opioid epidemic

The US Opioid Epidemic: Can You Sue for a Drug Addiction?

The United States is currently amidst a crisis: an opioid crisis. Most likely you have read about it in the news; you might have even heard President Donald Trump make a speech rallying the country against opioid addictions. In October 2017, President Trump declared the opioid epidemic a national public health emergency, and multiple groups … Continued

defective drugs and generics

Understanding Defective Drugs and Generics: Who is At-Fault?

If you follow the news, you might have heard about the recent case involving Endo Pharmaceuticals. Endo Pharmaceuticals, like many drug manufacturers, keep generic versions of their best-selling drugs on the market and then introduce new formulations to try and avoid lawsuits and complications with their brand label. About the Endo Pharmaceutical Opana ER Product … Continued

birth injury

Understanding the Causes and Risks of Preterm Birth

Nine months inside a mother’s womb is the best chance for a newborn. It is where they go through significant growth and development stages. While some might think most of the development is over near the end, babies still go through critical phases in the final months and weeks before birth. In fact, brain, lungs, … Continued

burn injury

Can You Sue for Burn Injuries?

When a person suffers a catastrophic burn injury because of someone’s negligence or malicious intent, that person has the right to seek compensation under the law. However, as with any type of injury case, it is difficult to know how a burn injury case will resolve or how much a victim will receive. Deciding if … Continued

Connecticut Medical Malpractice Attorney - Berkowitz and Hanna LLC

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed in Suicide Case

A lawsuit has been filed in Stamford Superior Court by the Estate of a 33 year old wife and mother of two young children against four mental health professional following our client taking her life through a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Our client’s estate has alleged that despite being under the care of four mental health … Continued

medical malpractice

A Patient’s Reference for Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical malpractice, also referred to as medical negligence, can be devastating for victims and their loved ones. Clients come to medical malpractice attorneys with permanent disfigurement, injuries, deficits, and disfigurements that have left them physically and emotionally broken. They have questions, concerns, and want to know where to start. Naturally, the first step is to … Continued

wrongful death

Hospital Held Responsible For Baby’s Death

The parents of a beautiful baby girl have just been awarded a wrongful death medical malpractice settlement against a Connecticut hospital as a result of the hospital’s failure to properly monitor her sodium levels in the neonatal intensive care unit following intestinal surgery. Our client’s acute drop in her sodium levels caused her to sustain … Continued

birth injury lawsuit

Exploring the Dynamics of a Birth Injury Lawsuit

Any parent preparing for a new baby hopes that their child is healthy and happy for the rest of his or her life. They expect that the healthcare providers overseeing their care as well as the care of their unborn child are doing their best. They also expect that the hospital where they deliver will … Continued

medical malpractice

Estate of 78 Year Old Obtains Nursing Home Wrongful Death Award

Russ Berkowitz and Jennifer Amdur have just obtained a wrongful death medical malpractice award on behalf of the estate of a 78 year old client who died as a result of a nursing home’s failure to timely diagnose and treat a pressure ulcer that eventually caused him to go into septic shock, lead him to … Continued