99 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Areas of Practice
Medical Liability and Risk Management
Products Liability and Mass Torts
Hofstra University School of Law: JD: 2005,
Research Editor, Family Court Review
American University: BA, Political Science: 2000
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
An associate at HPM&B, Paul Stuart Haberman joined the firm in 2007. Paul represents institutional clients in medical malpractice and mass tort matters.
Prior to joining HPM&B, Paul worked at a boutique health law firm, where he represented medical clients in all aspects of state and federal civil litigation and advised and assisted clients on a wide range of transactional health law matters. In addition to his health law work, he has also represented numerous people involved with professional boxing.
Paul is a member of the American Bar Association; New York State Bar Association; and the New York County Lawyers Association, of which he is the Chairman of the Sports Law Committee.
He is the author of a note published in the January, 2005 issue of the Family Court Review.
Two Summary Judgment Dismissals in New York County
HPM&B recently obtained summary judgment dismissals on behalf of a university medical center in Manhattan.
White v. Rosenberg, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 9918 (S.D.N.Y. Feb. 3, 2010) (granting summary judgment on 42 U.S.C.§ 1983 action after finding that plaintiff was not entitled to psychiatric medications of his own choosing to treat insomnia and a traumatic brain injury while incarcerated)
Ilyaich v. Bankers Life Insurance Company of New York, 47 A.D.3d 614, 849 N.Y.S.2d 595 (2d Dep't 2008) (affirming grant of summary judgment in favor of life insurance beneficiary on the ground that the insurance company failed to investigate beneficiary's one million dollar policy within the two-year contestability period)
Sweeper v. Tavera, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 85988 (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 21, 2009) (granting motion to dismiss 42 U.S.C.§ 1983 action after finding that plaintiff's lawsuit was barred by a prior settlement and otherwise did not sufficiently allege deliberate indifference to serious medical needs)
Jackson v. City of New York, Docket No. 250612/09 (S. Ct. Bronx County 2009) (denying request for leave to file late notice of claim as untimely)
Go v. Eng, Docket No. 30596/2007 (S. Ct. Queens County 2009) (granting motion to dismiss medical malpractice action for failure to timely serve defendant doctor whose name was similar to that of another doctor who was erroneously served)
Bowden v. The City of New York, Docket No. 08-cv-07777 (S.D.N.Y. 2009) (granting motion to dismiss 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action as to 10 of 13 defendants after finding merit in several of the defendants' objections to the report and recommendation of the magistrate judge)
Mitchell v. Prison Health Services, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 96944 (E.D.N.Y. Sept. 3, 2008) (granting motion to dismiss 42 U.S.C.§ 1983 action after finding that failure to timely flush and remove a catheter did not amount to deliberate indifference to plaintiff's serious medical needs)