Car accidents

The Most Dangerous Roads in Connecticut: Are You Driving Them Daily?

Each day in Connecticut, a motor vehicle accident happens. While most are minor, some can be serious. As part of their annual analysis, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reviews where accidents occur, the severity of those crashes, and the frequency of the crashes to name the most dangerous roadways in each state. For residents … Continued

medical malpractice

Malpractice Lawsuits against Cardiologists Are Increasing Rapidly

Medical malpractice lawsuits are increasing annually in the United States, and one specialty sector getting the brunt of those lawsuits appears to be cardiologists. One recent study by insurers, examining claims from 2006 to 2015, found that the number of malpractice lawsuits filed against cardiologists increased by 91 percent. More so, the total liability paid … Continued

medical malpractice

Russ Berkowitz Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Danbury Superior Court against Connecticut Childbirth and Birthing Center

Russ Berkowitz has filed a wrongful death medical malpractice lawsuit in Danbury Superior Court against Connecticut Childbirth and Birthing Center on behalf of the parents of a baby girl who died at Danbury Hospital of hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy after a midwife who worked for the defendant birthing center failed to timely diagnose that our client … Continued

brain injury

For High School Athletes and Combat Veterans, Brain Injury Can Have Lasting Impacts

A new research study done by the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center’s O’Donnell Brain Institute discovered shocking news. Hopefully, this news will be enough to incite change in how high school football and even combat veterans are treated when it comes to head injuries. All too often, combat veterans come home from overseas to … Continued

personal injury attorney

Is a Personal Injury Attorney Worth the Cost?

You have been seriously injured and are ready to file a claim with the other party’s insurance company, or perhaps you are prepared to go to civil court. While you know the other party is at fault, are you prepared to take on the numerous tasks of going to court, presenting your case, and negotiating … Continued

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Berkowitz and Hanna Charitable Fund Announces 2018 Grants

The Berkowitz and Hanna Charitable Fund is pleased to announce that their 2018 grants will go to the following well deserved nonprofit organizations: Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut Connecticut Center for Patient Safety Family and Children’s Agency Homes with Hope Special Olympics Star, Inc. Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County Clasp Homes Horizons Student … Continued

defective products

Is Amazon Liable for a Defective Product?

These days, you can buy just about anything online – including a vehicle. When you purchase products online through a retailer, you expect that the product they sell to you is safe. Unfortunately, the rapid growth of the online vendor industry has left a gap between the law and consumer protections. Online retailers today provide … Continued

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Concussion Researchers Study Head Motion in High School Football Hits

Concussion researchers have been studying head motion during high school football practice and game strikes with exciting results. Once the study completes, they may have the insight needed to prevent further cases of concussion-related brain disorders from football. The scientific research team, headed by Stanford University’s School of Medicine, examined three Bay Area high school … Continued

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