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Rosalind B. Herschthal

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425 Eagle Rock Avenue
Suite 302
Roseland, NJ 07068
(973) 618-4117
(973) 618-0685 - Fax
rbherschthal@mdwcg.com

Rosalind is a member of the Health Care Department. An experienced trial attorney with a nursing degree, she concentrates her practice on medical malpractice, long-term care liability, medical technology, and pharmacology defense.

Rosalind devotes a significant portion of her practice to defending hospitals, nursing homes, long-term acute care hospitals, sub-acute facilities and skilled nursing facilities in liability matters, and she has successfully obtained numerous defense verdicts on behalf of her clients. 

Rosalind graduated cum laude from SUNY Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, with a degree in nursing. She worked as a nurse at New York University: Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine and then at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Miami, Florida, while attending law school at the University of Miami School of Law. Graduating with honors, cum laude, Rosalind received her juris doctor in 1981.

Rosalind has conducted several seminars on nursing home litigation and hospital and health care liability for various Florida hospitals and New Jersey organizations, such as the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. She was a guest lecturer for the New Jersey ICLE program and she has presented long-term care seminars for numerous clients and attorneys within the firm.

Classes/Seminars Taught

  • New Jersey Case Law Update, Health Care Law Seminar, Marshall Dennehey, November 9, 2016

  • Avoiding and Defending Nursing Home Litigation, American College of Health Care Administrators 50th Annual Convocation & Exposition, April 20, 2016

  • Long-Term Care, Hospicomm, April 4, 2012

  • Nursing Home Litigation, New Jersey ATLA; ICLE

  • Hospital and Health Care Liability, for area hospitals in Florida, 1985-1990

  • Medico Legal Seminar, American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, 1989

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, FL (J.D., 1981)

    Honors: cum laude

  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY (B.S., 1977)

    Honors: cum laude

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Offices of Rosalind B. Herschthal, LLC, private practice

Aug 30, 2017
Obtained a defense verdict in a medical malpractice action regarding alleged negligence and informed consent in a four-week trial in Bergen County, New Jersey. The plaintiff alleged that our client, an internist, negligently prescribed an iron...
Apr 21, 2016
Defense verdict in a health care liability case following a six-week jury trial where the demand was $12 million at the onset of trial. The plaintiff, a 44-year-old woman, claimed our internal medicine physician was negligent in failing to order a...
Jun 8, 2015
Obtained a defense verdict after a five-week medical malpractice trial in New Jersey. The plaintiffs alleged that our clients, an emergency medicine physician and a nurse practitioner, failed to diagnose and test for a subarachnoid hemorrhage (brain...
January 2, 2014
Marshall Dennehey announced today that 16 attorneys, nearly half of them women, were elected shareholders of the firm at the annual shareholders' meeting held December 9 in Philadelphia. The new shareholders, categorized by office, are as follows. Philadelphia, PA: Aaron E. Moore and Eric A. Packel...
Conference Apr 16, 2016
Lynne Nahmani and Rosalind Herschthal, shareholders and members of the firm's Health Care Department, are speaking at the ACHCA 50th Annual Convocation & Exposition in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In their session, "Avoiding and...

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1981)
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center (B.S., cum laude, 1977)

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • New Jersey, 1981

Associations & Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Dade County Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Association

Year Joined Organization: 2008

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