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Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf is a New York Plaintiff's personal injury law firm specializing in automobile accidents, construction accidents, medical malpractice, products liability, police misconduct and all types of New York personal injury litigation.

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Jeffery Bloom will participate in The 2012 Issues In Neonatology Symposium sponsored by Winthrop-University Hospital to be held March 8, 2012 at the Garden City Hotel, 45 Seventh Street, Garden City New York. Jeffery will take part in;

The Mock Trial: A Case of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC)

Moderator and Judge: Avroy A. Fanaroff, MD Defense Expert: Gilbert I. Martin, MD Plaintiff Expert: Jonathan M. Fanaroff, MD, JD Defense Attorney: Charles Bach Plaintiff Attorney: Jeffrey B. Bloom

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Thomson Reuters, in an article entitled, “Crane collapse trial could be uphill battle for prosecutors” quoted Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf partner, Howard S. Hershenhorn, on the difficulties of prosecuting the 2008 crane collapses in Manhattan that killed nine people.  Hershenhorn, who represented the widow of the crane operator who died in the first collapse, was quoted as saying, “In a criminal case, you’re picking one actor, unless you’re charging a conspiracy. It’s very difficult to find one actor. There are so many factors.”

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Ben B. Rubinowitz
Gair Gair Conason
Steigman Mackauf
Bloom & Rubinowitz

Ben Rubinowitz, a partner at the New York Law Firm, Gair Gair Conason Steigman Mackauf Bloom & Rubinowitz, will serve as Chair of the New York Bar Association‘s Practical Skills Course, The Basics of Civil Practice — The Trial. The program, which will take place on Tuesday, November 15, 2011, will include all aspects of a trial including: Jury Selection, Opening Statements, Direct and Cross Examination, and Summations. In addition, a portion of this program will be devoted to the use of Expert Witnesses at Trial along with informative suggestions on Motion Practice at Trial, Objections and Jury Instructions.

When asked about this program Mr. Rubinowitz said, “I am delighted to have been asked to Chair this program on Trial Practice. I will be joined with some very talented lawyers including David Dean, Michael Ross, Glenn Dopf, Jeff Korek,Leslie Kelmachter, and Henry Miller. This is sure to be an excellent program.” For more than 25 years Ben Rubinowitz has specialized in representing the seriously injured victims of automobile, train and bus accidents, construction accidents, medical malpractice cases, products liability claims and civil rights violations. Known for his expertise at trial, Ben was recently inducted into the prestigious Inner Circle of Advocates.

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In this new program, an outstanding faculty, including partners of many of New York State’s leading plaintiff and defendant personal injury law firms, will focus on specific types of cases frequently encountered in motor vehicle litigation. Open to both new and experienced attorneys, this practice-based program will present the “nuts & bolts” of handling these types of cases from the perspective of both the plaintiff and the defendant.

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law-firm-gair-gair-conason-steigman-mackauf-bloom-rubinowitz-photo-572119.jpgGair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf, a leading New York law firm, announces that it has been listed in six practice areas in the just released ranking of law firms by U.S. News Media Group, the publishers of U.S. News & World Report, and Best Lawyers®. This is the second edition of this highly-anticipated annual analysis.

Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf was nationally ranked in the top tier in Product Liability Litigation. The firm also ranked in the top tier in five legal specialties in the New York City Metropolitan Area in Legal Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury Litigation, Product Liability Litigation and Professional Malpractice Law. Additionally, the firm was ranked in the second tier in Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions in the New York Metropolitan area.

Inclusion in the “Best Law Firms” listing is based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes data collection, evaluation and feedback from thousands of clients, lawyers and law firm representatives spanning a wide range of practice areas nationwide.

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Richard M. Steigman, Esq.
Gair Gair Conason
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Our attorney Richard Steigman will be speaking at the The New York State Trial Lawyers Association Decisions 2011 program on November 2, 2011. The topic he will be speaking on is Trial Practice. This annual event is the most comprehensive and effective way to review last year’s decisions, amendments and other changes in New York tort law.

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Wednesday, November 2, 2011: 9am to 5pm
Huntington Hilton 598 Broadhollow Road
Melville, NY 11747 Tel: (914) 631-5700

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In The CourtsThe New York County Lawyers’ Association is presenting a Public Forum on Judicial Independence. Among the issues to be discussed include: The debate over whether Judicial Disciplinary Hearings should be open or closed and what the press’ responsibility should be to ensure balanced reporting of public accusations against a judge. Ben Rubinowitz of GGCSMB&R will be a featured speaker at this conference. Mr. Rubinowitz, known as a “Trial Lawyer’s Trial Lawyer,” who represents severely injured individuals in personal injury and medical malpractice cases, has also represented a number of judges in disciplinary matters before the NYS Judicial Conduct Commission. In a statement Rubinowitz said ” I am honored to participate in this conference with such esteemed members of the Trial Bar and Judiciary.”

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Wednesday, November 2, 2011 from 6:00 – 8:00pm

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nysbaThis year’s program will focus on specific types of cases frequently encountered in motor vehicle litigation. Our Partner, Christopher L. Sallay is the Program Co-Chair of this New York State Bar Association program and will be speaking at the New York and Long Island program. Our partner, Howard S. Hershenhorn will also be speaking at the program. Below are Links to the locations, dates and description of the Program.

There are four Statewide Locations– Click on one of the links below for complete program information and to register online. Program time for all locations: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Long Island
www.nysba.org/MVALongIsland
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Albany
www.nysba.org/MVAAlbany
Thursday, November 10, 2011
New York City
www.nysba.org/MVANewYork

Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Syracuse
www.nysba.org/MVASyracuse

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new_logo.jpgOur Partner Ben Rubinowitz will be lecturing at the DECISIONS 2011 Program at the Prince George Ballroom, 15 East 27th St. New York City on Saturday, September 10, 2011. This is the Flagship Program Sponsored by the New York State Trial Lawyers Institute. This annual event is designed to provide insight, information and current trends in the law to Practicing Attorneys throughout the State. Recognized as an expert in the Fields of Personal Injury, Products Liability and Medical Malpractice Cases, Mr. Rubinowitz will be lecturing on Trial Practice with specific emphasis on new cases and trends in the law including important topics such as:

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