Recent News - Medical Malpractice Defense


Richman, Bushwack and LiPetri Obtain Summary Judgement in Labor Law Case
September 20, 2018 | General Liability
David Richman, Jacqueline Bushwack and Michael LiPetri obtained summary judgment on behalf of a NYC land owner in a lawsuit where plaintiff alleged injuries flowing from a construction-related incident when plaintiff fell from a height while in the process of disposing bulk debris. Plaintiff alleged violations of Labor Law 240(1), 241(6) and 200. Bronx County …
Read More
Share this article:
Merkrebs Quoted in Healthcare Risk Management
August 31, 2018 | Medical Malpractice Defense
Howard Merkrebs was quoted in an article published in Healthcare Risk Management, “Patients Leaving Against Medical Advice Create Liability Risk.” Merkrebs discusses how the AMA form is not enough to prevent a lawsuit. “Even when clinicians and administrators do their best to counsel a patient who wishes to leave AMA and have signed documents acknowledging …
Read More
Share this article:
Strober Secures Defense Verdict in Bronx County Jury Trial
July 19, 2018 | General Liability
Eric Strober was successful in defending a driver who struck a pedestrian crossing Dyre Avenue in Bronx County in 2014. The client, a plumber, hit a pedestrian while driving a work van. The plaintiff was a New York City Transit worker on his way to work at the time of the accident. He sustained a …
Read More
Share this article:
Spero, Gordon & Farino Attend 26th Annual Moot Court Competition
March 8, 2018 | Bankruptcy
On March 5, 2018, Jeannine Farino, Stu Gordon, and Matt Spero attended the reception for the 26th Annual Duberstein Moot Court Competition in New York City. The Duberstein Competition is a bankruptcy law-related moot court competition sponsored by St. John’s School of Law and the reception is attended by bankruptcy professionals and judges from around …
Read More
Share this article:
Richman Quoted in Healthcare Risk Management Magazine
February 8, 2018 | Medical Malpractice Defense
David Richman was interviewed for an article entitled, “Work Carefully With Counsel to Ensure Best Results,” published in Healthcare Risk Management magazine. The article focuses on how risk managers can best work with legal counsel. In the article, Richman advises, “The challenge is establishing a relationship of trust between the risk manager and counsel. Particularly in the …
Read More
Share this article:
Bushwack and Lampert Contribute to USLAW Compendium
January 31, 2018
Jacqueline Bushwack and Matthew Lampert were contributors to USLAW’s National Compendium of Law for the State of New York, a resource that gives users access to common and statutory law regarding a variety of procedural and litigation-oriented issues. The National Compendium addresses issues that arise prior to the commencement of litigation through trial and on …
Read More
Share this article:
Bushwack a Two-Time Honoree at LIBN’s 50 Most Influential Women Event
October 20, 2017
Jacqueline (Mecchella) Bushwack has for the second time been named among Long Island’s 50 Most Influential Women by the Long Island Business News at a dinner held on October 19, 2017, at the Crest Hollow Country Club.  Jacqueline is a partner in the Complex Torts & Product Liability, General Liability and Medical Malpractice Defense practice …
Read More
Share this article:
Bushwack Moderates Women’s Initiative Panel
October 12, 2017
On October 11, Rivkin Radler’s Women’s Initiative hosted a networking event to celebrate “Her Story: Lessons in Success from Lawyers Who Live It,” a book co-edited by Jacqueline Bushwack and published by the American Bar Association. The event, which was attended by several of the Firm’s female clients, was a cocktail hour followed by a lively …
Read More
Share this article:
Richman Quoted in Burroughs Healthcare
September 27, 2017 | Medical Malpractice Defense
David Richman was interviewed for the article, “E-Health Platforms Expand Care Possibilities, but Add Potential Liabilities,” which appears in Burroughs Healthcare Consulting Network. To read the article, click here. …
Read More
Share this article:
Richman Quoted in Healthcare Risk Management
July 6, 2017 | Medical Malpractice Defense
David Richman was interviewed for an article entitled, “EMR Faults Can Be Major Factors in Med/Mel Cases,” which appeared in the July 2017 issue of Healthcare Risk Management magazine. The story discusses the liability risks presented by the use of electronic medical records (EMRs). David noted that some of the features meant to make record-keeping …
Read More
Share this article:
Previous PageNext Page

Get legal updates and news delivered to your inbox