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U.S. News and Best Lawyers ranked nearly 9,000 firms in 81 practice areas and Feldman, Kleidman, Coffey, Sappe & Regenbaum LLP was the only litigation firm chosen in any specialty between Albany and White Plains.

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For over 32 years, doctors and hospitals in the Hudson Valley, NY have trusted Feldman, Kleidman, Coffey, Sappe & Regenbaum LLP to represent them in highly technical medical malpractice cases (professional liability defense). Our medical malpractice defense attorneys include some of the most experienced trial attorneys in the Hudson Valley who are skilled at understanding the medical complexities that often surround a case. Collectively they have represented thousands of health care professionals throughout the tri-state area, as well as many hospitals, and some of the largest multispecialty practice groups in the Hudson Valley, New York.

That’s just one of the reasons Feldman, Kleidman, Coffey, Sappe & Regenbaum LLP, in Fishkill, was selected as one of the best law firms for eight consecutive years in the practice area of medical malpractice defense as reported by the U.S. News and World Report. U.S. News and Best Lawyers ranked nearly 13,000 firms and Feldman, Kleidman, Coffey, Sappe & Regenbaum LLP was the only litigation firm chosen for eight consecutive years between Albany and White Plains. Firms were ranked based on expertise, responsiveness and integrity—things that are extremely important when choosing a medical malpractice defense attorney.

Since 1986, Feldman, Kleidman, Coffey, Sappe & Regenbaum LLP has successfully represented a wide array of medical and dental professionals (including doctors, hospitals, large medical groups, dentists, podiatrists and nurses) against malpractice claims in both state and federal court. We are highly experienced in representing medical professionals in disciplinary matters before agencies such as the Office of Professional Medical Conduct and the Office of Professional Discipline. We understand how serious and important these matters can be, which is why we pride ourselves in working closely with our clients and ensuring that every “i” is dotted and every “t” is crossed.

Our long history of experience in these areas has also allowed us to develop successful relationships with the many insurance companies and risk retention groups who have retained us to represent their insureds. The team at Feldman, Kleidman, Coffey, Sappe & Regenbaum LLP will discuss the particulars of your case and will work with you to chart a strategy for the best possible resolution of your case.

Contact us today for a free professional liability defense consultation (845) 897-5199 and put our expertise to work for you.

Specialty Areas

  • Medical/dental malpractice
  • Disciplinary proceedings
  • Licensing issues
  • Insurance Defense

Since the start of our firm in 1986, representing local physicians and hospitals in Dutchess, Orange, Ulster, Putnam and surrounding counties has been a mainstay of our practice. Throughout these many years, Feldman, Kleidman, Coffey, Sappe & Regenbaum LLP, has cultivated successful relationships with insurance companies, their insureds, and self-insured businesses.

We have assumed the defense for the insured under policies covering a wide array of risks such as property damage, medical/dental malpractice, product liability, and coverage disputes. Our long history of experience in this area results in superior and efficient management of each case referred to us by an insurance company.

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If you are seeking a professional liability defense lawyer, here are just a few situations in which you should use Feldman, Kleidman, Coffey, Sappe & Regenbaum for professional liability defense:

Dental & Medical:

  • Medical malpractice
  • Dental malpractice
  • Loss of licensure
  • Suspension of licensure
  • Fines
  • Probationary periods
  • Letters of reprimand
  • Settlement agreements
  • Consent orders


  • Legal guidance to reduce exposure to liability
  • Reviews of practice procedures
  • Reviews of protocols
  • Factual investigations of complaints
  • Discovery and depositions
  • Pretrial settlements
  • Trial preparations
  • Coordination of expert witnesses
  • Trial of professional liability
  • Trial of malpractice cases
  • Appeals of unfavorable verdicts
  • Structured settlements

Insurance Defense:

  • Malpractice insurance carriers

Feldman, Kleidman, Coffey, Sappe & Regenbaum LLP defends the following professionals: attorneys, health care providers, hospitals, medical specialists, chiropractors, anesthesiologists, dental hygienists, nurses, nurse practitioners, nursing aides, primary care physicians, surgeons, dentists, doctors, physicians, and others.

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