Pegalis & Erickson. LLC, is a one of the nation’s premier law firms, representing seriously injured individuals and their families in cases of medical negligence for more than 40
years. Consistently acknowledged by its peers and national media for outstanding success on behalf of its clients, Pegalis & Erickson has an unequaled track record of consistent and highly recognized jury verdicts including the distinction of receiving two of the highest medical malpractice jury verdicts in the State of New York. a $116 million dollar verdict for an infant who sustained brain damage due to medical negligence during labor and delivery and a $114.8 million dollar verdict for a woman who sustained anoxic brain injury.
Patient safety, medical
accountability and attention to detail are the paramount concerns of
the firm. At Pegalis & Erickson, clients receive a unique level
of close contact and personal attention from the firm’s nine seasoned
attorneys who have worked together for more than a decade--and in many
cases even longer. This superior level of expertise extends to the
dedicated and professional staff. For clients, the team effort of
meticulous preparation begins at the earliest moments of contact. We
spend countless hours making sure that we know the medicine as well as
the law so that there are no surprises at the time of trial. We
consult with medical experts who are top in their fields so that we can
give the best representation possible to clients whom have put their
trust in us. Often, our client relationship continues in the form of
advocate and legal services many years after a case has been
Through our representation of
injured patients, we help to improve medical practices by holding
accountable parties responsible for substandard medical care. Pegalis & Erickson takes on the responsibility of advocating for individuals and their families who have been victimized by avoidable negligence that caused fatal or serious injury. Our firm’s unmatched medical expertise allows our team to unravel and identify the medical and hospital errors that others fail to see. Our clients who have been victims of avoidable serious injuries need financial help, and want to learn the truth and make care safer for others. Medical accountability provides for the wrongdoer to compensate the injured party for these financial needs. When held accountable, the medical profession is incentivized to be safer in the future.
Pegalis & Erickson, LLC represents plaintiffs in cases that deal specifically with Medical Malpractice. Our clients include just-born infants to senior citizens who have been seriously injured, misdiagnosed, or late diagnosed, as a result of avoidable errors.