Medical Malpractice Defense


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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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers
October 28, 2020 | Medical Malpractice Defense | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | General Liability | Employment & Labor | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Bankruptcy | Appeals | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Trusts & Estates | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Professional Liability
UNIONDALE, NY – Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that 23 attorneys were named to the 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and 13 attorneys were named 2020 New York Metro Rising Stars. Following is a list of attorneys, the practice areas for which they were recognized, and the years they were included …
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10 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch
August 26, 2020 | Corporate | Banking | Medical Malpractice Defense | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Commercial Litigation | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
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 | Medical Malpractice Defense | Health Services
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 | Medical Malpractice Defense | General Liability | Commercial Litigation | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
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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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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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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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 …
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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 …
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