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Russell J. Berkowitz

Russell J. Berkowitz

Top Rated Connecticut Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Law Firm
  • Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Products Liability
  • Connecticut
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Biography

Russell J. Berkowitz is the firm's founding member and widely known as one of the leading Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury attorneys in Connecticut.

Russ regularly obtains substantial settlements and verdicts for seriously injured adults and children stemming from Birth Injuries, Brain Injuries, Spinal Cord Injuries, Cancer Misdiagnosis, Wrongful Death and other Life-Altering Injuries. Over the course of his career, Russ has obtained over $350 million for his clients.

Russ is Board Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy ,and is a Fellow in both the Connecticut Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates and the American Academy of Medical Malpractice Lawyers.

Practice Areas
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Connecticut
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney
Berkowitz & Hanna LLC
- Current
Education
Drake University Law School
J.D. (1985)
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Drake University
B.S. (1982)
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Awards
Best Lawyers
The Best Lawyers in America
2015-2024; Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs; Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs; Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Super Lawyer
Connecticut Super Lawyers Magazine
2006-2023
Distinguished Peer Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
10.0 Superb Rating
Avvo
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, New Haven
Best Lawyers
Best Car Accident Lawyers in Danbury
Expertise.com
Best Car Accident Lawyers in Danbury
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Best Motorcycle Accident Lawyers in Stamford
Expertise.com
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
2014-2016
Professional Associations
American Board of Trial Lawyers
Fellow
Current
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American Academy of Medical Malpractice Lawyers
Fellow
Current
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Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
Activities: Board of Governors; Medical Malpractice Committee
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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Connecticut Bar Association
Member
Current
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Fairfield County Regional Bar Association
Member
Current
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Roscoe Pound Foundation
Member
Current
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American Trial Counsel
Member
Current
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Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Member
Current
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Certifications
Certified Civil Trial Advocate
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Websites & Blogs
Website
Berkowitz Hanna Malpractice & Injury Lawyers
Blog
Berkowitz Hanna Blog
Contact & Map
Berkowitz Hanna - Main Office
Stamford Office
1177 Summer St., 4th Floor
Stamford, CT 06905
Telephone: (203) 324-7909
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Berkowitz Hanna
Shelton Office
2 Corporate Dr., 3rd Floor
Shelton, CT 06484
Telephone: (203) 447-0000
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Berkowitz Hanna
Danbury Office
57 North St. #206
Danbury, CT 06810
Telephone: (203) 730-1100
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Berkowitz Hanna
Bridgeport Office
1087 Broad St.
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Telephone: (203) 331-1940
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Berkowitz Hanna
New Haven Office
32 Elm St.
New Haven, CT 06510
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed