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About Peter

Peter T. Rodgers is listed in Best Lawyers in America in the category of Medical Malpractice. He holds an AV rating from Martindale-Hubble. He is a frequent lecturer on trial practice for the New York State and local bar associations. He has authored articles on trial practice. He represents individuals in trials involving personal injury, medical malpractice, product liability, wrongful death and business disputes. His work in medical malpractice has involved cardiac, neurologic, obstetrical, orthopaedic, vascular and infectious disease, including the failure to diagnose cancer, heart disease and infectious disease, and cases involving infants, including the failure to recognize shoulder dystocia and the failure to perform maneuvers in order to mitigate traction leading to neurological injury and Erb's Palsy, and failure to recognize signs of infant distress on a fetal heart monitor during delivery, leading to a brain-damaged infant. Peter has represented patients who are victims of surgical error and emergency room neglect. He also has represented those injured or killed in auto, premises and workplace accidents. Some examples of medical malpractice verdicts and settlements include: Esophageal intubation: settlement $6.85 million Lacerated carotid artery: settlement $2.1 million No treatment of increased intraocular pressure: settlement $2.5 million Injured intestine during C section: settlement $1.05 million Failure to diagnose cerebral hemorrhage: settlement $1.5 million Injured bowel during gall bladder surgery: verdict $1.25 million Cut ureter during oophorectomy: settlement $550,000 Failure to diagnose Compartment Syndrome: settlement $930,000 Some examples of personal injury verdicts and settlements: Woman suffers head injury in MVA accident: settlement $2.4 million Woman suffers broken bones in MVA accident: settlement $700,000 Man injured in work accident: verdict $350,000 Man injured in fall at store: verdict $350,000

work Experience

Attorney/Managing Partner
Lacy Katzen LLP
Jan. 1, 1976 - Current
None

school Education

Fordham University
No degree provided
- 1973

State University of New York at Buffalo
No degree provided
- 1976

bookmark Awards

AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
2014
Fellow
American College of Trial Lawyers
2013
Member
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
2013
Member
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
2012
Lawyer of the Year in Medical Malpractice
Best Lawyers of America
2012
Super Lawyer
New York State Super Lawyers
2012
Member
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
2011
Leader in Law
Daily Record Corporation
2011
Super Lawyer
New York State Super Lawyers
2011
Best Lawyer in America
Best Lawyers in America
2011
Member
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
2010
Super Lawyer
New York State Super Lawyers
2010
Best Lawyer in America
Best Lawyers in America
2010
Best Lawyer in America
Best Lawyers in America
2009
Best Lawyer in America
Best Lawyers in America
2008
Best Lawyer in America
Best Lawyers in America
2007
Best Lawyer in America
Best Lawyers in America
2006

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Member
Association of Trial Lawyers of America
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Member
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
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Member
Monroe County Bar Association
None -

Member
New York State Bar Association
None -

Member
American Board of Trial Advocates
None -

Member
Litigation Counsel of America
None -

Fellow
American College of Trial Lawyers
None -

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