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 […]
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.
The estate of a Stamford man has filed a lawsuit against a gastroenterologist and a surgeon following their failure to timely remove a polyp that progressed to a cancerous lesion and ultimately caused his death.The estate is represented by Russ Berkowitz.
The estate of a Stratford man has filed a lawsuit against a hospital and a gastroenerologist as a result of the decedent’s untimely death the day after he was discharged from the hospital’s emergency department despite findings of a serious gastrointestinal disorder which rapidly progressed following said discharge and caused […]
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.
Russell Berkowitz has recently obtained an award in a medical malpractice case on behalf of a widow against two urologists who failed to timely diagnose her husband’s prostate cancer and caused his death. The total award was $1,000,000.00.
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.
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 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 […]
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 […]