The Largest Verdict for Medical Malpractice/Wrongful Death In Ulster County History 2016

KINGSTON - An Ulster County State Supreme Court jury has awarded the family of a Kerhonkson veterinarian $4.6 million in what the family's attorney said is the largest verdict in a wrongful death case ever in the county.

Walter Friedlander was 63 when he experienced severe pains on the evening of February 13, 2011. His wife Valerie drove him to the Kingston Hospital emergency room. He was admitted and doctors performed preliminary blood tests and then basically ignored him, according to the family attorney, Judith Livingston of Manhattan.

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