Mr. Pollack has over 30 years of experience as a plaintiff’s medical malpractice trial attorney, and has has taken more than 60 cases to verdict, including obstetrical malpractice, delayed diagnosis of cancer, wrongful death and surgical error. 

 His specialties include trial advocacy and practice, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and he demonstrates confidence when working independently on trial preparation, and reviewing thousands of physician depositions and medical records.

​ Mr. Pollack has received awards from Martindale-Hubbell A-V rating, Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyers, and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.


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  • New York Law School

  • Boston University


  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York

  • As well aAll Courts of the State of New York



  • American Association for Justice

  • New York State Trial Lawyer Academy

  • New York State Bar Association

  • Nassau County Bar Association

  • Suffolk County Bar Association

  • Nassau-Suffolk Trial Lawyers Association

Volunteer experience:

  • Port Washington High School Mock Trial Team       Attorney Advisor, 1993 – 2012

  • ​​​NYSTLA                                                                                       Board of Directors, 1992 – 2001

  • Nassau County Bar Association                                Member Judiciary Committee, January 2013 – Present

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David S. Pollack has obtained multimillion dollar verdicts including:

  • ​Chemung County $13.6 million (Obstetrical malpractice)
  • Queens County $8 million (Obstetrical malpractice)
  • Queens County $5 million (Obstetrical malpractice)
  • Suffolk County $2.9 million (Obstetrical malpractice)
  • Queens County $7 million (delayed diagnosis breast cancer)
  • Kings County $3.8 million (cardiac death - ambulance)
  • Nassau County $2 million (death from infection following heart valve surgery)
  • Suffolk County $1.3 million (arthroscopic shoulder surgery)
  • $1 million verdict for 6 weeks of pain and suffering to comatose, ventilator dependent nursing home patient who developed pressure ulcers due to neglect.
  • $880,000.00 for wrongful death of woman due to delay of diagnosis of GIST (gastrointestinal stromal tumor)*
  • $1 million for 6 hours of pain and suffering, $500,000 for pecuniary loss - verdict in Nassau County for the death of a 19 month infant due to negligence of Pediatric Gastroenterologist and hospital in treatment of congenital esophageal stricture*
  • $2.3 million award for pain and suffering in Supreme Queens - Injury to Posterior Interosseous Nerve after repair of distal biceps tendon rupture due to unnecessary or carelessly placed suture. The jury rejected the defense that it was an "accepted complication of the procedure".

   Philip J. Rizzuto, PC, Attorneys at Law, is a highly motivated and aggressive litigation firm which diligently fights to obtain justice for our clients throughout the State of New York as well as the Country.
  The firm’s staff of attorneys has decades of experience handling claims involving serious personal injury, construction accidents, medical malpractice, nursing home neglect, products liability, labor/employment, criminal defense as well as other litigation matters.
    The attorneys at the firm are licensed to practice law in all the courts of the State of New York, including the United States District Courts in the Southern and Eastern District as well as the United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.

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