Medical Malpractice Attorneys Serving Stamford, Danbury, Bridgeport and all of Connecticut

Berkowitz Hanna is a well known medical malpractice and personal injury law firm. With over 40 years of experience, we have obtained substantial verdicts and settlements on behalf of medical malpractice and personal injury victims throughout the State of Connecticut.

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 law firm today for a free case evaluation.

Attorneys of Berkowitz Hanna

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 for seriously injured adults and children stemming from birth injuries, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, cancer misdiagnosis, wrongful death and other life altering injuries. He is board certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and is a Fellow in the Connecticut chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates, and a Fellow in the American Academy of Medical Malpractice Lawyers.

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Christina Hanna

Christina Hanna has had a longstanding commitment to representing injured individuals and leads the personal injury section of the firm. Christina’s focus is on helping individuals and families through difficult and challenging times and fighting for fair and just compensation.  Christina resolves between 150-200 personal injury cases per year through settlement or trial.

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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. She is an active member of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Women’s Caucus, the American Association of Justice, and Connecticut Bar Association. Jennifer also serves the community by working with a number of organizations including Kids in Crisis, Easter Seals, and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

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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.  Erik is licensed to practice law in Connecticut. Prior to joining  the firm, Erik practiced at a commercial litigation firm handling a wide array of business matters including employment disputes, contract disputes, regulatory matters, FINRA and AAA arbitration proceedings, and various other transactional matters.

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Kelly E. Ferraro

Kelly Ferraro practices in the area of complex class action litigation and medical malpractice law. Formerly our lead medical malpractice paralegal with the firm between 2010-2014, Kelly was instrumental in the success of many of our largest verdicts and settlements well before she even became an attorney.Kelly is currently co-counseling on some of the firm’s most complex medical malpractice cases and is actively involved in our representation of many retired NFL football players in the NFL brain concussion class action which is pending in the U.S. District Court of Philadelphia.

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Support Team

Marla Menachemson

Marla graduated with a BA and LLB from the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. Marla practiced as a personal injury and medical malpractice attorney for over a decade in South Africa.

Sheila Adzie

Sheila graduated from Baker College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and Business Management. She currently works as a medical malpractice and personal injury paralegal. Sheila is bilingual in English and Spanish.

Karina De Leon

Karina graduated in May 2014 from Boston University with a major in Linguistics and minors in Speech Pathology and Arabic from the College of Arts and Sciences. She is a personal injury paralegal. Karina is Bilingual in English and Spanish.

Amanda O’Brien

Amanda graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Journalism from the University Nove De Julho, Sao Paulo, Brazil in 2009. She works as the firm’s marketing/social media coordinator and receptionist. Amanda is multilingual in English, Portuguese, and Spanish.

Mackenzie Miska

Mackenzie graduated from Quinnipiac University in May of 2015 with a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice. Mackenzie is a medical malpractice and personal injury paralegal.

Colleen Deardoff

Colleen graduated from High Point University with a B.A. in Communications where she was also a Division 1 Soccer Player. Colleen is currently a legal assistant/ assistant marketing associate for the firm.


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