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Paul Blutman speaks at Greater New York Dental Meeting on “Risk Management”

Paul E. Blutman, the resident partner in Rawle & Henderson LLP’s Long Island office, spoke at the Greater New York Dental Meeting on November 25, 2017, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. He was a co-presenter along with Frederick W. Wetzel, D.D.S. in the session, “Risk Management,” which provided a comprehensive overview of risk management for dental care providers. Blutman and Wetzel discussed cases illustrating risk areas in daily practice, recordkeeping, cyber issues and social media, New York’s Dental Practice Act, peer review, district claims, ethics and claim frequency. They discussed methods of preventing malpractice claims, improving recordkeeping and understanding risk areas in clinical practice. In addition, Paul and Dr. Wetzel spoke on the same topic at the New York County Dental Society in New York City on January 26, 2018.

Paul concentrates his practice on the defense of medical and dental professionals, hospitals, nursing homes, products manufacturers’ liability, premises liability, toxic torts, auto liability, and commercial and business litigation. He lectures to medical and dental professionals, hospitals, and corporations on liability issues. He earned both his J.D. and B.A. degrees from Hofstra University. He is a recipient of the Hofstra University School of Law Distinguished Alumni Award, OMSNIC Rising Star Award and the Hofstra Law Distinguished Faculty Award. He is admitted to practice in the courts of the State of New York, as well as the Federal Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He has been listed in New York Magazine’s Leaders in the Law for metropolitan New York City in the fields of litigation and medical malpractice; he has been selected as a Legal Eagle in medical malpractice in Nassau and Suffolk Counties by Long Island Pulse Magazine. In addition, he was listed as a “Top Rated Lawyer” by the New York Law Journal in 2017. He has been rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell for over 25 years.

Paul can be reached directly at: (516) 294-2001 • pblutman@rawle.com