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About New York Malpractice Lawyer Walter G. Alton

Walter G. Alton, Jr., formed Walter G. Alton, Jr., Esq. to give highly personalized attention to the prosecution of serious personal injury cases, having been in the personal injury field since 1966. New York medical malpractice lawyer Alton began his career defending physicians in medical malpractice cases for a prominent defense firm and then on his own. In 1985, he began representing injured plaintiffs in all types of personal injury matters and was a partner in a well-known plaintiffs' negligence firm before forming his own plaintiffs' firm. He has been involved in the prosecution and trial of diverse types of personal injury cases, ranging from assault and battery, highway design, and construction accidents to complicated NY medical malpractice actions, such as DiMarco v. New York City Health & Hospitals Corp., Supreme Court, Kings County, in which he obtained a 9.575 million dollar verdict and Rachko v. Jonathan Greenberg and the New York Medical Group, Supreme Court, Bronx County, in which he obtained a 13.3 million dollar verdict.

WALTER G. ALTON, JR., born New York, NY, December 3, 1941; admitted to bar, 1967, New York and U.S District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Education: Yale University (B.A., 1963); Columbia University (LL.B., 1966). Treasurer, Moot Court Committee, Columbia Law School, 1966.

Author: Medical Malpractice: A Trial Lawyer's Advice to Physicians, Little Brown and Company, 1977. Member of Association of Trial Lawyers of America; New York State Trial Lawyers Association;

Listed: Best Lawyers in America; The New York Area's Best Lawyers; Martindale-Hubbell's Directory of Preeminent Attorneys; SuperLawyers.

PRACTICE AREAS: Plaintiffs' Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice and Legal Malpractice; Birth Trauma, Brain injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries; Construction Accidents; Negligence; Slip and Fall, Catastrophic Injuries, Paralysis, and Wrongful Death.

If you or a loved one was injured because of a medical professional's negligence, please contact, Walter G. Alton, Jr., Esq., New York medical malpractice attorney, for a free consultation today.