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Alan J. Fumuso Secures Defense Verdict in Queens County

On December 12, 2013, Alan J. Fumuso obtained a defense verdict in a wrongful death case in Queens County. The case involved the death of a 44 year old woman, mother of three children, who died of lung cancer. The plaintiff’s claimed that the various defendants, including her family doctor represented by Mr. Fumuso, delayed for one year in making the diagnosis, allowing her to go from Stage 1 treatable cancer to Stage 4 terminal cancer. The case lasted 5 weeks, with 18 witnesses, including 15 medical witnesses, called to the stand and interrogated by Mr. Fumuso and other counsel. The jury deliberated for less than 3 hours before returning a verdict on behalf of all defendants.