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Dov Apfel.
Attorney Dov Apfel

Dov Apfel Is Recognized As A National Child Advocate In Birth Injury Cases    


Dov Apfel Receives National Birth Injury Litigation Award

AAJ Award.Maryland attorney, author, and lecturer Dov Apfel is this year's recipient of the Dan Cullan Memorial Award, a national lifetime achievement award conferred by the Executive Board of the Birth Trauma Litigation Group of the American Association for Justice. Apfel was honored at a dinner held on July 10, 2011 at the AAJ convention in New York City, for his passionate and unwavering commitment to excellence in advocacy, for his devotion and service to the children and families he represents, and for his service to the organization.

Former group co-chair, Brian McKeen, who presented the award, noted that for more than 20 years, Apfel has played a "unique" role educating lawyers throughout the United States about how to prove when negligent care caused brain damage in a newborn, as well as educating medical professionals about how to improve and comply with standards of obstetric care. Read more >>>>

Dov Apfel.
Maryland and DC attorney, author, and lecturer Dov Apfel is the 2011 recipient of the Dan Cullan Memorial Award, a national lifetime achievement award conferred by the Executive Board of the Birth Trauma Litigation Group of the American Association for Justice.

Dov Apfel also was named one of the Best Lawyers in America, a Maryland SuperLawyer, and he was listed in Washingtonian Magazine as one of the top lawyers in the Washington area. He is known nationally as a "child advocate", who concentrates his practice in cerebral palsy and birth trauma litigation and obstetrical malpractice claims involving birth injuries and children with neurological and intellectual disabilities. Mr. Apfel is regularly contacted by families and lawyers throughout the United States to assist them with the evaluation of standard of care and causation issues that arise in cerebral palsy and birth trauma litigation and potential obstetrical malpractice claims.

Mr. Apfel has been specially admitted as co-counsel to assist lawyers and families with the litigation of cerebral palsy cases in Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin. He also is routinely asked to investigate and litigate cases in Maryland and the District of Columbia.

Mr. Apfel is the former chairperson of the Medical Negligence Section of the Maryland Association of Justice and the former co-chair of the Birth Trauma Litigation Group of the American Association For Justice, formerly known as the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

Mr. Apfel is a frequent lecturer at national medical-legal conferences and he has published articles on many medical and legal topics, including Daubert and the use of expert testimony in cerebral palsy litigation, electronic fetal monitoring, hypoxia, ischemia, asphyxia, meconium stained amniotic fluid and meconium aspiration syndrome, maternal and fetal infection in pregnancy, chorioamnionitis, funisitis, antepartum fetal testing, placental pathology, vaginal birth after cesarean, hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, trauma, forceps, vacuum extractors, shoulder dystocia and brachial plexus, and the clinical markers establishing a causal connection between birth asphyxia and cerebral palsy.

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Dov Apfel Receives Receives Lifetime Achievement Award [PDF]

Dov Apfel has been named as a Maryland Super Lawyer. [PDF]

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