Medical Malpractice Defense

Griner and Isaacson Obtain Dismissal of Legal Malpractice Action
June 12, 2024 | Medical Malpractice Defense

Amanda Griner and Debbie Isaacson successfully moved to dismiss an action in Supreme Court, Monroe County, against the firm’s clients: a personal injury law firm and its associate.

The firm’s clients represented plaintiffs in an underlying personal injury matter, wherein one of the plaintiffs was run over by a truck in a hotel parking lot. The

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Strober Obtains Defense Verdict in Malpractice Case
May 9, 2024 | Medical Malpractice Defense

Tried in the Supreme Court of Queens County, the defendant doctor was accused of negligent performance of foot surgery and follow up care. The case was tried before a jury, who rendered a defense verdict after one week of trial. The case involved the performance of a Weil osteotomy, the administration of steroids, and post-operative

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Strober Quoted in Healthcare Risk Management
April 4, 2024 | Medical Malpractice Defense | Health Services

Eric Strober was quoted in the article, “Patient and Family Complaints Require Careful Response,” featured in the April issue of Healthcare Risk Management.

The article highlights ways that healthcare organizations can address patient and family complaints in a professional and courteous way to avoid further escalation.

“Healthcare professionals should be receptive, empathetic, and sympathetic to

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Izzo Talks to Part B News about Firing Patients for Cause
September 7, 2023 | Medical Malpractice Defense | Health Services

Frank Izzo was interviewed for the Part B News article, “You can ‘fire’ patients for just cause, but hew to a clear policy.” The story explains how healthcare providers can legally and ethically refuse service to a patient.

Although healthcare facilities usually get into legal hot water for abandoning patients because they close without giving their

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Strober Interviewed on Medical Malpractice by Healthcare Risk Management Magazine
March 7, 2023 | Medical Malpractice Defense

Eric Strober was interviewed for an article entitled “Avoid Common Mistakes in Malpractice Cases,” which appeared in the March 2023 issue of Healthcare Risk ManagementTM magazine.

The article discusses how common mistakes can sometimes change the outcome of a medical malpractice case.

To read the article, click here.

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Rivkin Radler Elects 8 New Partners
December 20, 2022 | General Liability | Corporate | Medical Malpractice Defense | Insurance Fraud | Commercial Litigation | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Trusts & Estates

Rivkin Radler is delighted to announce that it has elevated eight attorneys to partners, effective January 1.

The new partners are Jennifer Abreu, Christina M. Bezas, Kaitlyn E. Flynn, Daniel E. Furshpan, Bernadette Kasnicki, Marie A. Landsman, Siobhain P. Minarovich and Avi Sinensky.

“These eight attorneys embody the best attributes of Rivkin Radler – astute

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Rivkin Radler Welcomes 2 Attorneys
May 23, 2022 | Medical Malpractice Defense | General Liability | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Commercial Litigation

Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, is pleased to announce that Fabrice Michel and Cari Lewis have joined the firm.

Fabrice Michel, of, Valley Stream, NY, has joined the firm as an associate in the firm’s Medical Malpractice Defense, General Liability, and Complex Torts & Products Liability Practice Groups, resident in the

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Strober to Present on Medical Malpractice at CLM Focus Conference
March 15, 2022 | Medical Malpractice Defense

Eric Strober will be a panelist at the CLM Focus conference, taking place June 15-16 in Nashville, TN.

His program, entitled “Medical Malpractice: Unique Issues in the Defense of Non-MD Healthcare Providers in the Homecare Setting,” will cover the various kinds of claims that are made against non-doctor professionals in the home care setting. This includes

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Richman Speaks about the Challenges to Early Resolution of Med Mal Claims
February 18, 2022 | Medical Malpractice Defense

David Richman was quoted in the Healthcare Risk Management article, “Take the Right Steps to Speed Resolution of Malpractice Litigation.” The story explains what risk managers and in-house counsel can do to speed and streamline the resolution of a medical malpractice case.

David noted that, of all the tort claims, medical malpractice claims are the most

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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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