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Chuck Bach named New York City Lawyer of the Year – Medical Malpractice Defense
Chuck Bach has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America(c) as the New York City Lawyer of the Year in the area of Medical Malpractice – Defense. The Best Lawyers in America(c) is the oldest lawyer-rating publication in the United States. Best Lawyers names a single lawyer in each practice area in each metropolitan area ...
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Multi-District Litigation-New York Style: Methods of Coordinating Similar Cases Brought in the Various Courts of New York, Other States and the Federal Courts
This program will provide useful information and instruction for practicing attorneys, in-house counsel and specifically trial lawyers with both plaintiff and defense orientations, as to how to utilize the New York Litigation Coordinating Panel with respect to litigating and coordinating numerous related products liability, mass torts and other matters pending in the New York County ...
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Heidell, Pittoni, Murphy & Bach, LLP Announces Noteworthy Promotions In 2017; Welcomes New Partners And Counsel Members
Heidell, Pittoni, Murphy & Bach, LLP (HPM&B) is pleased to announce the promotion of three of the firm’s leading attorneys to partner and the promotion of a new Of Counsel member.     On January 1, 2017, Adam M. Dlugacz, Erin K. Kelley, and Patricia A. Thornton joined the partnership in the New York office.  The firm also promoted one attorney, Corey E. ...
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Robert B. Gibson Comments on Use of Social Media to Research Prospective Jurors
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mining prospective jurors’ Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts is common practice for many attorneys looking to spot biases that might cost their clients a fair trial.   The American Bar Association has said the searches are ethical, and a ruling by the Missouri Supreme Court bolstered arguments that attorneys ...
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James Navarro Named Partner
  Mr. Navarro is a key member of the firm’s NYPH, FOJP, NYU and HHC teams, working out of the firm’s New York office.  A native of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, James attended Iona College before receiving a full scholarship from SUNY-Buffalo Law School, where he became a member of the Buffalo Law Review.  James received the ...
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Charles Bach Speaks at American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting
On September 11, 2015, Charles Bach was invited to speak at the 70th Annual meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) in Seattle.  He lectured on strategies for Hand Surgeons seeking to prevent malpractice claims and/or to prevail in malpractice litigation.
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Ana M. Vizzo Promoted to Partner
Please join us in congratulating Ana M. Vizzo, a senior associate in our New York office, on her promotion to Partner.   After graduating from Fordham Law School in 2004, Ana was an assistant district attorney in the Bronx DA’s office before joining HPM&B in 2007.  She is a key member of our teams representing ...
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HPM&B Presents Emerging Issues in Medical Malpractice Litigation CLE Seminar
On Tuesday, October 7, 2014, HPM&B hosted a CLE seminar entitled, “Emerging Issues in Medical Malpractice Litigation.” For more information, click here.
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