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Understanding the Potential Long-Term Effects of Youth Sports Concussions

19 December 2019

Youth athletes face concussion risks in all types of sports. While many coaches, educators, and team doctors are generally aware of the short-term effects of brain trauma, the long-term effects are still not well understood. However, new research suggests that the long-term effects of concussions – and particularly of sustaining […]

Annual Holiday Party

19 December 2019

The Berkowitz and Hanna team came together last night for the annual holiday party to celebrate the accomplishments and success of the firm for this year. We are looking forward to 2020 being a great year and will continue to work tirelessly to help our clients.

What Are Common Mistakes Doctors Make in Birth Injury Cases?

12 December 2019

Many different types of medical mistakes can cause a birth injury including inadequate fetal monitoring, communication breakdowns, misdiagnosis, medication errors, failure to perform a C-section when necessary, and other errors. In many cases, it is possible to determine the type of medical error that was committed by examining the nature […]

What Anesthesia Complications Are Indicative of Medical Malpractice?

04 December 2019

A number of different anesthesia complications might provide you with a clue that you or your loved one has become a victim of medical malpractice, ranging from tooth damage, to an allergic reaction to anesthesia, to permanent brain damage or even death. These complications may occur during the operation, immediately […]

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Berkowitz and Hanna Charitable Fund announces 2019 Grants

24 November 2019

Each year the Berkowitz and Hanna Charitable Fund announces their grant recipients from the many worthy nonprofits in our area. This year’s well-deserving recipients include: Inspirica Bartlett Arboretum ALS Association-CT Chapter Connecticut Veterans Legal Center Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County Building One Community Daniel Trust Foundation Kids in Crisis […]

Jennifer Amdur and Kelly Ferraro Settle Medical Malpractice Wrongful Death Case

31 October 2019

Jennifer Amdur and Kelly Ferraro have settled a medical malpractice wrongful death case against a hospital on behalf of the estate of a 72 year old former corporate executive who died at the defendant hospital several days after his back surgery despite repeated complaints of chest pain to the hospital […]

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Russ Berkowitz Settles Medical Malpractice Case in Death of Infant

28 October 2019

Russ Berkowitz has just settled a medical malpractice wrongful death case against a Connecticut hospital on behalf of the parents of a baby girl who died shortly after birth as a result of said hospital’s labor and delivery team’s negligence in failing to timely deliver our client despite obvious signs […]

Sports-Related Concussions: What You Need to Know

27 October 2019

A concussion occurs when an impact causes the brain to smash against the skull, resulting in brain injury. Since sports-related concussions occur with alarming frequency, laws have been put into place to try to prevent these sorts of accidents. If an accident does occur, Connecticut personal injury law entitles the […]

How Car Accident Claims Are Settled

19 October 2019

Settling a car accident claim involves conducting an investigation, consulting with experts, reviewing insurance policies, calculating the amount of the settlement demand, dickering with the insurance company, filing a lawsuit to gain leverage (sometimes), and finally, drafting and signing a formal settlement agreement. In all likelihood, you or your lawyer […]