Medical Malpractice Defense

Rivkin Radler Welcomes Two New Attorneys
February 26, 2020 | Medical Malpractice Defense | General Liability | Commercial Litigation | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use

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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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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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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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 | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Medical Malpractice Defense | General 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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