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Jeffrey Bard

 

REPRESENTATIVE CASES

  • Defense Verdict, Vezza v. Kot, NYS Supreme Court, Nassau County, 003951/95, 10/27/97
  • Directed Verdict, Stocks v. Siegelheim, NYS Supreme Court, Suffolk County 23490/95, 8/1/99
  • Defense Verdict, Deer v. Horowitz, NYS Supreme Court, Suffolk County, 01378/95, 2/7/00
  • Defense Verdict, Marin v. Beckerman, NYS Supreme Court, Suffolk County, 27559/97, 6/30/00
  • Defense Verdict, Neary v. Schwartz, NYS Supreme Court, Suffolk County, 03726/95, 8/3/00
  • Defense Verdict, Jacobson v. Borek, NYS Supreme Court, Suffolk County, 13891/97, 11/25/02
  • Defense Verdict, Smith v. Freed, NYS Supreme Court, Suffolk County, 16172/99, 1/28/03
  • Defense Verdict, Dolinsky v. Stoller, NYS Supreme Court, Suffolk County, 21593/04, 5/22/09
  • In Re: 91st Crane Collapse Litigation, NYS Supreme Court, New York County, 771000/2010, obtained summary judgment dismissing case against client, 3/2014
  • 2015 legionnaires outbreak. Represented Bronx hotel in connection with the largest outbreak of legionnaires disease in New York City history resulting in over 50 lawsuits including numerous wrongful death actions. All cases were settled with an average settlement of $150,000 per lawsuit.
  • John Doe II vs Sozio, US District Court , Eastern District of New York, Civil Action # 20- CV -2183 ( Cogan J. ) Successfully obtained a dismissal of a Covid19 related habeas action brought on behalf prisoners seeking release from the Queens Detention Facility . June 21, 2020

CLASSES/SEMINARS

  • Taking and Defending Depositions in Medical Malpractice Cases, The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 2001
  • Defending Doctors in Malpractice Cases, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, 1998
  • Changing Medical / Legal Landscape, The 14th Annual Conference on Common Orthopedic Problems in Children, LIJ Medical Center, 2001
  • Webinar “The Art of Negotiation”, Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company, 2013
  • Webinar,” Negotiating High Exposure Claims” , Allianz Insurance Co. , 2015

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Peer Review Rated as “AV, Preeminent” by Martindale Hubbell, 2003 to 2021
  • Selected as one of “Long Island’s Top Legal Eagles” as published in 2010 to 2016 Editions of Long Island Pulse Magazine
  • Selected for inclusion in 2011-2020 “New York Super Lawyers”
  • Selected for inclusion in “Super Lawyers Top 100 New York Metro” 2017 , 2019 & 2020

Areas of Practice

  • Trial Attorney
  • Automobile Liability
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Commercial Transportation
  • Attorney Malpractice
  • High Exposure Claims
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Dental Malpractice
  • Premises Liability
  • Toxic Tort / Lead Paint Litigation / Legionnaire's Disease Outbreaks
  • Excess Insurance Monitoring
  • Um/Sum Claims & Arbitration
  • Physician Medical Conduct Defense – OPMC & OPD

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1988
  • Florida, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2004

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Nassau County Bar Association, Member
  • Suffolk County Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member

Education

1

1987

St. John's University School of Law, Jamaica, New York - J.D.

2

1984

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA - B.A.