David Richman presented a Medical Malpractice 101 program to residents, medical students and Physician Assistant Fellows of Progressive Emergency Physicians at Good Samaritan Hospital. The program dealt with the basics of a medical malpractice claim and how physicians can best protect themselves against such claims.

About David Richman:

David E. Richman is a Partner in the firm’s Health Services and Litigation & Appeals Practice Groups leads the firm’s Complex Tort Litigation Practice Group as well as asbestos litigation practice group. For more than thirty years, he has successfully represented corporations, hospitals, universities and insurance companies sued in a wide range of areas including pharmaceutical product liability, asbestos litigation, medical and dental malpractice, product liability, toxic torts, lead paint, general liability, commercial litigation, bad faith litigation, general negligence, mass tort litigation, nursing home litigation and medical and nursing licensing and regulatory prosecutions. He also leads a team of attorneys handling wrap-around insurance programs (OCIPs) for contractors and owners.

Mr. Richman has tried hundreds of complex matters in both state and federal court, many carrying million-dollar exposures for the clients he has represented. In addition, he has lectured widely on a variety of subjects including trial advocacy, the defense of asbestos, lead paint and medical malpractice actions. Mr. Richman is a member of DRI’s Toxic Torts and Environmental Law committee; the New York State Bar Association’s Health Law Section, Tort System Committee, and the Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section’s Toxic Tort Committee. Pulse Magazine voted Mr. Richman “one of the New York area’s top medical malpractice defense attorneys.”

Mr. Richman’s clients include The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Company, and ACF Industries LLC,



  • Asbestos litigation
  • Lead Paint Litigation
  • Pharmaceutical litigation
  • Toxic torts
  • Medical Malpractice defense
  • Medical Licensing
  • General Liability defense
  • Bad Faith Litigation
  • Construction defect litigation

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