arrange your free initial consultation.
Attorney Martin M. Seinfeld
- New York, 1978
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1980
- U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1980
- St. John's University School of Law
- Queens College City University of New York, New York City, New York
- B.A. magna cum laude
Professional Memberships and Achievements:
- New York State Bar Association, Member
- New York City Bar Association, Member
- American Association for Justice, Member
- Queens County Bar Association, Member
- Association Referral for Medical Malpractice
Verdicts & Settlements
Medical/Hospital Malpractice - Birth Injury Brain Damage - Cerebral Palsy
The infant was born to a 24-year-old woman; first pregnancy. Prenatal care was provided at a city hospital. At 38 weeks into the pregnancy, clinical signs of a possible problem surfaced. Proper testing was not done. The onset of labor signs of possible fetal distress was ignored. The infant was born in respiratory distress, and he was later determined to be mentally retarded and suffered from cerebral palsy. The case was settled for $3.5 million, paid in a structured settlement. Total guaranteed payments are $7,677,444.
Medical Malpractice - Orthopedic Surgical Malpractice
Following an automobile accident that caused extensive and serious fractures to the plaintiff's femur, knee, tibia and fibula, ankle and foot, plaintiff underwent several surgeries. Defendant performed two operative procedures to try to set the ankle fractures, both of which failed. During the course of treatment, the plaintiff developed complaints in her foot. Defendant failed to recognize and treat a developing reflex dystrophy syndrome (RSD), a condition that is extremely painful. His negligence caused a worsening of the condition, which became permanent. Verdict awarded: $4.2 million.
Medical Malpractice Action - Obstetrics
The gynecologist failed to test the pregnant plaintiff for HIV despite her having known risk factors for the disease. HIV was not timely diagnosed. As a result, the infant was not treated for HIV in utero, which may have cured the disease. Settlement on trial for $1.5 million, which was placed in a structured settlement; total guaranteed payments on the settlement was $2,204,028.
Real Estate Litigation
Commercial/Real Estate Litigation
Plaintiff entered into a contract to purchase commercial real property from the defendant for $2.9 million. Defendant sought to cancel the contract or receive $800,000 in under the table money. Plaintiff refused and commenced an action in specific performance. After three appeals, which plaintiff won, and a trial in the action, the property was sold to the plaintiff after we had a receiver appointed for the property. In addition to purchasing the property for the $2.9 million contract price a verdict for damages for breach of contract against the defendant for $1,477,139.22 was obtained.
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