Over 40 years of Experience
All About the Law Offices of Joseph Lichtenstein in the New York Metro Area
2019 Medical Malpractice Attorney of the year
Meet Our Firm
Our firm represents the combined effort of multiple talented individuals. Joseph Lichtenstein has over 30 years of experience in medical malpractice litigation and has won hundreds of cases. Mac Thornton is a hard-working cerebral palsy lawyer. Bernard Lichtenstein is a biomedical engineer and medical malpractice lawyer with decades of experience.Our staff has decades of combined experience as well.
We Handle Medical Malpractice and Product Liability Cases
Cases We Take
For decades, the Law Offices of Joseph Lichtenstein has supported clients in the New York Metro area by taking difficult medical malpractice and product liability cases. We have a proven track record of winning cases that many other firms have rejected, and we have won millions of dollars for our clients in verdicts and settlements.
Our Firm Cares
Each member of our firm is personally committed to aggressively litigating medical malpractice and product liability cases. We care about each of our clients and believe they deserve fair reparations for the pain and suffering they have experienced. Let us take on the legal responsibility of your case so you can focus on your long-term recovery.
Joseph Lichtenstein is well known for his work in medical malpractice litigation both in New York State, and nationally. He has over 30 years of experience in medical malpractice litigation. He has litigated hundreds of medical malpractice cases.
Joseph Lichtenstein has obtained multiple 7- and 8-figure verdicts in medical malpractice cases, including a verdict for $47,000,000.00, and the highest award in New York State in an Erb's Palsy case - an award worth over $15,000,000.00.
Mr. Lichtenstein was just named Leading Medical Malpractice Litigator of the Year in the Northeast United States by Lawyer International. In addition, he was named to the 2021 Top 50 Lawyers in America List by the group Top Lawyers in America. Of the 1.3 million attorneys practicing in the United States, less than .05% receive this distinction. He was named "10 Best Attorneys" by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys", named "Top Attorney New York Metro Area."He was named Medical Malpractice Attorney of the Year in 2019 by the Top 100 Registry. He was honored as a "Legal Superstar" for 2022 by Newsweek. He has repeatedly and consistently been named as a "Super Lawyer," a peer-review rating reflecting top practitioners. He has also been named to the list of "America's Top 100 Attorneys" a peer-review rating of the top attorneys in each state;
Mr. Lichtenstein has often been asked to lecture concerning medical malpractice cases to both New York State and national attorney organizations concerning cutting edge litigation strategies.
Mr. Lichtenstein has successfully developed ground-breaking legal theories in medical malpractice litigation. Joseph Lichtenstein is regarded as one of the foremost experts in the United States regarding litigation and trial of brachial plexus injury cases.
Kenneth Levine, another nationally recognized leading figure in Brachial Plexus (Erb's Palsy) litigation wrote of Joseph Lichtenstein:
"Joe has consistently taken the lead on issues such as maternal forces and other related brachial plexus matters. His meticulous research and persuasive arguments have convinced judges to issue favorable rulings that others in our group have tried and failed to achieve. His work helps expose nonsense such as the maternal forces argument and helps us all fight for the injured children we represent. Thank you Joe. We appreciate your hard work and tireless efforts to expose the lies, half truths and junk. I am sure I speak for all of us when I say thank you for allowing us to ride on the coat tails of your fine work."
In a personal letter to Mr. Lichtenstein from Justice Douglas McKeon, Justice McKeon stated:
"I suspect Muhammad will be the first of many cases which finally address the "forces of labor" theory of brachial plexus injury. It's no surprise Joe that you're at the cutting edge of the debate."
Joseph Lichtenstein, and his associate attorneys, and staff, pride themselves on their 100% dedication toward the success of every case.
T. McKinley Thornton
Mac Thornton received his Juris Doctor from Western New England University's School of Law in 2012 and Bachelor of Science from Carnegie Mellon University in 2009. Mr. Thornton is developing substantial experience in the management and litigation of complex medical malpractice and general liability cases. He is an extraordinarily hard working and dedicated attorney.
Mr. Lichtenstein, MEE is a biomedical engineer with multiple patents and many decades of experience. At the firm he has a focus on medical and scientific analysis on birth injury cases, and other medical and scientific issues.