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Vioxx® Recall

20 October 2010

Merck, the manufacture of Vioxx®, announced the voluntary recall of their pain medication Vioxx® on September 30, 2004, after studies indicated serious adverse side effects associated with taking this pain medication. Vioxx is a newer type of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs) that was once hailed as a “super painkiller”. Vioxx […]

Mother sues over child’s brain damage

20 October 2010

A mother has filed a lawsuit on behalf of her son against a hospital as a result of her son sustaining brain damage following his airway becoming obstructed by a mass which the hospital failed to diagnose over a six day period. The family is represented by Russ Berkowitz.

Estate of Milford woman files wrongful death case against local hospital

20 October 2010

The estate of a Milford woman has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a local hospital following the hospital’s failure to timely treat an obstructing kidney stone that  resulted in the decedent’s kidneys shutting down and and ultimately causing the decedent’s death. The estate is represented by Russ Berkowitz.

Danbury family awarded $6,000,000.00 in birth trauma case against hospital

20 October 2010

Russell Berkowitz has recently settled a medical malpractice case against a Connecticut hospital on behalf of an infant who was born with cerebral palsy following the hospital’s failure to timely deliver the baby despite signs of fetal distress during labor. The expected total payout of the settlement is $6,000,000.00.

$6,100,000.00 settlement in medical malpractice case against hospital

20 October 2010

Russ Berkowitz recently settled a medical malpractice case against a hospital and two physicians on behalf of a client who alleged he had sustained permanent paralysis following the administration of anesthesia. The total payout of the settlement amounts to approximately $8,400,000.00.

Russ Berkowitz selected again by a blue ribbon panel of attorneys

20 October 2010

Russ Berkowitz selected again by a blue ribbon panel of attorneys for the fourth consecutive year, Russ Berkowitz has been selected by a blue ribbon panel of attorneys as one of Connecticut’s “Super Lawyers” in the field of Plaintiff’s Medical Malpractice Law. Attorney Berkowitz was recognized in a special section […]

Joanne Sheehan Joins The Berkowitz Law Firm LLC

20 October 2010

The firm is pleased to announce that Joanne P. Sheehan, formerly a named partner of Newman, Levy & Sheehan in Fairfield, CT., has joined the firm. Joanne is an accomplished litigator with over 20 years of experience in handling personal injury and medical malpractice cases. She has obtained many significant […]