Aaronson Rappaport client is granted summary judgment dismissal in Kings County Supreme Court.

Aaronson Rappaport associate, Daniel Milstein, and partner, Sam Shapiro, were recently granted summary judgment on behalf of their client, an internal medicine physician, in a wrongful death matter concerning an alleged delay in diagnosing a dislodged gastrostomy tube leading to respiratory distress, peritonitis, and the plaintiff-decedent’s demise. In granting the motion, the Court agreed that the internist-client comported with the appropriate standards of care when he timely called for the appropriate specialist consult and sent the patient to the Emergency Room after his condition deteriorated. Additionally, the Court agreed that the internist-client did not assume any duty regarding the reinsertion

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Aaronson Rappaport is proud to sponsor CenterForce USA’s The Women in Legal & Corporate Leadership Summit in New York City where senior associate, Margot Weisberg, spoke on tackling generational stereotypes.

Aaronson Rappaport was proud to continue its efforts to recognize and support diversity and inclusion in the workplace and professional environment through our sponsorship and participation in another excellent Women in Legal & Corporate Leadership Summit. This year, senior associate, Margot Weisberg, brilliantly tackled generational stereotypes during her panel discussion “Working Through Generational Diversity Among Leaders and Emerging Leaders.” Margot is one of Aaronson Rappaport’s emerging leaders and we were proud to support her as she detailed the benefits and challenges of working across generational divides.

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Andrew Kaplan obtains a defense verdict on behalf of general surgeon in Westchester County Supreme Court.

Aaronson Rappaport proudly congratulates trial partner, Andrew Kaplan, on a defense verdict obtained in Westchester County Supreme Court last week. Andrew was supported by his trial team including associates, Nadia Ali and Andrew Benard, and appellate counsel, Deirdre Tracey. The case involved a 56-year-old man, who underwent liposuction and abdominoplasty by the co-defendant physician. Mr. Kaplan’s client, a general surgeon, performed a concurrent hernia repair at the umbilicus at the same time. Plaintiff alleged that, during the liposuction and abdominoplasty, the plaintiff’s cecum was perforated and there was a delay in diagnosing the perforation. After the three week trial, the

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Robert S. Deutsch receives medical malpractice defense verdict in Queens County.

Aaronson Rappaport would like to congratulate trial partner, Robert Deutsch, who recently obtained a defense verdict in Queens County after the jury found that the defendant’s care did not cause plaintiff’s injuries. Mr. Deutsch was assisted on the case and at trial by associate, Daniel Oresajo. The case involved claims that the defendant surgeon failed to properly treat plaintiff’s postoperative infection with the appropriate antibiotics. While the jury found for the plaintiff on the liability question of whether the defendant failed to change the antibiotic in question following cultures that revealed a different bacteria not susceptible to the prescribed antibiotic,

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10 Aaronson Rappaport Partners recognized by Best Lawyers in America© 2020, including Jay A. Rappaport, named Lawyer of the Year!

10 Aaronson Rappaport Partners recognized by Best Lawyers in America© 2020, including Jay A. Rappaport, named Lawyer of the Year!

Aaronson Rappaport would like to congratulate their 10 exceptional Partners, who were recognized by Best Lawyers in American 2020. The firm is particularly honored to congratulate Jay A. Rappaport, one of our founding partners, for being designated as Lawyer of the Year. This recognition is awarded to individual lawyers with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region. Their hard work and exemplary efforts on behalf of our clients is what makes Aaronson Rappaport a leading litigation firm. Congratulations to: Robert Cecala – Personal Injury Robert Deutsch – Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Products Andy Kaplan –

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