John Cagney

Top rated Medical Malpractice attorney in New York, New York

Kramer, Dillof, Livingston & Moore
John Cagney
Kramer, Dillof, Livingston & Moore

Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in New York since: 2010

Education: Fordham University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2020

Kramer, Dillof, Livingston & Moore

217 Broadway
10th Floor
New York, NY 10007 Visit website


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

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

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

Office location for John Cagney

217 Broadway
10th Floor
New York, NY 10007

Phone: 212-267-4177


3 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2020

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