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Medical Malpractice Defense

Our work defending physicians, hospitals and other medical professionals and institutions involves actions in nearly all of the Upstate New York counties and in Federal Court.  We also represent individuals in matters involving professional discipline initiated by various government agencies.  The firm’s attorneys have tried cases involving virtually every medical specialty and all degrees of complexity and severity.  While our work continues to be primarily devoted to the defense of medical malpractice actions, we also have defended cases involving dental malpractice and psychiatric malpractice.



Four Mackenzie Hughes attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers

Four attorneys from Mackenzie Hughes LLP were recognized in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. Included are Stephen T. Helmer in the fields of Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, and Product Liability Litigation – Defendants; Ami S. Longstreet in Elder Law; Edward J. Moses in Corporate Law; and Gay […]

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Joseph G. Farrell and Brandan Ray Join Mackenzie Hughes LLP

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Joseph G. Farrell has joined Mackenzie Hughes LLP as a partner in the firm’s litigation department and will concentrate his legal practice on medical malpractice defense. Brandan Ray has also been hired as an associate attorney in the business department with his practice focused on business formation and governance, private investment transactions […]

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Helping Out Our Furry Friends

Helping Out Our Furry Friends As the cold weather approaches our area, pet owners in Syracuse should be aware of the new legislation passed in June of this year which stipulates that an animal shall not be left outside for more than two hours below 30 degrees or above 90 degrees.  The legislation, known as […]

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