Jeffrey Bard

Jeffrey Bard

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Melville, NY

Lawrence, Worden, Rainis & Bard, PC
 | 175 Pinelawn Rd, Suite 308
Melville, NY 11747
Phone: 631-694-0033 Ext 225
Fax: 631-694-9331
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Defense (30%),
  • Construction Litigation: Business (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (20%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Defense (20%)
Attorney Profile

 After 31 years of practing law in NY my practice is now  limited to handling very high Exposure Claims including mass tort lawsuits from inception thorugh trial.  I have lectured extensively  to the insurance industry and to self -insured clients  on all aspects of the litigation process. I am currently representing a Hotel in connection the largest Outbreak of Legionnaires' Disease in NYC history resulting in over 50 lawsuits . As of today all but 1 case has been resolved with a average payout of approximately 150k per case.

I have been selected to the Top 100 Superlawyers in Metro New York in 2017 and 2019 and have been AV rated since 2003.

About Jeffrey Bard

Admitted: 1988, New York

Professional Webpage:


  • Peer review rated as AV "Preeminent " from 2003-2020, AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Lectured lawyers at The Association of the Bar of the City of NY on defending doctors in medical malpractice cases- 2001. Lectured lawyers at the NY State Trial Lawyers Association on defending Doctors in medical malpractice Cases- 1998. Speaker at the 14th Annual Conference on Common Orthopedic Problems in Children re: the Changing Medical/Legal Landscape-LIJ Meical  Center -2001. Lectured claims professionals at Fireman's Fund Insurance Company during Webinar entiled "The Art of Negotiation " 2013. Lectured  Claims professionals at Allianz Insurance Company on Negotiating High Exposure Claims ,2015.


  • Settled approximately 50 cases arising from the largest Legionnaires Disease Outbreak in the history of NYC with an average payment of only  150k per case.
  • Defense Verdict - Vezza v Kot , Nassau Supreme 003951/95 10/27/97                          Defense Verdict- Deer v . Horowitz,  Suffolk Supreme 01378/95 ,2/7/00                         Defense Verdict _ Marin v Beckerman, Suffolk Supreme 27559/97, 6/30/00                    Defense Verdict- Neary v Schwartz, Suffolk Supreme 03726/95, 8/3/00                              Defense Verdict- Smith v Freed Suffolk Supreme, 16172/99, 1/28/03                                Defense Verdict-Dolinsky v Stoller, Suffolk Supreme, 21593/04, 5/22/08

Representative Clients:

  • Zurich, Hartford, FFIC ,Allianz,AIG, MLMIC, PRI, Oceanus, LA Fitness, Peconic Bay Medical Center, North Shore Health System

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Granted Summary Judgment for client Testwell, Inc.  in 6 related matters : IN RE: 91 STREET CRANE COLLAPSE LITIGATION , Index No. 771000/2010 et al.   Highly publicized cases that have been pending in New York Supreme Court for over 6 years., 2014
  • AV Rated By Martindale-Hubbell from 2003-2020 and Listed in 2010, 2011, 2012 , 2013 ,2014,2015 and 2016 Editions of Long Island Pulse Magazine as one of "Long Island's Top Legal Eagles"

Educational Background:

  • 1984 University of Massachusetts BA Cum Laude,   1987 St John's Law School JD

Industry Groups

  • Business Entities
  • Doctors
  • Hospitals
  • Insurance Carriers
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Office Location for Jeffrey Bard

175 Pinelawn Rd
Suite 308
Melville, NY 11747

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Last Updated: 12/20/2019

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