Medical Malpractice Claim

Medical Malpractice settlement reached against Connecticut hospital

Russ Berkowitz has just settled a medical malpractice wrongful death case against a Connecticut hospital on behalf of the estate of a 54 year old client who died in the emergency department as a result of the hospital’s 9 hour delay in diagnosing and treating his aortic dissection. According to Berkowitz, “my client’s family has … Continued

monetary award

$406,000 awarded as a result of automobile accident

Christina Hanna was recently awarded $406,000.00 on behalf of a client who sustained severe neck injuries and was forced to undergo a complicated neck surgery resulting from an automobile accident where another automobile crashed into our client’s motor vehicle. Because of our client’s injuries and her neck surgery, many of her activities will be limited … Continued

Product Liability Claims

Is Your Child’s Baby Walker Safe?

Baby walkers seem safe enough, after all, they are sold at your local infant store. So why would they be a safety hazard? Companies making these devices advertise them as a fun, safe way for a child to play, get exercise, and even help with walking development. In reality, children are injured daily in infant … Continued

depression medications

Blood Pressure Medication Recalls for Potential Cancer-Causing Contaminants

Blood pressure medications can save a life. You might take them daily if your blood pressure is uncontrollable via diet, exercise, or other lifestyle changes. When your physician prescribes a medication, you assume that it is safe. After all, the FDA has approved it for use, and it wouldn’t be on the market if it … Continued

Jennifer Amdur ESQ

Jennifer Amdur Settles Medical Malpractice Case Against Connecticut Hospital

Jennifer Amdur has settled a medical malpractice case against a Connecticut hospital that failed to timely diagnose our client’s uterine cancer. According to Amdur, “our client’s cancer progressed from early stage uterine cancer to Stage 4 metastatic disease because a radiologist at the defendant hospital misread our client’s ultrasound causing her cancer to go undetected … Continued

concussion

Being Alert after a Concussion Occurs in a Young Athlete

Children playing sports, especially sports with tackling, checking, and strikes, are the victims of concussions. Most children continue to play that sport and will suffer repeated head trauma as a result. Concussions are a common sports injury, but they should no longer be something parents, players, and coaches brush off. Instead, they must be taken … Continued

Federal Judge Overseeing NFL Brain Concussion Class Action Lawsuit Reverses the NFL Claims Administrator’s Denial of One of Our Client’s Brain Concussion Claims

A federal judge overseeing the NFL Brain Concussion Class Action Lawsuit pending in United States District Court in Philadelphia has reversed the NFL Claims Administrator’s denial of one of our client’s brain concussion claims and has awarded our client $840,000.00. Our client, a 51 year old retired wide receiver who played in the NFL for … Continued

wrongful death

Wrongful death medical malpractice case filed against Bridgeport Hospital

Russ Berkowitz and Kelly Ferraro have filed a wrongful death medical malpractice case in Bridgeport Superior Court against Bridgeport Hospital on behalf of the estate of a 61 year old client who died of cardiac arrest following his aspiration of vomit while alone in his hospital room. According to Ferraro, “our client had complained to … Continued