We rely completely on the doctor’s experience and expertise to protect us in times of need. Unfortunately, doctors and hospitals are sometimes negligent in their care of patients, and as a result people can suffer terrible injuries, or even die.
Prominent nationally known attorneys have recently descibed Mr. Lichtenstein's work as follows:
"Joe has consistently taken the lead on issues such as maternal forces other related brachial plexus matters. His meticulous research and persuasive arguments have convinced judges to issue favorable rulings that others in our group have tried and failed to achieve. His work helps expose nonsense such as the maternal forces argument and helps us all fight for the injured children we represent.Thank you Joe. We appreciate your hard work and tireless effort to expose the lies, half truths and junk. I am sure I speak for all of us when I say thank you for allowing us to ride on the coat tails of your fine work."
Hiring a skilled and experienced medical malpractice allows individuals and family members to investigate whether the physician's conduct was negligent,. and if it was, to obtain not only justice, but also to seek financial compensation for their losses.
The doctors and hospitals hire large firms with highly expereinced and aggressive attorneys, and they fight these cases tooth and nail. The importance of the victims of malpractice also hiring an attorney with years of experience and a proven track record cannot be overstated. It can mean the difference between obtaining a sizable verdict or settlement, or receiving no compensation at all.
Joseph M. Lichtenstein has specialized in medical malpractice litigation for 25 years. He has acheived 8 figure verdicts, and has developed ground-breaking law.
At the Law Offices of Joseph Lichtenstein we offer strong and trustworthy representation to those who have been injured. We try to treat every client with the greatest of care, and spare no effort to aceive the best results.
Mr. Lichtenstein’s unique legal ability has led him to be honored as a Super Lawyer® four separate years. His work has been written about in the New York Law Journal, and he has lectured to national organziations of malpractice attorneys, including the American Association for Justice and the esteemed Birth Trauma Litigation Group.
We understand what is required to succed in medical malpractice cases. Our clients are always our number one priority.
Languages spoken: English, Spanish, Creole
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Member||Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum||2014|
|Top Medical Malpractice Lawyer||All-Star Lawyers||2014|
|Top Attorney - Plaintiff's Personal Injury||New York Super Lawyers||2012|
|Top Attorney - Plaintiff's Personal Injury||New York Super Lawyers||2011|
|Top Attorney - in New York Metro Area||New York Super Lawyers||2010|
|Top Attorney in New York Metro Area||New York Super Lawyers||2009|
|Order of the Barristers||Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law||N/A|
|Founder/Principal||The Law Offices of Joseph M. Lichtenstein, PC||1997 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers||Member||2012 - Present|
|Nassau County Bar Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|American Association of Justice||Member||1995 - Present|
|Association of Trial Lawyers of America||Member||1995 - 2005|
|New York State Trial Lawyers Association||Member||1987 - Present|
|Plaintiff v. Hospital||$4.25 Million for Plaintiff|
|Child v. Hospital and Doctors||$4 Million Dollars for Child|
|Infant v. Hospital & OBGYN Physicians||$2.9 Million for Infant|
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|New York Law Journal||Precluding Med Mal 'Maternal Forces' Defense||2014|
|New York Law Journal||Court Finds Invalid Standard Defense in Obstetrical Malpractice Cases||2012|
|Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1986|
|New York Acacemy of Trial Lawyers - Speaking Tour||Medical Malpractice - Birth Injuries||2014|
|2011 American Association of Justice National Convention - Miami||Spoke to Medical Negligence Group regarding Erb's Palsy Litigation||2011|
|2012 American Association of Justice National Convention - Phoenix||Lectured to both Medical Negligence Group and Birth Trauma Litigation Group regarding Erb's Palsy Litigation||2010|
|American Association of Justice - Birth Trauma Litigation Group||Featured Speaker at Birth Trauma Litigation Group Roundtable||N/A|