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Richman Quoted in Healthcare Risk Management Article
November 23, 2020 | Medical Malpractice Defense
David Richman was quoted in the Healthcare Risk Management article, “What to Do When Malpractice Allegations Become Defamation.” The article discusses the different types of defamation and what can be done about each. Proving defamation can be difficult since court statements are hard to challenge. There are many forms of defamation, but they can be …
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Strober Wins Motion to Dismiss Toxic Mold Case
November 19, 2020 | General Liability
Eric Strober successfully represented the owner of a co-op who had sublet her apartment to the plaintiff, a physician who lived in the apartment for several years before moving out and claiming many physical injuries as a result of mold exposure. The co-op owner was not insured for this type of claim. Strober moved for summary …
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Lampert to Present CLE Program, Bushwack to be Panelist
November 16, 2020 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
On December 2, 2020, Matthew Lampert, along with the Chair of the NCBA’s Plaintiff’s  Personal Injury Committee, will be jointly presenting a CLE Program entitled “Why Civility in the Practice of Law Matters.” It will be held over Zoom from 5:30 to 7:30 P.M.  This will be a free CLE program. The format for the …
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10 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch
August 26, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Commercial Litigation | Health Services | Insurance Coverage | Medical Malpractice Defense | Corporate | Banking
Uniondale, New York – August 26, 2020 – The prestigious Best Lawyers in America® has designated 10 Rivkin Radler LLP attorneys Ones to Watch in the NYS Bar. The following attorneys were recognized: Hackensack, N.Y. Gene Y. Kang – Commercial Litigation/Litigation-Intellectual Property Uniondale, N.Y. Ashley Osadon Algazi – Health Care Law Michelle A. Bholan – …
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Richman Shares Perspective on Responding to Adverse Hospital Events
March 3, 2020 | Health Services | Medical Malpractice Defense
David Richman was quoted in a Healthcare Risk Management article entitled, “Develop Plan for Responding to Adverse Events,” which discusses the importance of hospitals preparing in advance for how to respond to an unexpected death, serious accident or possible malpractice. To read the article, click here. …
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Rivkin Radler Welcomes Two New Attorneys
February 26, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Commercial Litigation | General Liability | Medical Malpractice Defense
UNIONDALE, NEW YORK – February 25, 2020 – Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, is pleased to announce that Daniel Furshpan and Matthew Meisel have joined the Firm as Associates. Daniel E. Furshpan, has joined the Medical Malpractice and General Liability Practice Groups, resident in the Long Island office. He concentrates his …
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Richman, Becker and Romeo Prevail in Trip-and-Fall Action
December 23, 2019 | General Liability
David Richman, Noah Becker and Jason Romeo successfully obtained summary judgment on behalf of Columbia University in connection with a claim that the plaintiff tripped and fell over an uneven sidewalk adjacent to the School of International Affairs. The decision, rendered by Kathryn Freed in Supreme Court, New York County, found that the plaintiff had …
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Strober and Becker Prevail on Summary Judgment in Dental Malpractice Case
March 21, 2019 | Medical Malpractice Defense
Eric Strober and Noah Becker were successful in obtaining dismissal of a dental malpractice action venued in the Bronx. The plaintiff’s allegations centered around the alleged negligent extraction of plaintiff’s tooth number 7. Strober and Becker made out their prima facie case by demonstrating that the plaintiff’s tooth was not salvageable and that, regardless, their …
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Richman Published in Second Edition of Civil Litigation Textbook
February 5, 2019 | David E. Richman | Medical Malpractice Defense
David Richman has updated chapters on opening statements and making motions in limine in the second edition of the New York State Bar Association’s textbook on civil litigation. Click here to read. …
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Bushwack, Korman Named to Crain’s 2019 Notable Women List
December 27, 2018
Rivkin Radler is proud to announce that Jacqueline Bushwack and Cheryl F. Korman have been selected for Crain’s New York Business’ 2019 Notable Women in Law list. The annual list celebrates attorneys who have made an impact on New York City. According to Crain’s, “it honors the achievements of the brightest and boldest legal minds; those …
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