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.

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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 2018
Christian A. Fumuso made a presentation to the facility Directors, Administrators, Supervisors from multiple disciplines, and members of the New York City Nurse Educators Group.
The presentation was at the Norwegian Christian Home and Health Care Facility in Brooklyn, New York. The topics discussed included defensive medicine and record keeping, risk management, implementation of protective protocols, elements of a lawsuit including discovery and standards of proof, the Public Health Law, and Federal and State regulatory codes.

July 2018
Alan J. Fumuso was honored as the OMSNIC Attorney of the Year. This is an award bestowed semi-annually by OMSNIC, the National Insurance Company for Oral Surgeons, at its Defense Counsel Seminar in Chicago attended by panel counsel from all over the United States.

February 2018
Alan J. Fumuso, Doug J. Swart, Lorraine B. Polin and Scott G. Christensen have all once again been named Super Lawyers for 2018. This is an honor of Peer Nomination and Editorial Selection, achieved by only 5% of practicing New York lawyers.