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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Dawn Adelson participates as featured speaker before the Young and Early Career Professionals Section of the New York Chapter of the American College of Radiology-New York State Radiological Society.

On December 8th 2020, ARFD Partner, Dawn Adelson, participated in a Webinar, “A Radiology-Based Lawsuit: The Mechanics and Current Trends”, as a featured speaker before the Young and Early Career Professionals Section (YPS) of the New York Chapter of the American College of Radiology-New York State Radiological Society. The interactive lecture was a part of the attendees’ Career Fundamentals Series. Ms. Adelson addressed with the physicians in attendance the general anatomy of a lawsuit and the specific claims and current trends of radiology-based medical malpractice lawsuits. 

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15 Aaronson Rappaport Partners & Associates recognized as The Best Lawyers in America (2021 Edition)

Aaronson Rappaport is proud to announce the nominations of 12 Partners as 2021’s Best Lawyers in America and 3 Associates as 2021’s Best Lawyers in America “One’s to Watch.” Congratulations to: The Best Lawyers in America (2021 Edition) Dawn A. Adelson Barbara A. Ryan Robert S. Deutsch Sanford Gold Andrew Kaplan Philip D. Lerner Nicholas J. Marotta Robert S. Melnick Jay A. Rappaport Robert J. Cecala Nancy L. Pennie Lawrence W. Rosenblatt The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch (2021 Edition) Alexandra E. Davison Nanor L. Terjanian Margot P. Weisberg

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Aaronson Rappaport is #DoingMore with Montefiore’s Back(Pack) to School Corporate Social Responsibility Project!

After the success of last year, Aaronson Rappaport was proud to, again, participate and lead this year’s Back(Pack) to School Corporate Social Responsibility Project with The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore. Through our own philanthropic donation and manpower, in combination with donations by groups, 121 new chromebooks and 400 backpacks stuffed with school supplies were donated to CHAM and the Butler Center for Children and Families.  This effort will allow the children and families of CHAM and the Butler Center be prepared for their return to remote or in class learning during these unprecedented times. ARFD believes in the importance of

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Aaronson Rappaport Welcomes Ten Attorneys from Gordon & Silber, P.C.

Aaronson Rappaport is pleased to announce the addition of ten talented attorneys from the former law firm of Gordon & Silber, P.C. Dawn Adelson and Sandy Gold join the firm as experienced senior litigators and lead trial attorneys. Dawn joins ARFD as a Partner, while Sandy offers his expertise as Of Counsel. David Dince, Yanique Burke and Patrick Mevs are also welcomed as Of Counsel. Rachel Hisler, William Tock, Mary Doherty, Mallory Turk and Elizabeth Kowell are joining the firm’s accomplished team of associates. Each of these attorneys has demonstrated the personal and professional integrity, legal excellence and faithful client

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23 ARFD attorneys recognized as 2020 NY-Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Congratulations to the partners, of counsel and associates of Aaronson Rappaport, who were named as 2020 NY-Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars! 2020 NY-Metro Super Lawyers Dawn Adelson Robert Chappell Robert Deutsch David Dince Peter Fazio Craig Fenno Sandy Gold Andrew Kaplan Philip Lerner Nick Marotta Robert Melnick Nancy Pennie Jay Rappaport Lawrence Rosenblatt Barbara Ryan Deirdre Tracey 2020 NY-Metro Rising Stars Claudia Carbone Alison Deaner Rachel Hisler Allison Landwehr-Moshel Daniel Milstein Mallory Turk Margot Weisberg

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** COVID-19 Healthcare Provider Liability Update **

Amongst the flurry of Executive and Administrative Orders that have been issued since the advent of the coronavirus crisis, the medical profession should also be aware of a newly-enacted provision of New York State’s Education Law, which provides in pertinent part, “all physicians, physician assistants, specialist assistants, nurse practitioners, licensed registered professional nurses and licensed practical nurses shall be immune from civil liability for any injury or death alleged to have been sustained directly as a result of an act or omission by such medical professional in the course of providing medical services in support of the State’s responses to

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ARFD clients granted summary judgment dismissal in Kings County

ARFD associate Jonathan Tamir, supported by partner Phillip HoSang, Jr., was recently able to obtain summary judgement following a motion filed on behalf of a hospital and three physician assistants in a medical malpractice matter concerning a spinal surgery with fusion. Plaintiff claimed that the hospital and physician assistants were negligent in performing the surgery and that their follow up care caused a spinal fluid leak and buildup. Due to the allegations, plaintiff claimed multiple injuries including incontinence and loss of sensation in plaintiff’s legs. The Court granted the motion in its entirety for all our clients findings that the

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