Joseph Bisch


Joseph Bisch is a partner at Barbiero Bisch O'Connor & Commander LLP. His areas of practice include medical malpractice and general liability defense. Prior to BBOCLLP, Mr. Bisch was a partner in a large defense firm where he handled primarily medical malpractice and general liability matters from inception through trial. Over the course of his career, he has tried more than sixty cases to verdict. Mr. Bisch was born in Queens and grew up on Long Island. After high school, he served honorably in the United States Army. He attended SUNY Stony Brook on the G.I. Bill and graduated from Widener University School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in New York State and in the Eastern District of New York.

Trials over the last two years:

Estate of McKinnon; (Index No. 38742-2011). Action for medical malpractice and wrongful death. Plaintiffs claimed that hospital and its staff failed to timely and appropriately treat nephrotic syndrome and pulmonary embolism in infant patient. Defense verdict.

Uihlein; (Index No. 30764-2012). Action for medical malpractice. Plaintiff claimed that hospital and attending physicians committed malpractice in the performance of a hernia repair which lead to need for orchiectomy. Case settled without any contribution on behalf of the hospital client.

DeSena; (Index No. 68659-2014). Action for medical malpractice and general negligence. Plaintiff claimed improper evaluation and treatment by hospital staff lead to an accident which caused various injuries including bi-malleolar fracture. Defense verdict.

Hanachi; (Index No. 35559-2008). Action for medical malpractice. Plaintiff claimed defendants were negligent in performance of an ovarian cystectomy after which patient developed small bowel obstruction and other complications. Plaintiff was taken back to surgery and a perforation of the small bowel occurred, requiring further surgery. Defense verdict.

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