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2012 and Earlier News & Events Archive

  • E. Drew Britcher for the 9th straight year, will Co-Chair the NJAJ Turkey Drive that raises donations of Turkeys and Funds for the Food Banks and Pantries across New Jersey including the Center for Food Action that provided more than 67,000 food baskets in 2012. For more information visit www.cfanj.org
  • E. Drew Britcher and Kristen Miller filed a brief amicus curiae before the New Jersey Supreme Court in Komlodi v. Picciano
  • E. Drew Britcher taught “Anatomy of a medical Malpractice Case” a practice ready education course at Seton Hall Law School in the Spring term
  • E. Drew Britcher and Kristen Miller filed a brief amicus curiae before the New Jersey Supreme Court in C.A. v. Bentolilla
  • E. Drew Britcher spoke at the New Jersey Association for Justice Boardwalk Seminar on the New Jersey Patient Safety Act
  • Armand Leone, Jr. MD, spoke at the New Jersey Association for Justice Boardwalk Seminar regarding handling Failure to Diagnose Breast Cancer Cases
  • Kristen B. Miller has been appointed to the New Jersey Association for Justice Board of Governors
  • E. Drew Britcher has been appointed to serve on the American Association for Justice Affinity, Public Affairs, Convention Planning and Amicus Committees and has been appointed the Co-Chair of the Amicus Committee
  • Partner, E. Drew Britcher appeared before the New Jersey Supreme Court on February 26 th on behalf of the Municipal Court Judge of South Hackensack, New Jersey seeking an interpretation of the Canons of Judicial Ethics that would allow Judge Vince Sicari to continue his very successful primary career as a comedian and actor under his stage name Vince August. Mr. Britcher argued that the Canons created a conflict where Justice Sotomayor could appear on the Colbert Report to promote her memoirs, but Judge Sicari who earns only $13,000 as a part-time Municipal Court Judge could not warm up the crowd as comedian Vince August. News links for this story are below along with a link for the oral argument before the court.
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  • Armand has been elected to serve a 4 year term as a member of the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) Tribunal ( www.FEI.org ), which is responsible for regulating international equestrian competitions to ensure fair play and athlete welfare. As a member of the FEI Tribunal, Armand is responsble with his fellow Tribunal members for enforcing the anti-doping and competition rules for human athletes and horses in the Olympic Games and other international competitions. The FEI Tribunal meets in Lausanne, Switzerland and other cities around the world to hear cases and decide disputes as part of the Clean Sport initiative of the FEI.
  • For the 9th straight year, Partner, E. Drew Britcher Co-Chaired the New Jersey Association for Justice Turkey Drive, providing food pantries across NJ more 2000 turkeys
  • Partner, E. Drew Britcher has returned this Fall to teach Medical Malpractice Law as an Adjunct Professor at Seton Hall Law School for the fall term. Professor Britcher also teaches a course in Medical Malpractice Litigation in the Spring
  • Read the article in the October Issue of TRIAL Magazine: ' Consider juror emotions, politics in wrongful birth cases', by E. Drew Britcher, Armand Leone and Jessica Choper
  • New York Times and Digital Press International release the Top Ten List of Trial Attorneys: E. Drew Britcher named as one of the Ten Best in Northern New Jersey
  • Glen Rock Physician-Attorney, Armand Leone, Jr., Speaks to Trial Lawyers Group
  • $2,400,000 Settlement for Complications Caused by Surgical Malpractice
  • Local Attorney Participates in Medical Malpractice Discussion. E. Drew Britcher served on a panel discussion as a New Jersey representative. The discussion, titled, "Survivors from the Medical Malpractice Wars - Case Studies from the Front Lines", was part the NATLE (National Association of Trial Lawyer Executives) 2004 Governmental Affairs Conference.
  • E. Drew Britcher Speaks at ICLE Seminar
  • For Immediate Release - E. Drew Britcher of Glen Rock, NJ has been certified as a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Learning From the Tragedies of Others
  • E. Drew Britcher and the law firm of Britcher Leone, LLC receive Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating
  • Childhood Vaccine Awarded
  • Top court ruling may expand rights of unmarried couples
  • Official Announcement of the formation of Britcher Leone, LLC
"The mission of Britcher Leone, LLC is to unite the professional disciplines of medicine and law to help the victims of physicians' malpractice and serious personal injury restore their future and the future of their families."
Verdicts & Settlements
  • $1,237,004 Verdict for Failure to Properly Treat
  • $42 Million Dollar Vaccine Injury Structured Settlement
  • $5.7 Million Obstetrical Malpractice Structured Settlement
  • $3.8 Million Present Value Pediatric Urological Surgery Settlement
  • $3.38 Million Gross Medical Malpractice Verdict
  • $1.65 Million Present Value Spinal Surgery Settlement
  • $5.2 Million Obstetrical Malpractice Structured Settlement
  • $40 Million Vaccine Structured Award
  • $19 Million Vaccine Structured Award
  • $2.5 Million Failure to Timely Diagnose Breast Cancer Verdict
  • $16 Million Obstetrical Malpractice Structured Settlement
  • $13.6 Million Obstetrical Malpractice Structured Settlement
  • $3.5 Million Resort Negligence Settlement
  • $60 Million Flu Vaccine Structured Settlement
  • $2 Million Wrongful Birth/Wrongful Life Settlement
  • $3.5 Million Present Value Wrongful Death Settlement
  • $1.59 Million Medical Malpractice Judgment
  • $800,000 Recovery Failure to Treat Eye Infection and Vision Loss
  • $1.35 Million Wrongful Death Settlement
  • $1.2 Million Failure to Provide Adequate Security Settlement
  • $850,000 Settlement for Brachial Plexus/Shoulder Dystocia Injury
  • $1 Million Podiatric Malpractice Judgment
  • $863,000 Orthopedic Malpractice Judgment
  • $850,000 Radiology Malpractice Settlement
  • $800,000 Cardiology Malpractice/Wrongful Death Settlement
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