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Case Types: Trusts and Estates - Wills 

Case: In Re: Estate of Herbert Joel Zieben, deceased

State: TX

Date: 2015-06-02

Experts: Harold J. Bursztajn M.D. (Cambridge, MA) Forensic Psychiatry

Summary: The will contestants were the four adult children (Roslyn Kenney, Amy Grenader, Alan Zieben, and Lee Zieben) of decedent Herbert Joel Zieben, an entrepreneur, who earned most of his fortune developin...

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Case Types: Discrimination - Race | Employment - Race Discrimination | Employment - Conscientious Employee Protection Act 

Case: Michael M. Choy v. Comcast Cable Communications, Inc.

State: NJ

Date: 2012-09-18

Experts: Harold J. Bursztajn M.D. (Cambridge, MA) Forensic Psychiatry

Summary: Plaintiff Michael Choy, 64, an Asian-American, was employed by Comcast Cable Communications from March 2007 to August 2007. According to Choy, he was terminated from his position as principal enginee...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Corporations - Breach of Duty of Care 

Case: Anita Graham, individually and as stautory representative of Marcus Graham and Jordan Graham, Henry Graham and Onedia Graham v. ValueOptions Inc., VO of Arizona Inc., the state of Arizona and Edward Liu

State: AZ

Date: 2008-11-26

Experts: Harold J. Bursztajn M.D. (Cambridge, MA) Forensic Psychiatry

Summary: On Aug. 23, 2005, plaintiff's decedent, Patrick Graham, a 34-year-old Wal-Mart employee, was gathering shopping carts in the parking lot when Edward Liu drove into the parking lot, got out of his car...

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Case Types: Damages - Pain and Suffering | Discrimination - Sexual Preference | Discrimination - New Jersey Law Against Discrimination 

Case: Peter de Vries and Timothy Carter v. Secaucus Fire Department, Town of Secaucus

State: NJ

Date: 2008-06-11

Experts: Harold J. Bursztajn (Cambridge, MA) Psychiatry

Summary: On April 25, 2004, plaintiffs Peter de Vries and Timothy Carter, a homosexual couple, were living in an apartment directly next to a Secaucus Volunteer Fire Department fire station. At about 1 a.m., ...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Back Surgery | Medical Malpractice - Neurosurgeon | Medical Malpractice - Neurosurgery | Medical Malpractice - Informed Consent | Medical Malpractice - Unnecessary Procedure | Medical Malpractice - Failure to Communicate 

Case: Candace Catalano & Richard Catalano v. Douglas B. Moreland M.D.

State: NY

Date: 2005-10-28

Experts: Harold J. Bursztajn (Cambridge, MA) Psychiatry

Summary: In mid-September 1993, plaintiff Candace Catalano, a supermarket chef in her 40s, sustained a disc herniation at L4-5. She experienced residual lower-back pain, so she presented to neurosurgeon Dr. D...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Psychiatrist | Medical Malpractice - Mental Health 

Case: Sarada Gottipati, Individually and on Behalf of the Estate of Srinvasa Choudary Gottipati, Deceased, and as Next Friend of Vignatha Gottipati, a Minor Child v. Kishore Sunkara, M.D., and UHS of Timberlawn, Inc., d/b/a Timberlawn Mental Health System

State: TX

Date: 2005-03-07

Experts: Harold J. Bursztajn (Cambridge, MA) Forensic Psychiatry

Summary: On Aug. 5, 2001, plaintiffs' decedent Srinvasa Choudary Gottipati, 35, was taken to a Timberlawn Mental Health System hospital in Dallas, under an order of protective custody. He had been engaging in...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice - Birth Injury 

Case: Kenneth H. Heisch and Jena S. Heisch, parents and natural guardians of Kenneth Heisch II, and Kenneth H. Heisch and Jena S. Heisch, Husband and Wife in their own right v. Wayne Memorial Hospital; Robert J. Morton, M.D., b/b/a Pediatric Practices of NorthEastern Pennsylvania; Kathleen Cita, M.D. and Carl Milks, M.D.

State: PA

Date: 2004-09-30

Experts: Harold J. Bursztajn (Cambridge, MA) Psychiatry

Summary: On April 27, 1995, plaintiff Jena Heisch gave birth by cesarean delivery to a boy, Kenneth H. Heis ll, at Wayne Memorial Hospital, located in Honesdale. After being notified by the medical staff that...

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Case Types: Contracts - Breach of Contract | Medical Malpractice - Informed Consent | Emotional Distress - Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress 

Case: Richard J. Gladu Jr. v. Boston IVF, Dr. Merle Berger, M.D., and Dr. Selwyn Oskowitz, M.D.

State: MA

Date: 2004-01-30

Experts: Harold J. Bursztajn (Cambridge, MA) Psychiatry

Summary: In 1989, plaintiff Richard J. Gladu Jr., a firefighter in his mid-30s, and his wife, Meredith McLeod, adopted a child because McLeod was infertile. Wanting a biological child as well, they were late...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Medical Malpractice -  

Case: Michaele White and Bernard Misiura, Jr., as Co-executors of the Est. of Clarice Misiura v. State of

State: NY

Date: 2000-03-31

Experts: Harold J. Bursztajn (Cambridge, MA) Pediatric Psychiatry

Summary: ...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice -  

Case: Jeff and Clesta Darnaby vs. Martin Davis, D.O.

State: OK

Date: 2000-02-07

Experts: Harold J. Bursztajn (Boston, MA) psychiatry

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Case Types: Negligence -  

Case: Vincent Pascarella v. State of New York

State: NY

Date: 1998-10-30

Experts: Harold J. Bursztajn (Cambridge, MA) Psychiatry

Summary: On 12/3/89, Clmt., then a student at the State University of New York at Buffalo, was struck in the eyes by the forceful discharge of water from a fire extinguisher, which had been discharged at him ...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Professional Negligence -  

Case: Est. of Barry Behn, Adm. Adam and Diana Behn v. Robert Tufo, M.D.

State: MA

Date: 1997-04-16

Experts: Harold J. Bursztajn (Cambridge, MA) Psychiatry

Summary: Plaintiffs' decedent had a long history of alcohol and drug abuse and had previously attempted suicide. He was evaluated by defendant psychiatrist and began treatment on an outpatient basis. During p...

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Case Types: Employment -  | Discrimination -  | Employment - Wrongful Termination 

Case: Gaye Lively v. Flexible Packaging Association & Glenn Braswell

State: DC

Date: 1996-06-25

Experts: Harold J. Bursztajn (Cambridge, MA) Psychiatry

Summary: Plaintiff had been an employee of Defendant Flexible Packaging Assn. for 12 years. When Defendant Braswell was appointed as a director in 1988, complaints of sexual harassment were made against him a...

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Case Types: Aviation - Airplane Accidents 

Case: Arthur Deskos v. Milipore Corporation and Est. of Robert Gerard

State: MA

Date: 1994-11-01

Experts: Harold J. Bursztajn (Cambridge, MA) Psychiatry

Summary: Defendant MIllipore Corporation's helicopter collided midair with a private single engine Cessna 172 airplane over Holliston. All of the four helicopter occupants died, including defendant pilot. P...

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Case Types: Medical Malpractice -  

Case: Mary D. Meador v. Sidney Stahler, M.D. and Ruben Gheridian, M.D.

State: MA

Date: 1993-06-07

Experts: Harold J. Bursztajn (Cambridge, MA) Psychiatry

Summary: Plaintiff underwent a C-section for her third pregnancy. When she became pregnant on a fourth occasion, she sought an obstetrician willing to assist her in a vaginal delivery. Defendant Stahler agr...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Domestic Relations -  | Medical Malpractice -  | Government - Municipalities | Medical Malpractice - Hospital 

Case: Paul Kestyn, Adm. of Est. of Adam Kestyn v. United States of America

State: MA

Date: 1993-03-01

Experts: Harold J. Bursztajn (Cambridge, MA) Psychiatry

Summary: Plaintiff's decedent, a six week-old infant, developed symptoms of upper respiratory distress and was taken to Defendant United States' military hospital. He was treated at the hospital with Theophy...