Nov 19, 2021
Many people are now rushing to catch up on medical care they missed or postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’re on of those people, what should you do next? How can you be most prepared when you schedule time again for preventative care? What's the best way to catch up postponed doctor visits?
In this episode of Hilary Topper on Air, Hilary speaks with Robert Fallarino, attorney at Pegalis Law Group, LLC - a New York law firm for those suffering as a result of medical errors and personal injury. Listen as Robert talks about what questions to ask your physician when you do make your way back to your doctor. Hear about what to bring with you to your appointment to be best prepared to advocate for your health and well-being. In addition, learn ways to stay in control of your own health and how best to catch up on postponed doctor visits.
Robert is a trial attorney with thirty years of experience leading medical malpractice litigation, complex labor law, and product defect litigation. Notably, he obtained the fourth highest verdict in New York State for medical negligence, and a top ten verdict overall, in 2012.
Robert has dedicated his career to compassionately helping people who have endured life-altering and catastrophic injuries. He strives to resolve matters in the most advantageous setting for his clients, whether that means obtaining a jury verdict, a court conference settlement, or by use of a mediator.
Time and again, Robert has resolved cases for millions of dollars for patients who have been victims of medical negligence across NY State and around the nation including in North Carolina, Nebraska, Idaho, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania. Robert ensures his clients from all walks of life feel comfortable with every aspect of the legal proceedings, and confident of the decisions throughout the legal process.
Robert has been named to 2020, 2019, 2018, and 2017 list of Best Lawyers in America® which each year recognizes only 5% of all attorneys across the country. He has also been named every year since 2012 to the New York Metro Super Lawyers© List, for peer recognition and professional achievement. Robert is active in community matters. He currently serves as the vice president of the East Williston Union Free School District Board of Education and has served on the board since 2009. He previously volunteered to serve the public as a prosecuting attorney for The Village of Floral Park. To fulfill his professional and community service roles, he relies on the support of his wife and his sons, who are life-long residents of Long Island, NY.
Robert is admitted to practice law in New York, North Carolina, and the District of Columbia, as well as in the Federal Courts for Eastern and Southern Districts of New York and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association, North Carolina Bar Association, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Nassau County Bar Association, Washington D.C. Bar Association, and American Association for Justice.
Robert obtained his law degree from St. John’s University School of Law where he was a Thomas More Scholar. He graduated magna cum laude from St. John’s University with a bachelor’s degree in government and politics.
Pegalis Law Group represents people suffering from preventable medical errors and personal injury. We strive for accountability by advocating for clients to ensure safer medical practices for better patient care. To discuss your medical/legal situation, call Pegalis Law Group at 516-684-2900. There is never a fee for legal consultations. To contact Robert or learn more about Pegalis Law Group visit https://pegalislawgroup.com/.