Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. Selected As a 2014 Litigator Awards Winner

Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. is pleased to announce that its practice has been named a winner by the 2014 Litigator Awards in the categories of Medical Malpractice, Automobile Accident, Wrongful Death, Premises Liability, Toxic & Environment and Brain Injury Litigation. The 2014 Litigator Awards honors the top 1% of all trial lawyers in the United States. About U.S. News—Best Lawyers The Litigator Awards are presented in 72 practice specialty categories and are among the most rigorous and openly judged awards. The Litigator Awards are based on actual verdict and settlement dollar achievement, instead of peer popularity. Only attorneys...

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More Bad News For One Doctor Who Performed Fake Surgeries, Had His Licenses Revoked, And Is Now In Prison

Medical malpractice can entail a variety of negligent actions by healthcare professionals. Regardless of the type of medical malpractice claim filed, it will no doubt have consequences for both the injured patient and the negligent physician. This was the case for New York orthopedic surgeon Dr. Spyros Panos, who lost his medical license as a result of performing numerous cases of botched or unnecessary surgeries and is now serving a 4.5-year federal prison sentence. Panos and Mid Hudson Medical Group face up to 280 malpractice cases filed by innocent victims who were injured as a result of the surgeon’s...

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Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. Ranked Tier 1 “Best Law Firms” in 2015 Edition of U.S. New

Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. is pleased to announce that its practice has been ranked “Tier One” (the highest rating) by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers. The “Best Law Firms” rankings is a recognition for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. About U.S. News—Best Lawyers The “Best Law Firms” tier rankings is determined through the firm’s overall evaluation, which is derived from a combination of the firm’s clients’ impressive feedback, the high regard that lawyers in...

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Reducing New York Speed limits by 5 MPH to Save Pedestrian Lives

Speed is one of the major factors in catastrophic pedestrian-related motor vehicle accidents. Statistics show that speeding-related vehicle accidents cost the nation an estimated $27.7 billion per year. Speeding, which is defined as a vehicle exceeding the posted speed limit or driving too fast given the conditions of the road, is a major factor in nearly one-third of all fatal accidents, including pedestrian related crashes. Speed reduces the amount of time a motorist needs to avoid an accident, increases the likelihood of getting into an accident, and increases the severity of accidents once they occur. Speed can be even...

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Post-Traumatic Herniated Cervical Disc: A Serious Injury After a Serious Accident

One of the most common injuries sustained by accident victims is a herniated cervical disc. If the victim does not seek immediate medical attention and treatment, the results can be devastating. A post-traumatic herniated cervical disc may result from a motor vehicle accident, a slip and fall accident, sports accidents, or any other accident that causes trauma to the spine. What Is a Herniated Cervical Disc? Your spine is formed by a stack of bones called vertebrae. These bones are cushioned by round flat discs that act as shock absorbers for the spine. If the discs get damaged, they...

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