Elaine Iarocci Joins VBP&P

Vigorito, Barker, Patterson, Nichols and Porter, LLP is very pleased to announce that Elaine Iarocci has joined the firm as an associate. Elaine graduated from Hofstra University School of Law in 2014. She then began practicing medical malpractice defense, representing clients from the inception of an action to trial.  She is admitted to practice in New […]

Kyle Zrenda Joins VBP&P

Vigorito, Barker, Patterson, Nichols and Porter, LLP proudly welcomes Kyle Zrenda to the firm as an associate.  Kyle graduated from Boston College in 2010 and Quinnipiac University School of Law in 2013.  He was an Associate Editor of the Quinnipiac Law Review. Kyle has worked in the Connecticut State Attorney’s Office  and recently served as […]

Gary W. Patterson Obtains Unanimous Defense Verdict in Kings County

On August 3, 2015, a Kings County jury returned a unanimous verdict in favor of Mr. Patterson’s clients in a medical malpractice action.  Plaintiff claimed the defendant emergency medicine group failed to timely diagnose and treat cauda equina syndrome in a then 29 year old male, causing bilateral foot drop, loss of sensation, muscle atrophy […]

VBP&P Attends AHLA Conference

Kevin Porter and Zoya Weisensel attended the American Healthcare Lawyers Association annual meeting in Washington, D.C., beginning June 29, 2015.  A major focus of the conference dealt with clinical integration and healthcare regulatory changes related to the Affordable Care Act.  Among the topics covered was a keynote address by Dr. Ezekial Emanuel on implementation of […]

Roseann Driscoll Joins VBP&P as Appellate Counsel

Vigorito, Barker, Patterson, Nichols and Porter, LLP is very pleased to announce that Roseann Driscoll has joined the firm and will head our appellate practice.  Roseann’s career has been primarily devoted to appellate practice.  She has drafted numerous briefs and argued before the Appellate Division.  Her talents and expertise are a welcome addition to the […]

Mamie Stathatos-Fulgieri Joins VBP&P

Vigorito, Barker, Patterson, Nichols and Porter, LLP proudly welcomes Mamie Stathatos-Fulgieri  to the firm as a partner in the Long Island office.  Many of us have worked along side Mamie in the past and recognize her as both a very talented attorney and wonderful person.  She is a former district attorney, who has spent the last 17 […]

VBP&P Hosts Event Off-Broadway

On June 13, 2015, the firm invited several guests to see Michael Ricigliano, Jr’s Queen For a Day at Theatre St. Clements.  The riveting play features Vincent Pastore and David Proval from the HBO hit series The Sopranos.  Both delivered amazing performances.  The cast was kind enough to stay for pictures with the firm and guests following […]

VBP&P Partners Give Presentation at Harvard Club

On May 3rd, 2015 Todd Gilbert and Alfred Vigorito gave a presentation to the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin at the Harvard Club in New York City.   The topics included tips for avoiding malpractice litigation and anatomy of a medical malpractice lawsuit.

VBP&P Wins Summary Judgment

The firm recently secured summary judgment on behalf of our hospital client in an action of malpractice stemming from a fall by the then 92 year old plaintiff.  It was established the plaintiff was properly assessed immediately upon admission as having been high risk for falls, he was oriented and alert and received the appropriate […]

Robert Boccio Joins VBP&P

VBP&P is very proud to announce that Robert Boccio has joined the firm as a partner.  Mr. Boccio began his career with the New York City Law Department, Office of the Corporation Counsel.  He was then recruited to the New York Department of Juvenile Justice where he was appointed as the Executive Director to Horizon Juvenile Detention Center. […]