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.
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.
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
Alan J. Fumuso was a featured speaker in a CLE program sponsored by the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers and NAM ( National Arbitration Mediation) on July 28th 2021. The program was entitled Mastering MedMal Mediations, and Mr. Fumuso was a member of a Panel consisting of Judge Peter Skelos, Judge Marsha Steinhardt, and Eleni Coffinas, Esq. The program was presented virtually, and attended online by over 700 lawyers and judges in New York State.
Alan J. Fumuso, at the request of OMS National Insurance Company, authored an Article on the subject of E-Communication in the Doctor-Patient Relationship. It was published in the July 2021 edition of the OMS GUARDIAN, the Patient Safety and Risk Management National Newsletter for OMSNIC and its assured Oral Surgery and Dental Medical Professionals.
Alan J. Fumuso was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the pre-eminent Trial Lawyers Organization in North America.
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.
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.