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Published Works

Our lawyers have written about safer medical care and published in legal and medical
peer-reviewed publications. Here are a few of those articles:

  • Perinatal Brain Injury: The Legal Rights of a Disabled Child, Bill of Particulars, Volume 2, by Steven E. Pegalis, February 2017
  • Safety: A Common Ground For Plaintiff and Defense Medical Liability Attorneys, by Steven E. Pegalis, Defendant: The Journal of the Defense Association of New York, Spring 2015
  • Closed Medical Negligence Claims Can Drive Patient Safety and Reduce Litigation
    By Steven E. Pegalis, JD and B. Sonny Bal, MD, JD, MBA
    Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research March 15, 2012
    Copyright© The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons® 2012
    Read here (PDF)
  • “Missing the Mark”, by Robert L. Conason and Steven E. Pegalis, Trial Magazine, May 2010.
  • Neurologic Birth Injury- Protecting the legal rights of a child by Robert L. Conason and Steven E. Pegalis,The Journal of Legal Medicine (Vol.31 No.3) July-September, 2010
  • Avoidable Brain Damage and Medical Liability by Robert L. Conason and Steven E. Pegalis, New York Law Journal, April 22, 2009
  • Medical Malpractice Damages in Infant Death Cases,” New York Law Journal, September 21, ’07
  • Lawyers Bookshelf Review” of Paul Levine’s “Solomon v. Lord,” the New York Law Journal, November 22, ‘05
  • Perspective: Frye’ Hearing in Medical Malpractice Actions–Frye is Misapplied,” New York Law Journal, March 15, ‘04
  • Potential for Punitive Damages Must Remain Part of the Medical Malpractice Tort System, Pegalis, Steven E., Medical Malpractice Law and Strategy, October 2002, Vol. XIX, No. 12, pp 2-3.
  • Are Frye and Daubert Swords Against Plaintiffs and Shields for Defendants in Med-Mal Cases? Pegalis, Steven E., Medical Malpractice Law and Strategy, July 2002, Vol. XIX, No. 9, pp 2-3.
  • 'Error in Judgment' Doctrine Should not Apply When Radiologist has Misread Film, Pegalis, Steven E., Medical Malpractice Law and Strategy, June 2002, Vol. XIX, No. 9, p 2.
  • Wrongful Death Damages Should not be Different when the Decedent is a Child, Pegalis, Steven E., Medical Malpractice Law and Strategy, March 2002, Vol. XIX, No. 5, pp 2-3.
  • Damages for 'Wrongful Life' should be Recoverable by Child as Well as Parents, Pegalis, Steven E., Medical Malpractice Law and Strategy, February 2002, Vol. XIX, No. 4, pp 2-3.
  • The Need for a Clearer Definition Of the Liability of an HMO, Pegalis, Steven E., Leader Publications - Managed Care Law Strategist, July 2001, Vol. 2, No. 7, pp 6-7.
  • Cross Examination of Defendant's Pediatric Neurologist. New York, New York, March 27, 2001.
  • 'Mismanaged Care': The Case For a New Theory of HMO Liability, Pegalis, Steven E., Leader Publications- Managed Care Law Strategist, December 2000, Vol. 1, No. 12, pp 5-6.
  • HMO Accountability: Do We Need More Than Traditional Tort Liability? Pegalis, Steven E., Leader Publications - Managed Care Law Strategist, July 2000, Vol. 1, No. 7, pp 3-5.
  • Law Journal Seminar Series:, Failure to Diagnose Breast Cancer: The Trial, New York, New York, April 2000.
  • The Case for Health Maintenance Organization Liability: The Plaintiff's Perspective, Pegalis, Steven E., Leader Publications - Managed Care Law Strategist, January 2000, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp 6-7.
  • Medical Malpractice: The Art of Advocacy When Engaging in the "Battle of the Experts", Pegalis, Steven E., American Journal of Trial Advocacy, Fall 1999, Vol. 23:2.
  • Law Journal Seminars Series, Trial of an Obstetrical Malpractice Case. Mock Trial: Actual Demonstrations from Opening Statements to Summation, New York, New York, June, 1999: Cross-Examination of Defendant's Pediatric Neurologist -- Perinatal Brain Damage.
  • New York State Bar Association, Medical Malpractice Litigation, Uniondale, New York, April, 1999: Cross-Examination of a Medical Expert.
  • Law Journal Seminars Series - Press, Failure to Diagnose Breast Cancer: The Trial, New York, New York, November, 1998: Delay in Diagnosing Breast Cancer - Breast Cancer: Diagnosis and Treatment.
  • FOJP Service Corporation, Program: Managed Care, Fraud and Abuse, New York, New York, October, 1998:Managed Care: The Legal Dilemma Created by the Middleman Squeezing the Doctor and the Patient.
  • New York State Bar Association, Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section and Trial Lawyers Section, New York, New York, January, 1998:Substantive Focus: Third Party Payor's and Medical Provider's Claims against Tort Recoveries - an Increasing Problem in search of a Solution.
  • Calling the Defendant as the Plaintiff's First Witness, Pegalis, Steven E., Medical Malpractice Law and Strategy, November 1997, Vol. XV, No. 1, pp. 1-3.
  • New York Law Journal Seminars-Press, Trial of an Obstetrical Malpractice Case, New York, New York, September 22, 1997,Examination of the Defendant Physician by Plaintiff's Counsel.
  • Practising Law Institute, Program: Preparation of a Medical Malpractice Case: From Interview to Trial, New York, New York, September 10, 1997:Settling the Case.
  • Practising Law Institute, Program: Basic Medical Malpractice, New York, New York, July 24, 1996:How to Accomplish a good Deposition. Deposition of the Defendant.
  • Delay in Diagnosing Hodgkin's: Medical-Legal Implications, Pegalis, Steven E., Medical-Legal Aspects of Cancer Litigation, April 1996, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp 4-5
  • Consequences of Inconsistent Proof in Delayed Diagnosis Cases, Pegalis, Steven E., Medical-Legal Aspects of Cancer Litigation, September 1995, Vol. 1, No. 8, pp 4-5.
  • New York County Lawyers Association, Medical Malpractice Cases - CLE, New York, New York, February 14, 1995:Trial: Plaintiff's Techniques.
  • Law Journal Seminars-Press, Trial of and Obstetrical Malpractice Case, New York, New York, October 7, 1994:Cross-Examination of Defendant's Pediatric Neurologist.
  • New York State Bar Association, Westbury, New York October 22, 1993: Power Advocacy -Achieving Maximum Jury Impact During Trial;The Art of Communication: Playing the Gallery.
  • Practising Law Institute, Program: Basic Medical Malpractice. New York, New York, August 4, 1993:Plaintiff's Malpractice Case Intake - The Initial Client Contact.
  • Law Journal Seminars-Press, Trial of and Obstetrical Malpractice Case, New York, New York, June 11, 1993:Cross-Examination of Defendant's Pediatric Neurologist.
  • New York State Bar Association, Persuasion in the Courtroom - CLE, Uniondale, New York November 2, 1990:The Closing Statement.
  • Law Journal Seminars-Press, Trial of an Obstetrical and Neonatal Malpractice Case, New York, New York, October 30, 1990:Cross-Examination of a Defendant Pediatric Neurologist.
  • Law Journal Seminars-Press, Medical Malpractice in Cardiac Care, New York, New York, November 10, 1987:Infections of the Heart or Carditis.
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Inc., Summation - Sophisticated Trial Tactics, New York, New York, April 19, 1986:Arguing Damages in a Brain-Damaged Baby Case.
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, The Profoundly Injured Child, Washington, D.C., March 30, 1984:Screening and Evaluating the Case.

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