ARFD victory with 30 cases dismissed! Court agrees, No vicarious liability for a Hospital for mere affiliation with alleged abuser under Child Victims Act.

Aaronson Rappaport appellate partner Deirdre Tracey achieved a tremendous victory for ARFD and a preeminent metropolitan hospital with the pre-answer dismissal of 30 cases brought under the Child Victims Act.  The cases involved allegations spanning several decades and asserted six different causes of action arising from the co-defendant doctor’s alleged abuse of minor patients at his […]

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Aaronson Rappaport Elevates Two Attorneys to the Partnership in 2023!

Aaronson Rappaport is pleased to announce that Patrick Mevs and Daniel Milstein will be joining the Partnership in 2023. Patrick joined Aaronson Rappaport in 2020 following a distinguished career at a well-regarded medical malpractice defense firm. In his time at ARFD, his tenacity, drive, meticulousness and careful attention to detail quickly impressed the partnership and […]

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Defense Verdict for Robert Melnick in Nassau County!

Senior trial partner Robert Melnick and his litigation team obtained a defense verdict on behalf of an orthopedic spine surgeon in a case involving claims that pedicle screws were misplaced during a spinal decompression and fusion surgery. Plaintiff claimed that the negligently performed surgery resulted in total disability, the inability to work, and permanent, severe […]

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Aaronson Rappaport recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® as a National and NYC “Best Law Firm”

Aaronson Rappaport has once again been recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® as a Tier 2 National “Best Law Firm” in Health Care Law, as well as a New York City Tier 1 “Best Law Firm” in Medical Malpractice, Product Liability Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation and Health Care Law. We would like to thank […]

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ARFD Of Counsel, Patrick Mevs, nets another Summary Judgment Win!

Aaronson Rappaport’s Of Counsel, Patrick Mevs, with key support from senior partner, Nicholas Marotta, recently obtained a summary judgment dismissal in a Queens County medical malpractice action on behalf of a neurosurgeon. The claim alleged that the neurosurgeon was negligent in the treatment of an acute kidney injury that caused severe and permanent injuries. In […]

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11 ARFD attorneys recognized in ‘Best Lawyers in America’ (2023 Edition)!

Aaronson Rappaport is proud to announce the nominations of 8 attorneys as 2023’s Best Lawyers in America and 3 attorneys as 2023’s Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch.  Congratulations to: The Best Lawyers in America (2023 Edition) Dawn A. Adelson Robert J. Cecala Sanford Gold Philip D. Lerner Nicholas J. Marotta Robert S. Melnick […]

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Aaronson Rappaport Attorneys recognized as 2022 NY Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars!

Aaronson Rappaport is once again honored to have 21 attorneys recognized as 2022 NY Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Congratulations go to: 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 Lawrence W. […]

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Phillip HoSang obtains discontinuance at trial as NYS Supreme trial schedule picks up speed.

As NYS Supreme Court trials get back to “normal,” congratulations are in order for Aaronson Rappaport Partner, Phillip HoSang, for his recent success in obtaining a discontinuance for his physician-client at the end of plaintiff’s direct case in Kings County. The client, a Primary Care Physician (“PMD”), was accused of failing to appreciate the plaintiff’s […]

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Larry Bloomstein secures Discontinuance during Suffolk County Trial!

Congratulations to ARFD Partner Larry Bloomstein, who started the new year off with a discontinuance during trial in Suffolk County. Larry represented an orthopedic spinal surgeon against claims of improper diagnosis and management of a thoracic vertebral burst fracture.  Plaintiff claimed the development of spinal cord compression that necessitated emergent decompression surgery, which then resulted […]

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Lawrence Rosenblatt successfully argues for summary judgment in bed sore case in Brooklyn

Lawrence Rosenblatt obtained summary judgment for a Brooklyn hospital in a bed sore case in Kings County where, it was alleged, his client and co-defendant institutions allowed the decedent to develop multiple bed sores, leading to osteomyelitis and death. During oral argument, Lawrence focused, inter alia, on the deficiencies in the plaintiff’s expert’s affirmation, arguing […]

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