** COVID19 Pandemic Update **

  Along with our business partners, ARFD is continuing to monitor and adapt to the COVID19 pandemic.  ARFD reviews the daily public health updates, as well as the local, State, and Federal Governments’ statements in an effort to both protect the ARFD family and to continue our daily work.   Recognizing that the COVID19 pandemic has created personal difficulties, along with altering the way we usually do business, we are pleased to report that ARFD remains fully operational. While we had always hoped not to have to use many of our previously developed contingency plans, we have been, are able

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Second Summary Judgment Win of the Year for ARFD Of Counsel, Patrick Mevs!

ARFD Of Counsel Patrick P. Mevs, with key assistance from associate Mallory Turk, successfully obtained a summary judgment dismissal of all claims against a prominent metropolitan hospital in a claim alleging improper administration of psychiatric medications leading to a fall and significant leg fracture.  Plaintiff claimed that the medications in question were excessive and negligently prescribed, and that the hospital failed to properly monitor her.  Through the use of expert witnesses in the fields of psychiatry and nursing, the defendant hospital successfully argued that its physicians administered the proper levels of medication, and the nursing staff appropriately monitored the plaintiff

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11 Aaronson Rappaport Attorneys Recognized as The Best Lawyers in America for 2022!

Aaronson Rappaport is proud to announce the nominations of 9 attorneys as 2022’s Best Lawyers in America and 2 attorneys as 2022’s Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch.  Congratulations to: The Best Lawyers in America (2022 Edition) Dawn A. Adelson Robert J. Cecala Sanford Gold Philip D. Lerner Nicholas J. Marotta Robert S. Melnick Jay A. Rappaport Lawrence W. Rosenblatt Barbara A. Ryan The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch (2022 Edition) Nanor L. Terjanian Margot P. Weisberg

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Summary Judgment win for ARFD Of Counsel, Patrick Mevs!

Congratulations are in order for ARFD Of Counsel, Patrick P. Mevs, who was recently granted summary judgment in the Southern District of New York under Rule 56 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure following a motion filed on behalf of a plastic surgeon. Plaintiff alleged a failure to properly perform a cosmetic procedure and failure to timely diagnose and treat a postoperative infection resulting in multiple injuries and required additional surgeries.  The Court granted the summary judgment motion in its entirety, holding that pursuant to a general release signed by the plaintiff, she had waived her right to pursue

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24 ARFD Attorneys Recognized as 2021 NY-Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars!

At Aaronson Rappaport, we pride ourselves on our ability to provide unparalleled service to our clients, whether in the courtroom, the office or remotely from home during these unusual times. Congratulations are in order for these 24 outstanding ARFD attorneys, recognized this year as 2021 NY-Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars! 2021 NY-Metro Super Lawyers Dawn Adelson Robert J. Cecala Robert J. Chappell Robert Deutsch David Dince Peter Fazio Craig Fenno Sandy Gold Andrew Kaplan Philip Lerner Nick Marotta Robert Melnick Nancy Pennie Jay Rappaport Lawrence W. Rosenblatt Barbara Ryan Deirdre E. Tracey 2021 NY-Metro Rising Stars Sara A. Aksu

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Margot Weisberg elected to Aaronson Rappaport Partnership!

Aaronson Rappaport is pleased to announce that Margot Weisberg has been elected Partner in the firm, effective January 1, 2021. Margot possesses a strong work ethic, unique talent in client relationships and willingness to provide guidance to all who work with her.  Margot is a tremendous asset to the firm today and for the continued success of ARFD. Congratulations to Margot on her deserved achievement.

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