UNIONDALE, N.Y., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Four litigators from the Long Island based medical malpractice law firm Duffy & Duffy have been named top attorneys in the New York metro area by Super Lawyers magazine. The firm's founder, James Duffy, and managing partner Michael E. Duffy, along with trial counsels James Wilkens and David Pollack all received this recognition, which is achieved by no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state.
Super Lawyers is a listing of exceptional lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have achieved an outstanding level of peer recognition and professional achievement. All four Duffy & Duffy lawyers were named in the Personal Injury Plaintiff: Medical Malpractice category.
"It is an honor that four of our attorneys are included in this year's Super Lawyers rankings," said Michael E. Duffy, managing partner, Duffy & Duffy. "Our firm is well versed in the medical issues that our clients face, ensuring that we understand the pain they and their families have endured, as we work to afford justice to each client while continuously advocating for increased patient safety."
Super Lawyers selects attorneys through a thorough, multiphase rating process that involves three basic steps, including creation of the candidate pool, evaluation of candidates by the research department, and peer evaluation by practice area. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement such as verdicts and settlements, representative clients, and community service. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis.
The entire listing of firms ranked in Super Lawyers across all practice areas and regions can be found online at: http://www.superlawyers.com/index.html.
About Duffy & Duffy
Duffy & Duffy is one of the nation's preeminent law firms specializing in medical malpractice. Founded in 2001 by James R. Duffy and Michael E. Duffy, the firm offers seasoned trial lawyers with decades of experience in handling complex medical malpractice cases, and has a proven track record of recovering millions of dollars on behalf of the victims of medical malpractice. The trial attorneys at Duffy & Duffy have secured numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and negotiated hundreds of multi-million dollar settlements in cases involving medical malpractice and negligence.
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