Medical Malpractice Defense


Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers
September 12, 2019 | Health Services | Appeals | Bankruptcy | Commercial Litigation | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Construction | Directors & Officers Liability | Employment & Labor | General Liability | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Insurance Coverage | Insurance Fraud | Intellectual Property | Medical Malpractice Defense | Corporate | Banking | Tax | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Professional Liability | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Trusts & Estates
UNIONDALE, NY – Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that 28 attorneys were named to the 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and 8 attorneys were named 2019 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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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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Rivkin Radler Welcomes Three New Attorneys
June 1, 2018 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Employment & Labor | Medical Malpractice Defense
Uniondale, New York – May 2018 – Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, has announced that Jason Kurland, Keegan Saap and Noah Becker have joined the firm. Jason Kurland has joined the firm’s Real Estate, Zoning and Land Use Practice Group as a Partner. Kurland represents a number of clients in the …
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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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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. …
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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 …
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Bushwack Gets 2nd Term on NSC&FGC Board
June 26, 2017 | General Liability | Medical Malpractice Defense | Complex Torts & Product Liability
On June 13, 2017,  Jacqueline Bushwack was sworn in for a second term as a member of the Board of Directors for the North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center (NSC&FGC). Incorporated in 1953, NSC&FGC is the leading not-for-profit children’s mental health agency on Long Island dedicated to restoring and strengthening the emotional well-being of …
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