Kenneth S. Merber concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, insurance defense and insurance coverage litigation, labor & employment practices, medical malpractice, legal malpractice, accounting malpractice and other professional liability claims, labor law, and contract, construction and surety law. Mr. Merber has litigated medical malpractice claims involving internal medicine, orthopaedics and orthopaedic surgery, cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, vascular surgery, neurology, neurosurgery, psychiatry, radiology, oncology, plastic surgery, podiatry, hematology, obstetrics and gynecology, pathology, gastroenterology, emergency medicine and other medical specialties. Mr. Merber has extensive experience defending claims against physicians, nursing homes and assisted living facilities. His aggressive and tenacious style coupled with his extensive preparation have contributed to his excellent reputation and outstanding results at pre-trial proceedings, mediations, arbitrations, both jury and non-jury trials, and appeals.
Mr. Merber has spoken publicly and given Continuing Legal Education (CLE) lectures for the New York State Bar Association on such subjects as product liability claims and the complexities of Article 50-b of New York’s Civil Practice Laws and Rules (CPLR) as it relates to the reduction of substantial verdicts to present value and post-trial proceedings related to jury verdicts. Mr. Merber has won jury verdicts in medical malpractice, labor law, premises liability, motor vehicle accident and general liability cases. He has also successfully prosecuted and defended insurance coverage lawsuits and declaratory judgment actions, obtaining substantial recoveries of litigation costs and expenses, including attorneys’ fees incurred by his clients from other insurers.
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