Medical Malpractice Defense

Bushwack, Richman and LiPetri Obtain Stipulation of Discontinuance with Prejudice
April 19, 2017 | Complex Torts & Product Liability | General Liability | Medical Malpractice Defense

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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Richman Quoted in Long Island Business News’ article entitled, “Technology On Trial”
March 19, 2017 | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Medical Malpractice Defense

David Richman was quoted in a recent Long Island Business News article entitled, “Technology On Trial.”

In the article, written by Brittany Bernstein, David discusses how technology is especially helpful in his field to explain the science involved in his cases to juries more simply.

“If you think about it, Twitter has trained us to look to get information

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Richman Featured in Thomson Reuters Podcast on Telemedicine
February 14, 2017 | Medical Malpractice Defense

David Richman was featured in a podcast for Thomas Reuters on the impact of telemedicine on healthcare privacy laws.

Click here to hear the podcast.

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Rivkin Radler Welcomes New Associate, Michael LiPetri
January 10, 2017 | Medical Malpractice Defense | General Liability | Insurance Coverage

Michael LiPetri is an Associate in Rivkin Radler’s General Liability, Insurance Coverage and Medical Malpractice Defense Practice Groups, where he represents landowners, landlords, and management companies in cases involving premises liability, construction accidents, and asbestos exposure, as well as, insurers in intricate coverage issues emerging out of homeowner and commercial insurance policies.

Prior to joining Rivkin

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Strober Secures Defense Verdict
November 18, 2016 | Complex Torts & Product Liability | General Liability | Medical Malpractice Defense

Eric Strober won a two-week trial in Queens County Supreme court in which he represented the sole owner of trucking company Legend Wheels in a motor vehicle case alleging serious injuries to the plaintiff’s knee and back.  After conceding liability, the defense contested the causation and severity of the injuries. After deliberating for two hours,

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Richman presents Medical Malpractice 101 Program to Progressive Emergency Physicians
November 9, 2016 | Medical Malpractice Defense

David Richman presented a Medical Malpractice 101 program to residents, medical students and Physician Assistant Fellows of Progressive Emergency Physicians at Good Samaritan Hospital.  The program dealt with the basics of a medical malpractice claim and how physicians can best protect themselves against such claims.

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Summary Dismissal of Local Law 1 Lead Paint Action on Behalf of Brooklyn Apartment Owner
September 20, 2016 | Medical Malpractice Defense

David Richman and Jeannine Farino obtained summary dismissal of an action brought in Kings County on behalf of an infant plaintiff who allegedly suffered developmental delays as a result of ingesting lead paint.  Plaintiffs’ alleged that the defendants violated “Local Law 1” which mandates that an owner must remove or cover paint containing a specified

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Richman and Malerba successful in representation of medical management company
June 23, 2016 | Health Services | Medical Malpractice Defense

Congratulations to our partners David Richman and Ben Malerba who successfully represented a medical management company against claims by a physician who alleged that he was wrongfully expelled by his medical practice. The physician claimed that the practice’s medical board and management company did not have sufficient grounds to terminate his participation in the practice

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Bushwack attends USLaw Women’s Connection Conference
June 14, 2016 | Medical Malpractice Defense | Complex Torts & Product Liability | General Liability

Jacqueline (Mecchella) Bushwack represented Rivkin Radler LLP at the USLAW Women’s Connection Conference, “Strong Voices in Times of Crisis: Facing Adversity & Succeeding,” in Nashville, Tennessee.

The USLAW NETWORK Women’s Connection provides a forum for women lawyers to collaborate, develop and advance the status of women involved in civil litigation through the strengthening of personal

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