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 Lawrence W. Rosenblatt Barbara A. Ryan The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch (2023 Edition) Jessica Seyer Nanor L. Terjanian Margot P. Weisberg

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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. Rosenblatt Barbara Ryan Deirdre E. Tracey Rising Stars Amelia R. Choyne Allison Landwehr-Moshel Daniel Milstein Mallory Turk Margot P. Weisberg

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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 complaints of diarrhea and failing to send the plaintiff for tests that would have led to the discovery of the plaintiff’s ulcerative colitis. The plaintiff was under the care of a gastroenterologist at the time. Plaintiff’s counsel discontinued the PMD after the end of 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 in lower extremity paraplegia and bowel and bladder incontinence. Larry’s cross examination of plaintiff’s neurosurgery expert aggressively attacked the foundations of the expert’s opinions and revealed that the expert lacked the necessary expertise to offer a reliable opinion on the applicable standard of care, leading

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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 that the expert’s opinions did not properly provide causal connection – to either conscious pain and suffering or death-  to the stage 2 ulcer that developed at his client’s institution.  Upon questioning by the Court, plaintiff’s counsel conceded that their expert grouped all of the

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ARFD team of Robert Chappell and Julia Harvey win summary judgment.

Aaronson Rappaport partner, Robert Chappell, and associate, Julia Harvey, successfully obtained a summary judgment dismissal on behalf of their clients, a hospital and individual provider, in a case involving allegations that the infant-plaintiff sustained brain damage and shoulder dystocia during labor and delivery. With the support of expert witnesses in the field of obstetrics/gynecology and pediatric neurology, Rob and Julia successfully argued that there was no departure from the good and accepted standard of care in delivering and caring for the infant. Congratulations to Rob and Julia, and our ARFD clients!

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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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