Practice Groups

Medical Malpractice Defense

Malpractice claims are a very real part of practicing medicine. Rivkin Radler’s medical malpractice defense attorneys understand the impact that a malpractice claim has on a healthcare provider, both professionally and personally. It is important to have an effective legal strategy in place to combat these claims. Through our extensive experience, knowledge of medicine and access to top medical experts, we provide our clients with the highest quality representation, leaving them free to concentrate on their patients.

The attorneys in Rivkin Radler’s Medical Malpractice Defense Practice Group are known as some of the most experienced and successful in their field. Led by senior trial attorneys, we have been representing healthcare providers in the New York metropolitan area and throughout the region for more than 30 years. Our attorneys have built a strong reputation for providing an innovative and aggressive, yet practical, approach in representing our clients’ interests.

  • Diverse expertise: We represent physicians of all specialties as well as dentists, hospitals, nursing facilities and other healthcare providers on a vast array of medical issues including claimed surgical errors, birth injuries, medication errors, anesthesia complications, misdiagnoses and delayed diagnoses.
  • Broad medical knowledge: We have an acute understanding of all aspects of the medical and dental issues involved and the injuries claimed. Our attorneys educate themselves on the latest developments in medicine and dentistry in order to provide the best possible representation.
  • Extensive network of medical experts: Our medical malpractice defense lawyers have longstanding relationships with the department chairs at most of the leading hospitals in the New York area; providing access to the best qualified and most renowned medical experts in virtually every specialty needed to mount a solid defense.
  • Proven track record: We have earned our esteemed reputation in the area of medical malpractice defense through our zealous representation along with our high success rate on dispositive motions and trials.

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