Aaronson Rappaport recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® as a 2024 National and NYC “Best Law Firm”
Aaronson Rappaport has once again been recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® as a 2024 National “Best Law Firm” in Health Care Law, as well as a New York City “Best Law Firm” in Medical Malpractice, Product Liability Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation and Health Care Law. We would again like to thank our clients […]
Congratulations to the 20 Aaronson Rappaport attorneys named as 2023 New York-Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars! The 20 nominations cover the range of Aaronson Rappaport’s practice specialties, with many of the recipients being multi-year nominees. These nominations are just another demonstration of ARFD’s long-standing commitment to excellence that allows us to continuously obtain the […]
Upon voir dire of plaintiff’s neurology expert during direct examination by plaintiff’s counsel, Mr. Kaplan established that the doctor did not possess the requisite knowledge, experience or training to offer opinions as to the specific standards of care applicable to the defendants, both emergency medicine attendings. Plaintiff’s claims involved the alleged failure to consider and […]
Nicole and Mallory represented a pulmonologist, who saw the patient following a chest x-ray and CT scan that showed lung nodules. Following a PET scan, the pulmonologist referred the patient to a cardiothoracic surgeon for surgical evaluation. The patient was diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer 20 months after being referred to the cardiothoracic surgeon. […]
Partners, Andrew Kaplan and Amelia Choyne, obtain summary judgment for resident-physician in Queens County Supreme!
A Queens County Supreme Court judge recently reaffirmed the long-held legal precedent that a resident physician in training is not liable for the medical judgment and decisions of a supervising attending physician by granting summary judgment to Aaronson Rappaport’s resident physician-client. Plaintiff claimed that the resident, then in her second year of ENT (ears, nose, […]
Aaronson Rappaport is proud to announce that 12 attorneys were recognized in the 2024 edition of Best Lawyers. Congratulations to the following attorneys: 2024 Best Lawyers Barbara A. Ryan Health Care Law Lawrence W. Rosenblatt Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants Nicholas J. Marotta Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants Personal Injury […]
After approximately 2 years of binding arbitration, Aaronson Rappaport Partners, Philip Lerner and Patrick Mevs, received a decision that provided no recovery to the plaintiff, who claimed that the premature delivery of twins at 27 weeks in gestation was medically contraindicated and resulted in neurologic damage to both infants. Plaintiff claimed that the indication for […]
Reversing the decision of the motion court, the Appellate Division, First Department awarded summary judgment dismissal in a case involving an alleged failure to diagnose a cervical abscess during an emergency room presentation four days prior to plaintiff’s eventual diagnosis with the cervical abscess. Plaintiff claimed the ER should have performed additional testing due to […]
Aaronson Rappaport Trial Partner, Nicholas Marotta, obtained a defense verdict on behalf of a neurosurgeon in a case involving claims that the surgeon failed to obtain preoperative pulmonary clearance prior to performing a spinal tumor resection surgery. Plaintiff claimed that the failure to obtain preoperative pulmonary clearance resulted in the patient being fluid overloaded during […]
ARFD Partner, Robert Chappell successfully obtains a partial summary judgment dispensing with a novel theory of brain injury caused by multiple exposures of anesthesia!
Aaronson Rappaport would like to congratulate Partner, Robert Chappell, on his partial summary judgment win in favor of our client in a New York County matter involving alleged injuries to an infant as a result of multiple surgeries. Plaintiff’s pediatric neurology expert presented a novel theory that there is a causal connection between anesthesia and […]