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Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Stamford, CT

Russell J. Berkowitz
The Berkowitz Law Firm LLC
733 Summer Street, 2nd Floor
Stamford, CT 06901
T:Work 203-324-7909
F: Fax203-324-5067
Visit: www.berkowitzlawfirm.com
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2015
Licensed Since: 1985
Education: Drake University Law School
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (80%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)

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Russell J. Berkowitz is one of the leading personal injury and medical malpractice attorneys in Connecticut. Practicing law since 1985, he has recovered millions of dollars for adults and children in cases involving birth injuries, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and cancer misdiagnosis, as well as other life-changing injuries and wrongful death. He currently practices at The Berkowitz Law Firm LLC in Stamford.

Mr. Berkowitz is Board Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy,a Fellow of the Connecticut chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates,and a Fellow of the American Academy of Medical Malpractice Lawyers. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an elite group of attorneys who have won million and multimillion dollar verdicts and settlements.

He also holds membership in the American Association for Justice, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Roscoe Pound Foundation, Connecticut Bar Association, Fairfield County Bar Association and American Trial Counsel. Mr. Berkowitz has been selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers listing in Connecticut Magazine and New England Super Lawyers in the field of medical malpractice every year since each list was published.

Years of Selection

Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2015

Certifications and Credentials

About Russell Berkowitz

Admitted: 1985, Connecticut

Professional Webpage: www.berkowitzlawfirm.com/russell-berkowitz/

Honors and Awards:

  • Listed as a Super Lawyer in Connecticut Magazine and New England Super Lawyers magazine in the field of medical malpractice every year since each list has been published.
  • Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Elected to the Connecticut Chapter of the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Diplomat, Connecticut Board of Trial Advocates
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Member, Fairfield County Regional Bar Association
  • Member, American Trial Counsel
  • Fellow, Roscoe Pound Foundation
  • Member, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, American Association of Justice
  • Member, Connecticut Bar Association
  • Fellow, Connecticut Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • $4.85 million medical malpractice award on behalf of a baby who sustained an anoxic brain injury in a neonatal intensive care unit.
  • $4.75 million medical malpractice award on behalf of a child who sustained brain damage as a result of a hospital's negligent airway management
  • $4 million medical malpractice verdict on behalf of a client who was forced to under a hysterectomy and lost the chance to bear children following a negligently performed gynecological procedure
  • $3 million medical malpractice settlement on behalf of a child who sustained brain damage following the negligent administration of anesthesia during surgery
  • $9 million medical malpractice award on behalf of a baby who sustained brain damage during delivery
  • $2.6 million medical malpractice verdict against doctors who failed to timely diagnosis a client's prostate cancer
  • $6.1 million medical malpractice settlement on behalf of a client who sustained a spinal cord injury during neck surgery

Educational Background:

  • Drake University  BS 1980 Drake University JD 1985.
Last Updated: 11/19/2014
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