Selected By New York Magazine As One Of New York's Top Law Firms

The Firm of Fumuso, Kelly, Swart, Farrell, Polin & Christesen LLP is recognized by jurists, peers, Bar Associations, medical professionals, medical facilities, and insurance companies as a preeminent leader in the Fields of Medical Malpractice Defense, General Liability Defense, Appellate Practice and Professional Licensure and Disciplinary Defense.

The Firm offers a full range of legal services to insurance companies; hospitals, nursing homes and long-term care facilities; physicians, oral surgeons, dentists, podiatrists, physician’s assistants and other healthcare professionals; municipalities; social service agencies; corporations and individual clients.

One Of The Oldest, Most Successful Insurance Defense Law Firms In The New York Metropolitan Area

Medical Malpractice Defense

FKSFPC attorneys possess the decades of experience, the wealth of resources, the mastery of medical concepts, and a proven trial track record of success that give clients an advantage in every medical malpractice case. We represent healthcare providers, in any and all medical and dental specialties, as well as many hospitals, nursing homes, and other healthcare facilities.

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Professional Licensure And Discipline

FKSFP Cattorneys possess the decades of experience, the wealth of resources, the mastery of medical concepts, and a proven trial track record of success that give clients an advantage in every medical malpractice case. We represent healthcare providers, in any and all medical and dental specialties, as well as many hospitals, nursing homes, and other healthcare facilities.

General Liability Defense

The Firm has successfully defended many general liability insurance carriers, large not-for-profit agencies, the City of New York and other municipalities. Our diverse client base benefits from experience in matters of premises liability, products liability and school liability; assault and battery; civil rights violations; subrogation and labor law; construction accidents; motor vehicle litigation, and insurance coverage disputes.

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Appellate Practice

Our team of appellate specialists have briefed and argued, with a high degree of success, more than two hundred matters before state and federal appellate courts, and regularly engage in complex motion practice at both pre-trial and trial stages of litigation. Many of our successful appeals have been published in the New York Law Journal.

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Latest Firm News

September 2020
Alan J. Fumuso was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the pre-eminent Trial Lawyers Organization in North America.

September 2020
Alan J. Fumuso, Douglas J. Swart, Lorraine B. Polin and Scott G. Christensen have all once again been named Super Lawyers for 2020. This is an honor of Peer Nomination and Editorial Selection, achieved by only 5% of practicing New York lawyers.

August 2020
Partner, James F. Farrell, Jr., completed the first Civil Jury Trial allowed to proceed to verdict in New York State after the COVID-19 shutdown of New York Courts. A unanimous defense verdict was returned on August 3, 2020.