Alvin H. Broome

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in New York, NY

Alvin H. Broome & Associates, P.C.
 | 225 Broadway, Suite 630
New York, NY 10007
Phone: 212-227-4226
Fax: 212-608-0101
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1973
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%)
    Attorney Profile

     Alvin H. Broome has an outstanding record as a plaintiff's attorney in the New York metropolitan area. Mr. Broome represents people in cases involving major personal injury matters and wrongful death including  medical malpractice matters ,  catastrophic truck and bus accidents,  mass transit accidents, construction site accidents,building accidents, defective products, and falls. He has  37 cases  with recoveries of $1Million or more.

    Mr. Broome received a Bachelor of Science from The City College of New York . He   was awarded his Juris Doctor from  The Brooklyn Law School.

    Over his years of legal practice, Mr. Broome has gained the respect and admiration of the legal community and his clients. He holds an AV* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. He has  been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He  holds a "Superb" peer rating through Avvo.

    Mr. Broome has been a speaker at the Trial Law Institute, giving lectures on trial techniques, medical malpractice and catastrophic accidents. He is a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the American Association for Justice and the New York State Trial Lawyers Association.

    *AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 40%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    • 40%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 20%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Pharmaceutical

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 15 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2020

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    About Alvin Broome

    Admitted: 1973, New York

    Professional Webpage: http://www.alvinhbroomeandassociates.com/our-firm/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Named as “Best Attorneys of America” and “Best Lawyers in America”
    • Selected by "Superlawyers” Magazine in 2006 – 2017 as One of the Top 5% of the Lawyers in the Country
    • Selected and Listed in the “Best Lawyers” edition, published in New York Magazine

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, American Association for Justice
    • Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York
    • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
    • Member, American Trial Lawyers Association
    • Chairperson of the Sub-Committee, Wrongful Death for the Association
    • Member, Board of Directors of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Trial Lawyers Institute on Catastrophic Accidents, Lecturer
    • Trial Lawyers Institute on Medical Malpractice, Lecturer
    • Trial Lawyers Institute on Trial Technique, Lecturer

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Truck, Bus, Auto: $2 million verdict for a 3 year old boy with nerve injury to his foot and injury to his lumbar spine following a collision with a U.S. Postal Service tractor trailer
    • Train, Tree, Elevator, Fire: $1.25 million recovery for the death of a 44 year old photographer struck by a tree while driving on the Taconic Parkway
    • Medical Malpractice: $1.5 million recovery for a woman discharged from emergency room who suffered a stroke
    • Medical Malpractice: $4.8 million structured recovery with a present value of $1.6 million for a baby who lost fingers due to failure to treat infection
    • Medical Malpractice: $1.3 million recovery for the death of a 38 year old due to a failure to perform a c-section
    • Medical Malpractice: $2.1 million structured recovery with a value of $1.34 million for a 12 year old boy with cerebral palsy caused by oxygen deprivation at birth ($1 million limited insurance policy)
    • Medical Malpractice: $1.15 million recovery for the wrongful death of a 40 year old man for failure to detect colon cancer
    • Truck, Bus, Auto: $4.7 million structured recovery with a $2 million present value for fractures of leg, driver hit by trailer
    • Train, Tree, Elevator, Fire: $3.55 million structured settlement following liability trial, with a value of $1.375 million for a student who fell on tracks and suffered a below the knee amputation of one leg and amputation of toes on the other foot
    • Medical Malpractice: $2 million recovery for brain injury from poor anesthesia
    • Medical Malpractice: $9 million structured recovery with a guaranteed $2.7 million and a present value of $1 million for a 5 year old who sustained a birth related arm injury
    • Medical Malpractice: $1.4 million recovery for a 70 year old woman who had a benign growth removed resulting in a bleed
    • Medical Malpractice: $3.26 million structured recovery with a $1.65 million cost for failure to diagnose cancer
    • Medical Malpractice: $1 million recovery for failure to timely diagnose breast cancer in a 53 year old woman
    • Truck, Bus, Auto: $8.2 million structured recovery with a $3.1 million cost against City for skull fractures, car loses control on ice
    • Truck, Bus, Auto: $1.75 million verdict for a young woman in a two-car accident caused by a stop sign being on the ground
    • Truck, Bus, Auto: $2 million recovery for a cervical herniated disk; $1.9 million recovery after liability verdict for pedestrian with reflex sympathetic dystrophy
    • Defective Consumer Products: $2.15 million and $1.15 million recoveries for two women who suffered systemic illnesses following the ingestion of an over-the-counter drug, with million more recovered for 23 other injured plaintiffs
    • Medical Malpractice: $41 million structured recovery with a present value of $5.9 million for a brain damaged baby injured during the birthing proccess
    • Medical Malpractice: $1.5 million recovery for wrongful death of a woman improperly treated at a hospital
    • Medical Malpractice: $3.6 million structured recovery with $1 million cash value for a child born with partial loss of use of arm as a result of birth trauma
    • Medical Malpractice: $1.25 million total recovery for a 50 year old woman who a sustained a stroke due to excessive anticoagulation
    • Construction And Building :$2.5 million recovery for a 21 year old plumber's apprentice injured when a construction elevator malfunctioned, resulting in back injury and laminectomy
    • Medical Malpractice: $1 million recovery for the death of an unemployed 43 year old woman for failure to diagnose a heart problem

    Industry Groups

    • American Justice Association
    • American Trial Lawyers Association
    • Association Of Bar Of The City Of New York
    • Board Of Directors New York State Trial Lawyers Association
    • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
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    Office Location for Alvin H. Broome

    225 Broadway
    Suite 630
    New York, NY 10007

    Phone: 212-227-4226

    Fax: 212-608-0101

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    Last Updated: 3/30/2020

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