Office Location

99 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016
T 212.286.8585
F 212.490.8966 
ny@hpmb.com

Areas of Practice

Medical Liability Defense

Education

Fordham University School of Law: JD: 2004
University of Maryland, College Park: BA: 2001

Bar Admissions

New York

United States District Court, Eastern District of New York

United States District Court, Southern District of New York

Ana M. Vizzo

Partner

A partner at HPM&B, Ana M. Vizzo joined the firm in 2007.  Ana is involved in all phases of complex medical malpractice defense litigation in both state and federal courts.  She is dedicated to the clients we represent by ensuring the best defense and always being available to discuss all legal issues that arise throughout the course of the litigation.  Ana handles all aspects of a case, with particular attention to defense development, fact investigation, legal research, motion practice, and suit evaluation. 

Prior to joining the firm, Ana was an Assistant District Attorney in Bronx County, New York, where she prosecuted misdemeanor and felony cases.  She tried several cases during her time at the Office of the Bronx District Attorney.  In her last year of service, she indicted numerous felony cases.

She is fluent in Spanish.

 

Verdicts & Cases

Appellate Division Reaffirms The Limits of a Private Hospital’s Duty of Care in Non-Emergent Circumstances

The Appellate Division, First Department, overturned a lower court’s decision refusing to dismiss a medical malpractice suit claiming that HPM&B’s client, a private hospital, delayed outpatient therapy following emergency hand surgery,...

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Defense Verdict in New York County

Karen Grottalio and Ana Vizzo obtained unanimous defense verdict in a medical malpractice case involving allegations that the defendant gastroenterologist should have included lymphoma in the differential diagnosis and...

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Summary Judgment in Queens County

HPM&B recently obtained summary judgment on behalf of a major medical institution in a high exposure medical malpractice action. Plaintiff claimed that defendant failed to timely diagnose and treat viral...

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In Case Of First Impression, Court Rejects Claim That Premature Birth Causes Autism/Pervasive Developmental Disorder

After slipping and falling on a manhole cover while in her thirty-fourth week of pregnancy, the plaintiff went into preterm labor and gave birth to her daughter the next day. The infant weighed five pounds, four ounces at...

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Defense Verdict in Suffolk County

HPM&B partner Robin Dolsky, assisted by senior associate Ana Vizzo, successfully represented an obstetrician in a claim involving neurologically-impaired infant plaintiffs who were delivered at 26 weeks’ gestation.  It was alleged that...

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