All 7 Abramson, Brown & Dugan Attorneys Named Among Best Lawyers in America

Abramson, Brown & Dugan is proud to announce that each of its attorneys has been selected for inclusion in the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers in America®Holly Haines was singled out as a 2023 “Lawyer of the Year” in Manchester, NH in the Personal Injury Law — Plaintiffs category. Elie Maalouf was once again selected for the new “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch” list in Manchester, NH in the categories of both Medical Malpractice Law — Plaintiffs and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs.

Additionally, the following attorneys have also been selected as Best Lawyers in America 2023:

Mark Abramson was recognized as a “Best Lawyer” for his work in the areas of Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs as he has been for every year since 1995. Mark was previously named “Lawyer of the Year” for Medical Malpractice in 2021 as well as in Plaintiff’s Personal Injury litigation in 2009 and 2013.  As a founding member of the firm, Mark has devoted the past forty years to representing victims of medical malpractice and other wrongful death/catastrophic injury cases.

Kevin Dugan was recognized as a “Best Lawyer” in Manchester, NH for Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs for the 17th consecutive year. Kevin has twice been named “Lawyer of the Year” – – In 2016 and 2018 for Plaintiff’s Medical Malpractice litigation and in 2015 and 2017 for Plaintiff’s Personal Injury litigation.  Kevin’s practice emphasizes medical malpractice. He has extensive experience handling cases in virtually every aspect of medicine, with a particular concentration in birth injury cases, including medical errors in labor and delivery resulting in newborn brain injury and cerebral palsy.

Jared Green has once again earned the “Best Lawyer” distinction as he has since 2018 for his work in Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs and Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs in Manchester. Jared has had a prominent role representing victims of clergy sexual abuse and victims of the Hepatitis C outbreak, as well as individuals who suffered horrific injuries in workplace accidents, accidents caused by defective equipment and machinery, motor vehicle crashes, and, of course, medical malpractice.

In addition to receiving the “Lawyer of the Year” distinction,  Holly Haines   has also once again been recognized as a “Best Lawyer” for her work in both Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs in Manchester, NH. Holly has been recognized for this distinction since 2016. 2023 marks the fifth time that Holly has received “Lawyer of the Year” in one of these two specialties. Holly has represented many victims of medical malpractice in a wide array of medical errors and has developed a specialized expertise in breast cancer cases and in bringing claims against the numerous for-profit methadone clinics in our state taking advantage of victims of the opioid crisis.

Eva Bleich has again earned the “Best Lawyer” distinction for Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs and Personal Injury Law  –  Plaintiffs in Manchester.  Eva has been recognized as a “Best Lawyer” every year since 2016 and has been named “Lawyer of the Year” for Plaintiff’s Medical Malpractice litigation in 2017 and 2020.  Eva’s medical background as a registered nurse guides her as she represents victims and families of victims of medical malpractice in almost all medical areas.

The firm is also happy to congratulate Nick Abramson for being recognized as a “Best Lawyer” for his work in both Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs in Manchester, NH. Nick’s practice is focused on representing plaintiffs in matters involving medical malpractice and high-damage personal injuries, and he serves as co-chair of the firm’s federal practice group.

About Best Lawyers

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Abramson, Brown & Dugan is an award-winning medical malpractice and serious injury law firm recognized by its peers for excellence in client advocacy and precedent setting legal practice. The lawyers at Abramson, Brown & Dugan have won more medical malpractice settlements and verdicts than any other law firm in New Hampshire.

Holly Haines Elected Chair of Professional Negligence Section of AAJ

Abramson, Brown & Dugan is pleased to announce that on July 19, 2022 attorney Holly Haines was elected chair of the Professional Negligence Section of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) at the 2022 Annual Meeting.

The AAJ is an international coalition of attorneys, law professors, paralegals and law students working together to promote justice and fairness for injured persons, protect victims’ rights and strengthen the civil justice system through education and disclosure of information critical to public health and safety. The Professional Negligence Section of the AAJ focuses on medical negligence cases including litigation on a variety of negligence cases.

Holly’s law practice focuses on representing patients who are injured by negligent medical care in New Hampshire. She has represented many victims of medical malpractice in a wide array of medical errors and has developed a specialized expertise in bringing claims against the numerous for-profit methadone clinics in our state taking advantage of victims of the opioid crisis. Holly was also recently recognized by Best Lawyers in America®as a 2022 “Lawyer of the Year” in Manchester, NH in the Medical Malpractice Law — Plaintiffs category.

Holly Haines and Elie Maalouf Published in AAJ’s Trial Magazine

ABD attorneys Holly Haines and Elie Maalouf recently had an article published in the American Association for Justice’s National Law Journal — Trial. The article, “Beware of Ethical Traps” discusses how unethical defense attorneys may try to insert terms in medical negligence settlement agreements that would violate rules of professional conduct, preying on the plaintiff’s immediate financial situation and taking advantage of their urgent need to get their claim resolved. The article advises what to watch out for.

You can access the article here.

NHAJ 45th Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner

The New Hampshire Association for Justice (NHAJ) is having its 45th Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner tonight at The Barn at Bull Meadow in Concord, NH where it will honor its Annual Awards recipients and members.  The New Hampshire Association for Justice is a professional association of trial attorneys in New Hampshire who work to protect constitutional rights and help people have a fair opportunity to receive justice through the legal system when they have been harmed by the acts of others.

Abramson, Brown & Dugan attorney Nick Abramson will be receiving the Board of Governors Award  for his exemplary support of the Association through the volunteering of his time, expertise and financial support.  Nick was recently recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for his work in Medical Malpractice in New Hampshire.

Additionally attorney Holly Haines will be receiving the President’s Award for her continued outstanding service, leadership and support of NHAJ. Holly was recently singled out as a 2022 “Lawyer of the Year” in Manchester, NH in the Medical Malpractice Law — Plaintiffs category in the 2022 edition of Best Lawyers in America.®

Abramson, Brown & Dugan Given The Highest Possible “AV Preeminent” Rating

Abramson, Brown & Dugan is pleased to announce that the firm has been awarded the “AV Preeminent” Rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Considered the gold standard in attorney ratings, Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ recognize lawyers for their strong legal ability and high ethical standards. Abramson, Brown & Dugan is among an elite group of approximately 10 percent of all attorneys to hold the AV Preeminent Rating, a designation trusted worldwide by buyers and referrers of legal services.

The firm was also recently ranked a Metropolitan Tier 1 Law Firm by U.S. News-Best Lawyers for its unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

Abramson, Brown & Dugan is an award-winning medical malpractice and serious injury law firm recognized by its peers for excellence in client advocacy and precedent setting legal practice. The lawyers at Abramson, Brown & Dugan have won more medical malpractice settlements and verdicts than any other law firm in New Hampshire.

ABD Attorney Nick Abramson Obtains 250k Medical Malpractice Verdict

Abramson, Brown & Dugan is pleased to announce that after a seven day trial, attorney Nick Abramson has received a $250,000 verdict from a Merrimack County Jury after less than an hour of deliberations in a zero offer medical malpractice case involving IV infiltration of a vesicant chemotherapy drug into our client’s hand.  Tragically our client unfortunately passed away before trial from his cancer, but his widow finally got the justice she deserved, thanks to Nick Abramson and his hard work.

Nick joined the firm in 2016 following a four year tenure as a federal prosecutor trying complex criminal cases. His practice currently is focused on representing plaintiffs in matters involving medical malpractice and high-damage personal injuries, and he serves as co-chair of the firm’s federal practice group. Nick has been awarded “Best Lawyers: One to Watch” for the past two years by Best Lawyers for his outstanding professional excellence practicing medical malpractice law in New Hampshire.