2019 Best Law Firms from Best Lawyers in America

Berkowitz Hanna: 2019 “Best Law Firms” award from Best Lawyers in America®

Berkowitz and Hanna LLC has received an award for 2019 “Best Law Firms” from Best Lawyers in America® as one of the Connecticut’s leading medical malpractice-plaintiffs and personal injury law firms. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers has been regarded by the legal profession as the most credible measure of legal integrity and distinction … Continued

Appendicitis Malpractice

Russ Berkowitz Files Lawsuit in Bridgeport Superior Court against Greenwich Hospital

Russ Berkowitz has filed a lawsuit in Bridgeport Superior Court against Greenwich Hospital and a colorectal surgeon on behalf of the estate of a 48 year old client who died of septic shock, peritonitis, and multi-organ failure following an elective gastrointestinal procedure performed at Greenwich Hospital. According to Berkowitz, “our client sustained a perforated bowel … Continued

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Jennifer Amdur and Erik Siegel Settle Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Against the Veterans Administration

Jennifer Amdur and Erik Siegel have settled a medical malpractice lawsuit against the Veterans Administration on behalf of a 56-year old Veteran who sustained catastrophic gastrointestinal injuries following our client’s surgeon and radiologists’ misdiagnosis of stump appendicitis. The misdiagnosis forced our client to undergo a medically unnecessary surgery which resulted in a large section of … Continued

Kelly Ferraro Awarded $2,300,000.00 on Behalf of Another Retired NFL Player

Kelly Ferraro has been awarded $2,300,000.00 on behalf of another retired NFL player in the NFL brain concussion lawsuit pending in Philadelphia Federal Court. Our client, a 46 year old former offensive lineman who played 8 years in the NFL back in the 1990’s, has a progressive neurological impairment stemming from “countless” concussions that has … Continued

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Erik Siegel and Christina Hanna Settle Wrongful Death Medical Malpractice Case

Erik Siegel and Christina Hanna have settled a wrongful death medical malpractice case against a Connecticut nursing home on behalf of the estate of a client who was found dead on its grounds two weeks after the nursing home reported him missing to the police. Our client, who had been convalescing in the defendant’s nursing … Continued

criminal medical malpractice

Medical Malpractice Settlement Against Orthopedic Surgeon

Following four weeks of trial, Russ Berkowitz and Jennifer Amdur have just resolved a medical malpractice lawsuit against an orthopedic surgeon who failed to timely diagnose and treat our client’s bacterial infection which developed following a sprained ankle she sustained in a restaurant. As a result of the doctor’s negligence, the bacterial infection spread rapidly … Continued

Medical Malpractice Claim

Wrongful Death Medical Malpractice Settlement

Russ Berkowitz and Jennifer Amdur have settled a wrongful death medical malpractice case against a Connecticut internist who failed to timely diagnose and treat his fatty liver disease which ultimately caused his death. Our client, a former police detective, was never advised by his primary care physician for over 5 years that he had lab … Continued