Andrew M. Friedman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Brooklyn, NY

Friedman Sanchez, LLP
 | 16 Court St, Brooklyn, NY 11241
Phone: 718-797-2488
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Civil Rights (20%),
  • Health Care (10%)
Attorney Profile

Andrew M. Friedman is one of the founding partners at the law firm of Friedman Sanchez, LLP, in Brooklyn, New York. Working in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, health care and civil rights, he represents clients in Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx and Manhattan.

In his more than 20 years of legal practice, Mr. Friedman has represented many people who were injured in car or public transportation accidents and workers hurt in construction accidents. His medical malpractice clients come to him with a variety of complex issues, including anesthesia errors, misdiagnoses, surgical errors, dental malpractice and birth injuries.

Since co-founding Friedman Sanchez, LLP, in 1993, Mr. Friedman and his firm have earned reputations for success. He has helped numerous clients to recover significant settlements or verdicts in a variety of types of cases. In one construction accident case, he helped an injured worker to recover a settlement of $1.2 million. In a medical malpractice case, he helped a family to recover a jury verdict of $1.1 million.

Mr. Friedman earned his bachelor's degree from Northwestern University and also holds a master's degree in public health from Harvard University. He earned his law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. He is licensed to practice in the state courts of New York and California, as well as in the U.S. district courts for the southern and eastern districts of New York.

Active in professional organizations, Mr. Friedman is a member of the Brooklyn Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association and the New York Trial Lawyers Association. Committed to advocating for the civil rights of his clients, he belongs to the Alliance for Justice, an organization dedicated to ensuring that all citizens have the right to pursue justice in the legal system.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (40%): Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Informed Consent

Personal Injury - General (30%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Civil Rights (20%): Police Misconduct

Health Care (10%): Nursing Home, Health & Health Care Law

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Informed Consent

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Civil Rights: Police Misconduct

Health Care: Nursing Home, Health & Health Care Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2017

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Andrew Friedman of Friedman Sanchez, LLP, has a background in public health and is uniquely qualified to offer aggressive, experienced and knowledgeable counsel to medical malpractice victims. Contact him at www.friedmansanchez.com or 347-934-9216.

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About Andrew Friedman

Admitted: 1991, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.friedmansanchez.com/About-Us/Andrew-M-Friedman.sh...

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • 1992 Master of Public Health, Harvard Unversity, School of Public Health

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • State Bar, Member
  • America Alliance for Justice, Member
  • New York Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Brooklyn Bar Association, Member
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • California
  • New York

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • $275,000 for a man who was injured skateboarding, and then had a fracure improperly casted. , 2015
  • $539,000 Jury Verdict for victim of a Motor vehicle accident. Tried by Andrew M. Friedman, Esq., Supreme Court, Kings County, Wade, J., November 8, 2013, 2013
  • $290,000 for al construction worker injured at Barclay's Center while unloading construction material.  Supreme Court, Kings County.  Settled by Andrew M. Friedman
  • $700,000 for a laborer injured when he fell on a ramp delivering supplies.  Supreme Court, Kings County.  Settled by Andrew M. Friedman 
  • $550,000 For a female pedestrian struck in crosswalk by a van.  Supreme Court, Queens COunty (Velasquez, J.)  Tried by Andrew M. Friedman 
  • $180,000 Settlement for a child who was bullied and assaulted by another student in NYC public school. Tried by Emil J. Sanchez, Esq., Supreme Court,Bronx County, Danziger, J., June 30, 2014
  • $228,500 Jury Verdict for a pedestrian struck by livery taxi. Tried by Fabien Robley, Esq., Supreme Court, New York County, Solomon, J., April 30, 2009
  • $250,000 Jury Trial and Settlement in Products liability action involving a refrigerator which caused a fire. Tried by Andrew M. Friedman, Esq., Supreme Court, Queens County, Braithwaite-Nelson, J., October 17, 2007
  • $250,000 Jury Verdict for victim of a Motor vehicle accident. Tried by Andrew M. Friedman, Esq., Supreme Court, Bronx County, December 21, 2005
  • $250,000 Settlement for a New York City Firefighter who was being harassed by NYPD Officers. Tried by Emil J. Sanchez, Esq., Supreme Court, Kings County, Sherman, J., March, 2012
  • $275,000 Settlement in Medical Malpractice action involving a failure to diagnose a displaced fracture. Tried by Andrew M. Friedman, Esq., Supreme Court, Kings County, Steinhardt, J., March 21, 2015
  • $310,000 Settlement in Dental Malpractice action involving the extraction of the wrong tooth resulting in infection. Tried by Andrew M. Friedman, Esq., Supreme Court, Kings County, Jacobson, J., January 29, 2015
  • $400,000 Jury Trial and Settlement in products liability action involving a mechanical earth drill. Tried by Andrew M. Friedman, Esq., U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, Wexler, J., November 15, 2007
  • $450,000 Jury Verdict in Medical malpractice action involving a failure to diagnose breast cancer. Tried by Andrew M. Friedman, Esq., Supreme Court, Kings County, Steinhardt, J., July 2006
  • $450,000 Jury Verdict against NYCTA for a passenger who was struck by a train after falling on the subway tracks. Tried by Emil J. Sanchez, Esq., Supreme Court, Kings County, Schack, J., December 3, 2007
  • $610,000 Jury Verdict in Medical Malpractice action for the victim of a plastic surgeon who negligently performed a breast reduction. Tried by Andrew M. Friedman, Esq., Supreme Court, Bronx County, October 3, 2009
  • $615,000 Settlement for a passenger of a livery taxi which collided with a Tractor Trailer. Tried by Andrew M. Friedman, Esq., Supreme Court, Bronx County, Mediation, September 13, 2013
  • $675,000 Settlement for a construction worker who fell into an excavation hole. Tried by Andrew M. Friedman, Esq., Supreme Court, Kings County, Mediation, March 22, 2013
  • $750,000 Settlement against MTA for a LIRR passenger who was struck by a train after falling on to the tracks at a LIRR station. Litigated by Emil J. Sanchez, Esq., Supreme Court, Queens County, Livote, J., Settled at mediation by Andrew M. Friedman, with Hurkin-Torres, J., Dec. 5, 2014
  • $911,000 Jury Verdict in Medical Malpractice action against a New York City psychiatrist who failed to monitor the patient, his prescriptions and medications, tried by Andrew M. Friedman, Esq., Supreme Court, Kings County, Knipel, J., February 3, 2010
  • $950,000 Settlement for a pedestrian crossing street struck by New York City Police Van. Tried by Emil J. Sanchez, Esq., Supreme Court, Kings County, Sherman, J., August 15, 2012
  • $1 million Settlement in Labor Law action for a construction worker who fell off a pickup truck. Tried by Emil J. Sanchez, Esq., Supreme Court, Bronx County, Salman, J., May 16, 2013
  • $1.1 million Jury Verdict in Medical Malpractice action for the family of a patient who died as a result of a New York City Hospital's failure to timely diagnose an arterial occlusion leading to a fatal cardiac arrhythmia, tried by Andrew M. Friedman, Esq., Supreme Court, New York County, Schlesinger, J., April 20, 2011
  • $1.2 million Settlement in Labor Law action for a construction worker who fell off a ladder. Tried by Andrew M. Friedman, Esq., Supreme Court, Kings County, Mediation, October 1, 2007

Educational Background:

  • Harvard University, M.P.H., 1992
  • Northwestern University, B.A., 1987
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16 Court St
Brooklyn, NY 11241

Phone: 718-797-2488

 

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