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With seven offices and more than one hundred and twenty lawyers, Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan LLP consistently delivers focused, high-quality representation to its national and international clients. We have a passion for our work and have gained a reputation for our outstanding track record, cost-efficient case management and our unshakable dedication to protecting our clients’ interests.

 

KBR's attorneys have earned national and international recognition as leaders in their respective fields, including:

 

- Professional Liability

- Insurance Coverage

- Employment Practices Litigation

- Healthcare Law

- General Liability

- Nursing Home and Long Term Care

- Appellate Practice

- Product Liability Defense

- Environmental, Toxic and Mass Torts

- Commercial Litigation

 

KBR’s deep bench of experienced attorneys is backed by a dedicated support staff, the latest technology and a firm culture that prizes focus, incisive thinking and a hands-on approach to providing clients with the highest quality and most cost-effective legal services available.

NEWS & EVENTS

 

KBR attorneys obtain three defense verdicts in one week period.

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Jonathan D. Rubin will be presenting a webinar, “Perils and Pitfalls of EMR: Documenting as if you Were Testifying” on December 13, 2017.

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Rocco Matra and John Mullahy presented on the subject of Dental Risk Management at the Greater New York Dental Meeting on November 26, 2017.

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KBR hosted a complimentary cyber liability CLE and networking event, “Protect your Healthcare Organization: Current Trends in Cyber Liability.”

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Jonathan D. Rubin and Santosh Chitalia presented a webinar, “Sexual Abuse in Healthcare” on November 14, 2017 at 12:30 p.m.

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Paul D. Squire spoke on the subject of “HIPAA, Cybersecurity and Ambulatory Surgery Centers” at the meeting of Downstate Ambulatory Surgery Centers at Millennium Hilton New York on November 9, 2017 at 3:30 p.m.

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Jonathan D. Rubin and Ruth Corcoran presented “Perils and Pitfalls of EMR: Documenting to Testify” at the meeting of Downstate Ambulatory Surgery Centers at Millennium Hilton New York on November 9, 2017 at 10:15 a.m.

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Sandra Brown Langolf and David Langolf published an article, “Health Held Hostage” in CLM’s Professional Times, Fall 2017, Volume 1, Issue 3.

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Jonathan D. Rubin was invited to speak on “The Ins and Outs of Risk Management for Mental Health Providers in New York” for mental health professionals at Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University at the Clinical Psychology Health Emphasis Program Colloquium.

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Andrew S. Kaufman and Peter A. Kolbert published an article, “The Missing Link in Lavern’s Law” in the New York Law Journal on October 23, 2017.

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Jonathan D. Rubin presented “Improving End-of-Life Care: Strategies and Best Practices” on October 16, at ASHRM’s 2017 Annual Conference in Seattle, Washington.

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Betsy D. Baydala presented a webinar “Ransomware Attack! The Before, During and After” on October 6, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

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Jeffrey C. Gerson presented a webinar “Lessons Learned from the Most Challenging Podiatric Cases” on October 4, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

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KBR visits the movies - KBR’s Calabasas, CA office held its summer outing this year at Universal Studios.

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Michael P. Mezzacappa presented “Legal Procedures and Nuances that Impact a Claim” at the NYSBA's 2017 Law School for Insurance Professionals event on Wednesday, September 13.

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John B. Mullahy presented at the 2017 CLM New York City Chapter Education and Networking Event on September 13 at LMHQ.

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Paul D. Squire presented “Telemedicine and Telehealth from a Risk Management Perspective” at the Connecticut Society for Healthcare Risk Management on September 6, 2017.

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Congratulations to Michael P. Mezzacappa and John J. Leo III for obtaining summary judgment in a trip and fall case in Bergen County, New Jersey.

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Congratulations to Paul Lavelle on being named 2017 Claim Executive of the Year!

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The KBR Tornados Softball team had another fun-filled and successful year (all the way to the championship game!). They are already looking forward to next year.

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Betsy D. Baydala published an article, “Ransomware and the Continuing Cyber Threats Facing the Healthcare Industry” in AHRMNY’s The Risk Management Quarterly, Vol. 2 2017.

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Congratulations to Ericka Fang on an outstanding result in a nursing home action defended by KBR, involving allegations that our client failed to assess and prevent a resident’s fall from a wheelchair.

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