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Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Filed for Paralyzed Leg

February 7, 2012

We recently filed a lawsuit against an orthopedic surgeon and a hospital on behalf of a client who sustained permanent paralysis to her leg as a result of her surgeon negligently drilling a screw through her left iliac artery during her back surgery and failing to timely recognize said complication either during and after the […]

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Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit Filed Against Hospital

February 7, 2012

We recently filed a lawsuit against an obstetrician and a hospital on behalf of the family who alleges that their son’s cerebral palsy was caused by the negligent care of the delivering doctor and the hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit.

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$973.5k Settlement Reached in Aortic Dissection Case

February 7, 2012

We recently settled a case for $937,500.00 on behalf of the estate of a client who died as a result of a local hospital’s failure to diagnose her aortic dissection.

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Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Filed After Pulmonary Embolism Death

February 7, 2012

We have recently filed a lawsuit on behalf of the estate of a client who died at home of a pulmonary embolism after an area hospital improperly discharged him from its emergency room despite multiple physical complaints consistent with the emboli.

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The Berkowitz Law Firm LLC Sponsors Hops & Grapes, Toasts & Tastes

January 10, 2012

The Berkowitz and Hanna LLC is sponsoring Hops & Grapes, Toasts & Tastes on April 14, 2012. The event is the third annual food, wine and beer tasting event in Fairfield County, put on by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). Local restaurants, vineyards and breweries will showcase a selection of appetizers, wines and beers […]

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The Berkowitz Law Firm Donates $100K to The Waterside School

February 18, 2011

Berkowitz and Hanna LLC has donated $100,000.00 to The Waterside School in Stamford, Connecticut. The firm also partnered with the school to help defray the cost of capital expenditures, such as the school’s new “Technology Loft” which opened when the new Waterside School building was completed in August of 2011. The Waterside School is a […]

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The Berkowitz Law Firm LLC Sponsors Walk to Defeat ALS

February 18, 2011

Berkowitz and Hanna LLC sponsored the 2011 ALS of Connecticut “Walk to Defeat ALS” in New Haven on Sept. 11, 2011, New Britain on Sept. 24, 2011, and Westport on Oct. 16, 2011 in an effort to help raise money and awareness to fight this catastrophic disease. The walk drew over 1,000 walkers and ALS […]

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Mother Files Suit Over Son’s Brain Damage

February 18, 2011

A mother has filed suit in Danbury Superior Court against an Obstetrician and Hospital on behalf of her son who sustained a profound brain injury following the defendants’ failure to timely deliver her child despite obvious signs of fetal distress. The family is represented by Russ Berkowitz and Joanne Sheehan.

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Mother Files Suit Over Son’s Erb’s Palsy

February 18, 2011

A mother of an infant son has filed suit in Danbury Superior Court against an Obstetrician and a Hospital as a result of her child sustaining a permanent brachial plexus injury known as Erb’s Palsy. The lawsuit claims the infant’s injury was caused by improper delivery of the baby. The family is represented by Russ […]

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Family Investigates Mother’s Death at Transportation Center

February 18, 2011

The family of a woman who died at the Bridgeport Transportation Center is investigating the untimely death following allegations that 911 failed to respond to security calls for almost 40 minutes following the deceased’s complaints of chest pain. More details to follow as the investigation continues.

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