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John Cagney

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in New York, NY

Kramer, Dillof, Livingston & Moore
217 Broadway, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10007
Phone: 212-267-4177
Fax: 212-233-8525
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2020
Licensed in New York Since: 2010
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

John Cagney is a partner with the law firm of Kramer, Dillof, Livingston & Moore in New York, New York. Serving clients throughout New York City and Long Island as well as all of Westchester County and the surrounding areas, Mr. Cagney devotes his practice to helping those who suffered an injury or loss as the result of someone else's negligence to achieve the justice they deserve.

Focusing almost exclusively on medical malpractice and wrongful death claims, Mr. Cagney has achieved notable success advocating on behalf of individuals and families adversely affected by birth injuries, surgical errors, failures to diagnose, medication and nursing errors, and other preventable tragedies. He also has extensive experience with cases involving cerebral palsy, Erb's palsy and shoulder dystocia brought on by birth errors.

A 2002 cum laude graduate of Boston College, Mr. Cagney attended Fordham University School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2009. He is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey.

After receiving his license to practice, Mr. Cagney served as trial assistant to attorney Tom Moore, one of the firm's senior partners and widely regarded as one of the top trial attorneys in the country. In this role, Mr. Cagney gained invaluable insight into trial preparation and effective trial advocacy, which serves him well as he seeks to achieve the most favorable outcomes possible for his plaintiff clients.

Active in his legal community, Mr. Cagney is a member of the American Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association.

Practice Areas
Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


2 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2020

About John Cagney

First Admitted: 2010, New York

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  •  Member, New York Bar Association

Educational Background

  • Boston College, Honors: Cum Laude, 2002
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Office Location for John Cagney

217 Broadway
10th Floor
New York, NY 10007

Phone: 212-267-4177

Fax: 212-233-8525

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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