BPN Again Recognized by Best Companies to Work For in New York

For the 5th straight year Barker Patterson Nichols, LLP was selected as one of the best companies to work for in New York State and the highest ranked law firm.   Since our founding in 2015, BPN has fostered a culture that provides a rewarding and positive work experience.  We hire great people and give them […]

Ralph Morales Secures a Defense Verdict in the Bronx

Ralph Morales secured a defense verdict in the Bronx in a challenging matter involving claims that a Brooklyn-based hospital failed to timely administer tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) to a 35-year-old patient who was exhibiting stroke-like symptoms. The plaintiff claimed that the patient was eligible for tPA administration because ICU nurses performed a pain assessment upon […]

Motion to Dismiss for Improper Service Won

On March 13, 2024, Mamie Stathatos-Fulgieri and Mara Cella won a Motion to Dismiss on the basis of improper service. This action was commenced against a Brooklyn hospital and a physician alleging medical malpractice.  Counsel attempted service on both the doctor and the facility by mailing the summons and complaint to the address of the […]

Joshua Cohen and Jesse Wang’s Motion Win

On March 27, 2024, Joshua Cohen and Jesse Wang won a motion to dismiss for lack of legal capacity as to all claims brought against a major New York hospital system. The plaintiff, as the “Proposed” Guardian of an incapacitated individual, brought malpractice claims based on the failure to implement fall and pressure injury precautions, allegedly causing brain […]

Congratulations and Best Wishes to Founding Member, Al Vigorito

Our friend and colleague, Alfred Vigorito, a founding member of the firm, is leaving us to become Chief Risk Officer at Westchester Medical Center (WMC).  Al played a pivotal role in forming the firm in 2015.  What began as a small, boutique firm specializing in medical malpractice defense has blossomed into a diverse practice with […]

Gary W. Patterson, Jr. Secures Defense Verdict in Orange County, New York

On March 5, 2024, Gary W. Patterson, Jr. secured a defense verdict before Justice Craig Brown of the Supreme Court, Orange County.  Plaintiff claimed the defendant oral surgeon negligently extracted an impacted maxillary wisdom tooth.  During the procedure, tooth #1 was dislodged into the maxillary sinus.  A sinusotomy was performed several months later to retrieve the […]

Arthur I. Yankowitz Secures Unanimous Defense Verdict in Queens County

On February 21, 2024, Arthur Yankowitz with the assistance of Daniel O’Connell secured a unanimous defense verdict before Justice Kevin Kerrigan, Supreme Court Queens County. Plaintiff claimed that defendant Cardiologist negligently treated the decedent’s congestive heart failure by “overdosing” the 89-year-old patient with Lasix which resulted in the patient falling out of bed. The plaintiff […]

BPN Recognized by U.S News & World Report

We are proud to announce that Barker Patterson Nichols, LLP, was recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best law firms to work for in the United States.  After a nationwide analysis, BPN emerged as one of only 344 law firms in the United States to receive this recognition from U.S. […]