Recognized as America's Best Attorneys
Attorneys Jerrold S. Parker and Herbert L. Waichman are the vanguard of the legal world, building an entire career in successfully protecting the rights of victims in some of the most significant cases of our time. From their numerous Asbestos related cases to their landmark AIDS case in 1984, the case that proved for the first time in a United States court that AIDS is transmitted by a blood transfusion, to their role in supervising the litigation in the World Trade Center Explosion, Parker Waichman LLP have proved, time and again, that they are qualified to take on the most challenging legal causes.
Parker Waichman LLP is AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. An AV Rating shows that a lawyer has reached the height of professional excellence. He or she has usually practiced law for many years, and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity.
The Experts Advising The Experts
Their expertise in cases such as those mentioned above have given Jerrold S. Parker and Herbert L. Waichman increased responsibility for protecting the public. Parker Waichman LLP has been successully representing victims of Asbestos disease for over 15 years.
Additionally, they have been selected to serve on the Plaintiffs' Steering Committees supervising the litigation in the World Trade Center Explosion, the USAIR-Laguardia Airport airliner crash, the problems caused by the anti-depressant drug Prozac, and most recently, they have been named to supervise litigation in another major issue before the courts: the firm of Parker Waichman LLP was appointed to the Plaintiff's Steering Committee for New York State's Diet Drug Litigation, which includes cases concerning the popular and controversial diet drug combination known as "Fen-Phen."
In addition to taking on such cutting-edge legal issues as "Fen-Phen," the law firm of Parker Waichman LLP is involved in another current medical-legal arena - recently taking on cases in which hemophiliacs became infected with the HIV virus, and many contracted AIDS from tainted blood clotting factor. Manufacturers of the clotting agents negligently allowed infected blood from questionable sources to be used in making their products.