VBP&P Hosts Event at Citi Field

On May 5, 2015, the firm celebrated Cinco de Mayo by hosting an event at Citi Field in the Delta Sky Deck. On a fantastic night for baseball, the Mets held on for a 3-2 victory. A good time was had by all. We look forward to many such events in the years to come.

VBP&P to Co-Sponsor Health Care Law Symposium

VBP&P is proud to join St. Johns Law School in sponsoring a Health Care Law Symposium, to be held in September of 2015. The program will feature attorneys from the firm speaking on a variety of matters, including health care law, medical malpractice defense and criminal matters related to the health field.

Jeffrey R. Nichols Joins VBP&P

VBP&P is very proud to announce that Jeffrey R. Nichols has joined the firm as a partner.  Mr. Nichols has devoted his career to medical malpractice defense, nursing home litigation, personal injury defense and health care matters.  He has successfully tried numerous cases to verdict throughout the New York metropolitan area.  Jeff is a fantastic […]

Congratulations Brian Moody!

Vigorito, Barker, Patterson, Nichols and Porter is proud to announce that our partner, Brian Moody, has accepted the position of Vice President for Legal Affairs at Richmond University Medical Center.  While we will certainly miss having our friend and colleague with us as the firm continues to grow, we are thrilled for Brian as he […]

Todd E. Gilbert Joins VBPMP

Vigorito, Barker, Patterson, Nichols and Porter, LLP is very pleased to announce that Todd E. Gilbert has joined the firm as a partner working out of the Valhalla office.  Todd brings a wealth of experience in medical malpractice, general liability, municipal liability, appellate practice and personal injury.  He is active in the community and admitted […]

John Barker Obtains Dismissal at Trial

On March 23, 2015, John Barker successfully conducted an intra-trial Frye Hearing that led to the striking of plaintiff’s expert’s testimony in a medical malpractice action.  Mr. Barker argued that there was no support in the medical literature for the causation theory espoused by plaintiff’s expert urologist.  After determining the Frye issue, the trial court granted […]

Kiki Chrisomallides Joins Firm

Vigorito, Barker, Patterson, Nichols and Porter, LLP is pleased to welcome Kiki Chrisomallides to the firm as an associate in the Garden City office. Kiki has dedicated her practice to representing health care providers in medical malpractice actions in the New York metropolitan area. Having worked with Kiki in the past, we know she is […]

Frederick W. Vasselman joins firm as Of Counsel

VBPMP welcomes Frederick W. Vasselman to the firm as Of Counsel. Mr. Vasselman is a general practice attorney specializing in Real Estate, Civil Litigation and Family/Matrimonial Law. He is a retired New York City Police Officer, who interned for the Honorable Peter O’Donohue of the Queens County Supreme Court.  Frederick specializes in Real Estate, Civil and Criminal […]

Alexander M. Fear Joins as Of Counsel

The firm is pleased to announce that Alexander M. Fear has joined the firm as Of Counsel.  Mr. Fear represents physicians and administrators at medical centers and private practices around the metro area.  Acting as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for many of his clients, Mr. Fear works with them as they navigate the […]