Abramson, Mark A.

1819 Elm StreetManchester, NH 03104- 2910

Updated: 03/14/2014

Overview

Mark was born in Dallas, Texas on July 3, 1949 and grew up in Boston, Massachusetts. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Baldwin-Wallace College in 1971 and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Toledo in 1975. That same year he was admitted to the New Hampshire bar. Following graduation from law school, Mark served as a law clerk to the judges of the New Hampshire Superior Court and prosecuted cases as an Assistant County Attorney in Hillsborough County before entering private...

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Office Info

Practice Areas

  • Medical Malpractice - Plaintiff
  • Personal Injury Cases - Plaintiff

Litigation

  • 100%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Member

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • New Hampshire, 1975
  • U.S. District Court District of New Hampshire
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit

Other Affiliations

  • New Hampshire Bar Association (Ethics Committee)
  • New Hampshire Bar Association (Medical Malpractice Subcommittee)
  • United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire (Member, Civil Justice Advisory Committee)
  • United States District Court Merit Selection Committee (Chairman, Reappointment of the United States Magistrate Judge)
  • The American Association for Justice (Sustaining Member)
  • The American Association for Justice (Member, Birth Trauma Litigation Group)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • Manchester (NH) Bar Association (Member)
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, 2009 - Present (Fellow)
  • American Association for Justice
  • New Hampshire Association for Justice, 1984 - 1987 (Board of Governors)
  • New Hampshire Association for Justice, 1997 - 2001 (Board of Governors)
  • Manchester and New Hampshire Bar Associations
  • Federal Court Advisory Committee
  • Manchester Medical Malpractice and Products Liability Committee, 1982 - 1983 (Member)
  • New Hampshire Medical Malpractice and Products Liability Committee, 1982 - 1983 (Member)
  • Manchester Ethics Committee, 1988 - 1989 (Member)
  • New Hampshire Ethics Committee, 1988 - 1989 (Member)
  • American Bar Associations
  • The American Association for Justice (Member, Professional Negligence Section)

Honors

  • New Hampshire's Most Influential Medical Malpractice Mentor (2004)
  • New Hampshire's Best Lawyers, New Hampshire Magazine
  • Listed, " Best Lawyers in America"
  • Listed, "New England's Super Lawyers," 2007, 2008, 2009
  • Recognized by BestofUS.com for Excellence in Medical Malpractice Law, 2007
  • Recognized as one of the Law Dragon 500 Top Attorneys
  • Received 'AV' rating in Martindale-Hubbel Law Directory
  • AV rated – Preeminent - by Martindale Hubbell
  • New England Super Lawyer, 2007 - 2012
  • Top 100 New England Super Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America - Lawyer of the Year for Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Law, 2009
  • Best Lawyers in America – Lawyer of the Year for Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Law, 2013
  • Best Lawyers in America in Plaintiff’s Medical Malpractice Law and Personal Injury Litigation, 1995 - 2012
  • New Hampshire Top Attorneys, 2006 - 2012
  • Law Dragon 500 Top Attorneys
  • BestofUS.Com - Best Lawyer in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Law

Classes and Seminars

  • Faculty Member, Representing Clients in Civil Mediation (NHBA), Continuing Legal Education Seminar
  • Faculty Member, 17th Annual Conference of the Brain Injury Association of New Hampshire, Continuing Legal Education Seminar
  • Faculty Member, Trial Lawyers Workhorse Seminar (NHTLA), Continuing Legal Education Seminar
  • Faculty Member, Personal Injury Cases Involving Minors (NHBA), Continuing Legal Education Seminar
  • Faculty Member, Medical Malpractice and Nurses (NHTLA), Continuing Legal Education Seminar
  • Faculty Member, Personal Injury Law Symposium (NHBA), Continuing Legal Education Seminar
  • Faculty Member, Sexual Misconduct ... The Rights of Victims (Nashua Bar Association), Continuing Legal Education Seminar
  • Faculty Member, Federal Practice Update (NHBA), Continuing Legal Education Seminar
  • Faculty Member, New Hampshire Automobile Insurance Law (NHBA), Continuing Legal Education Seminar
  • Faculty Member, Medical and Legal Claims (NHBA), Continuing Legal Education Seminar

Past Positions

  • Judges, New Hampshire Superior Court, Law Clerk
  • Hillsborough County, Assistant County Attorney
  • New Hampshire Superior Court, Former Law Clerk to Justices

Education

  • University of Toledo College of Law, Toledo, Ohio, 1975
    J.D.
  • Baldwin-Wallace College, 1971
    B.A.

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Honors

  • New Hampshire's Most Influential Medical Malpractice Mentor (2004)
  • New Hampshire's Best Lawyers, New Hampshire Magazine
  • Listed, " Best Lawyers in America"
  • Listed, "New England's Super Lawyers," 2007, 2008, 2009
  • Recognized by BestofUS.com for Excellence in Medical Malpractice Law, 2007
  • Recognized as one of the Law Dragon 500 Top Attorneys
  • Received 'AV' rating in Martindale-Hubbel Law Directory
  • AV rated – Preeminent - by Martindale Hubbell
  • New England Super Lawyer, 2007 - 2012
  • Top 100 New England Super Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America - Lawyer of the Year for Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Law, 2009
  • Best Lawyers in America – Lawyer of the Year for Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Law, 2013
  • Best Lawyers in America in Plaintiff’s Medical Malpractice Law and Personal Injury Litigation, 1995 - 2012
  • New Hampshire Top Attorneys, 2006 - 2012
  • Law Dragon 500 Top Attorneys
  • BestofUS.Com - Best Lawyer in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Law

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Office Information

Address

1819 Elm StreetManchester, NH 03104- 2910

Fax

  • 603-666-4227

Email

Offers Free Initial Consultation

Yes

Office Hours

Standard office hours; evening and weekends available by appointment

Publication

Articles

  • "Case Spotlight: Strict Enforcement of DeBenedetto Disclosure Deadlines", (Co-Author), 31 TBN 189, Fall, 2009
  • "Maximizing Medical Malpractice Screening Panels Through the Use of Screening Panel Testimony at Trial", (Co-Author), 31 TBN 129, Summer, 2009
  • "Medical Provider Liability to Non-Patient Third-Parties for Negligent Medical Care and Prescribing Practices", (Co-Author), 31 TBN 9, Winter, 2009
  • "Medical Malpractice Claims Against Public Health Service and Federally Funded Community Health Center Physicians: Practical Problems and Potential Pitfalls to Be Aware of", (Co-Author), 30 TBN 17, Winter, 2008
  • "Medical Malpractice Litigation and the New Hampshire Good Samaritan Statute", (Co-Author), 30 TBN 65, Spring, 2008
  • "Medical Malpractice Liability in the Information Age - the Evolution of the Physician-Patient Relationship on the New Healthcare Frontier", (Co-Author), 30 TBN 117, Summer, 2008
  • "Using the Internet Effectively in Medical Malpractice Cases", (Co-Author), 29 TBN 121, Summer, 2007
  • "Medicaid Lien Repayment in Medical Malpractice Cases After Arkansas Department of Health and Human Services v. Ahlborn", (Co-Author), 29 TBN 5, Winter, 2007
  • "Desclos v. Southern New Hampshire Medical Center: Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Victims Receive New Protections Against Oppressive Discovery Tactics", (Co-Author), 28 TBN 106, Indian Summer, 2006
  • "Pure Referral Fees: Insuring Client Confidence in Complex Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Cases", (Co-Author), 28 TBN 106, Spring, 2006
  • "Medicaid Liens and Medicare Liens in New Hampshire Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Litigation", (Co-Author), 28 TBN 5, Winter, 2006
  • "Dispelling the Myths of the Medical Malpractice Crisis and Vindicating the Victims of Medical Malpractice Through Attorney Conducted Voir Dire", (Co-Author), 27 TBN 157, Fall, 2005
  • "New Hampshire's Medical Malpractice Screening Panel Statute: Constitutional Considerations", 27 TBN 102, Summer, 2005
  • "Protecting Privilege and Precluding Bad Doctors from the Bad Genes Defense: The Non-Discoverable Nature of Medical Records of Related Third Parties in Medical Malpractice Cases", 27 TBN 61, Spring
  • "The Current Status of Loss of Opportunity Claims in New Hampshire Medical Malpractice Litigation", (Co-Author), 27 TBN 27, Winter, 2005
  • "The New Expert Reliability and Expert Disclosure Rules: What Does R.S.A. 516:29 Require and Is It Constitutional?", (Co-Author), 26 TBN 166, Fall, 2004
  • "Apportioning Fault to Settling Defendants Under Nilsson v. Bierman: Constitutional Considerations", (Co-Author), 26 TBN 87, Spring, 2004
  • "Holding Hospitals Liable for the Malpractice of Independent Contractor Physicians", (Co-Author), 26 TBN 162, Fall, 2003
  • "Res Ipsa Loquitur and Medical Malpractice", (Co-Author), 26 TBN 114, Summer, 2003
  • "HMO Liability IV: Protecting the Patient and Preserving States' Rights", (Co-Authored), 25 TBN 64, Spring, 2003
  • "Discovery in New Hampshire's Federal District Court: Play By The Rules Or Else", (Co-Author), 25 TBN 16, Winter, 2003
  • "The New Amendment of New Hampshire's Quality Assurance Privileges: Ensuring Substantially Broader Assess to Factual Information in Medical Negligence Cases", (Co-Author), 24 TBN 178, Fall, 2002
  • "Temporary Employees and the Borrowed Servant Rule: A Case Study", (Co-Author), 24 TBN 115, Summer, 2002
  • "Recent Developments in New Hampshire Medical Malpractice Law", (Co-Author), 24 TBN 8, Winter, 2002
  • "Overcoming the Quality Assurance Privilege in New Hampshire Medical Malpractice Claims", (Co-Author), 23 TBN 172, Fall, 2001
  • "Handling the Failure to Diagnose Breast Cancer Malpractice Case", (Co-Author), 23 TBN 65, Spring, 2001
  • "Birth Injury and Cerebral Palsy Malpractice Claims", (Co-Author), 23 TBN 13, Winter, 2001
  • Medical Provider Liability to Non-Patient Third-Parties for Negligent Medical Care and Prescribing Practices
  • UPDATE: Application of the Collateral Source Rule to Written Off or Reduced Medical Expenses
  • Medical Malpractice Liability in the Information Age - The Evolution of the Physician-Patient Relationship on the New Healthcare Frontier
  • Medical Malpractice Litigation and the New Hampshire Good Samaritan Statute
  • Medical Malpractice Claims Against Public Health Service And Federally Funded Community Health Center Physicians: Practical Problems And Potential Pitfalls To Be Aware Of
  • Dispelling the Myths of the Medical Malpractice Crisis and Vindicating the Victims of Medical Malpractice through Attorney Conducted Voir Dire
  • New Hampshire’s Medical Malpractice Screening Panel Statute: Constitutional Considerations
  • Pure Referral Fees: Insuring Client Confidence in Complex Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Cases: Why Proposed Professional Conduct Rule 1.5(F) Alternative 2 Should be Adopted
  • Vicarious Liability in Action–Holding a Hospital Liable for the Malpractice of its Independent Anesthesiology Group
  • The Current Status of Loss of Opportunity Claims in New Hampshire Medical Malpractice Litigation
  • The New Expert Reliability And Expert Disclosure Rules: What Does R.S.A. 516:29 Require And Is It Constitutional?
  • Desclos v. Southern New Hampshire Medical Center: Personal Injury And Medical Malpractice Victims Receive New Protections Against Oppressive Discovery Tactics
  • Protecting Privilege and Precluding Bad Doctors From the “Bad Genes” Defense: The Non-Discoverable Nature of Medical Records of Related Third-Parties in Medical Malpractice Cases
  • Holding Hospitals Vicariously Liable for the Malpractice of Independent Contractor Physicians
  • Res Ipsa Loquitur and Medical Malpractice
  • Discovery in New Hampshire's Federal District Court: Play By The Rules Or Else
  • The New Amendment to New Hampshire's Quality Assurance Privileges: Ensuring Substantially Broader Access to Factual Information in Medical Negligence Cases
  • Temporary Employees and the Borrowed Servant Rule: A Case Study
  • Payback: Health Insurance Liens in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Cases After Great-West Life & Annuity v. Knudson
  • Book Review: Medical Malpractice and the American Jury by Neil Vidmar
  • Discovery Abuse in New Hampshire: What Happens When the Honor System Fails
  • Discovery Abuse Part II: Baseless Assertion of Privileges
  • HMO Liability: Building Corporate Profits at the Expense of Patient Care
  • HMO Liability Part II: ERISA Preemption and the Saga of Corporate Greed Continues
  • HMO Liability Part III: Return of the Plaintiffs
  • HMO Liability Part IV: Protecting the Patient and Preserving States' Rights
  • The Law of Nursing Malpractice
  • Minimizing Liens and Maximizing Personal Injury Recoveries
  • Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress in Medical Negligence Cases
  • Birth Injury and Cerebral Palsy Malpractice Claims
  • Recent Developments in New Hampshire Medical Malpractice Law
  • Overcoming the Quality Assurance Privilege in New Hampshire Medical Malpractice Claims
  • Handling the Failure To Diagnose Breast Cancer Malpractice Case
  • Sidestepping the Repeal of Joint and Several Liability - A Case Study

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1819 Elm StreetManchester, NH 03104- 2910