New York Medical Malpractice Litigation: Strategies, Issues and Analysis

(421 Ratings)

Produced on: November 06, 2015

Course Format On Demand Audio

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Course Description

Time 100 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

Join Justin Blitz, partner of Schulman Blitz, LLP, as he takes you through the process of bringing a medical malpractice claim. While using a real life malpractice case as an example, this lecture provides a detailed analysis of the strategies and issues that must be considered at every stage of the litigation.


Learning Objectives:

I.     Understand the importance of managing client relations and expectations and explaining the nuances of malpractice to the client

II.    Simplify the complexities that can be associated with medical malpractice claims

III.   Explore strategies and tools to facilitate effective preparation

IV.   Describe common mistakes and pitfalls to avoid


Justin Blitz

Schulman Blitz, LLP

Justin Blitz, Esq. is a partner at Schulman Blitz, LLP.  He focuses on litigating all types of civil cases from inception to resolution. An experienced trial lawyer and skillful negotiator, Mr. Blitz is a tenacious adversary who consistently gets great results for his clients regardless of the case or the challenges presented.

Mr. Blitz has tried cases throughout the state of New York and obtained several significant jury verdicts. He believes that the best results are achieved when every case is meticulously prepared for trial and this philosophy has enabled him to obtain scores of favorable settlements in all kinds of actions.

Mr. Blitz began his career under the tutelage of renowned trial attorney Richard E. Shandell at one of the nation's most prestigious plaintiffs' personal injury and medical malpractice firms. Distinguishing himself as a skillful litigator with a dynamic personality, Mr. Blitz successfully managed a large caseload of complex and high-profile negligence actions. He became known as an able trial lawyer and expert negotiator who successfully resolved hundreds of cases in arbitration, mediation, courtroom negotiation, and trial. Many of his achievements have been chronicled in the New York media.

In 2005, Mr. Blitz became the chairman of the Young Lawyers Committee of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association. As chairman and throughout his career, Mr. Blitz has lectured to attorneys at Continuing Legal Education events on a variety of topics.

In 2010 Mr. Blitz took over twenty cases to verdict with the majority of them being successful results for his clients.

In 2011 Mr. Blitz achieved for Schulman Blitz's clients via settlement or verdicts over two million dollars in compensation for harm caused by others negligence.

Mr. Blitz has established himself as one of the "go to" trial attorneys for other New York lawyers in the State that seek trial counsel on their most severe injury cases.  Many law firms throughout the State hire Mr. Blitz to try to verdict their most catastrophic injured clients' law suits.  This is due to his superb track record and prior verdict results.

Many of Mr. Blitz's cases have been chornicled in the New York media including articles and stories in The New York Post, The New York Times, CBS News, Telemundo and Noticero.

Mr. Blitz is a native of New York City and a graduate of Columbia Prep High School and the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University. He received his legal training at New York Law School. He is admitted to practice law in the courts of the State of New York and in the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. Mr. Blitz also has roots in the entertainment field, having owned and operated a successful booking and music management company.

At Schulman Blitz, LLP, Mr. Blitz litigates a wide variety of civil suits with an emphasis on motor vehicle collisions, negligent security, municipal liability, medical malpractice, labor law, negligent supervision and all types of premises liability.


Steven R.

Justin is really good!

Nirav P.

very seasoned NYS med mal attorney - only critique is that he stick with his agenda and slides within the time constraint

John K.

This was a very comprehensive and informative presentation, and it was presented in a well focused manner. Thanks.

Ellen C.

Excellent summary

Dane R.

This speaker is extremely thorough. Every word is interesting and useful. Great balance of concept and practice.

Kevin M.

Speaker is truly passionate and motivational.

Dimitrios K.

very informative lecture by Mr. Blitz.

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Veronica O.

Very practical information presented in a clear and concise manner

William B.

Really good, helpful presentation

Bruce K.

really quite goodl

Ronald K.

Excellent presentation!

April C.

Great instructor who explained things clearly, in an engaging way, and provided excellent, practical strategies.

Kimberly J.

This was a great speaker, I don't practice medical malpractice but he made it so interesting.

Kelly B.

Thank you.

Rosalie C.

The information was excellent. Wish there was more time.

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