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Medical Malpractice Law Firm Serving Stamford, Danbury, Bridgeport, Shelton and all of Connecticut

Berkowitz and Hanna LLC is a well known 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.

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 and Hanna LLC 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 and Hanna LLC 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.

Involved in the Community

At Berkowitz Hanna, our Connecticut 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.

Attorneys of Berkowitz and Hanna LLC

Russell Berkowitz

Russell Berkowitz is widely known as one of the leading medical malpractice 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.
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Christina Hanna

Christina Hanna has a well-established commitment to representing injured individuals and families and heads the personal injury practice at the firm. Christina began working at the firm upon graduation from law school and has been a shareholder since 2017.
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Jennifer L. Amdur

Jennifer Amdur practices in the areas of medical malpractice and complex personal injury 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.
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Erik Siegel

Erik Siegel

Erik Siegel’s practice is focused on representing clients who have suffered life-altering injuries or lost loved ones due to medical malpractice throughout Connecticut. He is a dedicated and focused advocate for his clients, motivated by the struggles he sees his clients go through on a daily basis and a desire to help improve their lives moving forward.
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Kelly E. Ferraro

Kelly zealously and successfully advocates for the rights of injured victims in the areas of medical malpractice, personal injury, and class action litigation and is licensed to practice law in Connecticut. Kelly is an active member of Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Connecticut Bar Association, Fairfield County Bar Association and American Association of Justice.
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Emily G. Chumas

Emily practices in the areas of medical malpractice and appellate law. Emily is actively working on some of the firm’s most complicated cases where she assists in case management and provides brief writing support on a wide variety of cases. Prior to joining the firm, Emily was a writing law clerk for the Connecticut Judicial Branch where she researched and drafted memoranda and proposed decisions for Superior Court judges throughout the state.
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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.

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.

Irina Protsenko

Irina graduated with a Master of Arts from St. Petersburg State University of Culture and Arts in 1999. She works as the firm’s marketing/social media coordinator and receptionist. Irina is Bilingual in English and Russian.

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.

Elizabeth Mollengarden

Elizabeth graduated Magna Cum Laude from Quinnipiac University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She currently works on the firm’s medical malpractice cases as a nurse consultant.

Alicia Connell

Alicia graduated from Western Connecticut State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Legal studies. She currently works as a legal assistant on our medical malpractice cases.

Jannila Cabral

Jannila graduated from Western Connecticut State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Legal Administration. She is a medical malpractice paralegal. She is Bilingual in English and Spanish.