Civil litigation firm specializing in Medical, Dental and Pharmaceutical Malpractice, Product Liability and Catastrophic Injury claims.
Responsible for all aspects of litigated cases, from inception to settlement or verdict:
Preliminary analysis of claim, medical records and evidence; interviewed and assessed client and witnesses, developed theories of liability and damages; researched medical issues involved in claim.
Claims involved profound injury and wrongful death arising from medical, pharmaceutical and dental negligence, medical products and devices, pharmaceutical products, general personal injury, auto accidents, construction defect and premises liability.
Injuries, traumatic or iatrogenic, involved complex medical, dental and psychiatric issues, accidents, products, prosthetic implants and obstetric/fetal malpractice, anesthesiology, psychiatric, neurology, orthopedic, elder abuse, dental and pharmaceutical malpractice.
Attended medical examinations, inspections, expert depositions, mediations, settlement conferences and trial.
Propounded and responded to discovery; drafted discovery motions, motions for summary judgment and oppositions; drafted settlement, mediation and trial briefs.
Retained experts, identified liability issues, prepared experts for deposition testimony.
Attended and actively participated in settlement negotiations with opposing counsel, mediators and judges during mediations and mandatory settlement conferences; attended and assisted partners in arbitration and trial.
Broad understanding of medicine, nursing and medical management in claims arising from both acute and chronic disease, in clinic and hospital settings, resulting in permanent disability; dental, medical and orthopedic prosthetic devices; neurologic/brain damage with permanent disability requiring long term custodial life care planning.