Medical Malpractice Defense


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 | Medical Malpractice Defense | Employment & Labor | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
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 | Medical Malpractice Defense | General Liability | 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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Bushwack Presents at USLAW Conference
June 21, 2017 | Medical Malpractice Defense | General Liability | Complex Torts & Product Liability
On June 3, Jacqueline Bushwack presented a program entitled “Incorporating Demonstrative Evidence into Your Case” at the USLAW Women’s Connection Conference in Lake Tahoe. The USLAW Women’s Connection serves member firms’ women clients who hail from a cross-section of industries and seek a networking environment that includes prominent attorneys, businesswomen and leaders from around the …
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Bushwack, Richman and LiPetri Obtain Stipulation of Discontinuance with Prejudice
April 19, 2017 | Medical Malpractice Defense | General Liability | Complex Torts & Product Liability
Bushwack, Richman and LiPetri obtained a Stipulation of Discontinuance with Prejudice in a dental malpractice case involving claims brought against the Division Director at a University Dental Clinic.  Plaintiffs’ counsel claimed that the dental residents, who were under the supervision of the Program Director, committed dental practice in their management and treatment of the plaintiff.  …
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Richman, Versichelli Partner on Thomson Reuters Podcast
April 13, 2017 | Insurance Coverage | Medical Malpractice Defense
David Richman and Michael Versichelli were featured on the Legal Executive Institute’s second podcast in a series on telemedicine. This installment discusses telemedicine’s impact on healthcare, insurance and the law. Click here to listen. …
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