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$9,000,000 Settlement in an infant Medical Malpractice case

$6,100,000 Settlement in a Personal Injury case

$4,750,000 Settlement in a child Medical Malpractice case

$4,850,000 Settlement in a child Medical Malpractice case

“We serve as tireless advocates for injured patients and their families and aggressively fight to ensure all responsible parties are held accountable for their actions.”
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Highly-Rated Medical Malpractice Law Firm in Connecticut

Berkowitz Hanna is a well known Connecticut medical malpractice and personal injury law firm. With a long history of experience, we have obtained substantial verdicts and settlements on behalf of medical malpractice and personal injury victims throughout the State of Connecticut. If you are a victim of medical malpractice, or have suffered a personal injury, our attorneys can help.

Our honest and professional approach helps our clients through their difficult times. From the partners to the junior staff; we walk our clients through every step of the way and fight for them. Our Connecticut medical malpractice attorneys have proven experience and are extremely easy to work with. We understand the difficult times you are facing and will do everything possible to help you.

We are known for our tenacity, integrity and experience as well as our history of successful case results. Our attorneys are committed to helping their clients receive just compensation and they will go to extraordinary and creative lengths to help their clients win. Because the lawyers at Berkowitz Hanna recognize the difficult financial and personal situation that a medical malpractice or personal injury victim faces, our firm operates on a contingency fee basis. This means that clients pay nothing unless their case is won.

Berkowitz Hanna spares no expense preparing a case for trial so clients can have full confidence that we are doing everything possible to obtain a favorable verdict or settlement for their case. Contact our Connecticut medical malpractice attorneys today for a free case evaluation.

Berkowitz Hanna Practices Law in the Areas Listed Below

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Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor, nurse or another healthcare provider’s negligence or recklessness leads to an injury, death or worsened illness. At Berkowitz Hanna, we understand that medical mistakes are devastating events and can lead to a lifetime of disability and hardship.

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Defective Drugs

Although pharmaceuticals have helped millions of people across the nation, when a drug is defective or unsafe, the results are devastating. We fight to protect American consumers against dangerous drugs. If you or a loved one has suffered from the use of defective connect with us.

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Personal Injury

Personal injury can be the result of a wide variety of careless actions, including negligence, products liability and workers’ compensation. When trying to recover damages suffered for the personal injury, the monetary damage awards will usually consider lost wages, medical bill and pain and suffering.

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Nursing Home Negligence

When elder abuse occurs, the responsible parties should be held accountable for their actions. At Berkowitz Hanna, our Connecticut medial malpractice attorneys will fight aggressively to ensure we obtain justice in your case. Call today for an evaluation of your case.

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Wrongful Death

When wrongful death occurs, the surviving family members are entitled to compensation for the damages and suffering incurred. Our attorneys are dedicated to helping families who have been devastated by the wrongful death of a loved one seek and obtain justice in their case.

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Product Liability

Product liability claims can be the result of negligence, strict liability or breach of warranty. The fault of a product liability claim can be applied to any party involved in any stage of the manufacturing of the product. If a defective or unsafe product has harmed you or a loved one, contact Berkowitz Hanna today.

“We understand that medical mistakes are devastating events that can lead to a lifetime of disability and hardship. We serve as tireless advocates for injured patients and their families and aggressively fight to ensure all responsible parties are held accountable for their actions.”
- Russ Berkowitz

Our Team

Our Legal Team proudly serves the citizens of Connecticut

Russell J. Berkowitz

Russell Berkowitz is widely known as one of the leading medical malpractice and personal injury attorneys in Connecticut and regularly obtains substantial settlements and verdicts.
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Christina Hanna

Christina Hanna has had a longstanding commitment to representing injured individuals and is co-chair of the firm’s personal injury and workers compensation departments.
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Jennifer L. Amdur

Jennifer Amdur practices in the areas of personal injury and medical malpractice law and is licensed to practice law in Connecticut and Massachusetts.
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Erik Siegel

Erik Siegel is a litigator with a concentration on medical malpractice and personal injury law. He is passionate about helping those injured or otherwise harmed through no fault of their own.
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Kelly Ferraro

Kelly practices in the area of medical malpractice and personal injury and is licensed to practice law in Connecticut. Kelly is also actively involved in serving the community by working with a number of organizations including Clasp Homes and Star, Inc.
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Involved in the Community

At Berkowitz Hanna, our personal injury and medical malpractice lawyers are dedicated to helping individuals who have suffered as a result of the negligence or misconduct of others obtain justice, but we believe that our responsibility to our community runs even deeper than that. It is our honor to contribute our time and resources to numerous charitable organizations in Fairfield County, CT.

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Christina Hanna Elected as a Shareholder of the Firm

We are proud to announce that Christina Hanna has been elected as a shareholder of the firm and the firm name will change to Berkowitz Hanna effective January 2, 2017. Christina is a 2003 graduate of Quinnipiac University School of Law and has been with the firm since the beginning of her career. Christina practices primarily … Continued

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Jennifer Amdur files lawsuit on behalf of parents

Jennifer Amdur has filed a lawsuit against Yale-New Haven Hospital and Yale School of Medicine on behalf of the parents of a baby who died at Yale following a negligently performed minor intestinal surgery that took place a few days following our client’s birth. In addition, following his surgery, the hospital’s NICU failed to timely … Continued

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Berkowitz Hanna helps families with medical malpractice and personal injury matters throughout the State of Connecticut including Fairfield County, Hartford County, New Haven County and the following communities:

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Newborn and Mother

Brachial Plexus Injuries: Everything You Need to Know

Connecticut Malpractice Lawyers Serving Victims of BRAchial Plexus Injuries Brachial plexus injuries are more common than people realize. In fact, it is estimated that one to two infants born per 1,000 may have suffered from this injury. This injury is more common with long, difficult labors, and it is often the result of negligence on … Continued

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What is a Medical Doctor’s Duty of Care?

Compassionate Attorneys Serving Victims of Negligent Medical Care throughout Connecticut State laws dictate the viability of a malpractice case. There are statutes that: Prevent lawsuits from being filed late, Ensure that expert witnesses must be qualified by the courts, and State that liability must be established to have a valid claim against a physician. The … Continued

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