Medical Malpractice Lawyer
Dr. Esther M. Gallagher’s practice areas include medical malpractice, product liability, and catastrophic personal injuries. She represents clients throughout Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey. Esther is both a doctor and a lawyer.
Esther’s unique dual degree status in medicine and law has been invaluable to her practice in representing clients who have been injured due to medical malpractice. The medical expertise which she brings to her cases is an overwhelming advantage to her and to other members of the firm. Such expertise is utilized at all stages of personal injury practice, from interview and case evaluation through trial. Her expertise and medical knowledge also promote and expedite resolution of matters toward settlement.
Esther maintained Board Certification in Family Practice, with an added certificate in Geriatrics. She served on staff at the 3 Utica, New York area hospitals, where she also acted as a preceptor teaching residents, chair of her Family Practice department, and chair of the Quality Assurance and Risk Management Committee. This experience as a quality reviewer has been invaluable to her in the evaluation of medical negligence cases.
Esther is a 1994 Juris Doctor cum laude graduate of Syracuse University College of Law. She is also a 1972 Doctor of Medicine graduate from Hahnemann Medical College [now known as Drexel University] in Philadelphia. Esther’s undergraduate degree is a Bachelor of Arts cum laude from the University of Delaware in 1968. Esther is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
- New York
- New Jersey
- Association of Trial Lawyers of America
- New York State Trial Lawyers Association
- Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
- Million Dollar Advocates Forum