Ted A. Novick’s practice is almost exclusively limited to medical malpractice and personal injury cases such as wrongful death, car accidents, construction site accidents, scaffold accidents, police brutality, civil rights, and premises liability.
Mr. Novick works closely with a medical doctor on almost all lawsuits so that he can fully understand “the medicine” to maximize a client’s recovery.
Mr. Novick is a 1989 graduate of the University of Bridgeport School of Law and initially was a law clerk for the Honorable Michael Hartmere of the Connecticut Superior Court. In 1990, Mr. Novick joined the Office of the Westchester County Attorney where he prosecuted over one hundred child abuse and child neglect cases. In 1992, Mr. Novick was promoted to the civil litigation bureau where he spent four years and successfully tried to verdict personal injury trials on behalf of the County.
While at the County Attorney’s office Mr. Novick also handled numerous General Municipal Law matters and hearings. In addition while an Assistant County Attorney he worked closely with the County Police and Corrections officers in internal affair investigations. He was recently appointed General Counsel to the New York Police Chief’s Benevolent Association and the New York State Crimestoppers.
After he left the County Attorney’s office in 1996, Mr. Novick worked for two Park Avenue litigation law firms gaining significant experience and recognition as an attorney proficient in handling complex matters in the areas of medical malpractice, personal injury and commercial litigation.
Currently, Mr. Novick handles and supervises all of the firms numerous personal injury and medical malpractice cases and heads the firm’s personal injury/medical malpractice group. Mr. Novick has handled cases and achieved results of over a million dollars on behalf of injured clients.
Mr. Novick is licensed to practice in New York and Connecticut.
Mr. Novick is an equity partner and a founding member of the firm.
Areas of Practice:
Slip and Fall
Trip and Fall
Construction Work Site Accidents
Negligent Roadway Design Accidents
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Wrongful Disclosure of Patient Information by a Hospital or Its Employee
Failure to Diagnose Cancer
Foreign Objects Left After Surgery
New York, 1990
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1994
University of Bridgeport School of Law, Bridgeport, Connecticut,1989 J.D.
Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York,1986 B.A.
Grassi v. Seashore,(App. Div. 2nd 2005)
Matter of Truss v. Westchester County Health Care Corp.,
NYSlipOp 10433 (2003)
Professional Associations and Memberships:
New York State Trial Association Member
Westchester County Bar Association Member
American Association for Justice
Past Employment Positions:
Westchester County Attorney’s Office, Assistant County Attorney,1990-1996
Collier, Cohen & Halpern – Park Avenue Office,1996-1998
Perlmutter & Associates – Park Avenue Office,1998-2000