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

concussion

For Your Patients – Concussion: Why Some Neurologists Are Calling “Foul” over Criteria for NFL

Concussion experts, tasked with reviewing Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs), now argue against eligibility determinations for NFL player concussion settlements, stating that the eligibility requirements for retirees are not appropriate or complete. Currently, the NFL’s concussion settlement criteria dictate whether a player suffered a brain injury that warrants compensation. The requirements, however, ignore clinical standards for … 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

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Tips for a Fun, Safe, Halloween Night

Halloween is supposed to be a night of fun, fright, and treats. However, it is also a time where parents and children need to exercise extra caution. On average, more children are struck by vehicles on Halloween night, and that is only one of the risks out there during peak trick-or-treating hours. Therefore, as a … Continued

fall injuries

Most Common Injury Claims Filed in the Fall

Injuries happen daily in the United States. However, some injuries are more common than others, and certain kinds of injuries might occur more frequently, depending on the season. Take fall for example. The weather is cooling down, people are back in school, and the risks are out there. Some of these common injuries in the … Continued

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Concussions Are a Concern in Prep Football

Most parents don’t think twice about signing up their children for prep football. After all, they are just kids and how seriously could they be injured? Prep football helps introduce your child to the sport, gameplay, and allows you to see if they are a fit for it before pursuing a more formal career in … Continued