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How Pre-Existing Conditions Affect Your Personal Injury Claim

27 September 2020

A pre-existing injury can affect the value of your personal injury claim in different ways. Depending on the circumstances: (i) it can make your claim more difficult to win; (ii) it can render it more difficult to assess the value of your claim; (iii) it can lower the value of […]

Surgical Complications Due to Medical Negligence

19 September 2020

Medical negligence can give rise to surgical complications in two different ways: when negligence itself creates a surgical complication, and when an unavoidable surgical complication is not recognized and properly treated due to medical negligence. Surgeons are sued for malpractices at higher rates than the average doctor. In fact, about […]

Why Are Abnormal Presentations Dangerous for the Fetus?

12 September 2020

During pregnancy, there are several factors that can potentially lead to complications for the mother, the fetus, or both. One of these factors is the fetus’s position in the womb. The most common position – the cephalic position – is also generally considered the safest under most circumstances. Any other […]

How to Check a Physician for Prior Incidents of Malpractice

27 August 2020

There are several possible ways to find out if your doctor has been the subject of any previous malpractice lawsuits. The most reliable way is to check with the relevant state licensing board. Other ways include checking the Physician Profile at the Department of Public Health, looking up your doctor […]

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Russ Berkowitz Recognized in the 27th Edition of Best Lawyers in America

21 August 2020

Congratulations to Russ Berkowitz who has been recognized in the 27th edition of Best Lawyers in America as one of the top 6% of private practicing attorney in the United States in the fields of personal injury and medical malpractice law. The 2021 edition is based on more than 8 million […]

Can You File a Claim Against the Government for an Auto Accident Injury?

19 August 2020

Yes, you can file a claim against the government for an auto accident injury, provided that you comply with the special conditions applicable to personal injury lawsuits against the government. These conditions depend on whether you are suing the federal government, the state government, or a local government. The Sovereign […]

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Jennifer Amdur and Russ Berkowitz File Lawsuit Against Bridgeport Hospital

13 August 2020

Jennifer Amdur and Russ Berkowitz have filed a lawsuit against Bridgeport Hospital in Bridgeport Superior Court on behalf of the estate of a client who was administered a medication that caused her to have an allergic reaction which lead to our client going into anaphylactic shock, develop respiratory distress, become […]

Christina Hanna Awarded $680,000.00 on Behalf of 48 Year old Client

13 August 2020

Christina Hanna has been awarded $680,000.00 on behalf of a 48 year old client whose motor vehicle was smashed into by a truck causing our client to sustain significant and permanent injuries to his shoulder and neck. As a result of the accident, our client was forced to undergo three […]

College football player having senior doctor review his concussion injury.

What Is the Standardized Assessment Of Concussion (SAC)?

12 August 2020

While concussions are a “mild” form of traumatic brain injury (TBI) that can heal with adequate recovery, suffering multiple impacts to the head can potentially lead to permanent complications. This is true of both suffering multiple impacts in short succession (e.g., if an athlete is not pulled from play after […]