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“I don’t give referring attorneys anything,” she said.

I went to dinner last night with some very dear friends that we see once a year. He's a doctor and she's a trusts and estates attorney. She's a solo who works out of her home after having worked for many years in a large law firm. Being the marketing student that I am, I asked her where she gets her cases from and what type of marketing she does. She replied that the work she gets is entirely from referrals. That's a good position to be in. I then asked what she does to thank those referring attorneys. "Nothing," she answered. Continue reading

Cross Examination Ruins Expert's Credibility; NY Medical Malpractice Lawyer Explains

You know the saying “you just had to be there?” In this video I show you two things that happened during a recent cross examination of a medical expert in a trial I recently handled. These two things destroyed the doctor's credibility even though he had excellent credentials and was a very experienced witness. Watch the video to learn what happened. Continue reading

NY Medical Malpractice Lawyer Explains What is "Mediation?"

Have you ever heard the term 'mediation'? Do you know what it is and how it can help resolve your case? Watch the video to learn more. Continue reading

Observations Your NY Trial Lawyer May Not Tell You

No, it's not something confidential. Rather it's a few observations about the procedure of being in court and trying your case that many lawyers simply don't tell their clients. It has to to with procedural things that go on and the mechanics of getting into the court house. Watch the video to learn more. Continue reading

Podiatry Alert: $1.5 Million Medical Malpractice Verdict in Westchester

A Westchester woman was awarded $1.5 million in a case involving improperly performed foot surgery. According to sources, she had a Lapidus bunionectomy performed in 2005 to her right foot. She claimed that during the procedure, too much bone had been removed from the first ray, specifically the medial cuneiform. In addition, she claimed that the first metatarasal was improperly positioned. As a result of being properly performed surgery, she claimed that the forces of her foot while weight-bearing shifted to the second and third metatarsals, causing pain, discomfort and irritation whenever she walked. Continue reading

NY Medical Malpractice Lawyer solves the Medical Malpractice Problem

Medical malpractice is medical carelessness. We know it happens. Despite this fact doctors continue to point their fingers at lawyers for creating “frivolous” lawsuits. Lawyers point fingers at the doctors for incompetent care, and the doctor silently curses their medical malpractice insurance companies for charging them outrageous insurance premiums to pay for medical malpractice insurance. The undeniable problem is that the injured patient is stuck in the middle. Continue reading

New Book Available Now-Beyond The ER Doors

Beyond The ER Doors is my fourth book on medical malpractice cases here in New York. The book is designed to give you an insider's view of the hidden stories of injured people that you do not often hear about. Read the book to learn how I was able to help solve their legal problems. In the book I discuss a urology disaster... Continue reading

How Really Smart Lawyers are Using Video on the Web (to Get More Cases)

Want to jump onto video but don't know where to start? You need to read this book, written by my good friend Tom Foster of Fosterwebmarketing.com and myself, to get you motivated. You'll learn tons of useful information about why video is so important to market your practice and why it's the future of the internet. Continue reading

8 Reasons Why Attorney Video is Not For You

WARNING: This list is not for the thin-skinned or faint-hearted lawyer. 1. You don't know why you should. 2. Nobody would want to watch you anyway (except your family). 3. You're lazy. 4. You like the # of calls you're getting from the yellow pages. 5. You have no desire to market yourself on the internet. 6. It's beneath you to talk about what you do on camera. 7. You don't look good, and have a radio face. 8. You don't sound good and would rather pay 'talent' to appear for you. This list is for those attorneys who fail to take action when presented with the opportunity to dominate their area of law. Continue reading

Gerry's Legal Secretary Enjoys Helping Medical Malpractice & Accident Clients

In this video you're going to meet my legal secretary, Frances, a powerhouse paralegal who is always on top of her game. She tells you in clear, concise language how she enjoys helping our clients every day. Continue reading

Testimonials

I have been answering the same questions over and over for 18 years and I wanted the opportunity to get those answers into video and onto my website. When I did my research, I looked on the Web, I talked to other attorneys, there was one man who I thought could do the job and that was Gerry Oginski. If you’re considering improving your business, and want to use the tool of video, this is a great place to start.

Jack Carney-DeBord
Jack's Law Office