Steven E. North, a nationally recognized trial lawyer, established Steven E. North P.C. in 1986, over twenty-five years ago. The law firm specializes in representing individuals and families who have suffered serious personal injury or are the victims of professional malpractice. The cases that are handled by the firm involve medical malpractice, legal malpractice, other professional malpractice, serious motor vehicle accidents, product liability and a broad spectrum of personal injury matters.
Steven E. North, the head of the firm, has been listed in Best Lawyers In America for more than ten years, has been listed in New York Magazine's Best Lawyers In the New York Area each year since 2005, and has been named a New York Super Lawyer. He has received the highest rating in Legal Ability and Professional Ethics from the lawyers national peer rating system. In 2008 he was named in the New York Times Supplement as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in New York City.
Each and every case that the firm accepts is actively managed by Mr. North personally. Cases are accepted on a contingency basis which means there are NO legal fees UNLESS there is a financial recovery. Even disbursements, such as expert witness fees, are advanced by the firm and then reimbursed ONLY if the case is favorably resolved and there is a financial recovery.
The goal of the firm is to expeditiously and aggressively negotiate each case through the litigation process to a favorable resolution, whether by settlement or trial. Mr. North's extensive experience and established reputation in the field of personal injury litigation enables him to effectively deal with the courts, his adversaries and the insurers to obtain top results for his clients.
Over the years, Steven E. North has cultivated a network of highly qualified experts in the fields of medicine, science, law, nursing, hospital administration, engineering, life-care planning, economics, physical rehabilitation and other related disciplines. These experts assist in the evaluation, management and prosecution of the firm's cases.
Recognizing the multifaceted difficulties faced by clients suffering serious injuries, when requested by clients, the firm makes an effort to provide guidance with regard to related matters such as social security disability, Surrogate's Court proceedings, employment issues, Workers' Compensation, Medicaid, Medicare and insurance coverage problems.
The types of cases that have been successfully managed by the firm include:
Medical Malpractice Cases
Wrongful Death - Misdiagnosis of Cancer - Failure to Properly Treat Stroke - Failure to Properly Treat Infection - Failure to Recognize and Treat Heart Condition - Neurosurgical Errors - Anesthesia Errors - Hospital Negligence -- Nursing Home Care - Medication Errors - Brain Damage - Erb's Palsy - Surgical Errors - Ophthalmologic Errors - Urological Errors - Spinal Injuries - Obstetrical & Gynecological Negligence - Burns - Paralysis - Loss of Limbs - Vascular Surgery - Thoracic Surgery - Bariatric Surgery - Multi-Million Dollar personal Injury
Other Areas Of Medical Malpractice:
emergency medicine; rheumatology; cardiology; pediatrics; dentistry; radiology; neurology; pharmacology; oncology; pathology; psychiatry; gastroenterology; general medicine; pulmonology; hepatology; nephrology; critical care.
Other Personal Injury Cases
Motor Vehicle Accidents; Product Liability; Premises Liability; Municipal Liability.