Medical Malpractice

Summary Judgment Win in Case Involving Patient Suicide

Senior Trial Partner Michael A. Sonkin and Partner Amy E. Korn were granted summary judgment in the Southern District of New York. This Federal Court case involved the suicide of a physician with a...

MCB Announces the Promotion of 5 Talented Attorneys to Our Team of Partners!

Martin Clearwater & Bell LLP (MCB) is pleased to announce the promotion of five talented attorneys to our team of partners, effective January 1, 2022. Each has demonstrated outstanding legal...

Congratulations, Sean F.X. Dugan

Congratulations, Sean F.X. Dugan It is with great regret but warm wishes that Martin Clearwater & Bell LLP announces the retirement of Senior Partner Sean F.X. Dugan, effective January 1,...

Partner, Yuko A. Nakahara, Receives Martindale-Hubbell’s Highest Rating: AV Preeminent

Congratulations to our Partner, Yuko A. Nakahara for receiving Martindale-Hubbell’s Highest Rating: AV Preeminent! Martindale-Hubbell conducts a thorough review of attorneys who wish to receive a...

MCB’s Fall/Winter 2021 Newsletter: Defense Practice Update

MCB's Newsletter Features the Following Articles: Interpreting the COVID Immunity Statute: Lessons from Recent Case Law By: Barbara DeCrow Goldberg & Michael Bastone Recent Clarification of the...

MCB Congratulates Eight Attorneys on Their Selection to Super Lawyers – New York for 2021

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, October 2021 – Martin Clearwater & Bell LLP is proud to announce that eight Attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2021 Super Lawyers listing. Six Partners have...

MCB Receives 2022 “Best Law Firms” designation

Martin Clearwater & Bell LLP was ranked “Best Law Firms” 2022 by U.S. News & Best Lawyers. Martin Clearwater & Bell LLP is nationally ranked in 4 practice areas, Legal Malpractice...

Register for our Upcoming Client CLE!

Discussion of Current Issues Relative to Medical Malpractice Litigation DECEMBER 9 • 10AM – 12PM Join us for a virtual presentation regarding recent developments, current regulations, and emerging...

Unanimous Defense Verdict in Alleged Surgical Negligence During Labor Case

Senior Trial Partner Bruce G. Habian obtained a unanimous defense verdict in Kings County Supreme Court before Justice Pamela Fisher. The plaintiff was admitted to the client Hospital at 40 plus...

Successful Dismissal of a Hospital Slip and Fall Case

Partner, Jacqueline Berger and Of Counsel, Gregory Cascino were successful in obtaining dismissal of the Complaint in a slip and fall case at a Hospital. In the case, plaintiff, who was admitted as...

Summary Judgment affirmed by Appellate Division, Second Department

Partner Anina H. Monte and Senior Associate Gianna Crespo were successfully granted Summary Judgment in the Appellate Division, Second Department on behalf of our client Hospital. The patient alleged that the orthopedic surgeon improperly performed an X-Stop surgical...

Summary Judgment Win in Urology Case

Senior Trial Partner Peter T. Crean, Partners Emma B. Glazer, Kathryn R. Baxter and Associate Gabrielle F. Murray obtained summary judgment in Westchester County on behalf of our client, a urologic surgeon, who plaintiff alleged failed to remove a tumor from the...

Summary Judgment Win in Case Involving Patient Suicide

Senior Trial Partner Michael A. Sonkin and Partner Amy E. Korn were granted summary judgment in the Southern District of New York. This Federal Court case involved the suicide of a physician with a long history of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder who was...

Congratulations, Sean F.X. Dugan

Congratulations, Sean F.X. Dugan It is with great regret but warm wishes that Martin Clearwater & Bell LLP announces the retirement of Senior Partner Sean F.X. Dugan, effective January 1, 2022. In his 42 years of practice at the Firm, Mr. Dugan established himself...

MCB’s Fall/Winter 2021 Newsletter: Defense Practice Update

MCB's Newsletter Features the Following Articles: Interpreting the COVID Immunity Statute: Lessons from Recent Case Law By: Barbara DeCrow Goldberg & Michael Bastone Recent Clarification of the Scope of Employment Appears to Favor Defendant Employers in...

MCB Receives 2022 “Best Law Firms” designation

Martin Clearwater & Bell LLP was ranked “Best Law Firms” 2022 by U.S. News & Best Lawyers. Martin Clearwater & Bell LLP is nationally ranked in 4 practice areas, Legal Malpractice Law-Defendants, Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants, Personal Injury...

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