Recent News - Medical Malpractice Defense


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

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 practice in the areas of medical malpractice defense,

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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 | 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.

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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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Strober and Becker Obtain Dismissal of Medical Malpractice Case in the Bronx
November 27, 2018 | General Liability

Eric Strober and Noah Becker were successful in obtaining dismissal of a medical malpractice action venued in the Bronx on behalf of their client. Strober and Becker moved pursuant to CPLR 3211 arguing that the plaintiff’s claims were time-barred by the applicable two year and six month statute of limitations.

The plaintiff’s allegations centered around

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Richman Serves on Community Impact Committee for 2018-19 Gala
October 2, 2018

David Richman will serve on the Community Impact Honorary Committee for the 2018-2019 Gala Benefit which is taking place on November 7, 2018 at the Council on Foreign Relations. Community Impact is an organization that operates under the auspices of Columbia University and provides service and leadership opportunities for Columbia University and Barnard College students

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Richman and Bushwack Obtain Defendant’s Verdict
October 2, 2018 | Medical Malpractice Defense

David Richman and Jacqueline Bushwack obtained a defendant’s verdict on behalf of Speedway in a case involving a woman who claimed that she slipped and fell in ice at a Speedway store in Flushing, New York, sustaining a fractured wrist that required surgical repair. The case was tried before Judge Diccia Pineda-Kirwin in Supreme Court

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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

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